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Commentary on Matthew 8

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Babatope Babalobi: + 2348035897435 babalobi@yahoo.com

 

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

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  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.

 

  1. 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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Father’s day sermon: Qualities of a responsible father

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By Babatope Babalobi

Today is Father’s day, and we shall be looking at Bible qualities of a good father, how to honour our father, deliverance from evil fatherly influence and our relationship with our heavenly father

Qualities of a good father

  • A good father protects his children from danger, evil, and harm.
  • Lot is not an example of a good father…he invited homosexuals to rape his daughters inorder to save his guests.
  • My father shall not be my enemy in Jesus name
  • Samuel 2 vs. 12 – Nowthe sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD.
  • A good father should bring us his children in the way of the Lord
  • Eli was a Priest of the Lord. But Eli’s children were sons of Belial.
  • May your children not become sons of Belial in Jesus name
  • The two children of Eli- Hophni and Phinehas died the same day

1 Samuel 3:11- because his sons were blaspheming God,1 nand he did not restrain them.

  • May you not see hear the obituary of your children in Jesus name
  • The sorrow of the death of Elis children led his to death
  • May your children not bring you sorrow in Jesus name
  • You have a responsibility to bring up your children in the way of the Lord.

“Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6)

  • A good father is patient.
  • Abraham slept with Hagar, his wife’s servant, because he and his wife Sarah became impatient waiting for God’s promise of a son through Sarah
  • May fire of God kill your impatience in Jesus name
  • A good father does not commit evil
  • God give me a good father, not an evil father
  • David committed adultery and murder and the evil followed his household even after his death – Absalaom his son rebelled against him and pursued him out of the throne, Adonijah tried to take throne from Solomon and Solomon killed him.
  • Amnon raped their half-sister and is killed by  Absalom.
  • I will not suffer for the sins of my father in Jesus name
  • I refuse to pay for the sins of my father in Jesus name
  • You shall not pay for the sins of your ancestors in Jesus name
  • Noah was a righteous man and blameless before God
  • May you be the Noah of this generation in Jesus name
  • Joseph the foster father of Jesus was described as a righteous man
  • You shall be described as a righteous man in Jesus name
  • You shall bestow righteousness to your children in Jesus name

Ephesians 6 vs. 4 – And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

  • A good father loves his children
  • He is not nasty towards the children
  • Rebukes his children with the word of the Lord
  • A good father takes care of his family
  • “If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever” (1 Timothy 5:8, NIV).
  • Holy Spirit make me a good father in Jesus name
  • Holy Spirit make me a responsible In Jesus name
  • My children shall not hate me in Jesus name in Jesus name

Honour your father

Exodus 20 vs. 12 –Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

  1. You honour your parents by obeying their instructions as long as the instructions are not contrary to the Bible.
  2. You honour your parents by respecting and recognizing them.
  3. You honour your parents by using your income and resources to care and support them.
  4. You honour your parents by not allowing them to suffer.
  5. Holy Spirit teach me on how to honour my parents.
  6. I decided a couple of years ago that a percentage of my income goes to my parents
  7. Some of us, the money we have given to others as gifts… Friends, colleagues, or even our Pastors, we have NEVER given 1/10th of it to our Parents who laboured for us, feed us, paid our bills, sent us to school, borrowed to feed us, took care of us when we are sick, prayed for us day and night etc

Exodus 20 vs. 12 – Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

  • What does the scripture mean?
  • Don’t bring the name of your parents into disrepute.
  • Respect your parents.
  • Recognise your parents. Don’t be ashamed of them in public places, no matter how poor or illiterate they may be.
  • Acknowledge your parents through the work of your hands. Don’t forget to dedicate your books, works, etc to them.
  • Give your parents a treat. Sponsor them on tourism.
  • Greet your parents very well, every time that is necessary.
  • Make your parents comfortable. Are you living in a mansion while your parents are living in penury? Are you driving a posh car while your parents are trekking?
  • Obey your parents.
  • Don’t forget the past labours of your parents on you.
  • Give your parents gifts and offerings.
  • Two years ago, I decided at least 2.5% of all my income goes to my parents.
  • This year, I increased it to 5%.
  • You can do better.

Cutting off evil fatherhood

  1. Some of us need to cut off from our father’s house
  2. If you father is not serving Christ then you have prayers to pray
  3. If your father is in secret society, occult, confraternity, or anti-Christ, then you have to pray hard
  4. Your not only need to pray from your deliverance, you also need to pray for their salvation
  5. It is possible that your father has covenanted you to Satan
  6. You need to pray and break every covenant made on your behalf by your parents
  7. Pray like this- I refuse to serve the gods of my fathers house
  8. I detach myself from the curses running in my fathers house
  9. Some of us need to completely separate yourself from our family before we can achieve deliverance
  10. Do you come from polygamous family? Then you have prayers to pray
  11. God told Moses to leave his people, his family, his blood relations, in order to fulfil destiny

Genesis 12 vs. 1– Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee:

gods of my fathers house, crying against me, be silence in Jesus name

 

  1. God is the original father
  2. Do you have a relationship with him
  3. Say this simple prayer to God
  4. Father Lord, I am a prodigal child accept me back with love in Jesus name
  5. Father Lord, I have sinned against him forgive me and accept me as your son
  6. Father Lord I have disobeyed you, forgive me and accept me in Jesus name
  7. Jehovah Lord, I accept your fatherhood

 

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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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Praying with the names of God

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  1. One very good way of knowing the ABILITY and CAPABILITYof God is seeing him through his names.
  2. God’s names reveal his power. When you call by him by any of his names, he answers by manifesting himself through that particular name.
  3. King David understood that principles so well that he took good advantage of it.
  4. At times he was in a problem he would pick one of God’s names that best suited the situation he needed. And God always answered by manifesting his power through those names.
  5. If you want to get God’s attention any issue, call him by the names that is relevant to that issue and he will manifest himself through those names.
  6. Psalm 9 vs. 10- And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
  7. If you see God as your great provider, he will meet your needs.
  8. If you see Him as the healer, he will manifest his power and your sickness will fade away.
  9. If you see Him as the Almighty God, He will prove His might in your life.
  10. Situate God in your situation today.

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I am a warrior- “The Lord is a Man of War – Exodus 15 vs. 3

I am your Great Provider- Genesis 22 vs 14

Jehovah – The Lord – Exodus 6:2-3

El -Shaddai- , “I AM GOD ALMIGHTY Genesis 17 vs 1

Jehovah-Adon Kal Ha’arets- Lord of Earth – Joshua 3:13

Jehovah-Bara – Lord Creator – Isaiah 40:28

Jehovah-Chatsahi – Lord my Strength – Psalm 27:1

Jehovah-Chereb – Lord the Sword – Deuteronomy. 33:29

Jehovah-Eli – Lord my God – Psalm 18:2

Jehovah-Elyon – Lord Most High – Psalm 38:2

Jehovah-Gador Milchamah – Mighty in Battle – Psalm 24:8

Jehovah-Ganan – Lord Our Defense – Psalm 89:18

Jehovah-Go’el – Lord My Redeemer – Isaiah 49:26, 60:16

Jehovah-Hamelech – Lord King – Psalm 98:6

Jehovah-Hashopet – Lord My Judge – Judges 11:27

Jehovah-Helech ‘Olam – Lord King Forever – Psalm 10:16

Jehovah-Hoshe’ah – Lord Saves – Psalm 20:9

Jehovah-Jireh – Provider – Genesis 22:14, I John 4:9, Philip 4:19

Jehovah-Kabodhi – Lord my Glory – Psalm 3:3

 

Jehovah-Kanna – Lord Jealous – Exodus 34:14

Jehovah-Keren-Yish’i – Horn of Salvation – Psalm 18:2

Jehovah-M’Kaddesh – Sanctifier – I Corinthians 1:30

Jehovah-Machsi – Lord my Refuge – Psalm 91:9

Jehovah-Magen – Lord my Shield – Deuteronomy 33:29

Jehovah-Ma’oz – Lord my Fortress – Jeremiah 16:19

Jehovah-Mephalti – Lord my Deliverer – Psalm 18:2

Jehovah-Metshodhathi – Lord my Fortress – Psalm 18:2

Jehovah-Misqabbi – Lord my High Tower – Psalm 18:2

Jehovah-M’gaddishcem – Lord my Sanctifier – Exodus 31:13

Jehovah-Naheh – Lord who Smites – Ezekiel 7:9

 

Jehovah-Nissi – Exodus 17 vs. 15 – And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovah-nissi:Protector  Banner – I Chronicles 29:11-13

Jehovah-Rohi – Shepherd – Psalm 23

Jehovah-Rophe – Healer – Isaiah 53:4, 5

Jehovah-Sabaoth – Lord of Hosts – I Samuel 1:3

Jehovah-Sel’i – Lord my Rock – Psalm 18:2

Jehovah-Shalom – Peace – Isaiah 9:6, Rom 8:31-35

Jehovah-Shammah – Present – Hebrews 13:5

Jehovah-Tsidkenu – Righteousness – I Corinthians 1:30

Jehovah-Tsori – Lord my Strength – Psalm 19:14

Jehovah-Yasha – Lord my Savior – Isaiah 49:26

Jehovah-‘Ez-Lami – Lord my Strength – Psalm 28:7

 

Jehovah-‘Immeku – Lord Is With You – Judges 6:12

Jehovah-‘Izoa Hakaboth – Lord Strong -Mighty – Psalm 24:8

Jehovah-‘Ori – Lord my Light – Psalm 27:1

Jehovah-‘Uzam – Lord Strength in Trouble – Isaiah 49:26

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THE GREAT REWARDER (JEHOVAH GMOLLAH)- “AFTER THIS, THE WORD OF THE Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid Abram. I am ….. YOUR VERY GREAT REWARD.”

I see you- THE ONE WHO SEES ME– “She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her “You are the God who see me” for said, “ I have now see THE ONE WHO SEES ME.” –  Genesis 16 vs. 13

I am the Creator, Jehovah ELOHIM “In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth,–    Genesis 1:1

I am Emmanuel – with you always–  Lo I am with you always even unto the end of the earth-Matthew 28 vs 20′

I am the God of Heaven and Earth – “I have raised my hand to the LORD…. CREATOR OF HEAVEN AND EARTH, and have taken an oath, that I will accept nothing belonging to you. –   Genesis 14 vs 22

 

 

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Sermon on Open heavens: Ezekiel 1

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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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Commentary on Luke 5: How to receive a net breaking miracle  

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Read Luke 5 vs. 1-5 – 1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

 

 2 And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.

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 3 And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon’s, and prayed him that he would thrust out a little from the land. And he sat down, and taught the people out of the ship.

 

 4 Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.

 

5 And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net.

 

Simon Peter received a net-breaking miracle and you can follow his principle to receive such a miracle.

 

  1. You need divine favour. Peter was not the only fisherman washing his net when Jesus came to the lake of Gennesaret, but Jesus singled him out and approached him. Your miracle shall find you and locate you in Jesus name

 

  1. Peter was not the only ship owner by the lake of Gennesaret. There were two ships there, but Jesus decided to enter the ship of Peter. The Lord shall enter your ship today in Jesus name.

 

  1. Peter released his ship to Jesus. There is a ship in your hand, you need to release to Jesus so that you can receive a blessing.

 

  1. Peter obeyed simple instruction. He was not wise in his eyes. He thrusted out the ship and launched the nets according to the commandment of Jesus. As you obeyed divine instructions, you shall receive net-breaking miracles in Jesus name.
  2. Peter was patient. He waited patiently as Jesus preached from his ship. Jesus sermon inside the ship, could possibly have taken hours. He did not complain. He did not hurry Jesus up, even though he was tired from all night toiling without profits. Impatience shall not cause you to miss your miracle in Jesus name.

 

  1. Peter believed the word. “At thy word, I will let down the net” 5And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net.

 

Hold on to the word, and you shall receive a net-breaking miracle in Jesus name.

 

  1. Peter let down the ship and the net for Jesus. I repeat again that there is something in your hands you need to let down for Jesus to receive a miracle.

 

  1. Everything obeys the word of Jesus. Even fishes know their creator. The fishes filled the net of Peter at the word of Jesus. What happened was that the fishes heard their creator preaching, and they came to worship Him, and in the process got caught in Peter’s net. As you allow Jesus to enter and use your ship, every material thing- profits, fortunes, goodness and open doors shall pursue you in Jesus name.

 

  1. You need helpers and partners to overcome recession. Peter had fishing partners that helped me to draw up the net breaking miracle of fishes, otherwise he would have got drown. He had helper fishermen that assisted him to possess his blessings. You need helpers to connect you.

 

  1. Don’t be greedy. The ship of Peter alone could not accommodate his miracles. He had to call for assistance. If Peter was greedy, his miracle would had sunk him. Be contented when your miracle comes.

 

 

  1. Maintain good relationship with others. If Peter did not have good relationship with the other ship owners and fishermen, he would not have received support and his ship would had sunk.

 

  1. Lastly, when God blesses you, the whole world will know. God’s blessings are in abundance. God’s blessings will make you a blessing to others. Peter affected the fellow ship owner and fishermen with his blessings. His ship alone could not accommodate his blessings, and he had to share his blessings with others. When God blesses you, you shall become a blessing.

Prayer

  • God of Simon Peter, give me a net-breaking miracle in Jesus name.

 

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Prayers against barrenness -Your impossibilities shall become possible!  

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And behold thy cousin Elisabeth she hath also conceived a son in her old age and this is the sixth month with her who was called barren ..Luke 1 vs 36Image result for For with God nothing shall be impossible. Luke 1 vs 37

  1. Elisabeth was called barren but she gave birth to John the Baptist at old age.
  2. Elisabeth was very old and remained barren, even his husband never had faith he could ever become a father.
  3. But the Bible said God appeared and visited to him.
  4. For with God nothing shall be impossible. Luke 1 vs 37
  5. Elisabeth who was called barren conceived at old age.
  6. The God of Elisabeth shall turn your impossibilities to possibilities in Jesus name

My impossibilities shall become possible in Jesus name

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How to receive/get a miracle: Break the roof !

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Mark 2 vs 1-13 –And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home.

2 And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the word to them.  And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men.

4 And when they could not get near him because of the crowd, they removed the roof above him, and when they had made an opening, they let down the bed on which the paralytic lay. 5 And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” 6 Now some of the scribes were sitting there, questioning in their hearts,

7 “Why does this man speak like that? He is blaspheming! Who can forgive sins but God alone?”Image result for Mark 2 vs 1-13

8 And immediately Jesus, perceiving in his spirit that they thus questioned within themselves, said to them,“Why do you question these things in your hearts?

9 Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise, take up your bed and walk’?

10 But that you may know that bthe Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—he said to the paralytic—

11 “I say to you, rise, pick up your bed, and go home.”

12 And he rose and immediately picked up his bed and went out before them all, so that they were all amazed and glorified God, saying, “We never saw anything like this!”

How to receive a miracle: Break the roof

The story of how the Man sick of palsy received healing from Jesus contains several lessons on how to receive a miracle.

1. Have a strong desire. The man could not have been the only one sickly, but he was the only one that overcame all odds to present himself for healing miracle.

2. Present yourself to Jesus. The man knew he needed supernatural intervention to be healed, so he presented himself to Jesus. If you want a miracle, approach the miracle worker.

3. Have extreme faith. The sick man agreed to be taken up the ladder, agreed to be let down a broken roof, and agreed to go through all the pains to receive healing. You need to leave and abandon your comfort zone to receive healing. No pain no gain. You need to go through the pain of studying the Bible, praying without ceasing, fasting, sacrificial holiness, and service to God.

4. Have supporters. Iron sharpeneth Iron. You need people to help you get out of crises. You need more friends not enemies. Who took the man with his sick bed to Jesus, who attempted to bring him to Jesus and failed, who took him up the roof, who broke the roof, who took him down a broken roof without the sick getting injured, who laid the sick man on the bed before Jesus, and who called the attention of Jesus to the sick man? His Friends and family members!  This year you need more friends and associates that will help you come out of crisis.

5. To sustain your miracle you need to run from sin. Jesus told him to go and sin no more. If you go back to sin, Satan will afflict you again

6. Use wisdom . It takes wisdom for the friends/family of the sick man to know they needed to break the roof to receive a miracle.Otherwise the man would have died in sickness

7. Purse your dreams. I am sure the man and his friends would have faced ridicule, oppositions, scorn, and physical pain while climbing and breaking the roof to get to Jesus. Ignore the world, pursue your dreams, and the world will end up celebrating you

Prayer

  1. I break the roof covering my open heavens in Jesus name.
  2. I break the roof of prayerlessness and sin covering my miracles in Jesus name

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WHICH SURPRISE PACK?

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  By Pastor Enoch Adeboye
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.

End of year deliverance prayers: I shall not be a victim of wickedness

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  1. Wicked powers waiting for me in the new year, eat your flesh in Jesus name
  2. Wicked powers waiting for me in the new year, drink your blood in Jesus name
  3. Wickedness of the new year, consume the wicked in Jesus name
  4. I shall not be a victim of wickedness in the new year.

 

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Christmas day sermon: Lessons from the birth of Jesus Christ

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Christmas sermon: lessons from the Birth of Jesus Christ

 Read Mathew 1 and 2; and Luke 1

  1. You shall be rewarded. There is a reward for chastity and purity. Mary would have lost her divine destiny if she indulged in premarital sex during courtship with Joseph. –Mathew 1 vs 18. As you hold on to sexual purity, you shall be rewarded in Jesus name.
  2. You shall be favoured. Mary was favoured. She could not have been the only Virgin in the land, but she was highly favoured among women. – Luke 1 vs 29. I pray you shall attract favour in Jesus name.
  3. You shall be singled out for blessing. Mary was singled out for blessing. God decided to bless Mary with a son of the Holy Ghost. – Luke 1 vs 29. I pray you shall be singled out for blessing among a multitude of men and women in Jesus name.
  4. You shall be promoted. Mary was a house girl, promoted to become ‘mother of God’. The Bible describes her as a handmaid. Luke 1 vs 47.  Yet she was magnified above all women. I pray God shall turn your weakness to strength in Jesus name
  5. You shall not be barren. Bareness is not from God. The Holy Spirit that caused a virgin woman to conceive and bore a son called Jesus, without sexual intercourse, would cause every woman that has a womb or without a womb to be a mother of children. – Mathew 1 vs 18.
  6. Your reproaches shall be rolled away. Jesus rolled away the reproach of Elisabeth. John was born six months earlier, as a forerunner of Jesus. John had to be born earlier because he had a part to play to fulfil Jesus’s ministry. Elisabeth who faced the reproach of bareness for many decades, gave birth to John who heralded the ministry of Jesus. Luke 1 vs 36. As you celebrate Jesus every reproach of bareness in your life shall be rolled away in Jesus name.
  7. Receive faith. Mary was a woman of faith. Mary believed the Angel of God. Luke 1 vs 38. I pray faithlessness shall not deny you a breakthrough in Jesus name.
  8. Your husband shall be a just man. Joseph was a just man. Joseph the ‘father’ of Jesus was described as a ‘just man’. May God give single ladies just men as husbands in Jesus name. – Mathew 1 vs 19
  9. Receive divine visitation and guidance. An Angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph. The angel of the Lord shall appear to you today to give you direction and guidance in Jesus name– Mathew 1 vs 20.
  10. Jesus shall save you. His name means saviour. No matter the depth, degree, or nature of sin you have committed in the past, Jesus will save you when you call unto him. Mathew 1 vs 21
  11. God shall not fail you. God does not lie. Jesus’s birth was in fulfilment of prophecy by Prophet Isaiah 9 vs 6; and several other prophets. I prophesy that every good prophecy on you shall come to pass in Jesus name- Mathew 1 vs 22.
  12. God is with you. Jesus means God with us. Anytime you shout the name Jesus, know surely that you are bringing down the attention and presence of God to your situation – Mathew 1 vs 23.
  13. There is a reward for obedience. Adam disobeyed God. But Joseph obeyed God. Joseph would have lost his place in the divine salvation plan of God if he had not obeyed God and agreed to accept a pregnancy he is not responsible for. – Mathew 1 vs 24. Choose to obey God today.
  14. Wise men shall minister to you. Wise men came to look for Jesus. I pray that your destiny shall attract wise men in Jesus name- Mathew 2 vs 1.
  15. Your star shall shine. The Star of Jesus appeared brightly from the time of his birth and was seen from the East. I pray that you Star shall shine early in your life- Mathew 2 vs 2.
  16. God shall trouble your troublers. Herod was troubled at the birth of Jesus. God shall trouble your troublers in Jesus name. The powers that are sad because of your breakthroughs shall be silenced in Jesus name- Mathew 2 vs 3.
  17. Follow follow powers shall die. Wise men followed the Star of Jesus for good, but Herod monitored Jesus’s Star for evil. I pray powers following and monitoring your star for evil shall die suddenly like Herod in Jesus name- Mathew 2 vs 7.
  18. You shall move from poverty to prosperity. Jesus born in a manger, became wealthy from birth as He was presented with precious gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. I pray you Star shall attracted gifts that shall banish poverty from your family in Jesus name- Mathew 2 vs 11.
  19. You shall move from minimum to maximum. Jesus was born among animals in a manger with swaddling clothes around him. Luke 2 vs 7. This is the humblest of birth, but he ended up being the greatest person that ever lived on earth. It is not your beginning that matters, nor where you are, the power of God shall promote you from the minimum to the maximum.
  20. God will give you space. There was no space for Jesus in the inn. Luke 2 vs 7. Those denying you a space now, shall come back to bow before you in Jesus name.
  21. Prepare for divine visitation. Angels visited Jesus at birth, Luke 2 vs 9. An angel of God shall visit you today and always in Jesus name.
  22. Receive God’s Glory. The glory of God filled the presence of Jesus from birth. Luke 2 vs 9. The glory of God shall overshadow you today and all the days of your life in Jesus name.
  23. God shall deliver you. Herod sought to destroy Jesus from birth. Those seeking your life from birth shall die, the battles of your life from birth, shall expire in Jesus name- Mathew 2 vs 13.
  24. Your Herods shall die. ‘But when Herod was dead’ Mathew 2 vs 19. The powers that want you dead shall die in Jesus name.
  25. Expect divine direction. Jesus was born in Bethlehem- Mathew 2 vs 1; and was taken to Egypt on divine instruction- Mathew 2 vs 13; and later to Nazareth by divine revelation- Mathew 2 vs 22. I pray that your steps shall be directed by God in Jesus name. You shall not walk amiss in Jesus name.
  26. You shall not be stagnant.And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon him’. Luke 2 vs 40.
  27. You shall move forward. You shall grow just as Jesus grew. Luke 2 vs 40.
  28. You shall increase. You shall increase in strength just as Jesus increased in strength. Luke 2 vs 40.
  29. You shall be wise. You shall be filled with wisdom just as Jesus was wise. Luke 2 vs 40.
  30. Receive great grace. The grace of Jesus shall be upon you just as Jesus was filled with grace. Luke 2 vs 40.

 

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Prayer point: My star and glory must shine

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  By Pastor Enoch Adeboye
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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    By Pastor Enoch Adeboye
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.

Christmas messages: Who is Jesus Christ?

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Mathew 3 vs 13 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.14 But John forbad him, saying, I have John-The-Baptist-Paintingneed to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?15 And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

  1. Jesus was a humble man, though he was Lord, yet he subjected himself to be being baptized by John.
  2. John the baptist himself was embarrassed to baptize Jesus.
  3. Compare this to the way, the present Priests and Pastors behave as tin gods over their congregation
  4. Compare this to the way, Christians behave arrogantly over their subjects
  5. Prayer: O Lord give me a humble heart

 

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UNDER WHOSE GOVERNMENT?

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 By Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Memorise: “Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end….” (Isaiah 9:7a)

Read: Isaiah 9:6-7

messiahOf the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end….” (Isaiah 9:7a). There are different kinds of kingdoms – that of men and that of the devil. There is another Kingdom – a very special one at that – where every subject is either a king or a queen because the King of that Kingdom is called the King of kings. About 6000 years ago, there was a government which existed in the Garden of Eden. This was the government of Adam (Genesis 1:26-28).

This kingdom was prosperous and glorious and the gold there was grade one – better than the one commonly seen today (Genesis 2:8-12). Adam – the head of that government had a lot of time. He spent his time commissioning animals, projects, and other things similar to what contemporary governors and presidents do today. Then God looked down from Heaven and decided to give him something special (a wife) to make him complete. Then trouble came.

Since then, even when God knows you need some miracles, if you fail to ask Him, you may not have it. Why? Adam said God caused him to sin by giving him the woman he never asked (Genesis 3:12). That was the beginning of a most unexpected change. Adam lost his government and a new government headed by Satan took over.

Satan’s government was obtained through deception. This satanic government is what controls the world today with billions of people under it, except a few who have rebelled against that government and have opted for a divine government. Satan’s government is one of degradation and vain glory since God’s glory was taken up the moment Adam fell.

It is also a government of loneliness as Adam became separated from His Source after the fall (Genesis 3:8). It is a government of fear (Genesis 3:9-10). It is a government of curses (Genesis 3:16-19 ). If you find yourself almost succeeding but never able to achieve that success, it is an evidence that you are under a curse. It is a government of loss. Adam was sent out of his earthly paradise. It is a government of failure, disappointment, sorrow and death.

Anyone under the satanic government will be fed with all these tokens of the liar. Are you under Satan’s government? If you are still living in sin, you are under the government of Satan. If you find it difficult to obey God’s Word, you are still under Satan’s government. Everyone under his government becomes a victim of Satan’s manipulations, attacks and unhealthy control.

It is easy to fall into the pit of fornication but it takes the grace of God to come out of it. Ask God to bring you out of any sinful pit.

Should a Christian marry an unbeliever?

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  By Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Memorise: “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you” (1 Peter 5:7)

Read: Genesis 24:1-6

“And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof” (Genesis 2:21).Image result

God is the author of marriage. Marriage was originally designed to be one of the most beautiful relationships that could exist. But the fall of man into sin has produced several versions of marriages.

Today, all kinds of things happen in marriage because we have left God out of an institution He established. Couples choose to go ahead into marriage without consulting Heaven’s manual for marriages. No wonder things are not as were originally designed. The good news is that no matter how bad the situation might have been with your marriage or family, it can be brought back on line as you return to the basics. This season, the Lord will intervene in your family and give you a true home in Jesus’ Name.

In Genesis 24, Abraham had advanced in age when he arranged for his son Isaac to be married. He was very concerned about where his son’s wife would come from. He warned his chief servant – Eliezer not to take any of the daughters of Canaan even though he lived there. In verse four, he says, “But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac”.

And he made him to swear that he would do as instructed. Beloved, just as Abraham was concerned about where his son would marry from, so also is the Lord concerned about where your spouse would come from. It is clear from Abraham’s experience that there are places believers can marry from and those we cannot marry from. Believers are forbidden marriage to Canaanites – unbelievers.

Are you single and searching for a partner? God your Father is very concerned about it. In 2 Corinthians 6:14-18, He warns that you should not consider an unbeliever as your partner. It is spiritually suicidal to do so. If you are genuinely born again but you are in a relationship with an unbeliever or an unsaved churchgoer, break that relationship or you may regret it later.

The least a believer can do is to marry any fellow believer, but this is not good enough. God does not want you to be married to just any believer but the right one for you. Every believer has a right partner. Prayerfully wait on God for the fellow. Besides, God cares about every other aspect of your life. If you can lay all your cares and worries on Him, He will prove to you that He cares.

A believer with God’s gifts who sins will continue to manifest the gifts. If he repents, the Holy Spirit will continue from where He stopped. But if he does not repent, demons will take over the use of his gifts.

DELISTED?

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    By Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Memorise: “And the Lord said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book” (Exodus 32:33)

Read: Revelation 20:11-15

blotted-8-728“On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king” (Esther 6:1).

The story of Mordecai is an interesting one with several lessons for us today. The first thing that comes to mind is that every organized kingdom keeps records. Just as king Ahasuerus kept records of events, so does the King of kings. Heaven has lots of books out of which are some registers for human beings. Revelation 20:11-15 tells us of two sets of books – the book of life and the books of death. Everyone that is born into this world has his or her name in one of the books.

Wherever your name falls is where all your deeds will be recorded. Everyone who is born again and is still living right until time of death can be assured that his or her name is in the book of life. The moment you are washed in the blood of Jesus and become a new creature in Christ, your name enters the Lamb’s book of life (Revelation 21:27).

It takes your daily living to please Him to sustain your name there. If you return to sin, God has no choice but to erase the name of that fellow from this book. Also, what will happen to anyone and where the fellow will spend eternity will be determined by which book the fellow’s name is. Every sinner’s name is in one of the books of death, hence, they will be doomed in eternal hell.

“And the Lord said unto Moses, Whosoever hath sinned against me, him will I blot out of my book” (Exodus 32:33). Even from the time of Moses, it was common knowledge that God had a book where all righteous souls are listed. Are you born again? If yes, congratulations! It is not enough to have your name in the most important book in the universe. Keeping it there is the challenge.

Satan is out to delist your name from that book. That colleague that is mounting pressure on you to compromise with sin, is actually Satan’s vehicle to delist you. Some powerful names have been delisted from that book. Judas Iscariot and Demas once had their names in that book but were delisted. It is only when your name is there, that you will be entitled to your portion from God’s Kingdom. Do everything in your power to retain your name in this glorious book. Has your name been delisted? Re-enrol today!

Father, frustrate every known or unknown move of the enemy to delist my name from the Lamb’s Book of Life. Lord, fill this year’s Convention with your presence, power, and miracles. Grant us journey mercies during the Convention.

Prophetic prayers and messages for the new month

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Job 38 vs 12: Have you commanded the morning since thy days, and cause the dawn to know its place?

  1. December, you are the crowning glory of this year, you shall crown my work this year with glory and honour in Jesus name
  2. December, you are the month that ushers in a new year, you shall usher in good things for me in Jesus name.
  3. December, you are the month that rounds up of the year, I command you to round up my promotion and deliver it to me in Jesus name.
  4. December, you are the most celebrated month of the year, this month I shall not mourn in Jesus name.
  5. December, you are the month of festivities, this month my house shall be a beehive of festivities in Jesus name.
  6. December, you are the month with the highest travels; the road, sea, or air shall not consume me in Jesus name.
  7. December, you are the month that gave birth to my saviour and messiah, this month I shall be saved from every battles of life in Jesus name.
  8. December, you are the month people shout ‘Merry Christmas’, my life shall be merry al the 31days of this month in Jesus name.
  9. December, you are the month that brings in a ‘Happy new year’, this month I shall be happy and joyous in Jesus name.
  10. December, open your month and vomit my blessings in Jesus name

 

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Bible sermon:  What is sacrificial giving?

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Mark 12 vs.  41-44

41 Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts.

42 But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a fraction of a penny.  

43 Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others.

44 They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything — all she had to live on.”

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What is sacrificial offering?

  1. Sacrificial offering is NOT giving any sum of money into the offering basket- Mark 12 vs. 41- Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury.

 

  1. Sacrificial offering is NOT putting large amount of money into the offering basket- Mark 12 vs. 41- Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts.

 

  1. Sacrificial offering is putting ALL your income including the income for your daily needs into the offering basket- Mark 12 vs. 44- They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything — all she had to live on.”

 

  1. If someone has 100 dollars in his account and gives an offering of $10, $20 or $30 dollars he has not given sacrificially.

 

  1. If someone has $1000 in his account and gives an offering of $100, $200 or even $900 dollars to God, He has not given sacrificially.

 

  1. If someone has $100 in his account and gives ALL the $100 into the offering basket, the person has given an sacrificial offering.

 

Why should  we give a sacrificial offering?

 

  1. To challenge God concerning a prayer request.
  2. To fulfil a vow.
  3. For thanksgiving
  4. When what you have at hand is not enough, to provoke divine provision.
  5. To pay a first fruit
  6. To make a covenant with God
  7. To give a normal offering.

 

Prayer

I shall not be stingy towards God in Jesus name.

 

 

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Commentary on Mark 4: Faith in the storms of life

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Mark 4 vs 36-40

36 And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships.

37 And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full.

38 And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?

39 And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

40 And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?

  1. One of the remarkable occurrences in Mark 4 is that Jesus also sleeps.
  2. Jesus and his disciples were on a ship on the high sea, a great storm faced the ship, the ship was almost drowning, the disciples were afraid of sinking with the ship but Jesus slept off.

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What lessons can we learn from this encounter?

  1. Jesus, though a God in human flesh, behaved completely like a human being.
  2. This incident emphasizes the importance of resting and taking a nap to become refreshed.
  3. Only foolish people overwork themselves, even our God took a rest on the seventh day.
  4. Another lesson is that we should simply ignore several issues of life that we allow to worry us. Jesus ignored the raging storm. You need to turn on the ignore mode against every raging storm of your life.
  5. Jesus slept off when the storm was raging because He knew God was in control. Our fear and faithfulness must give away to fear.
  1. Jesus had earlier ordained the disciples but the disciples never knew they had power against the wind and sea. Many Christians are ignorant or delimit the power of God in their lives.
  1. Jesus is still asking that same questions to his disciples, why are you so fearful?
  2. Let every raging storm against your ship, marriage, finances, business, family etc, be still in Jesus name.

 

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Commentary on Mark 2-Jesus saves

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Mark 2 vs. 17-

On hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”

  1. Several people live in self condemnation of their past sins and iniquities.
  2. Some people erroneously believe God will not forgive them because of the enormity of the sins they have committed in the past.
  3. The fact is that the whole essence of the ministry of Jesus is not to applaud /praise the righteous but to call sinners to repentance.
  4. Jesus upbraided the rich, condemned the Pharisees and Sadducees (who thought they are righteous) for practising legalistic righteousness, exposed the folly of the man that thought he had kept all the laws and commandments;  but associated with the poor, shielded the sinner (caught in the very act of adultery)  from being stoned, dined and wined with tax collectors, and sat with unbelievers.
  5. Jesus came to save to heal and to deliver.
  6. No matter the nature of your sins they will be washed away once you confess them, repent and plead for forgiveness by the blood of Jesus.
  7. Go ahead and call on the Lord Jesus to save you.
  8. As we start a new month, it is not enough to prophecy that this is a good month, heaven will be more pleased if you decide to walk with God this month and henceforth.

 

Prayers

  1. This month shall open your mouth and vomit my miracles, vomit my blessings, vomit my healing, vomit my jobs,vomit my marriage, vomit my husband, vomit my children vomit my visa etc in Jesus name
  2. This month shall arise and favour me in Jesus name
  3. Blood of Jesus fight for me this month
  4. Blood of Jesus save and deliver me from economic, business, marital, and spiritual recession.

 

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Judas Iscariot: death of destiny

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Commentary on Matthew 27: The reward of sin

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One of the main lessons of Matthew 27 is that the reward of sin is destruction.

  1. Judas betrayed Jesus for thirty shekels of silver but didn’t live to enjoy the thirty shekels.
  2. Judas returned the thirty shekels to the Chief priest when he saw that Jesus was crucified.
  3. When you commit a sin you will not have peace of mind.
  4. Judas betrayed Jesus by collecting thirty shekels of silver from the chief priest but the chief priest in turn betrayed him by refusing to collect back the money when Judas sought to return it.
  5. When you commit sin, your conspirators will eventually betray you. The money satan gives us for forsaking Christ really belongs to God. Judas did not cast the money to the chief priest but to the temple. All monies come from God.

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  1. Any money you receive illegally is blood money. The chief priest refused to put the money into the treasury because it was blood money (Matthew 27 vs. 6) – The chief priests picked up the coins and said, “It is against the law to put this into the treasury, since it is blood money.”
  2. Ill-gotten wealth ends in destruction. Judas eventually hanged himself (Matthew 27 vs.5) – So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself.
  3. Judas like the other disciples should have ended up as an apostle, a saint, and the pillar of the church, but his destiny ended up on a tree because of the love of money. We now hear of Saint Peters Catholic Church, Saint James Anglican Church, Saint Mathews School, Saint Luke School..and several other monuments named after the disciples of Jesus. Have you ever heard of anything name after Saint Judas? Judas died a betrayer not a Saint, and his colorful destiny ended on a tree.

 

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Commentary on Matthew 19: Why a rich man may not make heaven

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Matthew 19 vs. 23- Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

 

  1. A rich man that puts his trust in the riches to solve all his problems instead of trusting God may not make heaven.
  2. Money may become his god. A rich man that devotes their time, energy, and power to make money rather than serving God may not make heaven.
  3. A rich man that believes money can solve all his problems may become godless and lose heaven.
  4. A rich man may become too busy managing his riches that he has no time for the things of God like reading the bible, praying, and fellowshipping with believers.
  5. Some rich men might have committed sins (bribery and corruption, murder etc.) to accumulate and sustain their riches.
  6. A rich man who does not have compassion for the poor and does not share/spend his riches on the poor may be committing a sin.
  7. It is almost impossible to become rich in this world without committing a sin or making covenant with the devil along the way.

Prayer

God of heaven give me riches that will not kill me in Jesus name

Commentary on Mathew 20: How to receive a miracle

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Matthew 20 vs. 29-34

29 And as they departed from Jericho, a great multitude followed him. 30 And, behold, two blind men sitting by the way side, when they heard that Jesus passed by, cried out, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David.

 31 And the multitude rebuked them, because they should hold their peace: but they cried the more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou Son of David. 32 And Jesus stood still, and called them, and said, What will ye that I shall do unto you? 33 They say unto him, Lord, that our eyes may be opened. 34 So Jesus had compassion on them, and touched their eyes: and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.

 

 

Two blind men who are professional beggars received instant miracles from Jesus. What lessons can we learn from this incident to receive a miracle?

  1. Be informed: seek information by asking questions. The two blind heard Jesus was coming to town; if they were ignorant that a miracle worker was in town, they would not have been able to receive a miracle.
  2. Be diligent: The two blind men were professional beggars, and they encountered their miracle on duty. Even as beggars, the two blind men were diligent. If they had decided to sleep at home that day instead of going out to beg; they would have missed the miracle.
  3. Believe Jesus: If the two blind men did not believe in Jesus they would not have cried to him. Your deliverance starts by surrendering your life to Jesus and believing He can save, heal and deliver you.
  4. Don’t resign to fate: Reject every contrary situation. The two blind men refused to accept blindness as their destiny and permanent fortune. They desired a change and received a change.
  5. Cry to God: Don’t murmur, lament, grumble, or weep about your situation; rather cry to God. Jesus does not respond to tears, but prayers. The two men could have lamented that their blindness prevented them from seeing Jesus, rather they cried to Jesus as He passed by, instead of lamenting about their situation.
  6. Pray fervently: The prayer of the two blind men was fervent, earnest, and efficacious. There is a time for silent prayers, but when a multitude is looking for a miracle, you need to raise your voice above the crowd to get attention.
  7. Have self confidence: Believe in yourself, pursue your dreams. The two blind men were not too shy to cry, and cried louder even when rebuked.
  8. Position yourself: You need to be at the right spot at the right time. The two blind men were well positioned where Jesus could see them, in the midst of a multitude. You need to be at the place where your miracle is waiting for you.
  9. Repent: Confess, repent of your sins and ask for mercy. The two blind men pleaded their case under mercy.
  10. Be restless: The multitude rebuked the two men but they refused to be silenced. Your voice has to be louder than the voice of your enemies. The more the blind men were asked to remain silent, the more they cried. Your miracle is on the way immediately you become restless. Your restlessness shall attract the attention of Jesus.
  11. Pray the prayer of Jacob: The prayer of Jacob is the prayer of Enough is Enough. The prayer of Jacob is the prayer of I will not leave you unless you bless me. The two blind men refused to keep quiet until they received a miracle. Keep praying until your miracle appears.
  12. Call God by His name that addresses your situation. The two blind men called Jesus Lord knowing fully well that:
  • This will provoke Jesus to proof his lordship.
  • Jesus must answer His name.
  • At the mention of the name Jesus, every kneel must bow, blindness must bow.
  • If Jesus answers His name the demon causing blindness into their lives must bow.
  • Anyone that calls on the name of Jesus must be saved.
  • Jesus came to save sinners.
  1. Be a prayer addict. Your prayers must embarrass heaven before you can receive a miracle. Your prayer must become a nuisance to the kingdom of darkness, before you can receive a miracle. Your prayers must draw the attention of Heaven before you can receive a miracle.
  2. Don’t limit yourself: The two blind men asked for what was been hard to achieve, they wanted to see. Ask God for the impossible.
  3. Be specific in your prayers: The prayer request of the two blind men was specific, clear, unambiguous, and straightforward. They wanted to see, and they saw. Their prayer request did not involve storytelling, or name calling. They were not seeing the cause of the problems nor indulged in name calling. Rather they focused on the solution.
  4. Be prophetic: The two blind men have never seen, yet they started seeing. Unless you see what you have not seen yet, you may not receive a miracle.
  5. Decide to serve: The two blind men immediately became followers of Jesus, and became his servants. Your deliverance is for service. Until God sees your heart that you will serve him when he delivers you, He will not likely deliver you.

Commentary on Matthew 18: Qualities of a good child/kid

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Matthew 18 vs. 3-4

3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.  4 Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Jesus said whoever wants to make heaven must have the qualities of a child. What are these qualities that every Christian should imbibe?

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  1. Children are humble; you therefore need to overcome pride and arrogance.
  2. Children are innocent; you need to pray for God to turn your wordly wisdom to foolishness.
  3. Children are meek; you need to deliver yourself from spirit of anger if you wish to make heaven.
  4. Children are forgiving; you must ensure you forgive all that rightly or wrongly offend you.
  5. Children have absolute faith in the word of their Daddy. You should have faith in God and put your trust in him.
  6. Children are trustworthy; you need to cast off deceit from your life.
  7. Children don’t bear grudge or malice; you must have same character and spirit.
  8. Children love everyone, young and old, male or female. You need to have compassion and love all.
  9. Children are not anxious about tomorrow, but cast their worries on their father. You need to kill the spirit of anxiety and worry.
  10. Children are teachable; you must be obedient and diligent.
  11. Children are obedient; pray and cast out the spirit of rebellion and disobedience.
  12. Children are not covetous, materialistic or desire riches or wealth. You need to kill the love of money which the bible describes as the root of all evils.
  13. Children are free minded and play with anyone. If you wish to make heaven don’t harbor or cultivate grudge against anyone.

Sermons on prayers that moves mountains

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By Evangeslist Steve KayodePelemo

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Mark 11 vs. 2saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here.        

 

  1. The colt was tied waiting to be slaughtered, it had limited freedom, as it was only able to move in circles.
  2. There is a divine command from heaven that you should experience a release in your finances, and health in Jesus name
  3. Just as Jesus commanded the colt to be loosed, God is going to release you for promotion.
  4. When they brought the colt to Jesus, He rode on it, and people laid them garments on the road in praise and honour of JesusIf you allowed yourself to be used by Jesus, He will cause people to honour you through Him.

Mark 11vs. 13Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs.

 

  1. Jesus was hungry anddid not find any fruit on the fig tree, though the fig tree had a mandate to provide for Jesus at that time; can God trust in you?

 2. Jesus cursed the fig tree to dry up because it was not fruitful or useful. The essence of life is to live fulfill purpose and to be useful.

 

Mark 11 vs. 21 – Peter remembered and said to Jesus, “Rabbi, look! The fig tree you cursed has withered!”

  1. If the fig tree did not die it could have been a tourist attraction in Israel today

 

Mark 11vs. 17and as he taught them He said, “It is not written: my house will be called a house of prayer for all nations, but you have made it a den of robbers.

 

  1. What have you turn the church into? Is it a house of prayers or curses? Two things God will not share with anybody, glory and vengeance.

 

Isaiah 42:8: I will not give my glory to anyone else, nor share my praise with carved idols

Romans 12:19Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord

 

  1. If you indulge in browsing social media activities during church service, you have turn the house of God into cyber café.
  2. Some people have turned the house of God to fashion parade; dressing is for covering, protection, and beauty but some people both young and old dress up without covering up.

 

Mark 11 vs. 22:And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God. For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

  1. Don’t put your faith in anything outside God, not in your connection, ability, family, or wisdom.
  2. I command every mountain in your life to be removed in Jesus name.
  3. God used the sea figuratively, because He knew when the mountain moves to the sea, the sea will swallow it.
  4. Speak what you want, God is hearing. He will rubberstamp it.
  5. As you sleep and wake up every day, you are getting closer to your miracle in Jesus name. Faith will keep you steady.

 

 

 

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How to achieve self-deliverance

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By Evangelist Steve Kayode Pelemo

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  1. Demons flee at the name of Jesus.
  2. You can achieve deliverance if you believe Jesus.
  3. The assignment of God for your life will keep you alive. John 8 vs. 31-3231To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
  4. Jesus is the way through you cannot be stranded, because He is with you always.
  5. The Lord will turn your mistakes and stupid action around; He will turn it around for your good.
  6. The way out of every affliction in life is Jesus; he is the truth that sets free.
  7. You need to become too hot for the devil.
  8. A Christian that needs deliverance needs to know the word of God. It is not just prayers, it is the word that sets free.
  9. The word will set you free, don’t joke with the word; there is power in the word.
  10. You can bring yourself out of every affliction.
  11. You can deliver your family, yourself, your ministry by the word of God.

 

 

 

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Types of prayer in Bible

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  1. Secret prayer – Matthew 6 vs. 6But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
  1. Crying to God – Exodus 3 vs. 9Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel is come unto me: and I have also seen the oppression wherewith the Egyptians oppress them.

Israelites, JonahJonah 2 vs. 2And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.

  1. Making a vowGenesis 28 vs. 2020 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,21 So that I come again to my father’s house in peace; then shall the Lordbe my God:22 And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God’s house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.

Hannah1 Samuel 1 vs. 11And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the LORD all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head.

  1. Silent prayer1 Samuel 1 vs. 13Now Hannah, she spake in her heart; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard: therefore, Eli thought she had been drunken.
  1. Prayer of vengeanceJudges 16 vs. 28Samson

Strengthen me, I pray, just this once, O God, that I may with one blow take vengeance on the Philistines for my two eyes!

  1. Prayer of enquiryDavid1 Samuel 30 vs. 8And David inquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake them, and without fail recover all.
  1. Prayer of judgment2 Kings 1 vs. 10And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.
  1. Prayer of sacrificial offerings – 1Kings 3 vs. 4And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there; for that was the great high place: a thousand burnt offerings did Solomon offer upon that altar.
  1. Prayer of deliveranceEsther 4 vs. 16 – Queen Esther -O, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law: and if I perish, I perish.
  1. Prayer for mercyJonah 2 vs. 1 – Then Jonah prayed unto the Lord his God out of the fish’s belly,
  1. Prayer for divine helpPsalm 121 vs. 2 – I will lift up my eyes to the hills, From where shall my help come? My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.
  1. Prayer of decreesJob 22 vs. 28Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways.
  1. Prayer agreement – Mathew 18 vs.1818 Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
  1. Standing on the word – Matthew 8 vs. 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.
  1. Prayer of dedication1 Kings 8 vs 1- Then Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord in front of the whole assembly of Israel, spread out his hands toward heaven
  1. Morning prayer – Psalm 5 vs. 3My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.
  1. Prayer of praisePsalm 8
  1. Prayer of thanksgivingPsalm 34
  1. Prayer without ceasing – Acts 12 vs. 5- So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.

       1Thes 5 vs. 17- Pray without ceasing.

  1. Intercessory prayer – Exodus 32 vs. 11 –And Moses besought the Lord his God, and said, Lord, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand?
  1. Midnight prayer- Acts 16 vs 25-And atmidnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God
  1. Prayer to overcome temptation – Matthew 26 vs. 41 – Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak
  1. Prayer of petitionPsalm 20 vs. 4 – Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel.
  1. Prayer of repentance – Jonah 3 vs. 5-10 So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.
  1. Corporate prayer – Act 4 vs. 24 – And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is:
  1. Prayer in the Holy GhostActs 2 vs. 4 –And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
  1. Prayer of faithJames 5 vs. 15 – And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
  1. Prayer of confessionRoman 10 vs. 9 – That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
  1. Prayer for forgivenessPsalm 51
  1. Prayer for salvation and healingJeremiah 17 vs. 14 – Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.

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Mathew 4: Temptation of Jesus: lessons and commentary

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  1. You need to feed on the word of God as you feed on food and drinks – Matthew 4 vs. 4 – But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
  2. Act with wisdom. Don’t act foolishly. Your decisions and lifestyles will determine your fate. Even Jesus was taken to safety when Herod wanted to kill him. Matthew 2 vs. 14-15; And Jesus departed from Nazareth in Galilee to Capernaum when He learnt of the arrest of John the Baptist – Matthew 4 vs. 13 – And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim
  3. Christians should avoid idolatry, such as making covenant with Satan in return for status, wealth and positions – Matthew 4 vs. 10 – Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

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Prayers for exam success

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According to Exodus 31 vs. 3 – And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,

The Lord gives wisdom, understanding and knowledge

  1. I receive the wisdom of God
  2. I receive divine understanding
  3. I receive uncommon knowledge in Jesus name.

 

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Are you a born again Christian?

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John 3 vs. 3: Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

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I met a lady online yesterday, she had contacted me for counselling, and I noticed she was almost half nude in her displayed photo. She told me she is a Christian, explaining that the photo is her gym attire. I then asked her if she is a born again Christian, as the photo portrayed her more of a sex worker. She then asked me the difference between a Christian and a born again Christian. The compilation below is a response to the question on the difference between a Christian and a born again Christian

  1. A Christian believes in Jesus Christ, a born again Christian is a disciple of Jesus.
  2. A Christian is church goer, a born again Christian is a servant in the church.
  3. A Christian attends only Sunday service, a born again Christian attends Sunday services and week day services.
  4. A Christian opens his Bible only on Sundays during sermons, a born again Christian reads his Bible day and night.
  5. A Christian rarely fasts, a born again Christian is always fasting.
  6. A Christian can barely say the Lord’s prayer, a born again Christian can pray for long on any issue.
  7. A Christian is always looking for prayer points or who to pray for him, a born again Christian is a generator of prayers.
  8. A Christian can only pray in his understanding, a born again Christian can pray both in understanding and in the spirit.
  9. Most Christians only know the first verses of Psalms 23 and 121; a born again Christian can quote several scriptures.
  10. A Christian still keeps worldly friends, attend weird parties, drinks alcoholics, smokes, and indulges in sexual sins, but a born again Christian does not drink or smoke, chaste, faithful to his wife, and rarely socializes.
  11. A Christian is tied to church doctrines even when they are contrary to the Bible, a born again Christian believes in the scriptures and rejects church doctrines when they are contrary to the Bible.
  12. A Christian still practices the traditions of his ancestors, a born again Christian reject any tradition that is contrary to the Bible.
  13. A Christian exposes her body and makes up excessively like a Jezebel; a born again Christian dresses up for glory and beauty, covers her body, and is natural.
  14. A Christian finds it difficult to support the gospel financially, a born again Christian gives sacrificially to the gospel.
  15. A Christian watches action, adventurous, worldly films and listens to romantic music, a born again Christian censors what he ears, watches, or see. His standard is what will Jesus say, ear, or watch?
  16. A Christian belongs to the new school interested only in motivational, inspirational, and prosperity messages, a born again Christian is more excited to hear salvation messages.
  17. A Christian is a soul waiting to be won for Christ, a born again Christian is a soul winner.
  18. A Christian participates in any discussions including filthy conversations, a born again Christian walks away from evil communication.
  19. A Christian is focused on riches and pleasures of the world- how to become the next millionaire, a born again Christian is focused on heaven- how to win souls and make heaven.
  20. A Christian sees the opposite sex as a potential sexual partner, a born again Christian looks for the way to share the gospel with anyone he meets.

 

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Dealing with harvest destroyers

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Read Judges 6

Who are harvest destroyers?

  1. Harvest destroyers are enemies of the children of God – Judges 6 vs. 1 –And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years.
  2. Harvest destroyers are oppressors – Judges 6 vs.2 – And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
  3. Harvest destroyers are armies of Satan – Judges 6 vs.3 – And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
  4. Harvest destroyers are devourers of profits and wasters – Judges 6 vs. 5 –For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it.
  5. Harvest destroyers turn wealth into poverty – Judges 6 vs. 6 – And Israel was greatly impoverished because of the Midianites; and the children of Israel cried unto the LORD.

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How to be delivered from harvest destroyers

  1. Run from sin, flee from every appearances of evil – Judges 6 vs. 1 – And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years.
  2. Cry to God – Judges 6 vs. 7 – And it came to pass, when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD because of the Midianites,
  3. Resist the devil with prayers/fasting – Judges 6 vs. 34 – But the Spirit of the LORD came upon Gideon, and he blew a trumpet; and Abi-ezer was gathered after him.

Prayer:

  1. Harvest destroyers, shall destroy themselves in Jesus name.
  2. Powers assigned to destroy my soul, my body, my marriage, my job, my marriage, destroy yourselves in Jesus name

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I want to marry now prayers

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1.Genesis 49 vs 1 to 3
2. Pray like this, at least 30 minutes at  midnight for 7nights
You curse of ‘I shall not marry’ break in Jesus name.
You curse of ‘I shall not be a mother/father’ break in Jesus name
You curse of ‘I shall remain barren’ break in Jesus name
You curse of ‘I shall not have a successful marriage’ break in Jesus name
You curse of ‘ I shall not excel in marriage’ break in Jesus name
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Bible Sermon on offerings and giving

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Exodus 23 vs. 15 – Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out from Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty:)

  1. Several years ago, I escorted my mum to visit a King, one of the traditional rulers in a neighboring community, to seek a favour.
  2. On our way to the King’s palace, my mum reminded me that we have to take a gift along for the King; as it is against the local customs and tradition to visit the King empty handed.
  3. As a result, we purchased a bottle of wine which we presented to the King in his palace.
  4. Noteworthy, the King collected our gift, promised to grant our requests, but never did.

What lessons can we learn from this story?

  1. If local custom and tradition forbids appearance before an earthly King empty handed, how are we appearing before the King of kings? How serious do we take the biblical injunction in Exodus 23 vs. 15 that we should not appear before God empty handed?
  2. The King that my mum and I gave a gift few years ago, (because we wanted a favour) died last year without fulfilling his promise to us, but we have a King of Kings who keeps promises and lives King forever.

 

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Prayers against barrenness

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 I want a baby  now prayers points

1.Genesis 49 vs 1 to 3
2. Pray like this, at least 30 minutes at  midnight for 7nights
You curse of ‘I shall not have a baby’ break in Jesus name.
You curse of ‘I shall not be a mother/father’ break in Jesus name
You curse of ‘I shall remain barren’ break in Jesus name
You curse of ‘I shall not have a successful marriage’ break in Jesus name
You curse of ‘ I shall not excel in marriage’ break in Jesus name
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Bible verses about offerings

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Exodus 23 vs. 15 – 15 Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out from Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty:)

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Exodus 25 vs. 1 – 2 – And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring me an offering: of every man that giveth it willingly with his heart ye shall take my offering.

Mark 12 vs. 41-44 – 41 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people cast money into the treasury: and many that were rich cast in much. 42 And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.  43 And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury: 44 For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.

Bible scriptures against idolatry

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Exodus 23 vs. 13 – And in all things that I have said unto you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth

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What is the meaning of this verse?

  1. Don’t attend idolatrous feasts.
  2. Don’t participate in any festival or ceremony where it is forbidden to mention the name of God or Jesus, or where the names of idols are being glorified.
  3. Run away from the traditional rites of your family where ancestral gods are being worshipped, praised or remembered.
  4. Don’t sing songs or say proverbs or slangs that praise and honour any idol.
  5. Change your name if it honours and idol. Don’t bear the name of an idol.
  6. Don’t give glory to any idol in whatever circumstance.
  7. Don’t watch films or movies where idols are honoured.

 

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Bible on unanswered prayers

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Genesis 16 vs 1: Non 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

  1. There are some prayers that remain unanswered because God has refused to answer them.
  2. Sarai, the wife of Abraham was barren, yet Abraham was a perfect man before God.
  3. 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.
  4. However, Sarai eventually conceived and bore a child.Image result for unanswered prayers

 

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