At a critical point in our lives, when we get a rhema, we often are more inclined to see and apply the rhema to our personal issues rather than God’s Kingdom and will.
It amazes me that this is not the case with the Samaritan woman who met with the Lord Jesus at a well! Her greatest concern even then was about how she can worship the Lord, the sustainer of all lives.
I was surprised she did not ask why her relationships one after another has brought her pain. Why is she unlovable and all sorts!! But rather, she asked for clarification as to where to worship the Lord! She was God focused!
John 4:19 “Sir,” the woman said, “I can see that you are a prophet. 20 Our ancestors worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem.”
This woman like the mad man of Gadara – Luke 8-26-39, were vessels of honor that Satan and his demons fight tooth and nail to destroy by all means.
Talk about Jesus Christ himself, Moses, Joseph, Rahab, Daniel and the three, Gideon, Paul the Apostle, you and I. We all are light that shines and darkness cannot comprehend!
Every vessel that are ordained of God for great use will always come under the greatest resistance from Satan, the archenemy of everything God.
Like the Samaritan woman and all the vessels used mightily of God before us, we must learn to be GOD FOCUSED! Focusing on God is the only way to walk on water like Peter, soar on wings like eagles and walk upon our high places.
Seek ye therefore, first the Kingdom of God and all other things shall be added unto you – Matthew 6:33.
When you are focused on doing God’s will, you get victory over all the whiles of Satan.
Okay, I don’t know how to say this! Well, saying it as I saw it!
There is a woman with a threatened miscarriage. You know you are pregnant but then you started seeing blood. The pregnancy is not showing yet so no one else knows except you and your husband.
You were both waiting to see someone, your back to the wall, and for whatever reason, I was walking by and you told me what was happening and I prayed with you that you will not miscarry. I also gave you a testimony of a pregnancy that doctors said will not go past the 1st trimester and that the pregnancy is a teenager now and you were encouraged.
I know you, not close though in real life and you are done having kids I am assuming here, however, your reaction about this particular pregnancy makes me think this is not just about a baby, but about Destiny.
I want you to know that you will not miscarry that pregnancy in Jesus mighty name. Whatever it is, be it a baby, dreams, ideas, passion, in the mighty name of Jesus Christ, you will not miscarry it.
Exodus 23:26 and none will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will give you a full life span.
For everyone pregnant, carrying a dream, nursing ideas, you will not miscarry in the mighty name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
David was anointed in 1 Samuel 16, however, until he strategically faced Goliath in 1 Samuel 17 in defence of the armies of the Most High God, he did not come to lime light.
1 Samuel 17 David asked the men standing near him, “What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?” They repeated to him what they had been saying and told him, “This is what will be done for the man who kills him.” When Eliab, David’s oldest brother, heard him speaking with the men, he burned with anger at him and asked, “Why have you come down here? And with whom did you leave those few sheep in the wilderness? I know how conceited you are and how wicked your heart is; you came down only to watch the battle.” “Now what have I done?” said David. “Can’t I even speak?” 1 Samuel 17:26-29 NIV
Now to the new testament. Paul heard the slave girl prophecy by divination, declaring Paul and his party as servants of God for many days, until he spoke the evil spirit did not keep quiet!
Acts 16:16 Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. She followed Paul and the rest of us, shouting, “These men are servants of the Most High God, who are telling you the way to be saved.” She kept this up for many days. Finally Paul became so annoyed that he turned around and said to the spirit, “In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!” At that moment the spirit left her. When her owners realized that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to face the authorities. Acts 16:16-19 NIV
You need to take strategic and calculated action for the manifestation of that which you desire and is yours as promised – Victory over every issues defying the Word of God in your life.
You only have to speak the right word at the right time and occasion to effect the change you desire like Paul.
Be bold, be confident, be discerning, and understand that the keys to waging war and ultimate victory may sometimes be obscured by your misconceptions, therefore, receive clarity in the place of prayer.
We often talk about Israel’s slavery in Egypt. Can it be said that what Joseph sowed, he reaped for Israel? For Pharaoh he reduced all Egypt to slaves in their own land for food.
What might have reduced you to a shadow of yourself?
What position are you now that you are exerting authority to reduce others to a shadow of themselves? What role are you playing in the lives of others?
What you sow you will reap friends? It’s the law of creation! What you are sowing now your generation unborn will feel the ripple effect of it! Repent!
Repent now and restitute. It is never too late. Israel ended up being slaves for much longer than the Egyptian were slaves in their own land.
Joseph didn’t have to buy the Egyptian land, he could have given them seed to sow and rightly get a fifth of the produce, but he waited until the people in desperation sold themselves and land for food.
“Power corrupt, absolute power corrupt absolutely”
Only genuine love of God will prevent you from taking advantage of people in their misfortune.
Genesis 47:20 So Joseph bought all the land in Egypt for Pharaoh. The Egyptians, one and all, sold their fields, because the famine was too severe for them. The land became Pharaoh’s, 21 and Joseph reduced the people to servitude, from one end of Egypt to the other.
We need to learn to conduct and execute our affairs, wedge given authority with tact, fairness, diplomacy, and most especially love.
The Lord is a God of fairness and justice. He always repays!
There is a trend, a diversion from The Truth that the leadership is not addressing. Lord, reignite your fervor.
▪️I use RCCG (The Redeemed Christian Church of God) as a point of contact to The Churches in Africa
▪️I pray for the leadership Lord, may their “familiarity” with you not cheat them of entering into your rest Lord
▪️May their long term investment of good works not become stubble
▪️Father, when the work done is tested by your fire may it stand
▪️Father, let your Holy Spirit convict the leadership of their sins
▪️May their hearts be pricked so that they can start to be genuinely concerned for the Salvation of souls all over Africa and the World
▪️Lord, let the god of this world, Mammon that has been enthroned in your sanctuary all over the continent of Africa and the world over be dethroned
▪️Oh Lord, let the fast not be as usual, let it truly transform hearts and let result manifest in the lives of the system and Pastors all over the world.
▪️All Mighty, All Knowing, All Powerful God of all creation, you know all things, reveal your truth to the leadership of RCCG
▪️Let the heart of stone be done away with
▪️This season Father, let all hearts be teacheable
▪️Holy Spirit, Spirit of the Most High God, have your way with these hearts
▪️Let your Kingdom come oh Lord, and your WILL be done in Jesus Christ mighty name Amen
Matthew 10:26 “So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. 27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs. 28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.