24. May 2017 · Comments Off on BEING SECURE IN THE PERSON GOD CALLED YOU TO BE · Categories: God's Plan, Humility, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Spiritual Growth

JESUS KNEW THAT THE FATHER HAD GIVEN HIM AUTHORITY OVER EVERYTHING and that He had come from God and would return to God. SO HE GOT UP FROM THE TABLE, TOOK OFF HIS ROBE, WRAPPED A TOWEL AROUND HIS WAIST, AND POURED WATER INTO A BASIN. THEN HE BEGAN TO WASH THE DISCIPLES’ FEET, drying them with the towel he had around him (John 13:3‭-‬5 NLT).

Beloved, reading our feature text, the first thing that came to my mind was the fact that this is what happens when you are secure in the person God has called you to be – be it a husband, leader, CEO, whatever. You don’t have to Lord is over people. You don’t have to boss people around so your voice is heard and you don’t have to tear people down to make you feel important. Rather, it is people that would recognise what the Lord has placed in you.

Jesus knew that the Father had given Him authority over everything and so He also knew that bending down to wash His disciple’s feet did not make Him less the person that He was and like someone said, leadership is proven by its fruits and not necessarily by you just saying you are a leader. They then went on to say one of the greatest qualities of leadership is humility.

Beloved, Jesus went on to say to His disciples… And since I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash each other’s feet. I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you. I tell you the truth, slaves are not greater than their master. Nor is the messenger more important than the one who sends the message. Now that you know these things, God will bless you for doing them (John 13:14‭-‬17 NLT)

Beloved, Jesus humbled Himself and we are told… You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. Though He was God, He did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. Instead, he gave up his divine privileges He took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When He appeared in human form, He humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross. Therefore, God elevated Him to the place of highest honor and gave Him the name above all other names, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue declare that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father (Philippians 2:5-11 NLT).

Because of His humility, He got elevated and so you too are to… dress yourselves in humility as you relate to one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor (1 Peter 5:5-6 NLT).

SELAH!

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23. May 2017 · Comments Off on DON’T FALL FOR THE COMPARISM TRAP ‏ · Categories: Comparism, Contentment, Identity, Jesus Christ, Relationship

When the victorious Israelite army was returning home after David had killed the Philistine, women from all the towns of Israel came out to meet King Saul. They sang and danced for joy with tambourines and cymbals. This was their song: “Saul has killed his thousands, and David his ten thousands!” This made Saul very angry. “What’s this?” he said. “They credit David with ten thousands and me with only thousands. Next they’ll be making him their king!” So from that time on Saul kept a jealous eye on David (1 Samuel 18:6-9 NLT).

Beloved, I remember listening to someone say that the reason David got into so much trouble with King Saul was because of people and not anything that David personally did. David was very faithful to Saul. He went wherever Saul sent him. Saul was very pleased with him and so made him a commander over the men of war. However, we see from our feature text that people started comparing both of them and as a result, Saul became Jealous and from then on had only one thing on his mind which was to get rid of David. As a result, he began to watch his every move. He followed him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc wanting to know what he was up to and where he would be so that he could track him down. Poor David who displayed no element of pride was now constantly on the run.

Beloved, how does this apply to us? Well, we do this every day without realising it. We compare our children to other people’s children and even to one another. We say can’t you see what your sister did yesterday. We compare our spouses to somebody else’s forgetting that the grass always seems greener from the other side. We compare our friends, our staff and other work colleagues to one another and before you know it unhealthy competition starts to lead to something else.

So, what could the women have done? I’m not saying they should deny the fact that David was successful but they could have replaced “Saul has killed his thousands, and David his ten thousands” with “David has killed ten thousands”. There was no need for the comparism.

Beloved, we need to allow people to be the best at their level. Train your child to be the best at who they are. Set them up to run their own race. As for you, first of all, don’t let people compare you to others. Don’t allow them put you on a pedestal too high for you. They may just be setting you up for a fall. Secondly, don’t spend the rest of your life trying to be who God hasn’t called you to be. Be the best you that you can be. Be happy and content at your level because… [it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant gain (1 Timothy 6:6 AMP).

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18. May 2017 · Comments Off on WHEN THE EYES OF A SENT ONE IS OPEN · Categories: God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Rejection, Relationship

Then He spit on the ground, made mud with the saliva, and spread the mud over the blind man’s eyes. He told him, “Go wash yourself in the pool of Siloam” (Siloam means “sent”). So the man went and washed and came back seeing! (John 9:6-7 NLT)

Beloved, during my morning devotion, I was meditating on the chapter from which our feature text is extracted and a lot of things caught my attention about this ‘sent one’ which I believe is relevant to the move of God in this season. I almost named this post ‘The characteristics or confrontations of a ‘Sent one’ but settled for ‘WHEN THE EYES OF A SENT ONE IS OPEN’.

The first confrontation you would face is the religious system. After this man received his sight, we are told that… Then they took the man who had been blind to the Pharisees, because it was on the Sabbath that Jesus had made the mud and healed him… Some of the Pharisees said, “This man Jesus is not from God, for He is working on the Sabbath…” (John 9:13-16 NLT).

So, he was immediately confronted by the religious system which keeps people blind and bound and when I initially read it, I didn’t notice that he was taken to the Pharisees but I find it intriguing how the Lord would place you in situations that would make you confront the religious system that has held you bound all your life and it requires a certain level of boldness to speak up which we see this man displayed.

When questioned about Jesus, he wasn’t afraid to speak up… “I don’t know whether He is a sinner,” the man replied. “But I know this: I was blind, and now I can see!… He healed my eyes, and yet you don’t know where He comes from? We know that God doesn’t listen to sinners, BUT HE IS READY TO HEAR THOSE WHO WORSHIP HIM AND DO HIS WILL. Ever since the world began, no one has been able to open the eyes of someone born blind. If this man were not from God, He couldn’t have done it.” (John 9:25-33 NLT)

Beloved, he was up against the religious system his parents raised him in – one they themselves couldn’t confront because of fear that they would be thrown out of the synagogue (John 9:22) but because he was bold enough to confront this system, he got kicked out (John 9:34).

Unfortunately, this is what may eventually happen when the eyes of a ‘sent one’ is opened. They get kicked out of the church they were raised in or the church frustrates them until they have no choice but to leave. However, that’s fine because a true encounter with Jesus Christ is around the corner… When Jesus heard what had happened, he found the man and asked, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” The man answered, “Who is he, sir? I want to believe in him.” “You have seen him,” Jesus said, “and he is speaking to you!” “Yes, Lord, I believe!” the man said and he worshiped Jesus. (John 9:35-38 NLT)

Beloved, are you a ‘sent one’? SELAH!

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16. May 2017 · Comments Off on BECOMING LIKE CHRIST IN YOUR DAILY ACTIONS · Categories: Action, God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Spiritual Growth

For those whom He foreknew [of whom He was aware and loved beforehand], He also destined from the beginning [foreordaining them] to be MOLDED into the image of His Son [and share inwardly His likeness], that He might become the firstborn among many brethren (Romans 8:29 AMPC).

Beloved, have you ever done something and thinking back, you feel that you didn’t handle it how Jesus would have handled it? Before handling a particular situation, have you first of all stopped and asked yourself what would Jesus Christ do in this situation? What if we all took a few seconds to think like this before acting?

Our feature text says we’ve been destined from the beginning to be MOLDED into the image of Christ and during our midnight prayer session last night, my prayer partner and I spent a considerable amount of time repenting from any instance where we haven’t used the situations we have been presented with to show people Jesus Christ and then, we spent time praying to be MOLDED into the image of Christ.

The Bible says… You learned Christ! My assumption is that you have paid careful attention to Him, been well instructed in the truth precisely as we have it in Jesus. Since, then, we do not have the excuse of ignorance, everything—and I do mean everything—connected with that old way of life has to go. It’s rotten through and through. Get rid of it! And then take on an entirely new way of life—a God-fashioned life, a life renewed from the inside and WORKING ITSELF INTO YOUR CONDUCT as God accurately REPRODUCES HIS CHARACTER IN YOU (Ephesians 4:21-24 MSG).

Beloved, have you learnt anything from Christ? Are you putting what you’ve learnt into practice? The Bible says… Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are His dear children. Live a life filled with love, FOLLOWING THE EXAMPLE OF CHRIST (Ephesians 5:1-2 NLT)… In your relationships with one another, HAVE THE SAME MINDSET AS CHRIST JESUS: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to His own advantage… being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself… (Philippians 2:5-8 NIV)

Beloved, are you making decisions to love like Christ does? Are you making decisions to be humble when the opportunity arises? Instead of snapping at people, like Jesus, take out time for yourself when you are tired… Like Jesus, be about your Father’s business and avoid distractions… Like Jesus, forgive… Like Jesus… [FILL THE GAP]

Beloved, what would Jesus Christ do at all times? We must realise that the purpose of our walk with Christ is to be like Him so we should always aim to discern what Christ will do in every situation we find ourselves. We should then solicit the help of the Holy Spirit to help us where we are weak… let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes (Ephesians 4:23 NLT)

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14. May 2017 · Comments Off on USING THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT · Categories: God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Revelation, Spiritual Growth

…TAKE THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT, which is the word of God (Ephesians 6:17 NLT).

Beloved, the Word of God is a great weapon to fight against the attacks of the enemy and how to use it can be best illustrated using Jesus as a perfect example to follow.

How did Jesus overcome satan when led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by him? You see this in Matthew 4:3-11 (NIV);

“If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” Jesus answered, “IT IS WRITTEN…”
“If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down…” Jesus answered him, “IT IS ALSO WRITTEN…”
“…All this I will give you, if you will bow down and worship me.” Jesus said to him… FOR IT IS WRITTEN: ‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only.’”

Jesus used ‘IT IS WRITTEN’ and Satan left him after that. He is the Son of God… He knows what He’s talking about.

In the above scenario, it’s important to note that satan also knows the word of God. See what he said to Jesus… “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down. FOR IT IS WRITTEN: “‘He will command his angels concerning you, and they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.’” Jesus answered him, “IT IS ALSO WRITTEN: ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’” Matthew 4:6-7 (NIV)

Satan knows the word of God but he was using the text to manipulate Jesus; to get Him to do what he wanted Him to do. This should be a warning for those that either use Scriptures to manipulate people or are being manipulated by people. Satan is an expert at manipulating Scriptures so you must also equip yourself with ‘IT IS ALSO WRITTEN’.

Now the question for you is how many ‘IT IS WRITTEN’ do you know? I once heard of a lady that slept with the Bible under her pillow because she was having so many attacks at night and when she experienced an attack, she would pull it out and hold it up against whatever demon she was facing hoping to scare them away. Isn’t it funny how we tend to treat the Bible like the power is in the Book itself? It’s the Word of God contained in it that is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword… (Hebrews 4:12) and until you get acquainted with the Word Himself, allowing the Holy Spirit to minister to you, it remains just a Book to you.

Beloved, using the sword of the Spirit involves continually studying and meditating on the word for revelation so you are able to confront the enemy with… “This is what my Daddy says…”

Demons are petrified of Christians who know the power they have in Jesus Christ, the living Word. Don’t you think it’s time for you to wake up? It is my prayer that you start to TAKE UP YOUR SWORD and pierce the enemy where it hurts and as you do so, may you win every battle thrown your way.

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13. May 2017 · Comments Off on SALVATION AS A WEAPON · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Salvation, Spiritual Growth

…Truth, righteousness, peace, faith, and SALVATION are more than words. LEARN HOW TO APPLY THEM. You’ll need them throughout your life… (Ephesians 6:13-18 MSG).

Beloved, taking up SALVATION as your helmet is a great weapon you can use to fight against the enemy. It’s clear that the Helmet is used to protect the solders head but how does this apply to you?

Well, let’s see… A group of Jews was traveling from town to town casting out evil spirits. They tried to use the name of the Lord Jesus in their incantation, saying, “I command you in the name of Jesus, whom Paul preaches, to come out!” Seven sons of Sceva, a leading priest, were doing this. But one time when they tried it, the evil spirit replied, “I know Jesus, and I know Paul, but who are you?” Then the man with the evil spirit leaped on them, overpowered them, and attacked them with such violence that they fled from the house, naked and battered (Acts 19:13-16 NLT).

Serves you right. Do you think it’s everybody that is entitled to use that name?

Beloved, taking up SALVATION as your helmet is the confidence born again Christians have (1 Thessalonians 5:8). Although satan opposes God and tries to attack His people, you need to know that Jesus has already destroyed the works of satan. The cross has broken his power so you are fighting from a point of victory (Colossians 2:15).

There is this boldness that comes because you know what happens at the end; that you have already won the battle. When you watch an action movie for the first time, there’s anxiety because you don’t know the outcome but when you watch it again, no matter what goes on, you already know the outcome so you are more relaxed. Also, when you see a main actor in a movie like Arnold Schwarzenegger, you more or less know who would win. It may get very intense but somehow at the back of your mind, you know who is going to win because like we use to say back in the days; “An actor never dies.

That’s the kind of confidence your salvation gives. You must know that He that’s in you is greater than the devil so you need to protect your mind with the assurance that God has indeed saved and given eternal life to those who believe in Christ.

Beloved, Satan may have limited freedom to harass Christians but he does not have authority over you. He is like a dog attached to a chain.

We have the name of Jesus as a strong weapon and like David you must be able to tell your giant… “You come to me with sword, spear, and javelin, but I come to you in the name of the Lord (1 Samuel 17:45).

Also remember that you… overcome (conquered) him by means of the blood of the Lamb and by the utterance of your testimony… (Revelation 12:11)

Beloved, be confident. You are more than a conquerer and as you use the name and blood of Jesus to fight against the enemy, be sure that you have won every battle thrown your way

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11. May 2017 · Comments Off on MASTER PEACE AS A WEAPON AGAINST THE ENEMY · Categories: Fruit of the Spirit, God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Peace, Relationship, Spiritual Growth

…Truth, righteousness, PEACE, faith, and salvation are more than words. LEARN HOW TO APPLY THEM. You’ll need them throughout your life… (Ephesians 6:13-18 MSG).

Beloved, PEACE is an armour of God you can use to fight against the enemy. Your life needs to be governed by PEACE and I always like to use Peter as an example of how to use PEACE as a weapon.

Peter must have learnt from Jesus how to maintain peace in the midst of the storm (Mark 4:38-39)
because locked up in prison… the night before Peter was to be placed on trial, he was ASLEEP, fastened with two chains between two soldiers. Others stood guard at the prison gate. Suddenly, there was a bright light in the cell, and an angel of the Lord stood before Peter. The angel struck him on the side to awaken him and said, “Quick! Get up!” AND THE CHAINS FELL OFF HIS WRISTS (ACTS 12:6-7 NLT).

What? About to face death sentence and you are ASLEEP? Yes ASLEEP… AND THE CHAINS FELL OFF HIS WRISTS. This is the power of PEACE that confuses the devil who isn’t really after your house, marriage or child. He is just using it to access your peace of mind but if you can remain calm during the storm he will not know what to do with you.

Towards the end of Jesus’ time on earth, He told His disciples… PEACE I leave with you; My [own] peace I now give and bequeath to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. [Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and disturbed; and do not permit yourselves to be fearful and intimidated and cowardly and unsettled.] (John 14:27 AMPC)

So, how do you remain calm during a storm? The Bible says… You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in You, all whose thoughts are FIXED ON YOU! (Isaiah 26:3 NLT). This means 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).

Beloved, we are also told that… If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone (Romans 12:18 NIV). This means do your own part to maintain peace at all times. You can’t control other people but you can control how you respond to them. When you know someone wants to start a fight with you, it takes great strength (not weakness) to walk away. Think before you respond to people. Don’t let the enemy win.

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).

Beloved, why not learn how to FIX YOUR THOUGHTS on Jesus and those things that would bring PEACE in your life and then watch how your life is transformed.

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28. April 2017 · Comments Off on ARE YOU BOUND IN A DANGEROUS RELATIONSHIP? · Categories: Deliverance, Freedom, Friends, Jesus Christ, Relationship

Delilah said to Samson, “Please tell me where your great strength lies, AND WITH WHAT YOU MAY BE BOUND TO AFFLICT YOU.” (Judges 16:6 NKJV)

What? Did I hear you right? Am I missing something? Why do you want to know? Beloved, will you hear someone make such a statement and not run for your life? Have you ever read Samson and Delilah’s story and wondered what must have been wrong with Samson? He falls in love with this lady and before you know it, she comes up with this classic love line in our feature text.

Delilah was not beating around the bush about it and it’s not like she makes such a statement and then turns around and says… I’m only joking. She tried this line on him three good times and on each occasion, he woke up and found himself bound. Still, he didn’t heed to the warning signs. Its either he felt he was invincible or he was indeed truly bounded (not blinded) by love.

Beloved, you can’t be in a relationship where you become too weak to do anything even when you know your life may be at stake; a relationship where someone has such a strong hold over you. The Bible says… And when she pressed him day after day with her words and urged him, he was vexed to death (Judges 16:16 AMP).

The King James Version says… HIS SOUL WAS VEXED UNTO DEATH. At that point, he didn’t care about his life anymore and so… he told her all his heart (Judges 16:17 KJV) and it was downhill from then on. Delilah was sent on a mission with an attractive price to be claimed when the job was done so she was relentless. He may not have known there was a price on his head but he wasn’t exactly ignorant. Three good times he woke up tied up… Come-on… He also knew the kind of relationship he had with God which he took for granted. Samson was enslaved and the life of a great man of God soon came to an end because He found himself BOUND IN A DANGEROUS UNGODLY RELATIONSHIP.

Beloved, do you feel bound in any relationship? And I’m not just talking of one kind of relationship. It could even be a business relationship. Do you know… It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. STAND FIRM, THEN, AND DO NOT LET YOURSELVES BE BURDENED AGAIN BY A YOKE OF SLAVERY (Galatians 5:1 NIV). You’ve got to take a stand. Why not ask the Lord to help you read the signs clearly? Start asking for strength to break free. There is power in the name of Jesus to break every chain so why not call on His name… if the Son liberates you [makes you free men], then you are really and unquestionably free (John 8:36 AMPC).

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12. April 2017 · Comments Off on WHY WORRY ABOUT TIME MORE THAN THE OWNER OF TIME? · Categories: Fruit of the Spirit, God's Plan, Hope, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Trusting God

O Lord, how long will this go on? Will you hide yourself forever?… REMEMBER HOW SHORT MY LIFE IS… (Psalm 89:46-47 NLT)

Beloved, you’ve just got to laugh when you come across some passages in the Bible. It’s consoling though because it makes one realise that there’s nothing one would ever go through or feel that someone else in the Bible hasn’t passed through or felt before.

REMEMBER HOW SHORT MY LIFE IS… Other translations say…HOW SHORT MY TIME IS…

More like “Lord, in case you haven’t noticed, time is not on my side. I know what You say about patience and all but how long am I to wait? I’m not like You who lives for forever…. For you, a thousand years are as a passing day, as brief as a few night hours (Psalm 90:4 NLT) but for me, the clock is ticking so, what are you waiting for?

Beloved, isn’t this what a lot of us are thinking? One of our biggest problem is that we feel time is against us but we must realise that God is the beginning and the end and we fit somewhere in that timeframe. He included you in there for a specific purpose. So, He must know when your life started and surely He knows when it would end. He knows what He promised has to happen within your timeline. You must also know that God never intends to start anything He isn’t intending to finish. Had He not intended to complete it, He won’t have started it so why are you stressing?

Caleb is a good example. He said to Joshua; “You’ll remember what God said to Moses the man of God concerning you and me… I was FORTY YEARS OLD when Moses…sent me from Kadesh Barnea to spy out the land… Now look at me: GOD HAS KEPT ME ALIVE, as He promised. It is now forty-five years since God spoke this word to Moses…AND HERE I AM TODAY, EIGHTY-FIVE YEARS OLD! I’M AS STRONG AS I WAS THE DAY MOSES SENT ME OUT. I’m as strong as ever in battle, whether coming or going. So give me this hill country that God promised me… IF GOD GOES WITH ME, I will drive them out, JUST AS GOD SAID.” (Joshua 14:7-12 MSG)

Beloved, Caleb was totally reliant on the God that made the promise. Whether he was 40 or 85 was irrelevant. It was all about “GOD HAS KEPT ME ALIVE… IF GOD GOES WITH ME… JUST AS GOD SAID…”

Beloved, in Abraham and Sarah’s case… the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Will I really have a child, now that I am old?’ IS ANYTHING TOO HARD FOR THE LORD?… (Genesis 18:13-14 NIV)

Please know that God is not on your clock. Rather, you are on His clock. He is the One that has plans for you and so you must know that… He who has begun a good work in you will complete it… (Philippians 1:6)

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09. April 2017 · Comments Off on BEFORE YOU EVEN ASK · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Obedience, Prayer, Relationship, Trusting God

I will answer them before they even call to me. While they are still talking about their needs, I will go ahead and answer their prayers! (Isaiah 65:24 NLT)

Beloved, yesterday morning, there I was some thousand miles away from my home in the UK reading an article, along with some other books I brought with me. In it, a book titled ‘I dared to call Him Father’ by Bilquis Sheikh was mentioned where the article talked about how she first struggled to address God as Father after she converted to Christianity. The article went on to say “You can read the remainder of Bilquis’s testimony in the book I Dared
to Call Him Father”.

It looked like a valuable resource for the study I’m currently doing on ‘the perceptions of the Fatherhood of God’, so with such limited time at my disposal, “why on earth am I just coming across this book” was what I said to myself as I reached out for my laptop to see what the book looked like. Usually, I buy most of my books from Amazon UK and if I were at home, using my prime membership, I would immediately order it so I can get it the next day but I wasn’t at home. I was all the way in Africa and kindle just doesn’t do it for me.

However, the next thing I heard my friend say as I reached for my laptop blew my mind away. “Have you read the book titled “I dared to call Him Father?”

“Eh! Come again? What did you just say? Were you reading my mind?” I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. “No, I haven’t but I have just read about it and was about to do a search for it online”, I said.

“Well, I have it here,” she said. “Really? Are you kidding me?”

Beloved, she wasn’t kidding. She was serious. She gave me the book and it wasn’t like she had to look for it. She just stretched her hand and brought it out of the bookshelf next to her. Wow! To say I was flabbergasted is an understatement. To say I was amazed is an understatement.

Our feature text was what immediately came to mind. Yesterday, I wrote about asking amiss but with this one, the Lord was showing me what happens when we align our will with His. I remember, January last year, the Lord said to me “Ruky, go and do what I’ve asked you to do – a very radical and tough journey of obedience that stripped me of everything I had and brought me to this place where I’m now doing this study that God wanted me to do and now He says… before you even ask, I will answer you.

Beloved …and this is the confidence that we have before him: that whenever we ask anything according to his will, he hears us (1 John 5:14 NET). Everything you would ever need from God has been positioned on your path of obedience and He says when you take that path, before you even ask, I will answer. SELAH!

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