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PREPARE FOR ABUNDANCE

Are you expecting a miracle? Are you in need of healing or material provision? Have you been expecting a breakthrough? Maybe a job, car or even money?
My charge to you this morning is to prepare for abundance.

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Most often we limit God by our way of preparation. We say “since the car is not coming, let me settle for a motorcycle”.
“Oh God”. You’d say, “I’m not asking for much. I only need $5.”
You’ve to stop thinking like the world. Think and expect like a Child of God.

Our earthly fathers give according to their ability. A poor man’s son would expect little from his Dad, while the rich man’s soon believes he can get whatever he desires.
You’re better than the rich man’s son. Your father has this to say “I am the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for me?” The answer is NO!.

DEBT PAID
Remember the story of the poor widow? Her husband died and left her with a huge debt, then the creditors came to take her sons. This widow ran to the prophet for help. “what do you have?” The prophet asked. “nothing but a pot of oil” replied the woman tearfully.

Elisha said, “Go around and ask all your neighbors for empty jars. Don’t ask for just a few” 2kings 4:3

In other words, Elisha was saying “woman, don’t try to limit God’s hands, go and prepare for abundance. Don’t borrow few. None of your neighbors must be left with an empty jar. Borrow all.”

Keep in mind that the borrowing time for this widow was her preparation time. The hand of God waits till you are prepared before he send the blessings.

What are you doing with your preparation time? Are you borrowing more empty jars or you’ve quit borrowing? Soon, preparation time will be over.

Then God will say: “go in and shut the door behind yourself” (2kings 4:5). You ask why? Because its time for blessings to rain.
You can’t be preparing and receiving at the same time. It doesn’t work that way. It is either one or the other.

“When the vessels were all full, she said to her son, Bring me another vessel. And he said to her, There is not a one left. Then the oil stopped multiplying” (2kings 4:6).

The oil stopped multiplying when there was no empty jar left. God told Abraham count the stars. Abraham lost count. The blessings where to much. When it comes to God always dream big.

In Malachi he promised to open the “windows of heaven”. One version says “the floodgates of heaven”. Glory.

Expect a flood of blessings. Don’t settle for rain or showers. If you’re expecting a flood, what would you do? Keep the place tidy. Create space for abundance.

THE NET WAS NOT TORN
Don’t say “I don’t deserve this. No. It is too much for me.” Keep that spirit out and saY, “I deserve the best. I’m God’s child. I am seated with Christ in heavenly places and blessed with all spiritual blessings.” Glory.

Some folks are scared of asking for more, thinking abundance may suffocate them. The scripture has this to say:

“So Simon Peter went aboard and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish, 153 of them. And although there were so many, the net was not torn.” John21:11

Jesus worked a miracle for the disciples after a night of fruitless efforts. There was abundance.

Did peter say ” oh no. The fishes are too much. Jesus, let me throw some back into the river?” No. He didn’t. Instead he summoned strength and “dragged the net ashore.”

Sometimes that’s all you need. Stop feeling inferior. Summon courage and strength, jump into that flood of blessing and drag it ashore. Drag the blessing into your family, business and education. Everywhere.

Remember: your preparation can limit God’s hands. He’s got flood ready for you. Prepare for abundance. Your lack is over.
Prepare by believing, praying and expecting.

All glory belongs to Jesus

EVERYTHING NEW

A new year is an opportunity to make all things new or better. This section of THE POWER OF A NEW YEAR is divided into two parts;

  1. Reset
  2. Refresh

RESET

This means to return something back to its original state or position.

You may have given up on yourself and said: “I can’t quit smoking. I’ve missed it.” You could have said: “I can’t be a good son. I’m so cracked.” The good news is that you can be and do better. All you need is to give your maker a chance to press the RESET button and you will return to the way He made you.

“The spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the almighty gives me life.” Job 33:4 NKJV

Regardless of your mess, if you permit Him to press the RESET button your situation will change.

This is how you let God press the RESET button:

“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; the new life has began.” 2 COR. 5:17 NLT

So, if you want to get it right. If you desire to live according to God’s pattern, all you need to do is accept Christ; come to him the way you are. By accepting Christ genuinely your old life and experiences will disappear before the new glory that God has designed for you.

You need not to worry about anything people have said or written concerning you, because;

“He cancelled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross.” Col. 2:14 NLT

In this new year you can start afresh, stronger, better and on a clean slate. All you need to do is allow your maker press the RESET button and you behold wonders. There’s nothing better than living the way God designed you to live.

 REFRESH

This means to give new strength or energy to something.

God has designed our lives so beautiful, such that we can refresh ourselves when we are weary or tired. Even if you are not tired, He wants you to start the next chapter of your life better.

In this new year, He wants you to be a better father, son, mother, or friend. It is your maker’s plan for you to experience extraordinary love. He has plans for your business to boost. All you need to do is leave everything to Him and follow His direction, Because;

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Is. 40:31 KJV

While waiting on God you are exposed to a divine knowledge that will turn your life around. All you sincerely need is fruitful knowledge. “That the the soul be without knowledge, it is not good.” Prov. 19:2 KJV

Since you are a new man or a difference specie of mankind that lives according to God’s pattern, you need continual renewal or transformation into the image and likeness of God, so that you can remain effectual and productive in all your endeavors: this is done through the studying of the word (the bible) and communion with the Father and Son, through the Holy Spirit. [2Cor. 3:18, Colo. 3:10.]

To refresh means to implant and saturate your mind and being with the knowledge of God’s word. Study the word, speak it and live it. you are getting better everyday.

You have to options, either to RESET or REFRESH. Choose the one that fits your situation the most and you will never regret it.

To be continued…..

Jesus swaddled in manger

The creator lay in a manger
The hands that would heal the sick
The legs that would work on water
The eyes that all men would desire to see
The mouth that would speak spirit and life
Wrapped in the Holy cold night

The head that would wear a crown of thorn
The legs that would be nailed
The hands that would be pinned
To a wooden cross
The body that would be flogged and pierced
Laid beautifully in a manger

In that baby
Was a being that would enter hell
To collect the key of death and grave
And lead thousands of captives to glory
Now he lives in all who believe in him
Yet, He slept in a manger