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LET GOD DO WHAT HE WANTS TO DO

Soooo I am learning, that frequently, God partners with men and women to accomplish His will on earth but yet there are times when God intervenes independently.

Now that can be very troubling for those of us who are analytical planners and want to know the whys, hows and whats. Speaking from experience, it’s frustrating when you really want to understand what God is doing and He hides it from you. You can be tempted to put your hand on it or your “two-cent opinion”. Oh how tempting it is to want help or figure God out!

In such times, trust, faith and surrender become paramount. This is where the rubber meets the road; you are left only but to trust and believe that nevertheless, God is up to something good!

Romans 3:4 (a).. Let God be true and everything else a lie (paraphrased). If you are going through transition right now, or are exhausted from trying so hard to fix the issue or you cannot control what is going on. Take the issue at the cross, let God do what He wants to do… nicely said, “back off.

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, “declares the Lord. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts (Isaiah 55:8-9)

My encouragement to you this week is to let God be God in the things you don’t understand. Let Him be God when you cannot control it any longer. Flow with God’s flow… I believe this is the “next level of surrender”

Let us pray for continuing discernment- that God will show us when He wants our partnership, and when we should let God be!

TAKE JESUS AT HIS WORD

Easier said than done; right! Yet most of the time this is all we need to do; take God’s Word as it is and just believe that is done!

There are times that you cannot reach your prayer partner or your pastor to pray with you. There are times that the situation presents with no time to sit and pray, pull out the anointing oil or have laying of hands. In such circumstances all you have left is the Word and believe .

This is what this in John 4:50 -53 did. He asked Jesus to go over to his house to pray, but here is the account of the story—- The official said to him, “Sir, come down before my child dies.” Jesus said to him, “Go; your son will live.” The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and went on his ways he was going down, his servants met him and told him that his son was recovering. So he asked them the hour when he began to get better, and they said to him, “Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.” The father knew that was the hour when Jesus had said to him, “Your son will live.” And he himself believed, and all his household.

The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and his petition was granted. Do  you have an issue that needs resolution? believe what God says about it as it. For example you want to finish your education – tell God, Father, I believe that you want to see me prosper in all things, I believe that Your Son Jesus is my wisdom, I also receive the Spirit of Wisdom. By saying these, you have just believed 3John 1:2, 1 Corinthians 1:24 and Isaiah 11:2

God and I have great relationship. In  most prayers, I quote His Word back to Him. This week take Jesus by His Word. Believe what He says about your situations in relation to His Word. God will watch over His Word to perform it. Jeremiah 1:12. That is what happened to the official in John 4. 52-53-So he asked them the hour when he began to get better, and they said to him, “Yesterday at the seventh hour he fever left him.” The father knew that was the hour when Jesus had said to him, “Your son will live

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LET US PROPHESY OVER OUR CHILDREN

The first chapter of the book of Luke in Bible, gives historical accounts of first cousins John, then Jesus. Among the similarities of these two births is that their conception and births were announced by an Angel, most likely the same Angel Gabriel.

The other similarity is that both these births are for a greater purpose; John to be the forerunner for Jesus then Jesus to complete the assignment. If you read further you will notice where John is filled with the Holy Spirit when he encounters Mary his aunt. You will also read where John realizes his assignment is over and steps aside to let Jesus take the lead.

What intrigued me as I read this account was the role of the parents in prophesying the destinies of the children while they were still in the womb and after they were born.

In Luke 1: 46-55, we see Mary praising God and prophesying the destiny of Jesus. In Luke 1:67-79, we see Zechariah John’s father prophesy of John’s destiny. This is encouraging too because we see Mary a female, prophesy over her Son and Zechariah a male prophesy over his son. This means any gender can prophesy over their children.

Whereas God has already outlined our destinies, there are things that we have to contend for. This week whether your children are adults or infants; whether they are at home or away and or whether they have “wandered away”, still prophesy over them. Hold their names up to God in prayer, find a Scripture that aligns to that prayer and prophesy over your children. If the children are not there in person, print their photo, lay your hands over the photo, anoint that photo with anointing oil if led and pray fervently for your children every day.

Luke 1:37 –Nothing is impossible with God. The eyes of the Lord that go to and fro will locate your children. You are the righteous of the Lord. God desires that everything about you prospers. That includes your children. Calling mothers and fathers to prophesy over them today; call forth their destinies daily!