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In the jungle,
The biggest animal is the Elephant,
The tallest is the Giraffe,
The wisest is the Fox,
- The fastest is the Cheetah
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And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messagers and read it and Hezekiah went up into the house of the Lord and spread it before the Lord. Ane Hezekiah prayed before the Lord and said, O Lord, God of Israel, which dwellest between the Cherubims, thou art God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth; thou hast made heaven and earth.
Lord, bow down thine ear and hear, open, Lord, thines eyes and see and hear the words of Sennacherib, which hath sent him to reproach the living God.
Of a truth, Lord the kings of Assyria have destroyed the nations and their lands. And have cast their gods into the fire, for they were no gods, but the work of men’s hands, wood and stone, therefore they have destroyed them.
Now therefore, O Lord our God, I beseech thee, save thou us out of his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou art the Lord God, even thou only.
Then Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, thus saith the Lord God of Israel, That which thou hast prayed to me against Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard – 2 Kings 19 : 14 – 20.
This was a situation that Hezekiah could not handle, a situation he has to lay all his trust in God, a situation where he sees himself to be powerless no matter what he has been told, a situation where only God can do what no man can do, a situation where he remembered what God has done before and God can still do it again, a situation where he was pushed to the wall, a situation where he has to focus on God and not how great was the problem, a situation where he has to speak for himself to God directly.
Look at what Hezekiah did. When he received the letter instead of him to run to the prophet Isaiah who was at his reach anytime, any moment, he has to take the bull by the horn by going straight to God himself and speak to Him all by himself because who wear his shoes knows where he feels the pain.
What report have you received? What words have been spoken against you? What doctor’s report have you received? Have you gotten a report from the bank that they are taking back your house because you have been unable to pay? Have you gotten a report that your marriage is shaken? Is it about your job? Is it about your studies? What report is it that has been giving you sleepless nights? Is it a report that you have committed the greatest sin that no one else has committed?
Brethren, rise up from your fear and shake off that garment of fear and take it to The Creator Himself so that He can send the wind of freedom to your direction that will make you to be free forever.
No matter how great the problem might be, if you can just take a step of faith and take it to God in prayer, He will surely answer you.
PRAYER : Heavenly and everlasting King, I give You all the glory for Your great mercy upon our lives. Give us the grace to depend on You alone and focus on You and not on our problems so that at the end, Your name will be glorified for ever and ever in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
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– O Lord, by all the powers for which You are known to be God, turn the counsel of every Ahithophel in our live into foolishness in the name of Jesus Christ – Reference : 2 Samuel 15 : 31.
– Every king of Persia in any shape and form asigned to hijack our angel of blessing and our blessings, Holy Ghost fire and Thunder, locate them and destroy them in the name of Jesus Christ – Reference : Daniel 10 : 13.
– My Father, my Father, let every Haman in our lives fall into every trap they have set for us and be destroyed in the name of Jesus Christ – Refrence : Esther 7 : 10. Amen and Amen in the name of Jesus Christ.
I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me – Philippians 4 : 13
We are used to this verse and we declare it most of the times with our mouth but many times after the declaration, trials come our way and we often forget that this verse works when there are trials and when there are no trials.
We are here on earth in the image of God and His likeness because He created us so. We are created with a very great power which we are yet to know. There is a greatness in the inside of you which is not in any other person. There is a mission which God has written your name and He expect you and you alone with His help to fulfill. The trials are part of the things you need to overcome so that you can get that crown which He has prepared for you.
Anything you do, do it as if there is no tomorrow. Do it as the only opportunity you have to demonstrate that which He has placed in you. No matter how miserable you might feel you are, there is nothing bad with that if you have decided to think of yourself that way but what I want you to remember are:
– He that is you is greater than those that are outside of you
– No power is greater than God who created you in His own image and likeness
– You are more than a conqueror through Christ Jesus
– You are an overcomer through Christ Jesus
– You are very precious in the sight of God.
– Be patient
– Be hopeful
– Trust God’s promises
Therefore, I want to encourage you to stop demoting yourself because you have all that you need just within you to sail through any circumstances that the devil throws your way or any mistake you might have made in life that is why the Bible says in, Micah 7 : 8 ”Rejoice not against me o mine enemy, when I fall, I shall arise, when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me”.
Father, we thank You for all the power and greatness that You have deposited in us. Lord Jesus, we thank You for what You have done in the cross of calvary through which we have the reconciliation power. Give us the grace Father to stand firm and trust what You have placed in us because it is not to destroy us but to empower us to be an overcomer so that at the end, the glory and honour will be given to You in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
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Any evil horns speaking against my destiny, O Lord, let Your seven horns arise and speak against them in the name of Jesus Christ – Ref. Revelation 5 : 6.
Any evil horns with eyes anointed to monitor me for evil, O Lord, let Your seven horns with eyes watch over me and my family and to protect us in the name of Jesus Christ – Ref. Revelation 5 : 6.
Thank You Lord for answering our prayers in the name of Jesus Christ.