July 2012 HGS
Pastor E. A. Adeboye
Let’s lift our hands to the holy God and bless His holy name; lift your hands to Him and worship Him. Worship the King of kings, worship the Lord of lords, and bless His holy name. He is worthy; He is worthy to be praised, He is worthy to be adored. Give Him glory, give Him honor, give Him adoration, there is no one like Him.
Bless Him; bless the Ancient of days. Give Him glory, giving Him honor, give Him adoration. Bless Him. There is no one like Him, He is the Almighty God. Praise His holy name, praise His holy name.
We bless your name Lord, we give you glory, we give you honor; we give you adoration Daddy, what a mighty God you are! What a powerful God you are! What a glorious God you are! Oh Lord, may your name forever be glorified.
Ancient of days, may your name forever be glorified. Thank you Jesus, thank you Almighty, thank you Jesus, blessed be your holy name. Thank you Father, you are worthy to be praised; you are worthy to be magnified. Thank you Jesus, blessed be your holy name.
… In Jesus mighty name we have worshipped.
Lift your voice to Him and say Father, please speak to me tonight; Speak to me directly, speak to me clearly, let me hear your voice, send your word to me tonight…. In Jesus mighty name we have prayed.
Lift your voice to Him and say Father, everything that pertains to me, perfect this month… In Jesus mighty name we have prayed.
I want you to lift your voice to God and say Father; all those who are in sorrow now, please comfort them. Where ever they may be all over the world, please comfort them…
In Jesus mighty name we have prayed.
Lift your voice to Him and say Father; in all our homes let there be no more tragedies….
In Jesus mighty name we have prayed.
You are worthy to be praised; you are worthy to be praised (worship)
My redeemer you are worthy to be praised
You are worthy to be praised; you are worthy to be praised,
My redeemer you are worthy to be praised
King of kings, Lord of lords, Ancient of days, Rock of ages, the Unchangeable changer, the Holy One of Israel, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God , Everlasting Father, Prince of peace, Alpha, Omega, the Beginning, the Ending, the One who is, the One who was, the One who is to come, the Almighty.
The great Redeemer, the great Physician, The great Deliverer, the great Provider, the All in all, the King that is coming again, glory be to your holy name.
Greater than the greatest, Better than the best, Higher than the highest, Older than the oldest, Wiser than the wisest, Richer than the richest, Holier than the holiest, glory be to your holy name.
Accept our worship in Jesus name, thank you for January, thank you for February, thank you for March, thank you for April, thank you for May, thank you for June, thank you for July. Accept our worship in Jesus name.
Father because it has pleased you to bring us to the second half of this year; every promise yet to be fulfilled in our lives, begin to fulfill from now on. Let this second half of this year be very, very glorious for us in Jesus name.
On a daily basis from today take us higher in Jesus name. Tonight save souls, every sick fellow here; heal tonight, every captive; set free in Jesus name. Daddy, I asked you for seventy thousand children, I know you have released some, release the remainder tonight in Jesus name.
Before the end of this year in every home of your children let there be shout of joy, all those who are listening to us on the internet where ever they may be and those who are watching by sky television, even now as we pray release their miracles to them in Jesus mighty name.
Lord God Almighty, this month concerning every aspect of our lives perfect what concerns us in Jesus name. Thank you Almighty God in Jesus mighty name we have prayed. Amen.
Let someone shout halleluiah! You will succeed in a wonderful way.
PRAYER FOR THOSE BORN IN JULY
My father and my God I want to thank you for your children born in the seventh month of the year; seven is the number for perfection, in every areas of their lives father, let your perfect will be done, physically make them perfect, emotionally make them perfect, spiritually make them perfect, martially make them perfect, materially make them perfect, give them a new beginning of joy, a new beginning of success, a new beginning of greatness, a new beginning of promotion, a new beginning of anointing and let their joy over flow in Jesus mighty name we have prayed.
Amen, let the children of July shout another halleluiah!
By the special grace of God next month will be our convention time; the annual convention this year will be from August 6 -12th the theme for the convention is COME UP HIGER. The Almighty God is calling some body and he is saying “COME UP HIGER”.
And so because of the convention there will be no Holy Ghost service on the first Friday of August because the Holy Ghost service will come during the convention, so don’t come Holy Ghost service first Friday of next month because it will be during the convention.
The divine encounter and Shiloh hour also will be the Monday after the convention, not the first Monday but the Monday after the convention.
Joshua 1 v 8 “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth but thou shall meditate there in day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shall make thy ways prosperous, and then thou shall have good success”.
Not all success is good; Proverbs 1 v 32 tells us that if prosperity is out in the hand of a fool, the prosperity will destroy him; it said the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. So there is a kind of success that can even bring destruction, you will never get that kind of success in Jesus name.
And not all success last; that is important. I told those who came for Divine encounter last Monday, that it is better never to have been rich than to be referred to as ex-rich. It is a terrible thing to have been rich once and then become poor. In the name that is above every other name, your blessing will be forever.
When you study the scripture very well, you will discover something about Solomon, he started very well, he was very wealthy and at a stage the bible said he was heaping up gold as ordinary stones, silver was dump in his backyards. But if you read 1 king 12 v 1 -4 you will discover that towards the end of his life because his resource have became seriously depleted he had to taxed the people heavily to be able to sustain his lavish lifestyle.
That was why when his son came on the throne the people came to Rehoboam and said listen, “we were groaning under your father, will you please make our task lighter” unfortunately, the young man came and said “you haven’t seen anything yet, am going to make things much more difficult for you”. So the people say in that case unto your house oh Israel. I pray for you one more time, that blessing that will not last, will never come your way.
So when God said if you do the following you will have good success, it tells you straight away that there are successes and there are successes; some success can be good, some can be bad. And he said if you want your own success to be good; this book of the law, the bible, shall not depart from your mouth but you shall meditate upon it day and night. To observe and to do all that is written therein.
He said if you study the bible very well, you meditate on it and you do what is written in it, he said your success is guaranteed.
For example if you study the bible you will discover that in Job 36 v 11 he said if you will obey and serve the Lord, then you will spend your days in prosperity and your years in pleasure. If you obey and serve the Lord, you have nothing to worry about, He said all your days you will be spending it in prosperity, your years; you will be spending it in pleasure. When you read Psalm 34 v 12 – 14 David said do you want to live long and enjoy good age? It is one thing to live long, it is another thing to live long and enjoy it. He spells out certain thing you must do.
Number one he said watch your tongue, keep your tongue from evil. Proverb 18 v 21 says death and life are in the power of the tongue.
Number two he said you yourself depart from evil, Job 28 v 28 he said by fear of God, men depart from evil. When he said depart from evil, if you fear God then according to Psalm 111 v 10. That means be wise, don’t be a fool. You want to live long; you want to enjoy good age? Watch your mouth, fear God and depart from evil.
Number three he said do good, because of the law of harvest. The law of harvest says whatever you sow you will reap good.
Then he said seek peace, Proverb 16 v 7 tells you how to seek peace, he said when a man’s way please God he will cause even his enemies to be at peace with him. I pray for every one of you here tonight, all your enemies from now on will be at peace with you in Jesus name. He said don’t just seek peace; he said you are to pursue it. Isaiah 48 v 18 tells you what to do so that for the rest of your life, you will be at peace.
Because it is one thing to succeed, it is another thing to have peace. Isaiah 48 v 18 says if only you will hearken to the voice of the Almighty God; listen to him, do what he ask you to do, He said your peace will be like a river.
Good success! I have had the opportunity of being close to wealthy people and I mean some people who are extremely wealthy. And I am telling you brethren, not all wealthy people are happy people; some people are wealthy and sad, some are wealthy and sick.
I mean I had a friend, he is dead now, when he died, in his account in Australia alone, we are not talking of the account in England, in America or Switzerland, and there were 68 million dollars.
That he left in Australia, but do you know what? The only food he can eat is milk. I don’t have 68 million Dollars in Australia or anywhere but give me pounded yam and you will see the glory of God.
Let somebody shout halleluiah!
What is the use of having money if you can’t eat, what is the use of being called big if you can’t enjoy what ordinary people can enjoy there are some wealthy people if you see the list of things that the doctor said they must never touch, you will thank God that even though you are not rich, you can go when you want to go. Glory be to God!
Good success has many facets; we could be talking of prosperity without adversity, we could be talking about promotion without the possibility of demotion. It is better never to be promoted than to be promoted today and demoted tomorrow.
We could be talking about deliverance without relapse. Some people were delivered once but things relapsed. We could be talking about healing without at a scar, healing without a residue. We can be talking about victory without the possibility of a future defeat.
We can be talking about anointing that will never dry up, anointing that will last forever. And then of course we can be talking about salvation without backsliding, we could talk about several other things but let me go over these seven ones that I have mentioned.
Prosperity without adversity; Proverb 10 v 22 says the blessings of the Lord makes rich and adds no sorrow. In the name of the one who made heaven and earth, your blessings will be without sorrows. But that depends on you, because I mean the bible is full of examples of those who received from the Lord and then the blessing turned to sorrow.
The classical example is Ephraim; you know the story of Ephraim, when his grandfather wanted to bless him and Manasseh his elder brother. The father transferred the blessing of the elder brother to the younger Ephraim and within years Ephraim prospered ten times more than his elder brother but he ignored God.
So that by the time we got to Hosea 4 v 17 God said Ephraim has joined himself to idols, leave him alone! And then God said in Hosea 5 v 9 he said Ephraim shall be desolate. The blessing that God has pronounced on you will never become a curse.
How do you have prosperity without adversity? The blessings of the Lord makes rich and adds no sorrow with it. However don’t forget God because he said in Deuteronomy 8 v 17 -18, when prosperity comes when you begin to leave in houses you didn’t build, when you begin to drink from well you didn’t dig, when wealth begins to change hands; don’t begin to say that it is the power of my hands that has got me this wealth.
He said you must remember it is God who gives you power to get wealth. You want his blessing to last? You want his prosperity to be without adversity? Don’t forget God. Don’t forget who is prospering you.
And how do you show him you don’t forget him? You put him first in everything Malachi 3 v 10 he said if you rob him of his tithe he said he will place a curse on you, he said but if you bring all the tithe into his house, he will open the windows of heaven and pour you a blessings so that there won’t be enough room to contain.
Put him first, in Genesis 22 v 1 -18 when God gave a test to Abraham; “I gave you a son in your old age, I know you loved him, let’s find out whether you love him more than you love me.
He said go and sacrifice him to me” Abraham obeyed but before he could kill the boy, God intervened and then God said, because you have done this because you have shown me you feared me more than your son, you put me first, he said I swear your blessing will be irreversible.
When we talk to you about first fruit and you think it is a pastor way of making money you are making a great mistake.
When you put God first he makes sure that your blessing is irreversible, put him second and then you will see what will follow.
Have told you several stories, there are many, many I could tell you but I will remind you of just one. One young man came to me and said “God has answered your prayers”! I said amen! What happened?
He said one big chief called him in Lagos and said he wants him to sell his house; the house had thirteen flat, twelve of them a regular flat and then a pent house on top.
The chief said all I want is so much money, how much you sell it that is your own look out. He said “Daddy! God has answered your prayers, he said from that deal alone, I am settled for life.
I said “congratulations, thirteen flat?” He said yes, I said good! That means you will give one of the flat to the Church. He said why? I said at least tithe of thirteen could be 1.3 but we can’t have point three of flat. He said this is first breakthrough now, let God wait. Am happy you said ha! But some of you are like that.
A week later he had got a buyer ready to pay far, far higher than what the owner wanted. He asked the chief “where do I pay?” The man said “what are you talking about?” He replied and said “your house that you asked me to sell, I have gotten a buyer; the money is ready now, just tell me where you want me to send the cheque”. The man said “Whatever charm you used on me has been destroyed who told you I want to sell my house?”
When we talk about tithe some of us thinks ten percent is too much to give to God, wait till you compare ninety percent of something to hundred percent of nothing. The blessing that will last forever, may the Almighty God give you in Jesus name.
Number two; Promotion without possibility of demotion, it is better never to have been promoted than to have reached the top and then be demoted. We have several examples; King Saul in 1 Samuel 15 v 1 -30 King Saul was a nobody until the Almighty God grabbed him and turned him to a king; he became a king and stopped obeying God. God said fine, I made you a king; I will remove you as king.
You know many at times when we read 1 Samuel 2 v 8 we love to quote verse 8 the Almighty God is able to pick up a beggar from the dunghill and raise up until he begins to seat among princes. I always say to my friends why you don’t read verse 7, verse 7 comes before verse 8. It says the Almighty God raises up and he brings down, he can lift up one and bring down another, the bible says promotion comes from God.
1 Samuel 2 v 7-8 he raises one and brings down another, verse 8 says he then picks up a beggar from the dung hill and makes him to seat among princes. Don’t forget who promote you.
If you don’t forget your promoter then you can stay forever on top. Consider David for instance, one day David was dancing, praising God, 2 Samuel 6 v 14 -22. he didn’t say because he was a king, so he will dance very gently.
A king must be kingly, David said that is fine, I can be kingly in my palace but when am dancing for God I want to dance. And his wife saw him and said I thought you are a king? Look at the way you have been dancing, how can you dance like that; like an ordinary man?
You know what David said? “He said I am dancing for the one who made me king. He said woman! You haven’t seen anything yet, I am dancing for the one who took the kingdom from your father and gave it to me. I have not dance yet, you wait and see what will follow.
One day the Almighty God said to David, in 2 Samuel 7 v 1 16 God said “David your kingdom shall be forever, he said you will never lack somebody to seat on your throne”. Am sure you know that today Jesus Christ is called the son of David, the King of kings himself. David got that position because he didn’t forget the one who made him King.
When I got born again I was already a lecturer at the university of Lagos, and I realized how close to hell I was, with all my academic knowledge; I saw the goodness of God in my life so I just though what can I do , at least to show this God publicly that I appreciate what he has done for me, so I got permission from my father in the Lord that at least once a year during the convention, they will allow me to sing, dance and recite EWI (Yoruba poetry) that is the origin of Ewi during the convention.
When I became the General Overseer somebody came to me and said you are our father now, there are things little children should do. He said when you are an elder, you must sit down like an elder, let your children do the singing you seat down, I said thank you very well. As long as my two legs can carry me, as long as my voice can still be heard; I will sing, I will dance for the one who made me the General overseer.
I will praise Him, I don’t know about you, but is there anyone here who will praise Him forever?
Sometime ago I was abroad in a world conference, big men of God all over the world was there and they invited a small man like myself and I went with my tambourine and one of the big preacher came to me and said “what are you doing with a tambourine, you are not an ordinary member of the choir, you are suppose to be the general overseer, is that not what they called you?. Lord have mercy!
Brethren when I became General Overseer; the staff of the Bible College I think we were about three, there was one man who was the principal, I was coming in as an additional teacher and another fellow.
Today by the grace of God in Nigeria alone, the staff of the Bible College, full time and part time is more than five hundred. Now you ask me not to praise God, and you ask me not to bless God, do you think am crazy? Is there anybody here who wants to be great forever? Jump on your feet and let me hear you shout a big halleluiah!
Promotion without demotion; don’t forget the one who has promoted you. Don’t forget.
Deliverance without relapse, we are talking about good success, deliverance without relapse. It is a terrible thing for someone to have been delivered before and then we say the thing relapsed.
The Lord said there is someone here tonight, he said i observed the way you praised me. He said “I will make sure you always have something to praise me about”.
Thank you daddy.
He said there is someone here tonight, he said in future when they talk about from grass to grace they will use you as an example.
Thank you father!
He says in particular there is someone here, urine just comes out of your private part you can’t control it. You just keep on urinating; if you laugh you urinate, if you cough you urinate, he asked me to tell you he has taken care of that.
Matthew 12 v 43 -45 Jesus Christ said if an unclean Spirit goes out of a man, he will be going through the dry places looking for somewhere to rest.
If he can’t find a place he will say let me go and check my old house, when he went back and found the old house empty, then he would said I met some evil spirit while going, they too have no house, then he will go and bring seven of them and he said the end of the man will be worse than the beginning.
I pray for every one of us that God has delivered from forces of darkness, our deliverance will be permanent in Jesus name.
But what do I do, so that my deliverance will be permanent?
Ask Mary Magdalene Luke 8 v 1 -3 when God set Mary Magdalene free, she became a divine treasurer. What she uses to serve the devil before, she now use it to serve the Lord.
Ask the mad man of Gedaren Mark 5 v 1 – 20 the bible says after God set him free, he came to Jesus and say I will go with you everywhere. Jesus Christ said no! Go and advertise me. Do you know that those who are always advertising Jesus Christ never get into bondage? If God sets you free and you keep on telling other people about him, He will make sure that you remain free.
What about healing without any leftover; many at times, when you go to the hospital for a particular hospital problem, that problem may be solved but there are almost invariably some side effects.
I used to be a victim of malaria fever and I had an uncle who was a very good doctor, he’s gone to be with the Lord now. He will tell me “for your fever take this, take this and this and I will take it and the fever will go.
But then later on I will have a little bit of stomach discomfort and I will go to him, fever is gone but what about this stomach discomfort. And he will say that is the side effect of the medicine you have taken, but there is a God who can heal you without any side effect, he will give you permanent healing today in the name of Jesus Christ.
In 2 kings 5 v 1 – 14 when God healed Naaman, the bible said his skin returned to him as that of new baby, there was no scars left, no signs at all that he ever had leprosy. There is a God who can guarantee that once he heals you, you will remain healed. Exodus 15 v 26 says i am the Lord that heals thee.
If you will hearken diligently to the voice of the Lord your God, to observe and to do all that he commands you he said he will make sure no disease will come upon you.
It is possible to healed and remain healthy forever and I am praying for all of us who are here tonight; in the mighty name of Jesus Christ after tonight no more pain, no more ache in Jesus name.
But take the example of Naaman; how come this man who was a leper was cleanse so much that his skin is like that of a new born baby, I mean this man came as a leper, he went home glowing like a new born baby.
What do we noticed about him?
Number one, He humbled himself before God; initially when they say go and wash in Jordan. He was angry and he was going home angry (what is wrong with this person, I thought he will come out, lay his hands upon me and call upon the name of his God).
Many of us wants to dictate to God how we want to be healed; some of us come and say unless the G.O lays his hands on me, I won’t be healed. Sorry!
That is not the way God does his things, the bible says he sent his word and his word heal them. As his word is coming to you now, be healed in Jesus name.
Number two, he followed instruction to the letter; “deep yourself seven times” at the sixth time he still came up a leper until the seventh time.
Anytime you want to do anything for God, follow instructions! For example; when you want to give God an offering, God says he loves a cheerful giver, if you can’t give cheerfully, don’t give at all. If you do, there will be no returns.
That is why when you hear its offering time, wise people, people who knows how God operate begins to rejoice because God loves a cheerful giver. God is not a beggar, follow instruction to the letter.
And then after he was healed , he came back to testify, he came back to the man of God and said look at me; I was a leper when I was going, look at me now, I am well.
When we say it is testimony time, it is amazing how few people came forward, we those who comes forward are many by comparison to other places. But there are hundreds of thousand, who has received miracles from God who had never testified. It is when you testify that God put a seal on your miracle so that the enemy can never steal it from you.
He came back to testify and he told the man of God, for the rest of my life I will serve this God
You want your healing to be permanent, humble yourself, follow instruction to the letter, testify and of cause serve God till the end.
The Lord says there is someone here tonight, he said you will understand. He said the Lion that is trying to choke you shall die this month.
John 5 v 2 – 14 You remember the story of the man who was sick for thirty eight years, when Jesus healed him, he told him go and sin no more else something worse will happen. You want your healing to be permanent? Go and sin no more.
And then what about victory without a defeat, victory is no good if it is going to be followed by defeat, victory loses its value if its followed by defeat. There used to be a boxer and I am telling you, nobody wants to be called ex champion, the best thing is to be called the undefeated champion, and I decree to you in the name that is above every other names, for the rest of your life you will be undefeated champion.
Look at the example of Joshua in Joshua 6 v 20 he led the children of Israel, they shouted, they made just one shout and the well of Jericho fell. Then we got to Joshua 7 and they came against just one small town called Ai and the people of the town chased them and slaughtered 46 of them. Joshua who was lifting himself high was shouting; there is nobody like me, God you are great, he fell on his face because when victory is followed by defeat, victory loses its value.
So what do I do so that I will be victorious all the time?
Number one; make sure that you are not your own enemy, because the most dangerous enemy of all is when you are your own enemy. I have always told us Romans 8 v 31 says if God be for us, who can be against us.
When we ask that question everybody says nobody, until one day I said to my children, let’s open the bible where is nobody written? All that the bible says is who can be against us question mark? That means the question was not answered and the reason the question was not answered is because if God be for you the devil cannot be against you; resist the devil and he will flee from you. If God be for you demon cannot be against you; you are to cast out demons.
If God be for you herbalist cannot be against you; because every weapon fashioned against you shall not prosper. But if God be for you and you are against yourself, then God have mercy. And as I have always told you before you sing that beautiful song, let God arise and let his enemy be scattered , find out that you are not one of the enemies, because when he arises; all his enemies will scattered.
You see we love to quote the bible, we quote the section that is beautiful for us and we forget the underlining principle.
Maybe one of the reason God trained me as a mathematician before calling me into the ministry, is because he know I will know that formulas only work when they satisfy certain conditions, so when I come across Deuteronomy 28 v 7 he says the enemy that rises against you shall be smitten before your face, they shall come against you in one way they shall flee seven ways.
Beautiful passage! but is there any condition for that ? the condition is in verse 1; if you, the one that God is going to fight for, if you will hearken diligently to the voice of the Lord your God to observe and to do all that he commands you, then any enemy that comes against you will be smitten before your face. They come against you in one way they see God behind you and they flee seven ways.
Many times I had prayed my wife and I, we had fasted we have prayed for some people and when we don’t get the answer we want we begin to query God. Father what else can anybody do? And God will say my children you don’t know all the story; the fellow you are praying for is not who you think he is.
I will tell you one story; one very important chief somewhere in this state was sick and his friend, very close friend of his came to me and said please, he is a very good man; he has built a church for the town, he has done this, he has done that come and pray for him so he will be well. So I went, sir “are you a Christian?”, he said “I have been a Christian before your mother was born”. “Have you really surrendered your life to Jesus?” He said look at that church, I built that one, there is another one over there I built that one.” “That is not what I am asking for, are you a Christian?” So he said “I am a Christian”. I said “yes sir”.
So I prayed, a week later I went, no improvement at all. So I said I know what I will do; I took two of my prayer partners and I sent them to the place.
And I said I want you to stay there for seven days, the water you are going to drink there take it from home, no food, no drink from his house. Fast and pray for him. They fasted and prayed after seven days I went to check, no improvement.
I said I know what I will do, I will handle this case myself personally, I will fast I will pray nonstop for 21 days until he gets well. Then God spoke to me and said “son, if you want to fast it’s alright. Fasting is good for you but don’t fast for this man because you will be wasting your energy. But “Lord why?”
He says ask him the following questions and God gave me seven questions to ask him, the man who claims to be a Christian; how many secret society people do you belong to? How many people have you killed? I said “God, How can I ask these questions?” God said “ask. You are the one who wants to fast for twenty one days”.
I went to him and say “I am sorry sir, its God who asked me to ask these questions…” by the time I got to the seventh question, he asked me to go away that he will send for me. The next information I got from him is that I should never come back there. Of cause I never went back.
You want a miracle from God? Hearken diligently to the voice of the Lord your God. To observe and to do all that he commands you.
I traveled last month and I saw a notice in front of a church and it says “The Ten Commandment Is Not A Multiple Choice” you know the meaning of that? God did not say choose any one of the ten, you are to obey all.
When you obey all, then the enemies that comes against you becomes the enemy of God and God knows how to handle his own enemies.
What about anointing that will never run dry; it is better never to be anointed, than to have an anointing that will run dry. Anointing is wonderful, Isaiah 10 v 27 says anointing destroys yoke, anointing makes you untouchable.
The Lord said there is somebody here, he said wherever you go people you have never met before looks at you strangely; you can see the way they are looking at you and you feel uncomfortable, he said this is because the enemy has put a mark on you, he asked me to tell you, he has erased the mark.
Anointing makes you untouchable 2 Kings 1 v 9 -12 when the enemies came and they said they wanted to arrested Elijah, he roasted them. And if the enemy says there have grabbed you, they can’t hold you Judges 15 v 14 – 15.
When they brought Samson bound to the Philistine and the anointing of God came upon him the fire of God destroyed every yoke and it is a thousand of the enemies that perished. But if anointing dries up then the anointed becomes a victim in the hand of the enemy Judges 16 v 18-21.
When Samson lost his contact with God, the enemy took him and pluck out his eye, I pray for every one of you here tonight, the anointing of God upon your life will never run dry in Jesus name.
How do I make sure that my anointing will never run dry?
All you have to do is to stay connected to the Almighty God, stay connected to the source of the anointing. Take Elisha for example in 2 King 2 v 1 – 15 everything Elijah did to persuade him to stay back, he said no sir, where ever you go I will go, you are my spiritual father, everywhere you go, I will follow.
No wonder even after he died there was still enough anointing left in the bones of Elisha to raise the dead. It is a terrible thing to have been anointed once and then become ex anointed. That is why I always warn those who are in deliverance ministry in particular; if you go into deliverance ministry, for God sake be Holy because every demon you cast out is going to report you to the devil.
And the devil will say I know, leave him alone now, he is hot but keep watching him, if he ever becomes cold then we will deal with him. The fire of the Almighty God that is surrounding each and every one of you will never go out in Jesus name.
What about salvation; salvation without backsliding, it is better not to be saved than to be saved and then backslide. There is nothing as terrible as an ex Christian.
The Lord said there is someone here tonight; he said he has decided to take you to a level where your present success will be like child’s play.
The Lord says there is someone here tonight; he said very soon your nick name shall be BLESSING.
2 Peter 2 v 20-22 says when somebody has been saved before and he backslide it is as if a dog went back to his vomit, that is a horrible picture. When someone who used to be a child of most high God, you said I will never go back into sin, I will not lie anymore, I won’t fornicate any more, I won’t drink anymore, I am not going to smoke anymore and then you backslide and go back to those things he said it is like a dog and after some time he says vomit is food.
That is why David cried, David knew the pain of someone who has lost salvation Psalm 51 v 12 one of the things he cried for is that “restore unto me the joy of thy salvation.” The Devil knows how to deal with a backslider.
When you read Luke 15 v 11 -24 it tells you the story of a prodigal son which is a classical example of a backslider. Initially the boy was having a wonderful time but the joy of the backslider will never last, very soon adversity came, all friends turned against him.
He wanted to eat the food given to pigs they wouldn’t even allow him that was how bad things got before he decides to return to his father. I pray that every backslider will come back to Jesus tonight in Jesus name.
What do I do so that I will never, never backslide? Philippians 2 v 12 says you are to work out your salvation with fear and trembling. Whatever you do brother, whatever you do sister, don’t lose your salvation.
Whatever the temptation the devil will bring your way, tell the devil “I cannot afford to lose my salvation. Colossian 3 v 1 - 4 says focus on things above not things beneath, seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and every other things will be added, and please if you don’t want to lose your salvation , keep wining souls. John 15 v 1 -2 Jesus Christ said I am the vine my father is the husband man, I am the vine you are the husband man, every branch that does not bears no fruit, he takes away.
There is a backsliding that can never be healed. This is the backsliding caused by God himself, God is constantly watching every child of God. Are you winning souls? You have been born again for one year; how many souls have you won. You have been born again for ten years, how many souls have you won?
One day God is going to say this fellow is a fruitless branch cut it off. When God is the one who cut off somebody, nobody can replant. That is why I thank God for those of you who went out on the 2nd June to win souls, may God bless you mighty in Jesus name.
But don’t go out only one day; make soul wining your life style. Let’s do it every day, let us find at least a day in the month when will all go out and win souls, those who are constantly wining souls never backslide. And those who don’t win souls, sooner or later they will backslide.
We are talking about good success, we are talking about prosperity without adversity, we are talking about healing without scar, we are talking about deliverance without a relapse, we are talking about the blessing of the Lord that makes rich and add no sorrow, we are talking about promotion with the possibility of demotion, we are talking of all the victories God can give you so that so that you can be forever an undefeated champion.
We are talking about anointing that will never run dry, we are talking about salvation without backsliding.
Good success, but the Journey to Good Success begins when you surrender your life to Jesus, because Philippians 4 v 13 says I can do all things through Christ which strengths me.
If only I have Christ, I can succeed and keep on succeeding forever and ever, because he will keep on supplying the strength.
That is why if you have not yet given your life to Jesus Christ, you better do so tonight. You cannot begin to succeed and desire Good success if you have not given your life to Jesus Christ.
So if you are here and you have not yet given your life to Jesus Christ come and do so now. If you are a backslider come back to him now, he will restore you this time and the restoration will be permanent. So if you want to give your life to Jesus or you are a backslider and you want to be restored back to him, come forward now.
As you come ask Him to be merciful unto you, ask him to safe your soul, ask him to be merciful unto you. The rest of us, let us pray for this people that the savior who saved our souls, will save their souls also, pray that God will wash them clean in his blood and wash away all their sins.
Pray that the Almighty God himself will write their names in the book of life and give them a brand new beginning, intercede for them. If you are a backslider, call on God to restore you fully, tell him to help you return to full fellowship with him…
In Jesus mighty name we have prayed, Almighty God I want to bless your holy name. Thank you on behalf of these your children who have come forward tonight. I want to thank you because your word is forever settled, you said in your word, that who so ever will come unto you, you will in no wise cast out, they have come to you now father, please receive them in Jesus name.
Forgive them in Jesus name, have mercy on them in Jesus name, your blood that cleanses from all sin, let it wipe away all their sins in Jesus name. Even as you are saving their souls now, father, please write their names in the book of life and don’t let them ever go back into the world in Jesus name.
Every backslider among them, restore fully in Jesus name. I pray that from now on anytime they call upon you, you will answer them in Jesus name. Thank you my father and my God in Jesus mighty name we have prayed. Amen
From now on by the grace of God I will be praying for you, very soon you will be receiving miracles, including miracles you didn’t even ask for, and then you will know somebody must be somewhere praying for you and that somebody will be me. That is why I need your names, your address and your prayer request (Please drop them with the counselors)
Tonight we are going to pray because one of the ways of achieving success is by asking God for it; and I have some points I want you to pray about, tonight we are praying for one hour solid nonstop and when you hear the prayer points am sure you want to pray too
Make sure you praise him generously before you continue with other points.
… In Jesus might name we have prayed.
The almighty God will answer all your prayers, for the rest of your life your ways will please God.
The grace to win souls the Almighty God will release upon you. Your life will not be a waste. Your success will be rapid, your success will be steady, your progress will be continuous, and anyone sitting on your success shall be uprooted.
Anyone trying to block your way to the top shall be uprooted. Every enemy pretending to be friend, God will deal with all of them.
The Almighty God will smile on your this month, he will command his blessings upon you, he will command his blessings upon your family, he will command his blessing upon your church, he will commands his blessings upon your nations. All those who wish you well, it will be well with them.
Those who want you to succeed, they too will succeed, you will be the best anybody can be for God. The anointing of God upon your life will never dry up, it shall be well with you, God will answer all your prayers, this month will be a month of testimonies, so shall it be and together we shall grow. In Jesus mighty name we have prayed.
If you receive that let me hear you shout halleluiah!