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  • Writer's pictureOlufunmilayo Adekusibe

HEARKEN UNTO HIS VOICE AND TRUST HIM


 

Today’s Readings:

Psalm 119:129-136

1Kings 1:38-48

Acts 7: 44-53.

Christians today don’t trust God completely. Idolatry has become the bane of an average Christian. Anything that has priority in our lives rather than the eternal rock of Ages is idolatry. Jesus says - Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden and I will give you rest.

Mathew 11v. 28 -31.

 

Jesus Christ made it clear that his sheep hearkens to his voice and no other. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. The truth is no one can be trusted except God. The arm of the flesh will fail you but Jesus never fails. Psalm 20 v.8. Some trust in chariots and some trust in horses but we will remember the name of the Lord our God.


Stephen told the Israelites the hard truth about the need for them to hearken to God’s voice by going down memory lane of what Moses and other prophets have done to ensure that they follow the voice of God, but unfortunately, they became stiff- necked people. Instead of listening to his admonition they stoned him to death. Many modern-day Christians instead of relying on God rely on their own judgment and human beings. Our God is a jealous God. If God sees that we rely or trust a person so much, he reveals the person’s weakness to us. He does this for us to know that he alone is the one that can be trusted. He never shares his Glory with anyone. That is why he is called Jehovah. He is the “ I AM THAT I AM”. The king of Kings and Lord of Lords.


There is no one who has relied on God wholly and has ever being disappointed. If we believe him we would see and experience his glory. Joshua trusted him and led the Israelites to the promised land. Joshua experienced the raw power of God such that he declared publicly unto the Israelites that he and his father’s house shall serve the Lord forever. Beloved, the same voice that spoke to our fathers of old is calling upon us today. Beloved as from today always ask for God’s leading before you embark on any project no matter how minute or infinitesimal. Until you hear him clearly, do not take the first step. . must tarry at the altar of prayer and victory shall be yours in Jesus name.

OLUKAYODE OLATUNJI


 

Prayer:

  1. It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High.

  2. To shew forth thy loving-kindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night.

  3. OH LORD in every area where I have relied on my power and not you, in your mercy forgive me in the name of Jesus.

  4. OH LORD give me the grace to trust in you completely no matter the circumstances in the name of Jesus.

  5. OH LORD let the anointing that cannot be insulted fall upon me and every member of my family in the name of Jesus.

  6. OH LORD grant the church and the ministers of God the power to overcome idolatry in the name of Jesus.

  7. OH LORD let your curse be removed from this Nation and teach us to follow you wholeheartedly in the name of Jesus.

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