Friday, September 3, 2021
Author : Bishop Julius Okarike
Verse Of The Day : For you, LORD, will bless the righteous; with favour will you compass him as with a shield. Psalms 5:12
Thought of The Day : When the faithful remains faithful to God despite tribulations, God shows His faithfulness by ultimately blessing the faithful.
LISTEN : God sees everything we do from heaven. He searches our hearts when we are quite ignorant of it. He knows those whose hearts are committed to Him. Most times His favour seems to be missing out in the life of those who serve Him, making them to wonder if He is still with them. My dear, God’s silence does not indicate His absence. He will speak when he would speak. His own people may pass through the fire and cross deadly rivers of afflictions, yet, His all-seeing eyes are watching every step they take (Isaiah 43:1-2). His blessings await them at the end of their trials. Men may mock them like they did Jesus Christ on the cross; but at the appointed time heaven will respond to the earth. The Bible says,
“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.”
Beloved, your blessing is on the way. So, do not give up! If you are truly washed by the blood of Jesus Christ you are qualified for God’s blessings. You are the righteousness of God, for you have received the gift of righteousness through Christ Jesus (Romans 5:17; Ephesians 1:3). Now you have seed of the blessing. It will surely manifest no matter what. God will bless you. My dear, because you are faithful and loyal to God, just wait for your blessing, for it will surely come. Do not be swayed by storms, delay, rejection, suffering, heartbreak in your life today; rather fix your eyes on God and His words. None of what you are going through can change God’s plan for your life. Just keep pressing on to complete the process. My dear, if you cannot quit your faith nothing can quench your destiny. So, keep pushing, for every push brings you closer to your blessings. Be wise!
What Should We Do With This Message?
1. Serve God with all your heart, knowing that He will surely bless His obedient children.
2. Seek the blessings of God not Satan’s, for God’s blessing truly blesses and adds no sorrow.
3. Wait for God and do not be in a hurry to enrich yourself through evil means.
4. Avoid greed and fraud; and always remember that God will judge every action of man.
Prayer : Heavenly Father. I thank you because you are faithful. I know you will bless your obedient servants. Therefore, I will serve and worship You always. In Jesus’ name, amen.
A Word Of Blessing : Today, I command anything stopping the blessings of God in your life arrested and cast into hell. In Jesus’ name.
Reflection : God’s silence does not indicate His absence, for He answers even in silence.
Quote : “If you cannot quit your faith nothing can quench your destiny. So, keep pushing, for every push brings you closer to your blessings.”
Biblical Fact : Did you know Simon Peter and his colleagues experienced a great catch by Jesus’s command after a wasted night of labour? (Luke 5:4-6).
Stunning Fact : Did you know the side of a hammer is called a cheek?
Bible Quiz : Which tribe of Israel did king David come from?
God bless you!