Happy New Year family, welcome to our year of Supernatural Harvest (Amos 9:13 Message Translation). I am so sure we all have one tale or the other about 2014, however in the midst of the lessons from 2014, trials, promises and opportunities to come in 2015, I want to share a scripture that made the last weeks/days in 2014 worthwhile for me: Romans 8:35… Do you think anyone is going to be able to drive a wedge between us and Christ’s love for us? There is no way! Not trouble, not hard times, not hatred, not hunger, not homelessness, not bullying threats, not backstabbing, not even the worst sins listed in the scripture… (Message Translation) Okay so I have known this verse since forever but it makes more sense now maybe because I can relate with the verse. *whoooooop whoooooop*
This year is going to be great and awesome no doubt but one lesson I have learnt and re-learnt the HARD WAY in 2014 is, NEVER TIE YOUR JOY TO ANYTHING ELSE BUT GOD.
Let nothing or no one steal your Joy. It/they aren’t worth it. Bless God for the wonderful things He has done, trust me, there are a million things God has done for you thus far. Start to count your blessings and you will be amazed. These issues try to separate you from God or make you believe less of God but hey, we have to come to a point where we love God for who He is and not just what He gives or does. Until then, you might never live a Joyful/victorious life. In life, even in 2015, things might happen to shake you or wanna break you but when you remain super-glued to Christ, you will be Joyful regardless of what is happening around you and gradually you will see things change.
Put yourself in the shoes of a pregnant woman who is bound to feel pains, some discomfort/birth pangs here and there but the pregnant woman will certainly not opt for abortion because of the pains neither will she kill the husband for impregnating her. We cannot walk out on God or “fight” Him for the “not-too-good” happenings in our lives. Always remember that He is God, The Chief Director of our lives, who is the only expert in making all things work together for our good. So go through 2015 in grand style knowing that Gods’ got your back. Make sure you back up your faith with corresponding actions/works.
Please by all means, learn from the events of 2014, don’t cry over spilled milk, don’t kill yourself over what you cannot control, forgive every one even in advance, lol , don’t wait for the validation of men because you could be disappointed/hurt. Guess what? People will always talk o, don’t give yourself headache. Just please God, do unto others what you want them to do to you, don’t expect too much from people, love yourself and celebrate yourself above all remember, NOTHING/NO ONE should separate you from the love of God.
This year, we must live our dream and prophecies. Use your mouth to create your future. Don’t sow the seed of words you don’t want to Harvest.
So I would continue the #Untold Series shortly (you could read up if you haven’t, you would love it). Let me leave you with an abstract from #the Untold Story of Jesus Christ,” He is the Messiah but at some point all they saw was an ordinary Carpenter… it’s okay if people don’t see what you see about yourself or where you are going or who God has made you, it is only a matter of time, it shall surely speak as long as you don’t lose focus. The more reason you cannot base your life on people’s validation(s).
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Have a Graceful week