23. October 2017 · Comments Off on LET NEGOTIATIONS BEGIN · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Prayer

I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for [the sake of] the land, that I would not destroy it, but I found no one [not even one] (Ezekiel 22:30 AMP).

Beloved, using yesterday’s message as a backdrop, today, let’s take a look at the negotiation that took place between the Lord and Abraham one more time… And the Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am doing… And the Lord said, “Because the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grave, I will go down now and see whether they have done altogether according to the outcry against it that has come to Me; and if not, I will know.” (Genesis 18:17-21 NKJV)

Beloved, here we see that the Lord let Abraham in on what He was up to for a reason and then negotiations began. We know the story… Abraham negotiated from 50 down to 10 righteous people. … He said, “Let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak but once more: Suppose TEN should be found there?” And He said, “I WILL NOT DESTROY IT FOR THE SAKE OF TEN.” (Genesis 18:32 NKJV)

The Lord promised not to destroy the city for the sake of ten but unfortunately, He did not find 10 righteous people there so, He had to destroy the city… BUT GOD HAD LISTENED TO ABRAHAM’S REQUEST and kept Lot safe, removing him from the disaster that engulfed the cities on the plain (Genesis 19:29 NLT).

BUT GOD HAD LISTENED TO ABRAHAM’S REQUEST…

So, let’s think about this for a moment. Abraham begged God to preserve the land if He found at least 10 righteous people there. What if Abraham’s request was that God should touch the hearts of the people so that they could humble themselves, pray, seek God’s face and turn from their wicked ways, would God have heard from heaven, forgiven their sins, and healed their land? He was ready not to “DESTROY IT FOR THE SAKE OF TEN.” We also know how Jonah stepped in and saved a whole city.

Over the weekend, we were having a discussion about how powerful intercessors are because like Moses, they stand in the way and would have to step aside for God to act.

Beloved, our feature text tells us that the Lord searches for people to stand in the gap for [the sake of] the land but He found no one and we read in scripture where the Lord says… “Do you think that I like to see wicked people die? says the Sovereign Lord. Of course not! I want them to turn from their wicked ways and live (Ezekiel 18:23 NLT).

Beloved, that’s the heart cry of the Lord and going back to Abraham’s story, it’s one thing for God to let us in on what He’s up to but it’s another thing to know what to do with what He shows us. This applies to every aspect of our lives and today, I pray that the Lord gives us the wisdom to pray the right prayers concerning our lives, families, our nation and world.

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22. October 2017 · Comments Off on DARE TO REASON WITH THE LORD? · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Relationship, Worship

“Come now, and let us reason together,” Says the Lord…(Isaiah 1:18 NKJV)

Beloved, have you ever found yourself in a position where you feel afraid to place a request before God? Where you raised with a religious culture that gave the impression that God was very strict? He had to be reverenced and feared and one couldn’t just approach Him. Oh yes, He is to be reverenced and feared but He is also a loving Father looking for a simple, intimate relationship with you and is always willing to listen and consider your requests.

I’m reminded of Abraham and how he had to summon courage to place his request before God… Abraham approached Him and said: “Will you sweep away the righteous with the wicked? (Genesis 18:23 NIV)

Beloved, I’m not sure how he expected the Lord to respond but when he saw that the Lord did not bite his head off, he was encouraged to keep asking… Then Abraham spoke up again: “NOW THAT I HAVE BEEN SO BOLD AS TO SPEAK TO THE LORD, though I am nothing but dust and ashes, what if the number of the righteous is five less than fifty?”… Then he said, “MAY THE LORD NOT BE ANGRY, BUT LET ME SPEAK. What if only thirty can be found there?”… Abraham said, “NOW THAT I HAVE BEEN SO BOLD AS TO SPEAK TO THE LORD, what if only twenty can be found there?”… Then he said, “May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak just once more. What if only ten can be found there?”… (Genesis 18:27-32 NIV)

Each time the Lord did not say… “how dare you ask Me that?” Or “that’s enough! You’ve made too many requests. You have exceeded your limit”. Rather, His response to Abraham’s entire requests was… “I WILL NOT DESTROY IT”.

I’m sure reflecting back, Abraham must have thought; why was I so afraid? Why did I think He would be angry with me? As funny as this may sound, some people are still under this same bondage and it is mainly caused by religion. But it shouldn’t be so. We find that it was the Lord’s desire in the first place for Abraham to engage him in this conversation… Then the Lord said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do? (Genesis 18:17 NIV) And He listened and responded to Abraham in a way that gave Him the confidence to come closer.

Beloved, today, the Lord is saying… ‘Call to Me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’ (Jeremiah 33:3 NIV)

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06. October 2017 · Comments Off on WHY DOES GOD SEEM TO DELAY HIS ANSWER? · Categories: Faith, Glory, God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Trusting God

Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped His feet with her hair.) So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one You love is sick.” (John 11:1-3 NIV)

Beloved, someone once asked me why God seems to delay His answer to a legitimate request. He presents you with a lead and everything seems to point to the fact that it’s going to happen this time. However, the next thing you see is a dead end. Either people suddenly turn cold and lose interest or they start making excuses and the question is “How much longer will THE ONE who can do ALL THINGS just look?”

Well, let’s take a look at the case of Mary and Martha whom we know had a legitimate request but met A DEAD END. Everything in our feature text seems to point to the fact that Jesus had every reason to heed to their request. It was Mary and her sister Martha, very close friends with Jesus. Martha served Him diligently and Mary was a genuine worshipper and it was the one Jesus loved that was sick but oddly, see how Jesus responded to that love… Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. SO WHEN HE HEARD THAT LAZARUS WAS SICK, HE STAYED WHERE HE WAS TWO MORE DAYS (John 11:5-6 NIV).

Beloved, this doesn’t sound right? My brother is genuinely sick to the point of death. Thanks for confirming that I am greatly favoured with Your love for me but then Your response should be to answer me immediately and not stay where You are because You love me. However, what they didn’t know was that His love for their family qualified them to be candidates for Him to do the exceedingly, abundantly above all that they could ask or think; something bigger and better than they expected. They experienced real tears but Jesus showed up in the end. He raised Lazarus from the dead publicly and in the presence of every doubter.

Interestingly, the name ‘Lazarus’ means ‘God is my help’ or ‘God has helped’; not ‘man’ but ‘God’. There are some dead-end situations you face that if God doesn’t help you, you can’t get out and God waits until everyone around you lets you down so that you know He alone is God. It’s a set up. He is working out your faith.

Beloved, we don’t always understand why our manifestation tarries but Lazarus’s story shows that He was only part of the Lord’s bigger picture to show everyone; His friends, disciples and the Jews that He is the ‘Resurrection and the Life’. Surely the maker of the world can do ALL things. The Lord’s response was a resurrection and all Jesus wanted them to do was to believe so they could see the glory of God (John 11:40). Do you believe? Do you need to roll away that stone of unbelief?

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05. October 2017 · Comments Off on BE CAREFUL ABOUT YOUR REQUEST · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Motives, Prayer, Trusting God

They soon forgot His works; They did not wait for His counsel, But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, And tested God in the desert. And HE GAVE THEM THEIR REQUEST, BUT SENT LEANNESS INTO THEIR SOUL (Psalm 106:13-15 NKJV).

Beloved, I read this and couldn’t help but stop and reflect on this last part… HE GAVE THEM THEIR REQUEST, BUT SENT LEANNESS INTO THEIR SOUL…

The Message translation says… They only cared about pleasing themselves in that desert, provoked God with their insistent demands. He gave them exactly what they asked for—but along with it they got an empty heart… and like someone said… THEIR BODIES WERE FILLED, THEIR SOULS WERE EMPTY.

Beloved, it is possible to get that Job, that business deal, that house, car, man or woman of your dreams and still find that you are still empty or it may come with a lot of trouble. I remember a lady sharing of how she was begging God for something that was obviously not God’s will for her. This lady happens to be a prayer warrior. People have testified to the fact that she is one that prays so, you can imagine how she would have disturbed the Lord with her request. However, she said the Lord told her plainly… “well, I can give you the grace to bear the consequences of what you are asking for”.

Hmmm, though it was hard to let go, she had to come to the conclusion that she didn’t want to settle for just the grace to bear the trouble that goes with it. The Bible says… The blessing of the Lord makes one rich, And He adds no sorrow with it (Proverbs 10:22 NKJV). This one would have been full of sorrow… no peace… no joy… She would have probably become like Paul who said… Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time He said, “My grace is all you need… (2 Corinthians 12:8-9 NLT).

Beloved, the Israelites did not wait for the Lord’s counsel. They settled for momentary satisfaction. They settled for what would satisfy their lust but along with it came the LEANNESS OF THEIR SOUL. We have got to get to that place where we can trust the Lord enough to say… Father let, Your perfect and not permissive will be done.

Jesus said… “You parents—if your children ask for a loaf of bread, do you give them a stone instead? Or if they ask for a fish, do you give them a snake? Of course not! So if you sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good gifts to those who ask him (Matthew 7:9-11 NLT).

Beloved, the Lord knows that some of the things we ask for are stones and snakes in disguise. Let’s not force our will upon God. He knows what’s best for us and at just the right time, when He knows we are ready for it… we would eat the fruit of the Land (Joshua 5:12).

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27. September 2017 · Comments Off on HAVE YOU GOT ACTIVE FAITH? · Categories: Action, Faith, Jesus Christ, Prayer

Dear friends, do you think you’ll get anywhere in this if you learn all the right words but never do anything? Does merely talking about faith indicate that a person really has it? For instance, you come upon an old friend dressed in rags and half-starved and say, “Good morning, friend! Be clothed in Christ! Be filled with the Holy Spirit!” and walk off without providing so much as a coat or a cup of soup—where does that get you? Isn’t IT OBVIOUS THAT GOD-TALK WITHOUT GOD-ACTS IS OUTRAGEOUS NONSENSE? (James 2:14-17 MSG)

…IT OBVIOUS THAT GOD-TALK WITHOUT GOD-ACTS IS OUTRAGEOUS NONSENSE?

Beloved, we’ve often been told that if you have faith, your prayers would be answered and so, the question is; “is it just faith alone?” Would you just sit-down there and pray, pray, pray without doing anything? Is there no corresponding action to go with your prayers? The Amplified version of our feature text says… faith, if it does not have works [to back it up], is by itself dead [inoperative and ineffective]. The Amplified Bible, Classic Edition says… faith, if it does not have works (deeds and actions of obedience to back it up), by itself is destitute of power (inoperative, dead).

I like what the Lord told Moses as Moses cried out to Him in the face of trouble. Moses had told the Israelites he was leading that… The Lord will fight for you while you [only need to] keep silent and remain calm.” (Exodus 14:14 AMP). However, how did the Lord respond?… The Lord said to Moses, “Why do you cry to Me? Tell the sons of Israel to move forward [toward the sea]. As for you, lift up your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, so that the sons of Israel may go through the middle of the sea on dry land (Exodus 14:14-16 AMP).

Beloved, Moses had to take some action before he could see any results. We are also told of Cornelius… He was a devout, God-fearing man, as was everyone in his household. HE GAVE GENEROUSLY TO THE POOR AND PRAYED REGULARLY TO GOD (Acts 10:2 NLT) and on one faithful day, an angel of God appeared to him in a vision and said…“YOUR PRAYERS AND GIFTS TO THE POOR have been RECEIVED BY GOD AS AN OFFERING! (Acts 10:4 NLT)

Beloved, God also noticed his gifts to the poor which He received as an offering to Himself and this set the ball rolling for this man and his family. God started moving people on his behalf. Peter had a vision and… as Peter was puzzling over the vision, the Holy Spirit said to him, “Three men have come looking for you. Get up, go downstairs, and go with them without hesitation…” (Acts 10:19-20 NLT. This mans’ prayer backed with good deeds contributed to changing the destiny of the entire Gentiles (Acts 10:44-45).

Beloved, what am I trying to say? Can you decide on actions you can take to back your prayers? As you do so, I pray you receive a divine visitation that would turn things around for your family.

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16. September 2017 · Comments Off on ARE YOU REIGNING IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD? · Categories: Jesus Christ, Joy, Mind, Peace, Prayer

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] PEACE AND JOY IN THE HOLY SPIRIT (Romans 14:17 AMPC).

Beloved, one of the things I’ve felt the Lord has been addressing this week is about our emotions and the question is; are you really experiencing peace and joy in your life? Are you really acknowledging God’s rule over your life? Are you really reigning in the kingdom of God? Is your mind always troubled over stuff? Most of us know how to talk the Christian talk, know what is right from wrong and can put on a show in public to make it seem like we’ve got it all together but behind closed doors, its tears, tears and more tears. You are always worried and anxious over the things going on around you; the things nobody else knows you are going through. You are saved no doubt but ARE YOU REIGNING IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD?

Where’s your peace? Where’s your joy? I like how the Message translation put our feature text… God’s kingdom isn’t a matter of what you put in your stomach, for goodness’ sake. IT’S WHAT GOD DOES WITH YOUR LIFE AS HE SETS IT RIGHT, PUTS IT TOGETHER, AND COMPLETES IT WITH JOY.

Beloved, are you waiting for everything to be perfect before you experience real peace and joy? Didn’t they say true joy isn’t based on what is happening around you but from the Holy Spirit that flows from within you? I don’t think Jesus promised that everything would be smooth. In fact, He made sure He prepared the minds of His disciples. Jesus said… I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33 NLT)

The storms of life happen to the just and the unjust but what differentiates the just from the unjust is the peace and joy that reigns over their lives while going through the storm; the kind of peace that Jesus gives that the world cannot understand.

Beloved, we’ve been given a solution for handling the storms of life… Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:6-7 NLT). So, if you are struggling with experiencing real joy, why not ask the Lord today to… restore to you the joy of your salvation (Psalm 51:12) and see Him anoint you afresh with the oil of joy and gladness.

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08. September 2017 · Comments Off on PRAYING AGAINST STRONG ARGUMENTS OPPOSING THE LORD’S WILL CONCERNING YOU · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Mind, Obedience, Prayer, Repentance, Thoughts, Understanding

But it greatly displeased Jonah and he became angry. He prayed to the Lord and said, “O Lord, is this not what I said when I was still in my country? That is why I ran to Tarshish, because I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and great in lovingkindness, and [when sinners turn to You] You revoke the [sentence of] disaster [against them]. Therefore now, O Lord, just take my life from me, for it is better for me to die than to live.” ‎(Jonah 4:1‭-‬3 AMP)

Beloved, during one of our prayer sessions yesterday, we were led to our feature text. Here, Jonah is seen to have had this conversation with the Lord where he gave the Lord all his reasons why he didn’t want to go and minister to the people the Lord sent him to. “Why on earth are You interested in them? Can’t You see that they deserve to stay the way they are? Why do you want to extend your grace, compassion, and loving kindness to them?”

So, rather than go to the place the Lord sent him, he went in the opposite direction. The Bible says… But Jonah got up and went in the opposite direction to get away from the Lord… (Jonah 1:3 NLT).

Beloved, you would be surprised to know that there are people whom the Lord has assigned to minister to you in one form or the other but instead of obeying the Lord, like Jonah, they’ve argued or are still arguing with Him; “Lord, why do you want me to go and minister to that person? Can’t You see they don’t deserve it? Lord, why would You send me to go and bless that person, can’t You see that they don’t need it?”

These are some of the arguments they are having with the Lord and so, they have either gone or are deciding to go in a different direction. However, it’s all because of their limited perspective. The devil is also responsible for providing them with a list of excuses because he definitely doesn’t want you to receive what’s coming to you and that’s why we must not be ignorant… We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments. We destroy every proud obstacle… We capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ (2 Corinthians 10:3-5 NLT).

Beloved, we were also led to pray to enforce the Lord’s will which is our model prayer… Our Father, who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven (Matthew 6:9-10 AMP).

YOUR WILL BE DONE ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN…

Everyone opposing the Lord’s will has to give up and give in and so be it. SHALOM!

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22. August 2017 · Comments Off on BUILDING WITH YOUR SWORD · Categories: Jesus Christ, Prayer, Salvation, Words

Every builder had his sword secured at his side as he built. And the one who sounded the trumpet [to summon the troops] stood at my side (Nehemiah 4:18 AMP)

Beloved, our feature text is about Nehemiah and his team who were rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem but because of the strong opposition from their enemies, they had to build with their sword secured at their side. Today, we know the sword represents the word of God and it just gives a picture of how if you don’t hold on firmly to the word of God in a season when you are building, you may lose sight of what you set out to do in the face of strong opposition. Except you have the word of God in one hand, when the enemy comes to attack, it may shake you off balance. It could be a word of prophecy spoken over your life, whatever it is, you have got to remember and hold onto what the Lord said and speak it over and over again until you see its fulfillment.

Apostle Paul said to Timothy… Timothy, my son, here are my instructions for you, based on the prophetic words spoken about you earlier. May they help you fight well in the Lord’s battles (1 Timothy 1:18 NLT). The Amplified Bible says… This command I entrust to you, Timothy, my son, in accordance with the prophecies previously made concerning you, so that [inspired and aided] by them you may fight the good fight…

Concerning Nehemiah and his team, Nehemiah went on to say… So neither I, my brothers (relatives), my servants, nor the men of the guard who followed me, none of us took off our clothes; each took his weapon [even] to the water (Nehemiah 4:23 AMP)

This gives a picture of what we have been commanded to do as Christians which is to put on the whole armour of God.

Apostle Paul said… Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere (Ephesians 6:13-18 NLT).

Beloved, don’t go weary. Rather, equip yourself. You can’t do it unequipped. Remember… Unless the Lord builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the Lord guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain (Psalm 127:1 AMP).

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27. July 2017 · Comments Off on HOW TO HANDLE YOUR TRANSITION · Categories: Change, Courage, God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Peace, Prayer, Trusting God

And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!”‎ ‎And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” (Mathew 14:28-31 NKJV)

Beloved, according to the Oxford Dictionary,” transition is the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another”. This was the position Peter found himself when He obeyed Jesus’ command to step out of the boat and walk on water. He had already stepped out and there was no way He could go back. He had taken the initial step to come out from where he was. He had resigned from his job and couldn’t go back. He had invested all his money in this project because He took a step of faith. However, uncertainty about the future started to torment him. What have I done? What if things don’t work out as expected?

Beloved, this is like when you thrust yourself into something but then, reality starts to set in and you start to think “what am I doing?” And then, the first sign of any kind of opposition causes you to seriously panic. However, if you don’t face opposition, then it’s probably not the Lord that called or sent you.

The key is that you must retain the same courage that kicked in at the beginning… You must retain the same boldness that kicked in at the beginning… You must retain the same faith that kicked in at the beginning. The key is stability. You should not be… blown about and tossed by the wind. For such a person ought not to think or expect that he will receive anything [at all] from the Lord, being a double-minded man, unstable and restless in all his ways [in everything he thinks, feels, or decides] (James 1:6-8 AMP).

Beloved, get rid of the doubt. That’s what caused Peter to start to drown. Get rid of the fear. The Bible says… For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of A SOUND MIND (2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV).

A SOUND MIND… That’s what you need. The Amplified Bible Translation says… sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind…]

Beloved, you are to always remain calm… Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God. And the peace of God [that peace which REASSURES the heart, that peace] which transcends all understanding, [that peace which] stands guard over your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus [is yours] (Philippians 4:6-7 AMP).

Fix your eyes on Jesus who called you out of the boat. He is the author and finisher of your faith (Hebrews 12:2)

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08. July 2017 · Comments Off on REFUSE TO BE CONFUSED · Categories: Decision making, God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Prayer, Revelation, Understanding

“‘Relax, Daniel,’ he continued, ‘don’t be afraid. From the moment you decided to humble yourself to receive understanding, your prayer was heard, and I set out to come to you. But I was waylaid by the angel-prince of the kingdom of Persia and was delayed for a good three weeks. But then Michael, one of the chief angel-princes, intervened to help me. I left him there with the prince of the kingdom of Persia. And now I’m here to help you understand what will eventually happen to your people. The vision has to do with what’s ahead.’ (Daniel 10:12-14 MSG)

Beloved, I have come to realise that one of the greatest tactics used by the enemy against one’s destiny is that of confusion. Oh, how the devil loves it when you can’t see your way through and don’t have clarity about your future or next move.

The prayer and fasting of Daniel is a well-known story in the Bible. We are told that there was a time Daniel waited on the Lord and when an angel finally appeared to him with an answer to his prayers, he revealed to Daniel that he was supposed to have been there sooner but he got waylaid by the prince of Persia. So, the prince of Persia waylaid Daniels answer but the question is what was Daniel praying for and why did the devil not want him to receive an answer?

Beloved, the angel of the Lord told Daniel in our feature text that… FROM THE MOMENT YOU DECIDED TO HUMBLE YOURSELF TO RECEIVE UNDERSTANDING…

This lets me know that Daniel was praying for understanding but the devil didn’t want him to receive understanding. So, you can just imagine that the enemy would rather have you ignorant or confused. The opposite of understanding is misunderstanding and with misunderstanding comes misinterpretation. For some people, it just means they remain stagnant but the devil is a liar.

Daniel knew the importance of getting understanding and that’s why he tarried in a place of prayer and fasting until he received the answer he was looking for.

Apostle Paul (used to be known as Saul) was another person that prayed that the scales in his eyes be removed because he couldn’t see clearly. He prayed and… Ananias went and found Saul. He laid his hands on him and said, “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road, has sent me so that you might regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.” Instantly something like scales fell from Saul’s eyes, and he regained his sight… (Acts 9:17-18 NLT)

Beloved, there is a war going on for your understanding. The enemy would rather have you blinded but you have to refuse to be confused. Do not be ignorant of the devices of satan (2 Corinthians 2:11). Remember… “The beginning of wisdom is: Get [skillful and godly] wisdom [it is preeminent]! And with all your acquiring, get understanding [actively seek spiritual discernment, mature comprehension, and logical interpretation] (Proverbs 4:7 AMP).

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