Study the book of Psalms 18 for your personal growth
This is the Year of Manifestation of His Glory – From G.O. This year there shall be a show that you serve a living God. A proof that you are a child of God. This year 2017 will be filled with a manifestation of God’s glory upon you.
Acts 1:8 [But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth]
Ecclesiastes. 4:1 [I saw the tears of the oppressed—and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors—and they have no comforter.]
Meditate on these scriptures that you might run in 2017.
You are not the architect of this world. God is. Everything God created has power. He has given all His creatures a measure of power to operate in this world. Life is all about having power and the display of it.
There are so many oppression under the sun. So many things are oppression lives. What is oppression? Things that subdue you – says tell you cannot rise, you cannot enjoy your inheritance. Oppression includes lack of finance, sickness, demons etc. OPPRESSION BRINGS TEARS. It brings pain. You cannot rise above the oppressor. Oppression attacks your comfort, your peace, takes away your control. It shows you are not in control, you are not in charge. Whatever is oppressing you – has power over you. If anything overpowers, dominates, oppresses it simply means there’s more power on the side of that thing than on yours.
The good news is that you have the power to rule and triumph.
You need to rise and declare your stand that God has given you. So to manifest glory, to rise above oppression, you need: POWER. Your life is not permitted to be under oppression. Your business, your marriage, your health, your finance are not permitted to be under oppression. Enough is enough. God has not designed oppression for you. You deserve the life Jesus has for you.
You need power. Financial power. Spiritual power.
You are on the side of power. Stop thinking things won’t work out fine. Stop thinking doors have closed for you. You are on the side of power. The Holy Spirit. The God that you carry is the most powerful. Once you connect with that power, confidence comes: that you are not ordinary, you carry the power of God on the inside of you – to dominate, to be in charge. Don’t live an intimidated life. Don’t be under any form of oppression. Once power is on your side, nothing can intimidate you any longer.
There is power in your hands this morning in Jesus name.
Isaiah 5:13 [Therefore my people will go into exile for lack of understanding; those of high rank will die of hunger and the common people will be parched with thirst.]
Knowledge is translated to power. Isaac had the knowledge of God. When God spoke to him, he heard. And when he heard, he stayed – a different step from his father. It was not a logical decision. Famine makes you move but God had a different way. You go into captivity when you lack knowledge.
Knowledge brings power. When you lack knowledge you go into captivity. Captivity is bondage, prison, confinement. The knowledge of God liberates our thinking. It puts you ahead. Knowledge translated into power keeps you from pettiness. You must seek knowledge in the year 2017.
Have you documented what you want to achieve in 2017? Have you seen the possibilities of what God wants to do to and for you this year? We have babies in our church who step into the year and continue without consciousness. Power sips away when you don’t take charge of your maturity. You need financial power, spiritual power. Can you handle spiritual matters? When people lack knowledge that translates into power, they go into captivity. It means power is not on their side.
Job 38:12-13 [Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place, that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked out of it?]
Psalms 19:2 [Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge.]
As we start our journey of waiting on the Lord and praying (power is on your side), you will wake up strong and early to take charge of your day.
- Respond to God and key into the power of the Holy Spirit.
- Anywhere you appear this year, you will be in charge.
- Nothing will oppress you.
- Re-read and meditate on Ecclesiastes 4:1
- I am starting this year on the note of power. Whatever has been oppressing me on any side – physically, financially, and spiritually – from today, I decree and declare my stand according to the word of God, POWER HAS CHANGED HANDS – I am no longer an object of oppression in any form. I carry the power to oppress. I carry the power to be in charge. I connect with power.