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SPIRITUAL DOWNLOADS

Psalm 2 vs 8Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.

  1. The Lord through the Holy Spirit showed me a revelation this morning, as I saw things being downloaded from heaven into a person’s life
  2. I asked the Lord what is this? And the Holy Spirit told me it should not be difficult for me to understand.
  3. In the physical realm, the internet is full of materials we download into our computer
  4. We go to app stores and download apps on our computer.
  5. We go to web sites and download several video, audio and textual materials into our phones or computers
  6. In the same vein, as I meditated I gained the understanding there are many things in the spiritual realm both positive or negative that can be downloaded into the physical realm
  7. As I meditated I gained the understanding that there are several things available for download into your marriage, family, life, body, soul, and spirit in the spirit realm
  8. There are blessings or curses, evils or goodness available for download from the spirit realm
  9. I prophecy to you today that your blessings shall download into your life for heaven in Jesus name
  10. I prophecy to you today that your miracles shall download into your life from heaven in Jesus name
  11. I prophecy to you today that your breakthroughs shall download into your life from heaven in Jesus name

 

The Holy Spirit is asking What have you downloaded in your life that is causing your problems?

  1. The Holy Spirit gave me the understanding that several people have downloaded evils into their life, which is causing problems for them today
  2. What sin have you indulged in the past that have downloaded evils into your life?
  3. If you have been involved in illicit sex, you might have downloaded demon spirits in your life
  4. If you have been involved in idolatry, you might have downloaded anger of God into your life
  5. If you have been consulted false prophets, herbalists, sorcerers in the past, it could have downloaded jealousy of God into your life
  6. If you have been involved in pornography, masturbation, you are simply downloading spirit husbands and wives into your life
  7. If you have stolen money that does not belong to you or received bribe to do a favour, then you I am sorry to say… you might have downloaded sorrows into your life. The Bibles says Proverbs 10:22 Verse (Click for … The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it
  8. The Holy Spirit is calling for repentance today in Jesus name

 

What has dark powers downloaded into your life that is causing problems for you?

  1. Most sickness people are walking up and down with were downloaded into their lives by witchcraft powers.
  2. Most unexplainable failures, sudden job loss, bareness, depression, marital crises, business failures etc were downloaded into the lives of people when they slept. The Bible says-Matthew 13:25-30 New King James Version (NKJV) 25 but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way
  3. I pray for you Let every enchantment downloaded in your life break in Jesus name
  4. Let every evil deposit downloaded into your life through dreams be flushed out in Jesus name
  5. Let generational curses downloaded on your head be broken in Jesus name
  6. I download generational blessings on your head in Jesus name
  7. Every evil word downloaded into your life, be cancelled in Jesus name

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How to cancel evil downloads

  1. But before we start downloading blessings, it is important you make your ways right with God, because if your hands into any iniquity, or you gave the enemy a legitimate ground to attack, and you may not have a right to download blessings from heaven
  2. Confess and repent
  3. Command the blood of Jesus to flush out every evil that has been downloaded into your life
  4. Replace every evil download with good downloads

 

 

What do you wish to download in your head?

  1. The Holy Spirit is informing us today there are many blessings, many miracles in heaven that are available for download by Christians
  2. You can download any good thing on your head from heaven in Jesus name

Go ahead and start downloading blessings from the throne of God

Download spiritual gifts

Download material gifts

Download answers to your prayer requests

So shall it be in Jesus name

 

Prayers

  • I download good ness on your heads in Jesus name
  • I download mercy on your heads in Jesus name
  • I download favour into your life in Jesus name
  • I download good husbands to your life in Jesus name
  • I download babies into your womb in Jesus name
  • I download good jobs to your life in Jesus name
  • I download holiness and righteousness into your life in Jesus name
  • Every of your blessings that is refusing to download, blood of Jesus Christ, download them
  • Your hanging blessings that have refused to download for years, the fire of God shall download them for you today in Jesus name

 

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The benefits of soul winning

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By Overcomer Babalobi

Luke 15:10 Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

Matthew 28:19Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

  1. Repentance of sinners brings joy and happiness to God and his angels.
  2. There are angels of God whose business is to watch over the activities and take record of men.
  3. God keeps record of every activities that every man takes on earth.
  4. Every soul is important to God.
  5. The prayers of any sinner would not be accepted until he or she repents.
  6. The secrets to making God happy is by getting God and his angels attention through Evangelism.
  7. The secrets to business, financial, health and spiritual breakthrough is through soul winning because this is what touches the heart of God.
  8. As we have prayer requests to God, He also has a prayer request for men.
  9. God’s prayer request is soul winning
  10. We are the only people who has the power to grant the prayer request of God Almighty.
  11. Be a soul winner today!

Prayer

  • Holy Spirit make me a soul winner, in Jesus name

 

 

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Bible study on Genesis 4

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By Oluwaseun Babalobi

  1. Genesis 4 outlines the story of God’s response to the offering given by two brothers- Cain and Abel.
  2. God favoured the offering of Abel above Cain because Abel gave a fatter offering
  3. This implies God expects and respects quality offerings (verse 4)
  4. Before you give an offering, consider when it is a quality offering, otherwise God will not have respect for it.
  5. Genesis 4 also contains the story of the enmity between two brothers- Cain and Abel
  6. Cain committed the first recorded murder in the Bible by killing his brother.
  7. May your blood brothers not become my enemy in Jesus name
  8. We also saw the other side of God. God is merciful but He was the first person to also issue a curse in the Bible- against Cain For killing his brother
  9. We also see the Blood is a spirit- as the Bible records that the blood of Abel was crying from the ground.
  10. May the blood of Jesus silence every blood crying for judgement because of ancenstal sins in Jesus name
  11. Child bearing is not limited to reproductive age ; Adam and Eve gave birth to his first sin-Seth (verse 25,26, 5:3)  at the age of 130
  12. This means that, when God decides to bless you the blessing shall come to pass and it has no respect for human timing.
  13. God may be ‘too’ late in human timing but he is still on time with divine timing (at the appointed time).

Prayers over evil dreams

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By Overcomer Babalobi

John 10:10 –  The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

  1. There are three ministries of the enemy which is: to steal, kill and destroy.
  2. Satan is the enemy.
  3. Evil dreams are not of God but of the devil.
  4. God speaks through dreams, so do Satan
  5. Good dreams are from God and every evil dream is of the devil
  6. Satan at times masquerades as agent of light and show a good dream to deceive people. It is therefore important to test every spirit.
  7. Dreams from God are always short, straight to the point, and brings good messages.
  8. Dreams from God are transmitted by Angels
  9. Dreams from the devil are long, full of stories, scary, and fearful
  10. Dreams from the devil are transmitted by demons
  11. Dreams reflect what happens in the spirit world.
  12. If you are prayerful and live in holiness, you will only receive see good dreams from God

Prayer

  • My dream life, receive fire in Jesus name

 

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What is the anointing of God?

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By Overcomer Babalobi

Isaiah 10:27 And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing.

Lessons

  1. Your need the anointing to succeed, excel, or to prosper in life
  2. There is a burden that needs to be lifted.
  3. There is a yoke to be broken.
  4. Anything that is against God’s plan for your life is a yoke.
  5. The yokes and burdens in your life was not placed by God.
  6. Every contrary situation is the work of the devil.
  7. Any yoke and burden that you have seen in your life can be broken.
  8. Today is your day of deliverance.
  9. Burdens and yokes can only be broken by the anointing.
  10. The anointing of God is the presence of God.
  11. The anointing of God is the power of God in your life
  12. You can get the anointing of God by studying and meditating on the bible, by fasting, living in holiness and righteousness, by being in the presence of God worshiping him and praising him

Prayer

  • I receive the power of God in Jesus name

 

 

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What is difference between Spirit, Soul, and Body?

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By Overcomer Babalobi

Genesis 2:7And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

  1. Man is made of the dust(body), the breath of God(spirit). and the mind of God(soul).
  2. The most important in the three is my spirit because it’s what makes me alive.
  3. The spirit is like the unseen current in the electrical wire. The soul is the power of the current, and the body is the wire itself and its covering, which is useless when it does not have electrical energy
  4. I must not forget to take develop my spirit, which is by praying, fasting, worshiping God always, by reading is word, and complete holiness.
  5. God relates not with our soul or body, but our spirit.
  6. Before i can deeply and successfully walk with God I must kill my flesh by avoiding worldliness and carnality.

Prayer

  • My spirit, receive fire in Jesus name
  • My body die to sin in Jesus name

 

 

 

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What is God’s plan for me?

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Genesis 1:28  And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

The thought of God over my life is:

  1. To be fruitful (doing something that would add value to my life,
  2. To multiply (to expand in every area of my life.
  3. Replenish the earth (to be a blessing to people)
  4. Subdue the earth (overcome failures and difficulties.
  5. To have dominion (to have the spirit of excellence in everything I do, be a master of my profession, being an expert in everything I do.

Prayer:

  • I shall fulfil destiny in Jesus name

 

 

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Why God does not answer my prayers?

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Isaiah 65 vs 24: And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.

  • God may not answer your specific prayer because He has given you a response before; and He is wondering why you are praying again on the matter.
  • God may not answer you because, He knows you will not like, accept, or believe His response, most likely because you have made up your mind on what to do; and you only want God to rubber stamp your desires.
  • If you involve in evils, wickedness, and idolatry, God says he will not hear your prayers.

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Isaiah 1 vs. 14-15 –  hate your new moon festivals and your appointed feasts,They have become a burden to Me;I am weary of bearing them.“So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you;Yes, even though you multiply prayers,I will not listen.Your hands are covered with blood.

Isaiah 59 vs. 2Behold, the LORD’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear. For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.-Sin.

Willful sin. Isaiah 59 vs. 2But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

God may not answer because of your sin. The prayers of a sinner is an abomination to God.

  • Read Genesis 31 vs 19: And Laban has gone to shear his sheep, and Rachel has stolen the images that are his father’s.
  • There was a secret sin in the life of Rachel that was only known to her.
  • She stole her father’s idol, and when her father searched for it, she sat on the idol and refused to get up, and said she was experiencing her menstrual cycle. (Genesis 31 vs 35)
  • Rachel’s sin was three in One. She committed stealing by taking images that were not hers; she committed idolatry by having in her possession idols; and she committed lying by claiming she was undergoing her menses, actually she was not.
  • What are the secrets sins in your life that you have refused to confess to anybody? Is it adultery, stealing, masturbation, fornication, idolatry, or pornography?
  1. If you have any material, article or item that belong to Satan, it becomes a legal ground for Satan to attack you. You need to search your house or office and get rid of any satanic possession in your life. It could be a charm, instrument, photo, amulet, medicine or textual material.

 

Joshua 7 vs. 13 – Up, sanctify the people, and say, Sanctify yourselves against tomorrow: for thus saith the LORD God of Israel, There is an accursed thing in the midst of thee, O Israel: thou canst not stand before thine enemies, until ye take away the accursed thing from among you.

  • Holy Spirit reveal to me any accursed object in my possession in Jesus name.
  1. Idolatry is always a cause of unanswered prayers. Have you consulted an herbalist, a false prophet, a magician, an occult, or practice witchcraft in the past? Unless you repent and cut-off your evil past, God will shut His ears from your prayers.

 11 Kings 17 vs. 17&18 – 17They sacrificed their sons and daughters in the fire. They practiced divination and sought omens and sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing his anger.  18So the Lord was very angry with Israel and removed them from his presence. Only the tribe of Judah was left

  1. God may not answer you because he wants to test your patience. If you want a response in a hurry, He may decide to keep silent to build your patience in patience.
  2. God may not answer you because he want you to pass through a wilderness or long suffering experience. This will end up building your christian faith and increasing your testimonies.
  • Genesis 16 vs 1 – Now Sarai Abram’s wife bare him no children
  • Genesis 20 vs 7 –  And Abraham prayed unto God and God healed Abimelech and his wife, and his maidservants and they bare children
  • Genesis 21 vs 1 – For Sarah conceived and bare Abraham a son in his old age at the set time of which God has spoken to him
  • There are some prayers that remain unanswered because God has refused to answer them.
  • Sarai, the wife of Abraham was barren, yet Abraham was a perfect man before God.
  • Sarai, the wife of Abraham was barren, yet the same Abraham prayed for Abimelech wives and maidservants who were barren, and they conceived and bore children; but the prayer of Abraham for his wife remained unanswered.

 

  •  Murderer, abortion. – Isaiah 59 vs. 3 – For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
  •  Lies. Isaiah 59 vs. 3For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
  •  Partiality. Isaiah 59 vs.4None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
  • Worldliness. Isaiah 59 vs. 4None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
  • Evil conspiracy. Isaiah 59 vs. 4None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
  • Wickedness. Isaiah 59 vs. 5They hatch cockatrice’ eggs, and weave the spider’s web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.
  • Crime and violence. Isaiah 59 vs. 6Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

 

  1. Evil thoughts. Isaiah 59 vs. 7Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths.
  2. Troublesomeness. Isaiah 59 vs. 8The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.
  3. Disobedience. Isaiah 59 vs. 13In transgressing and lying against the LORD, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.
  4. Deceit. Isaiah 59 vs. 13In transgressing and lying against the LORD, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.
  5. Prayerlessness. Isaiah 59 vs. 16And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained him.
  6. Tiredness in the altar of prayer – Luke 18 vs. 1 – And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint
  7. Inconsistency in prayer, ON and OFF prayer life – Luke 18 vs. 1 – And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
  8. Lame prayers, unaggressive prayers. God does not answer prayers of gentleman, but those that cry like Violent soldiers – Luke 18 vs. 7 – And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
  9. Failure to pray DAY and NIGHT. You must combine the two – Luke 18 vs. 7 – And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
  10. God may not answer you because you have not prayed hard enough. You dont only need to ask, you have to seek and knock before your prayers could be answered.
  11. God may not answer your prayers because he has allowed Satan to block your prayers as a way of testing your trust and faith in Him. As you remain in faith, He will surely answer you

Matthew 37 vs.46 – And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

  • Quite often at times, we often found ourselves in situation that seems God does not hear our prayers. No matter how much we prayed, fasted or worship
  • In this case, even Jesus Christ complained that God has forsaken Him.
  • Those observing Him were also mocking. “He trusted in God, let Him deliver Him now” (vs. 43).
  • In such situation, God expects us to be still and He will manifests Himself as the Lord.
  • God may not answer you because he has really answered you before through dreams, visions, a message, or a word; but you could not interpret or discern
  • God may not answer your prayers, because it is not yet the appointed time.
  • God may not answer your prayers because, granting your request is against His will or it may lead to your spiritual destruction
  • God may decide to forsake you if devil has legal ground to afflict you.

Prayer

  • Mercy of God, replace judgment of God over my life in Jesus name.

 

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Sermon on Mathew 13 vs 25: Spiritual sleeping

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Matthew 13 vs. 25 – But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.

These are the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and there are several lessons we can learn from this passage:

  1. The first lesson we learn from this passage is that there is an enemy.
  • The Spirit of God shall expose every hidden enemies of your life in Jesus name.
  • Any green snake under the green grass of your life shall be exposed and disgraced in Jesus amen
  • Thunder of God shall strike down powers hiding in the dark to shoot evil arrows at you in Jesus name
  1. The second lesson is that the enemy comes when we are sleeping
  • I pray that every nocturnal visitor shall be fall from evil altars in Jesus name

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  1. The third lesson we learn from this passage is that Christians sleep too much, and that is the greatest lesson from this passage. Jesus Christ describes Christian as men. Men are supposed to watch and pray, Men are supposed to be alert, not sleeping and snoring.
  • Holy Spirit shall deliver you from sleeping when you are supposed to be on spiritual duty in Jesus name
  • You shall no longer sleep on spiritual duty in Jesus name
  • You shall not sleep when Holy Spirit is raising battle cries for your victory in Jesus name
  1. The third lesson is that enemy comes to pollute and contaminate the spirit of man.
  • Polluting powers shall be arrested in Jesus name
  • Powers downloading problems into your destiny shall fall and rise no more in Jesus name

 

  1. The fourth lesson is that the enemy comes to cause confusion, to waste opportunities, to deposit strange object into people.
  • Blood of Jesus shall flush out evil deposits in your blood
  • Blood of Jesus shall flush out evil deposits in your kidney
  • Blood of Jesus shall flush out evil deposits in your stomach
  • Blood of Jesus shall flush out evil deposits in your womb
  • Blood of Jesus shall flush out evil deposits in your heart and organs
  1. The fifth lesson is that the enemy has some evil powers, because Jesus Christ says that the enemy came and sowed wild weeds. But Praise the Lord Jesus who has all powers

Philippians 2:10 – that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth

  • Enchanters shall bow before you in Jesus name
  • Sorcerers shall bow before you in Jesus name
  • Witchcraft shall bow before you in Jesus name
  • Demons shall bow before you in Jesus name

  

 

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Sermon: Voice of the Lord

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Bible study: Hearing God’s voice

 

Psalm 29 vs 3: The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters.

Psalm 55 vs 1-3 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.

Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise;

Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me

 Revelation 3:20(KJV) – 20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

  1. A strange but tragic incident happened in Lagos, Nigeria recently, when a young man, a Medical Doctor by Profession, who was being chauffeured driven to a meeting, suddenly ordered his Driver to park the car on top of a bridge over the Lagos lagoon; the young man then alighted from his Jeep, and within a twinkle of an eye, jumped headlong into the Lagos lagoon from the top of the bridge. The reasons for this suicidal act are still being investigated, while his corpse is still being searched in the waters.
  2. You may read the full story here: http://punchng.com/why-orji-killed-himself-doctor/
  3. I mediated on this incident last night, asking the Holy Spirit why the this happened and the Holy Spirit referred me to Psalm 29 vs 3: The voice of theLord is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters.
  4. There is a voice of the Lord. May you hear the voice of the Lord today in Jesus name.
  5. The God of Israel speaks to people. May God speak to you today in Jesus name
  6. The Holy Spirit also referred me to another passage Psalm 55 vs 1-3Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise;Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.
  7. There is a voice of the enemy. May you be deaf to the voice of the enemy in Jesus name.
  8. The enemy gives command to people. May you not hearken to evil command in Jesus name
  9. Beloved there is the voice of the Lord (Psalm 29 vs 3) and the voice of the enemy (Psalm 55 vs 3)
  10. The young medical doctor that jumped into the Lagos lagoon heard the voice of the enemy.
  11. I pray for you again that you shall be deaf to the voice of the enemy in Jesus name.
  12. Powers hiding in darkness to give you satanic instructions shall be silenced in Jesus name
  13. Make this confession: I shall hear the voice of the Lord
  14. Make this confession: I shall not hear the voice of the enemy in Jesus name, I shall not hear the voice of sickness, the voice of sin, the voice of sudden death, the voice of obituary in Jesus name
  15. Any power that is commanding you to kill yourself shall kill themselves in Jesus name
  16. Adam and Eve heard the voice of the enemy and fell into temptation and sin.
  17. Cain heard the voice of the enemy and killed his brother
  18. Joseph heard the Lord and fled from sin.
  19. Moses heard the voice of the Lord and delivered his people.
  20. Joseph heard the voice of the Lord and fled from sin.
  21. Gideon heard the voice of the Lord and delivered Israelites from medianites
  22. Samson heard the voice of Delilah, committed adultery, lost his destiny, and died with his enemies
  23. David heard the voice of adultery and impregnated another man’s wife, murdering the woman’s husband in the process.
  24. Samuel heard the voice of the Lord and judged Israel in righteousness
  25. Saul heard the voice of Pride and fell from the grace.
  26. Jonah heard the voice of disobedience and ran to Nineveh
  27. Even the Lord Jesus refused to hear the voice of Satan when Satan came to tempt him in the wilderness; and became the beloved son of God in whom He is well pleased
  28. I Pray for you today that you shall hear the voice of holiness and righteousness, the voice of heaven, the voice of breakthroughs, the voice of congratulations, the voice of rejoicing, the voice of peace, the voice promotions, salvation, and healing

 

  1. Your body soul and spirit shall hear the voice of the Lord
  2. The Lord shall cure your spiritual deafness in Jesus name.
  3. You shall not hear the voice of evil friends, the voice of sin, of immorality, of masturbation, you shall be deaf to witchcraft commands in Jesus name.
  4. Beloved as I round up this message, the Holy Spirit wants you to know that the voice of the Lord leads to salvation and life, and the voice of the enemy leads to destruction and hell. Which voice do you want to hear today?
  5. Finally, Jesus said in Revelation 3:20: Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
  6. Jesus Christ wants to speak to you today and the most important decision you can take in life is to open your heart to him so that you can hear his voice. Do you want to take that decision now?
  7. Say this confession: I (your name) will hear the voice of Jesus
  8. My wife, my husband and my children shall hear the voice of Jesus
  9. Say this simple prayer: Jesus speak to me now. Speak to my heart, Speak to my body, Speak to my marriage.
  10. Say this simple prayer: Jesus enter my heart now, enter my soul, enter my business, enter my life
  11. Say this simple prayer: I Babatope Babalobi (your name) shall hear and follow the voice of Jesus
  12. I shall follow the voice of Jesus, the voice of salvation, the voice of holiness, the voice of righteousness.

 

 

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Bible study on Matthew 10

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  1. The 12 disciples of Jesus were introduced in Mathew 10.
  2. Why did Jesus choose 12 disciples, perhaps the tribes in Israel?
  3. Why were all the disciples’ male? The plausible reason is to avoid issues that may occur in mixing married or unmarried male and females together on His hectic missionary and evangelistic work. However, several other female disciples ministered to him
  4. Disciples of Jesus should preach the gospel, and the central message should be that of repentance and salvation. Sermons should be heaven focused (vs.7)And as ye go, preach, saying, the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

 

  1. Ministers of Christ are empowered to heal the sick and raise the dead (vs.8)Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead
  2. Ministers are empowered to cast out devils and deliver people from demonic oppression (vs.8), cast out devils
  3. Ministers should not commercialize the gospel or place a price tag on healing, deliverance, or salvation (vs.8)freely ye have received, freely give.
  4. Ministers should trust God to provide their wages- Verse 9 and 10 Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses,10 Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.
  5. Ministers should depend on God for financial provision (vs.9, 10) 9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, 10 Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat.

 

  1. Salvation is by informed consent. Ministers should not spread the gospel where they are not welcomed (vs.11)And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy; and there abide till ye go thence.
  2. Ministers of the gospel should be wise and smart and avoid falling into traps of the ungodly (vs.16): be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
  3. Ministers of Christ should abstain from all evils, and be peaceful (vs.16)be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
  4. Ministers should be watchful and vigilant of haters of the gospel (vs.17)But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;
  5. Ministers of the gospel should expect to be persecuted, hated by the ungodly (vs.22)And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.

 

  1. Ministers should not confront persecutors of the gospel, but ‘flee’ from them (vs.23)But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come.
  2. Ministers of Christ should not be ashamed of the gospel (vs.33)But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.
  3. Ministers should preach the gospel boldly and openly (vs.27)What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.

 

  1. Your enemies will be blood relations– verse 36- And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household.
  2. Any Christian who does not minister Christ is akin to an infidel (vs.38)And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
  3. Those that support the Minister of the gospel shall be divinely rewarded (vs. 40, 41&42)40 He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me. 41 He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward. 42 And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

 

 

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Bible study on Mathew 9

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  1. Matthew 9 further reveals the healing and salvation ministry of Jesus Christ.
  2. Jesus healed the paralytic, (vs.2) – And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee;
  3. Jesus healed the woman with the issue of blood for 12 years, (vs.22) – But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour;
  4. He rose the daughter of the king from dead, (vs.25)– But when the people were put forth, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.

 

  1. He also caused the blind men to see, (vs.30) – And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man know it.
  2. He healed the dumb  (vs.33)– And when the devil was cast out, the dumb spake: and the multitudes marvelled, saying, It was never so seen in Israel.
  3. Jesus also introduced himself again as the Savior, and friend of sinners. He dined with a crowd of drunkards and sinners. He did not stigmatize nor label them as outcasts. Rather, he announced his ministry to them: ‘(vs.13)– for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
  4. If the only thing we do in church or Christian ministry is to preach to the saved, then we are not fulfilling the ministry of Jesus Verse 12 – 12 But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
  5. Jesus revealed himself as a teacher of the word, preacher of the gospel, and a city/village evangelist. The miracles of Jesus were either preceded or accompanied by teaching of the Word of God, and preaching on repentance from sins.

 

  • Lastly Jesus lamented that absence of labourers to harvest souls to the kingdom. Would you decide today to harvest souls for the kingdom by doing the work of a missionary, evangelist, or Pastor?

Verse 37Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but     the labourers are few; 38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.

  • Do you want to remain as a church goer, a bench warmer in church or you want to step out for Jesus from today as a harvester of soul?

Prayers

  • The devil shall not harvest your soul in Jesus name
  • The devil shall NOT harvest my soul in Jesus name

 

 

 

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Matthew 8 introduces us to the three-fold ministry of the Lord Jesus:

  1. Ministry of healing
  2. Ministry of deliverance
  3. Ministry of salvation

 

  1. Jesus is the Healer
  2. Jesus healed the leper – 2 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
  3. Jesus healed the man sick of palsy (vs.6)And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented;
  4. Jesus healed Peter’s mother sick of fever (vs. 14)And when Jesus was come into Peter’s house, he saw his wife’s mother laid, and sick of a fever.
  5. If you wish to receive a miracle, start by worshipping God. The leper worshipped Jesus before requesting for healing

vs. 2 –  And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying

 

  1. The leper worshipped Jesus. What are you passing through that is hindering you from worshipping God?
  2. The leper worshipped God and received a miracle. Jesus does not respond to weeping, murmurings, or lamentations. Jesus respond to worship
  3. You need faith to receive divine healing. The centurion received divine healing for his servant by faith. Verse 88The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.
  4. Jesus healed by speaking word of God (vs. 8 and 15) – 8The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.  15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.

 

Jesus did not heal by asking people to drink holy water, asking them to bath in streams, asking them to sow a financial seed for healing, or asking the sick to rub spiritual cream on the body. He simply spoke the word of God healed the sick.

  1. If you desire healing, just speak the word. Compile healing scriptures and recite them daily.
  2. Jesus healed the sick by touch. The finger of Jesus shall touch you today in Jesus name

Verse 3:And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him

  1. Jesus is the deliverer. He delivered many that were possessed by devils ( 16) – 16 When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick:

And (vs. 28) – 28 And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way.

 

  1. Deliverance is core of Jesus’s ministry. Jesus cast out devils. You can cast out every devils troubling your life in Jesus name.
  2. Deliverance is by the word of God, Deliverance is not by any other material, except the word. It is the word that delivers, not intermediaries such as oil, handkerchief, water, soap, clothes, or photograph of men of God.

Verse 16 – and he cast out the spirits with his word

  1. Jesus was asleep despite the stormy winds that was drowning the ship because he knew angels are ministering to him and God is in control. We need to be calm in face of crises and trust in Emmanuel, God is with us

Verse 24 – And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.

  1. The disciples of Jesus were almost getting drowned but Jesus intervened. The disciples were almost perishing in the sea, but Jesus saved them. As long as you are with God, you shall not perish in any stormy wind of life in Jesus name. The Lord Jesus shall surely save you from perishing

Verse 25: And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish.

  1. Jesus is the Saviour. He rebuked the stormy wind, and saved his disciples from the drowning ship.

Verse 26  And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.

  • I rebuke every storm in your ship in Jesus name

 

  1. Christians should be ready to make sacrifices for the kingdom. If you wish to carry the cross and follow Jesus, you should be ready to make sacrifices.

Verse 20: And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head

  1. Are you a true follower of Jesus.? Are you ready to follow Jesus anywhere? The disciples of Jesus followed him. If you are not doing any thing for the kingdom or obeying Gods laws, then you are not following Jesus

Verse 23:  And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him.

  1. You need to speak the word to claim your healing, call on Jesus to deliver you from devils; and pray to Him to save you from the stormy winds threatening to drown you.

Prayer

  • My body hear the word of God, be healed in Jesus name
  • Devils afflicting my life, I cast you out in Jesus name
  • Jesus of Nazareth, save me.

 

 

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Bible commentary – Matthew 7

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Matthew 7 outlines some of the acts of righteousness expected from Christians.

  1. Don’t judge others. Don’t pass judgment on others. Walk out your own salvation first rather than passing something on others

– vs. 1 – Judge not, that ye be not judged

  1. Don’t be self-righteous or hypocritical.

Check, criticize, and appraise yourself, and work out your salvation with fear and trembling

Verse 5-Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother’s eye.

  1. The law of asking and receiving. If you don’t ask, you may not receive.

Verse 8: For every one that asketh receiveth;

  1. Ask in faith Present your petitions to God.

vs. 7Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

 

  1. Seek in determination. Be persistent and determined when you pray. Use different weapons of warfare. 7Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
  2. Knock in desperation. Be violent. Don’t take No for an answer. Pray until something happens.

vs. 8For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

  1. You have a Father in heaven. Trust him to care for you.

Verse 11- your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

  1. Forsake the sinful pleasures of the world if you wish to make heaven. Don’t join the multitude to commit evil.

Many people are on the way to hell. Don’t join the multitude to commit evil. Don’t believe it because it is popular, believe it because it is the word of God.

Forsake the world. Making heaven demands sacrifice. Don’t join the crowd to do evil.

Verse 13:  Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:

 

  1. Seek the word and its sacrificial life if you wish to make heaven. Stand up for righteousness, even if you are standing alone. Making heaven requires huge sacrifices. If you wish to gain heaven, you be ready for the pain of holiness.

Few people are finding their way to heaven. Be one of the few.

14–. Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

  1. Beware of false prophets. Don’t believe every man that calls himself a man of God. Test the spirit. Test the character. Look out for the fruits of the spirit.

Verse 15- Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.Verse 20- Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

  1. Sinners cannot enter into heaven, no matter their pretentions to godliness. Jesus will tell many people on the last day: Depart from me, you are a sinner

Verse 23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

  1. Build your life on the rock. The key to success in life is focusing on God.

vs. 24 –Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

 

  1. If you wish to make heaven, obey the laws of God

Verse 24 – Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

  1. Don’t be a fool. Anyone that ignores the word of God is a foolish man. Don’t be a fool.

Verse 26– And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:

 

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Matthew 6 lists the acts of righteousness expected from Christians

  1. Giving Alms- Alms should be given to the needy secretly to be rewarded by God, not openly to receive the glory of men

– 4 – That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

  1. Fasting and Praying to God-Personal prayers should be said to God secretly, not in public places; also, your prayers should not be repetitive of words you have memorized, but a free expression of your thoughts to God

– 7 – But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.

  1. Fast secretly-Don’t fast to be recognized by men, but by God. Let no man know you are fasting

– 16 – Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

 

  1. Seek God First- Seek after the things of the kingdom

– 20 – But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

  1. Love God, hate the love of money

– 24 – No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

  1. Have faith in God, trust Him. Don’t be anxious or apprehensive. Focus on your daily needs – 25 – Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?34 – Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
  2. Seek God first, and He will take care of your needs

– 33 – But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

 

Commentary on the Lord’s prayer in Mathew 6

Mathew 6 also features the Lord prayer which is a pattern, guide, model and pattern for saying prayers. The Bible does not expect us to restrict our prayers to it, follow these steps to pray according to God’s will.

  1. Our Father which art in heaven – vs. 9

Start your prayers by acknowledging and recognizing the attributes of God, who you are directing your prayers.

  1. Hallowed be thy name –9

Next step is to Praise God, before presenting any request before him.

  1. Thy kingdom come –10

Pray for His will first, before your will. Intercede for the kingdom, the church, the ministry, evangelist, the mission work, before you start laying down your needs.

 

  1. Thy will be done in earth– 10

Pray and intercede for holiness and righteousness among all men in the world

  1. Give us this day our daily bread – vs. 11

Now you can start praying for your needs.  Don’t pray for luxuries. Pray for only your daily needs.

  1. Forgive us our debt– 12

Confess your sins and pray for forgiveness of your sins.

  1. As we forgive our debtors – vs. 12

Don’t pray if you hold bitterness or grudge against anyone, otherwise your prayer will remain unanswered. Forgive those who offend you first before you come to the altar of prayer.

 

  1. Lead us not into temptation – vs. 13

Pray for grace to remain righteous and holy.

  1. Deliver us from evil – vs. 13

Resist the devil with prayers to wade off evils.

  1. For thine is the kingdom – vs. 13

Conclude your prayers by giving thanks to God, praising and worshiping Him for Who He is and for answered prayers.

 

 

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Ezekiel chapter 1 vs. 1 talks about open heavens

If Heaven could be opened, it also implies heaven could be closed

I prophesy against your closed heavens and command it to be opened in Jesus name

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  • There will be prayer failure
  • God will keep silent
  • There will be spiritual confusion.
  • There will be spiritual bareness, drought and stagnancy
  • There will be spiritual blindness
  • There will be spiritual defeat
  • The enemy will rejoice
  • Bondages and captivity will become rampant

What happens why heaven becomes opened?

  • You will see visions of God (vs. 1)Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.

 

  • You will receive divine revelations to bring you out of captivity and bondages

 

  • The hand of the Lord shall be upon you (v 3) – The word of the LORD came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of the LORD was there upon him.
  • You will see the fire of God (v 13) – As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was like burning coals of fire, and like the appearance of lamps: it went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning.

You will see the glory of the Lord ( v28) – As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake

 

You will hear the voice of God ( v28) – As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the LORD. And when I saw it, I fell upon my face, and I heard a voice of one that spake.

 

You will see the spirit of God ( v12) – And they went every one straight forward: whither the spirit was to go, they went; and they turned not when they went.

 

You will see the hosts of heaven (v 15)Now as I beheld the living creatures, behold one wheel upon the earth by the living creatures, with his four faces.

 

You will hear the voice of the Almighty (v 24)And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.

 

You will see the throne of God (v 26)And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

You will hear the hosts of heaven (v 24) – And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings, like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.

 

You will see Jesus (v 26) And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

 

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Lessons from the story of the Good Samaritan

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Read Luke 10 vs. 30-37 

The story of the Good Samaritan is one of the most popular biblical stories.

Who is a good Samaritan and what are the qualities of a good Samaritan?

  1. He is compassionate – vs. 33   But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,
  1. He is fearless and courageous – vs. 34And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
  2. He is caring – vs. 34
  3. He is loving – vs. 34 
  4. He is accommodating
  5. He is patient
  6. He spends his money on strangers

7. Does not maltreat strangers

     8.  Share his wealth with others – 34, vs. 3534 And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and        wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. 35 And on the morrow              when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and           whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.                                                                          

  9.  He is generous – vs. 35And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will                   repay thee.

10.  He is not idle – vs. 35

11. He is merciful – 37And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou  likewise.

12. He loves his neighbour as himself – vs. 37 And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.

13. He abandoned his journey to take care of a situation – vs. 34 

14.  He does not help for selfish motives or personal gain – vs. 35 

15.  He is not poor – vs. 35

16.   He is not a debtor – vs. 35 Image result for good samaritan

17.  He is a good nurse – vs. 34

 

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  1. The Bible is silent about her ancestry. She is just called a Virgin – Luke 1 vs. 26 – 27 26 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, 27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary.
  2. She received the favour of God to have been chosen to be the mother of Jesus as she could not have been the only Virgin woman in the land – Luke 1 vs. 28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
  3. She was divinely blessed to be the mother of Jesus – Luke 1 vs. 28  And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
  4. She conceived by the power of the Holy Ghost not by sexual relationship with a man – Luke 1 vs. 35And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
  5. She was from a poor family – Luke 1 vs. 48For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
  6. Jesus did not grant her any special status or privilege – Luke 8 vs. 21  And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it
  7. Jesus preached against Mary’s adoration – Luke 11 vs. 28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

 

 

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Commentary on Luke 12: How to overcome covetousness

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Luke 12 vs. 15, 21 15And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.  21So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.Image result for Luke 12 vs. 15, 21 - 15And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. 21So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

  1. Covetousness is the spirit of ingratitude, not being satisfied and never contended.
  2. Covetousness is the spirit of envy and jealousy, not appreciating Gods goodness in your life, but desiring to compete with your neigbour
  3. Coventousness is the spirit of greed, having good clothes and shoes that you have not worn in a year, yet complaining that you dont have enough.
  4. Covetousness is not being satisfied with one wife, but acquiring a harem of women.
  5. Covetousness is not being faithful to your spouse, but engaging in adultery because of rewards.
  6. Covetousness is offering sex for favour and profits
  7. Covetousness is a compulsive desire for the latest trends, desiring to acquire every new technology and gadgets while the old ones in your house are largely utilized.
  8. Covetousness is desiring  to make profit from every activity, desiring to make gain from every relationship and monetizing every act.
  9. Covetousness is stealing and earning income illegitimately.
  10. Covetous people are never satisfied with their material assets. They are never contented and never have enough.

Prayer

  • I reject material riches that will destroy my soul in Jesus name.

 

 

 

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Bible study: Rebellion and stubbornness of King Saul

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1 Samuel 15Image result for and God repented that he had made saul king

  1. God anointed Saul, as such he is expected to implement a godly agenda – vs. 1
  2. Soul was given a specific instruction to utterly destroy all – vs. 2
  3. Soul carried out the assignment on his terms, not as divinely instructed. He spared Agag the King of Amalekites and the best of the Amalekites – vs. 9
  4. God regretted anointing Saul. Prophet Samuel was depressed that Saul disobeyed God vs. 11
  5. When you disobey, you need to tell lie to cover up your lies. King Saul lied that he has obeyed God – vs. 13
  6. Saul praised God in disobedience. Your worship in disobedience is an abomination before God vs. 14
  7. King Saul was not convicted of his sin, and was ignorant of his sin – vs. 13
  8. King Saul was impatient. Samuel came to ask him but he did not want Samuel to speak, before justifying his disobedience – vs. 14
  9. Saul was a victim of greed and covetous – vs. 15
  10. King Saul preferred to obey the people rather than the voice of the Lord – vs. 15
  11. King Saul brought abomination to worship God. Your ill-gotten treasure is an abomination before God – vs. 15
  12. King Saul refused to admit his error. He reinforced his sin, lied against God, twisted the word of God by insisting he has obeyed God – vs. 20
  13. You cannot bribe God with abomination – vs. 22
  14. Rebellion is equal to witchcraft – vs. 23
  15. Stubbornness is equal to idolatry – vs. 23
  16. King Saul feared the world rather than word of God – vs. 23
  17. King Saul feared the people more than God, he pleased the people rather than pleasing God
  18. King Saul sin is comparable to treason against government
  19. Idolatry and witchcraft are two grievous sin in the Bible punishable with death penalty.
  20. Even in sin and rebellion, King Saul was much more interested in pleasing the people and gaining public honors. He forced Samuel to join him in public worship – vs. 30
  21. Stubbornness and rebellion kills vs. 35
  22. Disobedience will cause God to reject us – vs. 23
  23. If you stand with righteousness, though you may be poor now, richness is waiting for you
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Matthew 7 vs. 13-14 – Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

Luke 13 vs. 24 –  Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.

  1. It is not easy to make heaven
  2. Entering heaven requires an effort
  3. You cannot make heaven by mistake
  4. There are strict rules you must follow and obey before you can enter heaven.
  5. Heaven is not for all comers
  6. Few people will make heaven
  7. Many people will end up in hell
  8. Entering heaven requires a life of sacrifice
  9. You need to cut off from the crowd to make heaven
  10. The way to heaven is lonely as the world will cut off from you
  11. You must struggle to make heaven
  12. You cannot stroll into heaven
  13. You cannot walk casually into heaven
  14. You need spiritual violence to enter heaven
  15. Many people desire to enter heaven but will be disqualified at the gate of heaven
  16. Few people shall be saved inspite of all teachings, number of churches, various denominations, and warnings.Image result for Matthew 7 vs. 13-14 -

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  • Holy Spirit, squeeze me into heaven in Jesus name

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Two weeks ago, a read in a National daily in Nigeria, that there was uproar in a local church because the Pastor requested members of the congregation to pay their first salary of the year- for the month of January as first fruit offering to the Church. Read the rest of this entry »

Ezekiel 18 vs 20: I shall not fight the battles my parents fought in Jesus name

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MESSENGER OR MESSAGE?

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Memorise: “The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever” (Isaiah 40:8)

Read: Isaiah 40:6-8

In 2 Kings 5:9-12, when Naaman eventually got to the house of Elisha, he felt too big to enter. He stayed outside and waited for the man of God to come and meet him. However, Elisha sent a messenger to him, instructing him on what to do to be cured of his leprosy.

Naaman was furious. He felt humiliated. ‘Who does this so-called prophet think he is anyway? Has he not heard of my name? He feels too big to come out to attend to me, and finally sent a messenger’, he wondered. He decided to return to Syria! Whenever God sends a message through a messenger, one is more important than the other.

The message is God’s Word. God’s Word is the same as God (John 1:1). Therefore God’s Word is more important than the messenger or vessel through whom it is sent. Several believers today are not different from Naaman in this aspect. When they get to church and discover the preacher taking the sermon is not the G.O. or pastor, they will suddenly grow cold on the message.

You will hear some of them say, ‘ I don’t get blessed whenever any other pastor preaches other than my pastor’. This is a mark of childhood. If your reception of God’s Word is dependent on who preaches and who does not preach, you are exalting the messenger above the message.

“The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever” (Isaiah 40:8). Today’s reading tells us that long after the messenger has passed away, the Word of God still stands. If you are a true seeker of the Most High, the messenger He uses in communicating with you does not matter. You will joyfully receive the message and act on it.

Today, even when some prophetic utterances are coming directly from the Throne of Grace, some highly learned intellectuals cannot receive it, because they focus on the grammatical errors of the messenger. Some find it difficult to receive a divine message coming through their child, ward or even house help.

If Naaman had not listened to his house help, he would have died a leper. Be sensitive to the Holy Spirit. Concentrate on the Word not the messenger. The messenger can make mistakes being a man, but God’s Word stands forever. Sharpen your reception today!

Father, help me to receive your messages through whatever medium you choose.

DIVINE PRESENCE FACILITATES GOOD WORKS

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Memorise: “That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God” (Colossians 1:10)

Read: Colossians 1:9-11

In Acts 2, after Peter delivered a powerful few minutes’ sermon, he made an altar call and 3000 souls responded. This shows that he was experiencing open Heavens. I have observed that prospering is not so much as the line of business or one’s expertise in one’s field (although these matter) as much as whether Heaven is open or closed to the individual.

If Heaven is open to you, even when all you sell is water, you will stand out and be a multi-millionaire. If it is firewood you are selling, people will stop patronizing others, and all roads would lead to your location. If you are operating a canteen, people will come to ask where you learnt to cook so well.

This season, Heaven will be opened to you. Peter and John had been seeing the lame man at the Beautiful Gate parish for years but could not do anything. But when Heaven opened to them on the day of Pentecost, they met the same lame man at the same location, in the same state, but this time, they had something to offer (Acts 3:1-8). When Heaven opens to you, you will have something to offer to the needy.

Thank God for laying on of hands. Many lives have been dramatically affected through this. The reason some lay hands on your head and nothing happened, is because the hands were empty. Heaven has not empowered them. In Matthew 3:16, not only did the Holy Spirit descend on Jesus, He also abode with Him. Jesus became the permanent residence of the Holy Spirit.

When Heaven opens to you, you will be guaranteed of divine presence which also means divine backing over whatever you embark on. According to Acts 10:38, Jesus could produce good works because God was with Him. If you desire to do good or be full of good works, you must crave the divine presence in your life. Have you been struggling with living the Christian life? Are you compromising with unbelieving colleagues in your office? Is it difficult for you to stand for the truth in the face of compromising believers?

Do you find it difficult to forgive that neighbour who has offended you? You need open Heavens to release the divine presence that can help you do what you cannot ordinarily do. The Lord will open Heaven upon you and empower you to be fruitful in serving Him, living right, and in doing every good work in Jesus’ Name.

Lord, as never before, let me be a carrier of the Holy Spirit.

BEYOND ENEMY’S DEATH

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wolfsMemorise: “Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves” (Matthew 10:16)

Read: Matthew 2:19-23

After the wise men returned by another route to their home country, Herod was more than furious. He had waited in vain and now he was quite certain they were not returning. That was not enough to terminate his secret plot to kill Jesus. Then he went all out to get Him. He ordered all children from two years and below to be executed. This shows Satan’s limitation in knowledge.

Satan knows too little – in fact next to nothing compared with our God who is All-knowing. Why could Satan not inform his representative – king Herod where Jesus was? Why did he have to depend on the wise men to tell him? Up till now, Satan acts on the information he gathers through his agents from people.

Unfortunately, some believers are the ones keeping Satan informed about their plans, strategies and next moves, yet they are surprised when they meet with disappointments. Can you imagine, even though king Herod was told of a child born king, he was so mad that he could not differentiate between male and female children. He killed all, even when common sense should have told him that his target was a male. Satan is an indiscriminate life waster! He does not mind taking 10,000 lives in an attempt to waste just one valued life! And most times, it is the supposed innocents that are wasted.

No unbeliever is safe. God can do anything to protect His own. It is an irony that the parents of the children who were killed were under Satan’s control. This tells us that the greatest victims of the devil are his devotees and their families. Satan cannot keep anyone who comes under his cover!

Moreover, one would have thought that the search for the child Jesus was over the moment king Herod died. That was far from it. Why? King Herod’s son was well informed. Infact, he thought the child was born to displace him. So he continued his search, hence God warned Joseph on his return from Egypt not to stay in Judea. This was how Jesus grew up in Galilee. We should not rest on our oars even after the death of an enemy. Watch his or her descendants to know if any of them has continued from where their parents stopped.

The death of a notable enemy is not necessarily the end of his or her wickedness or dreams (Esther 8:3-14). Some people who were delivered from their strong enemy, later became preys of the children of that enemy because they were taken unawares. Be on guard! After that victory, don’t go on vacation. Stand!

Father, terminate by fire every satanic arrangement of my late enemies and their successors against my destiny.

WHICH SURPRISE PACK?

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romans-11-22-660x330Memorise: “Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off” (Romans 11:22 )

Read: Romans 11:17-24

Our God is called Wonderful (Isaiah 9:6). He is loaded with awe-causing events – both good and bad and distributes these to people, depending on whether they are friends or foes. He revealed Himself to the Israelites and the Egyptians as the Wonderful, only that each saw His wonders from two different ends.

Another person who knew Jesus as the Wonderful was Peter. In Luke 5:1-11, after exhausting all effort without catching a single fish, Peter encountered Jesus. From the same lake where he could not catch a fish, with the revelation of the Wonderful, Peter’s catch sank two ships. When the Wonderful is involved in your case, where you could not get anything from will be the same place, idea, business, profession or family you will obtain a harvest beyond comprehension.

Peter was so shocked, awe-stricken and dumb-founded at this surprise pack from the Wonderful that he became confused on how to respond. This season, the Lord will release a positive surprise package into your hands that will cause you to open your mouth in surprise in the Name of Jesus Christ.

“Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off” (Rom 11:22). God’s goodness is released from His positive wonder packs, while His judgement come from the negative wonder packs. In today’s reading, we are told of the dealings of the Wonderful with both Jews and Gentiles. Initially, God chose to introduce Himself to the Israelites.

He specially chose them as His children and fought against all their enemies. Even when Jesus came, He said He was sent to the lost house of Israel (Matthew 15:24). Also in Acts 1:8, priority was given to Israel. These were all parts of the pleasant surprises from the Wonderful. But when they continued to grieve His Spirit, He cut them off and started dealing with the Gentiles. That was His severity – a negative surprise as far as the Jews were concerned.

Are you a believer? You qualify for pleasant surprise packs from the Wonderful. But if you do not sustain your righteous standing and daily make Him happy, He may show you another aspect of His surprises – judgement. That shall not be your portion in Jesus’ Name. You are the one to determine which surprise package will come to you by your works, thoughts and desires.

Lord, as you visit me with good surprise packs, visit every oppressor of my destiny with negative surprises.

Names of Jesus Christ-Wonderful, Counselor,The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of

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Memorise: “Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters” (Exodus 15:10)

Read: Exodus 15:1-11

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6).

In the above verse, we are told of five names and titles of our Lord Jesus Christ and each of them is not only power-packed, but also significant for His church on earth. He is called ‘Wonderful’.

This means full of wonders. The fact that He is called Wonderful means that we should expect lots of wonder, surprise-causing events from Him. Exodus 15:11 lends credence to this special name saying, “Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods?Image result

Who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?” Why is He called Wonderful? It is because He is the custodian of wonders – both pleasant and unpleasant, and gives them out to His friends, foes and demons as situation demands.

For instance at the Red Sea, He revealed Himself to both the Israelites and the Egyptians as the One full of wonders. He gave the former pleasant wonders by parting the Red Sea for them to escape from their enemies. It was in appreciation of this that the Israelites sang the song of Moses (Exodus 15:1-19).

On the other hand, the Egyptians got their dose of surprise – but a negative one this time. They saw the Red Sea open and they went after Israel. Their mouths were open as they saw what they never saw before, and were still looking when the sea covered them.

Unfortunately, many enemies of God never live to tell the story of their encounter with the Wonderful. Someone asked, What is a wonder? A wonder is an unexpected event that leaves your mouth wide open. The Yorubas call it Iyanu – (a wonder that leaves your mouth agape). When you encounter the Wonderful, you will not know when your mouth will open in surprise. If nothing has caused you to open your mouth without closing it, you are yet to know Him as the Wonderful.

Until He reveals Himself to you as the Wonderful, you cannot assess the surprise packages in His kitty that can truly overwhelm you. From today, ask Him to reveal Himself to you as the Wonderful. Situations in your life will only respond to Him as the Wonderful.

Ask that God would terminate the activities of false prophets and false churches in this nation.

Prayer point: My star and glory must shine

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Memorise: “And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him” (Matthew 2:11a)

Read: Matthew 2:1-8

birth-of-jesus“And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child: and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also” (Matthew 2:8).

After Jesus was born, some wise men came looking for Him. We want to learn one or two things from this passage. First, the people that came searching for Jesus were no ordinary men. They were the wise men of their day.

In those days, kings depended on the advice of their wise men. These were powerful people who prophesied, explained omens and dark secrets, interpreted dreams and generally practiced divinations. They were well respected and feared by kings because they were of priestly caste.

If a commoner had come to king Herod with the news of the birth of a unique king, he would have laughed it over and gone to sleep. But when these powerful and revered wise men came from a distance with the message, Herod was afraid.

God got his attention through this. He thought, if these powerful priests who were skilled and versed in the study of the stars could leave their country with the intention of worshipping a new born baby king, then, it must be a serious matter. Herod and his men had no rest from the moment the bombshell was delivered.

God knows how to get your attention. Just one unpleasant news is enough to get somebody’s attention. Have you been trying to get somebody’s attention but your efforts never paid off? Is the fellow always complaining of not having time? If you call on the Attention Specialist to intervene, the fellow would suspend everything else just to attend to you.

Whoever has ignored you, your family or desires for so long will have no choice but to attend to you this season in Jesus’ Name. Besides, these honourable wise men decided to see the One the special star announced. There are stars and there are stars. The star announcing Jesus was an unusual one. It was so remarkable that they knew this King was no ordinary king. That He was a child did not matter.

They knew this child was the King of kings. They were determined to go and worship Him: They told king Herod that there is a Super King that kings should worship, and he too promised to do so, although he was not sincere. Are you a king? Are you a man or woman of authority? Then you need to know this King that kings, lords, and great people must worship. If you fail to bow your heart to Jesus, your position or power can be voided.

Go on your knees and worship this Super King for at least one hour.

CHOOSING FOR YOURSELF?

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Memorise: “So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands” ( Psalm 78:72)

Read: Genesis 2:21-22

psalm78In Genesis 24:1-6, not only was Abraham concerned about Isaac’s bride, he ensured his chief servant was put under oath to pick from his home town. For many years, Abraham sojourned in Canaan – the promised land yet when it came to choosing a wife for his son Isaac, he went home. A time to marry is a time to return home – to the Body of Christ.

Every believer has his or her spouse waiting in the Body of Christ, not necessarily in the same denomination. Are you single and trusting God for a husband or wife? Go back to the Body of Christ. Once you have accepted God’s verdict that unbelievers are completely out of it – no matter how intelligent, rich, understanding or compatible the fellow may be, the next thing is to decide whether you want to choose by yourself, through some assistance by men, or you want God to choose for you.

You are free to choose a fellow believer as a marriage partner but there are high risks involved in this. It is possible the fellow you see as very zealous, up and doing and an ideal spouse could be putting up an act, or may be a spiritual weight. Many believers have fallen prey to such actors in the past and are today full of regrets.

A promising young brother got involved with a sister who joined the church. She went through the young converts class and was water-baptized. Before the pastor knew it, they were seeing each other and eventually fell into fornication. After the brother was disciplined, he went ahead to marry the lady. Years later, the initial fire in the brother refused to ignite.

He continued to serve God peripherally. When he was being considered for a ministerial training, his wife was the excuse. Her presence in his life had quenched the Pentecostal fire in him. Younger believers have come and over taken the brother, yet his eyes have not opened to his persistent lukewarm state. Another reason not to choose by yourself is that whatever you use as criteria for your choice may not stand the test of time.

If you are choosing him because he is rich or choosing her because she is very pretty, what happens when that wealth or beauty disappears tomorrow? You can be sure that will become a big problem. Also, human beings are generally limited in their ability to make right choices. You may be choosing that fellow because of what you can see today instead of looking at his tomorrow. Let God choose for you!

Some pastors manipulate their members to marry only from their local parish contrary to the will of God. Never play God in the lives of those under you!

WHAT PRAYER CAN CHANGE

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Memorise: “Again I say unto you, that if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 18:19)

Read: Mark 4:35-41

matthgew-18Jesus encounter with Heaven in the Garden called Gethsemane reveals the immutability of God. He cannot be changed by our prayers since He maintains His essence eternally. If prayer cannot change God, why pray? If prayer cannot change God, it can change people. For instance, on Mount Carmel in 1 Kings 18:36-39, the same people who had equated the Almighty God with idols suddenly began to scream: “The Lord is God, the Lord is God” after prayer.

If people are undecided on who the true God to be worshipped is, it is because we believers have not prayed to the point of effecting a change. Many believers were prayed into the Kingdom. I am one of them. Are your loved ones, relatives and friends still living in sin? It is an evidence that you have not prayed enough for them. Back up your evangelism with serious intercession as you stand on scriptures that promise salvation for the lost. Many evangelistic outreaches and efforts are lost to prayerlessness.

With prayer, you can change the decisions of people on issues. Those who were opposed to you can become affectionately disposed to you if you can pay the price on your knees. Your prayer closet is a strong control room. Use it regularly from today or you will be held accountable for the changes you could have made which you failed to make.

Although prayer cannot change God, it can however change situations and circumstances for good. Every challenge, situation or circumstance that comes your way is waiting for the right prayer heat to change it. Through prayer, you rename problems. Whatever does not make you happy can suddenly be changed to deliver your greatest joy, if exposed to the appropriate change agent – effective and fervent prayer.

In 1 Samuel 16:11-13, a shepherd boy changed his job and became a most famous king through prayer. What is that unpleasant situation before you now? Confront it with your prayer fire and see it change before you. When the wind and waves arose against Jesus and His disciples in Mark 4:35-41, He said a prayer of decree and the tempest ceased. What is that contrary wind blowing against your family or business? Take it up in prayer and it shall cease.

Agree with your prayer partner over a certain matter you want to come to pass and pray about.

ASKING FROM THE TOP?

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Memorise: “Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off” (Psalm 138:6)

Read: 2 Kings 5:9-12

138Elisha heard how the Israeli king tore his royal robe into shreds for fear that the king of Syria was seeking an occasion for war with them, so he invited Naaman over to his house. Naaman came with pomp and pageantry. He came with fine horses and chariots and was decorated with his uniform as a general. He got to Elisha’s house but felt it was not presentable enough so he stayed outside. He was the one in need of help yet he was the one exhibiting pride.

With all the things he was proudly displaying, he was still a leper. Without Jesus Christ, a sinner is still a sinner no matter how highly placed he is. Sin in the life of a sin is worse than leprosy, hence a sinner is worse than a leper. Every sinner is far removed from God except the fellow takes advantage of the shed blood of Jesus Christ on the Cross of Calvary. Isaiah 1:18 says, “Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool”.

This talks of the efficacy of the blood of Jesus Christ. What is meant here is that even if one’s sins have been doubly immersed into the deep coloured dye of the coccus worm meant to give it a permanent fix, it can be restored to its original whiteness. The blood of Jesus can both deal with the colour and texture of sin. This means, no matter what sin you have committed, there is forgiveness for you if you can sincerely come to Jesus and ask for cleansing by His blood today.

Another lesson here has to do with attitude. Pride and blessing never go together. Psalm 138:6 says, “Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off”. The spirit of pride can never walk in agreement with our God. Never! As high as God is, He will only regard the lowly or humble seeker. You cannot seek God if you feel too big, too knowledgeable or too wise.

As long as you cannot come down from your high tower to meet God at the lowly place, you may never meet Him. Whenever you are seeking God’s blessing, align your ways with His. Humble yourself. Forget how important people say you are. Come to Him as a nobody – someone who is helpless, hopeless and impoverished. Call out to Him with humility and He will hear you. Some people cannot get their desires, not because they are not asking, but because they are asking from a high place instead of the lowly place.

Humility is key to receiving from God.

POLYGAMY NOT ALLOWED

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   By Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Memorise: “Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband” (1 Corinthians 7:2)

Read: 1 Corinthians 7:1-2

polygamy“And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery” (Matthew 19:9).

A Christian who is married but goes ahead to take a second wife, or keeps a mistress outside, or divorces and remarries is an adulterer. In the Old Testament, polygamy was allowed but not without its negative effects on family life. However, in the New Testament, the Lord Jesus brought us back to how it was from the beginning.

Certain practices such as polygamy and divorce were permitted then because of the hardness of their hearts. Having seen the negative effects of such on families, He came to put things right with His grace to support. Anyone who is married but still looks out for sexual gratification from any other woman is an adulterer and is heading for hell.

In Matthew 19:4-6, an equation is given: Two – a man and his wife shall be one flesh. Two, not three or four. This talks about a divine blend into oneness. No polygamous home is one before God because they have failed to meet with Heaven’s equation. It is when two become one that it becomes difficult to separate them. This is why most polygamous homes are faced with division and strife, and break faster than true two-some homes.

If you look at the early church, you will notice that polygamy was out of fashion, but the few who stuck with it were not given any meaningful spiritual assignment (1 Timothy 3:2). God did not make a man to be the husband of two or more wives. That is utter confusion! If your pastor or leader is the husband of more than one wife, run out of that assembly. If your pastor or prophet is married, but still keeps a mistress or freely sleeps with other women, he is a false prophet.

Run away from that assembly before he takes you to hell. A polygamist leader will look for various ways, including scriptures to justify his sin. Abraham was a polygamist but he made restitution concerning Hagar. Were you a polygamist before you got saved? Go to your pastor for counselling.

Lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes and pride of life are the root causes of polygamy. Ask God to break their hold over you.