Storms of Life – Faith Pulls Through

Hello Everybody!

Today, I made a short Youtube video that looks at the life of Noah in the Bible. Trust me, it was not easy to make since I’m an amateur lol, but it was fun to make so I hope y’all like it! If the video appears to be a bit blurry when first viewing it, click on the “Settings” icon located on the bottom right corner of the youtube video and make sure that the Speed is set to “normal” and the Quality is set to “480p”. The video should run smoothly if you ensure that these settings are put in place first.  In any case, I did this just for fun so enjoy! 😀

Image result for dove sign noahSometimes in life, God will cause you to be moved to do something that doesn’t make sense whether it be to move from one country to another with your whole entire family going to an unfamiliar place, or taking up a new activity that you’ve never done before in order to increase blessings and opportunities in your life when you step out in obedience. The key factor for the miracles that you want to experience in your life lies in your Obedience factor.

How much do you trust God that when He points the direction (that will often times “not make sense”)?

Will you obey when He points the direction in where you should and ought to go? Obedience is not a simple exercise when thrust in the throes of uncertainty, but how else is one to build on faith?

It isn’t easy to step out of the familiar and walk into that which is unfamiliar and foreign territory for you; however, when you step out in faith, amazing things do happen. Your eyes will see things they’ve never seen before, you will experience things you’ve never experienced before and you will meet people you never thought you’d ever have access to before when you step out in FAITH. Breakthroughs happen when we step out in faith. The things that God will cause us to do may not always make sense, but when you Trust in your heart that you are heading in the right direction and are following His leading in obedience on the basis of your prayer life, you will see yourself experience miraculous breakthroughs that you never thought would be possible.

God speaks to us in so many ways, whether it be by dreams, deja vu experiences, visions, a series of confirmations from various sources, signs and wonders etc etc that you can’t keep your head inside the box. You’ve got to think outside the box. It is up to us to incline our ears to hear what the Spirit of the Lord is saying to us who is the church.

Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.

Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who is victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.

Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.

Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches.”

miracleDo we have an open ear and a receptive heart to obey the instructions that we receive? Ask yourself these types of questions today and do some self-inventory. People want huge miracles to take place in their lives but do not understand that in seeking such things, what is required is a huge amount of faith on the individuals part to simply obey instructions to receive the miracle that they seek, even when the instructions given do not make sense. You may appear crazy in the sight of others but it is that level of faith that brings forth uncommon favour and uncommon miracles to manifest in your life. Who cares if others think you’re crazy! Do what you feel led in your heart to do and see God move in your life. All you have to do is stretch out and believe, AMEN! Move by faith and not by what you see!

James 3:17-18 NIV – But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.

I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?”

Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.

and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith.

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.

I pray that this video I made ministers to your spirit today. Enjoy this video Everybody and God Bless! 😀

Running Back to You

Hello Everybody!

I just had to post this awesome song by Zoe Grace called Running to bless your spirit today. The song is so melodic and upbeat that I know it’ll minister to your spirit today. God bless you everybody and enjoy this song of praise unto God today. 😀

Isaiah 55:4-6 (NIV)

See, I have made him a witness to the peoples,
    a ruler and commander of the peoples.
Surely you will summon nations you know not,
    and nations you do not know will come running to you,
because of the Lord your God,
    the Holy One of Israel,
    for he has endowed you with splendor.”

Seek the Lord while he may be found;
    call on him while he is near.


Tithes and Offerings for Breakthroughs

Hello Everybody!

I felt the need to touch on the subject that many people like to steer away from which is the topic of Tithes and Offerings. 

3688dc1d6af39962372feaa92e3cd757What is so important about understanding the concept of Tithes and Offerings?

In order to answer this question, I first need to address the fact concerning what it is not. 

In some Christian circles, the idea of paying tithes and offerings into the church can be viewed in a negative light when you have certain churches that teach on the concept in such a way to entice or manipulate their congregation into giving huge amounts of money for greed purposes rather than for true charitable and missionary based purposes of the church. Let’s just be real here, no one wants to be taken advantaged of and no one wants to invest in a place that doesn’t claim to use what you are putting your money into.

It is a FACT, that many churches require the tithes and offerings that they receive from their members during their services in order to fulfill and satisfy their missions and programs that they offer for their congregation. It’s a fact that with every church, like with any business, money is required in order to keep running its programs that they offer for their community. Let’s not assume for one second that money comes from the sky somewhere, it comes from people just like you and me that keep them running in the first place. It’s like with banks, you wouldn’t open up an investment account with a bank that doesn’t generate good returns on your investment. You would like to see the “fruits” or a return on your investment of what you are putting your money into. In the same way, Tithing and Offering has its benefits which I will explain later on in this post; however, let’s first define what the Tithe is:

A tithe is literally 10% of your gross salary, eg. if you make $9456.00 in one week, or one month depending on when you receive your pay cheque, then what you give to the church is 10% of that amount which would be $945.60. The rest of the money is yours to do with whatever you would like to do; however, nothing is stopping you from giving more money additionally as an “Offering” if you feel led to give out of the generosity of your own heart. This is the true concept of TITHES and OFFERINGS.


Tithing and Offering is actually a Biblical commandment out of obedience from the Lord to bring your ten percent into His church. It’s something that I find not many churches properly teach about and yet it is important to get into the practice of doing as a Christ-follower.

Now, apart from doing it just because it is a commandment in the Bible to do so, there are significant spiritual benefits in Tithing and Offerings. Believe it or not, but Tithing is also a SPIRITUAL WARFARE weapon for financial breakthroughsWhen you tithe and offer in your church out of obedience, you stop a lot of evil forces attacking the fruits of your harvest.

Tithing and Offering rebukes the devourer from stealing what you make because God always blesses a cheerful giver

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

I remember years ago when I was awaiting to receive a government cheque that was been held up by bureaucracy and office politics from the Canada Revenue Agency that I was really strapped for cash because I had some bills to pay and I was running low on funds. I was in dire straights and found myself praying and fasting to God all the time for a breakthrough to which He showed me the verse regarding tithes and offerings from Malachi 3:10 in my time of prayer and fasting that I kind of looked at God like…“Do you not see I’m strapped for cash God!”… but He kept impressing on my heart to trust Him in this thing and He would show me something that I had never seen before.

Well, since I was already low on funds anyway, I felt like I had nothing to lose. I was already feeling the pressure and was wondering why the government wasn’t producing my long-awaited cheque that I was waiting on for the past few weeks. Out of obedience to what the Holy Spirit had impressed on my heart to do, I gave my 10% into the church with much fear and trembling and hyperventilation added (lol) that week and felt like, I have nothing to lose anyway. Would you believe, that the same week that I needed the money for my upcoming bills and what have you, the long-delayed cheque that I had been waiting for the past few weeks if not a month had arrived a few days  during that same week after that Sunday service that I had laid down my tithes and offerings in the church bucket. I had to give a praise and a shout unto God for my breakthrough! God is indeed FAITHFUL! 😀
Image result for tithes and offeringsAfter receiving this breakthrough, I became obedient to this whole tithing and offering principle and I can tell you the truth, that I’ve never had financial difficulty ever since I decided to be faithful to this principle. I’ve received multiple breakthroughs and God has constantly been blessing me. I even preached about this principle in my previous church and a family that had also been going through some serious financial distress was also awaiting on a cheque from the government revenue agency to deal with their financial crisis but they had been experiencing delays upon delays on receiving these funds that they were now in dire straights, so they sat there listening to my testimony and decided to give it a try and gave 10% of what they had in their offering that day.

Another lady sitting in the same room who also heard the same sermon that I was preaching gave the very last money that she had in the offering bucket which was supposed to be used to buy her a plane ticket to go back home to Africa but she decided to test God in this and she gave everything she had believing God for a breakthrough. Let me tell you, the first family that gave their tithes and offerings received their breakthrough just a few days after they had sown their seed. They could not believe their breakthrough!

The other woman that had sown all that she had during that Sunday service testified that the very next day, (which was a Monday somebody!) the Canada Revenue Agency mailed out the long awaited cheque she had been waiting for the past few months to receive that not only could help her afford to buy her ticket to go back home, but she received enough to do more for her business back home. She was so blessed by what God had done to give her her breakthrough that she gave a huge offering to the church in gratitude for the lesson she had learned from my sermon regarding tithes and offerings that she now wants to forever remain faithful in understanding the principle regarding the purpose of the Tithes and Offerings.

Tithes and Offerings are a spiritual warfare weapon for financial breakthroughs. 

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If you are going through financial problems and you are a Christian, you need to understand the principle of Tithes and Offerings in order to obtain your financial breakthroughs. The thing is, many people don’t like the teaching on tithes and offerings because they already have misconceived notions on the purpose of it either through bad experiences with some churches misappropriating the funds, or having the idea that there is no point in giving in the first place because you see no self-benefit in giving in the first place. Look, I can’t guarantee what a church will do with your tithes and offerings because hopefully, you attend a church that is quite transparent in what they use their funds for; however, on the other hand, the concept of giving tithes and offerings is an obedience factor on YOU the INDIVIDUAL, Biblically speaking.  God looks at the heart of the giver, not at the amount that you give. You have to give in faith if you want to reap a harvest of righteousness in your life. Tithing and offering is supposed to be part of a Christians walk with God. It is a very powerful spiritual warfare weapon that can protect your harvest. If you are finding yourself experiencing a lot of financial difficulty or distress, try God in this area and start to tithe and offer in your church. Pray over your seed before you put it in the offering bucket. Ask God to rebuke the devourer of your harvest as you give your 10% into His church. You want to see breakthroughs but these things don’t happen without acts of FAITH.

Ask yourself today, Can you trust God for your breakthrough?

I pray that this post blesses someone today. For some reason, the Lord has been impressing my heart to write on this topic today so I pray that for whoever is reading this, if you were led to read this message, then this message was for you. God wants to intercede for you, but you have to be willing to be obedient if you want to see breakthroughs happen in your life.

God Bless You Everybody! 😀
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Spiritual House Cleaning

Hi Everybody!

So today my post is about spiritual house cleaning. I have read a book by Perry Stone called Purging your House, Pruning your Family Tree which deals with recognizing whether or not you have accursed things in your houses that can affect the spiritual climate of your home. A lot of people buy articles of clothing and souvenirs from countries that they visit during vacations and bring back as keep sakes because they want to have memories for their visits; however, some things that people bring back into their homes can bring in curses even if bought out of ignorance. There is a really great book that I would recommend people to get regarding how to spiritually clean your house by Eddie and Alice Smith called Spiritual House Cleaning.

It reveals a lot about how to detect what is causing demonic influences to inhabit your home. Many things are tied to objects or activities that have taken place in the residence that leave a place to be spiritually contaminated by demonic influences. Some people in the world won’t venture into certain houses because of “ghost stories” or a series of unfortunate events that happened in a home that leaves the place to be no safe haven. There a things we can do to keep our homes sanctified and holy, however, it’s all dependent on how serious we are to purge the things that contaminate our homes.

In the book Witchcraft in the Pews, Bishop George Bloomer talks about how a woman was given a set of 5 dolls in a coffin looking box by a relative. Immediately, I thought they were voodoo dolls, but anyway, she accepted these dolls in ignorance and she kept them.  Since that time, she and her family were unable to keep a house for a long period of time, she relocated several times in less that 6 months at a time in a 10 year period. They had financial distress, and health issues afflicting the members. Bishop prayed with the lady to break off the curse and to renounce her attachment to these dolls but was puzzled as to why there were five dolls in a box instead of one. Bishop consulted a friend who had knowledge concerning certain occult practices that afflict people to find out what the meaning of the 5 dolls meant and was revealed to him that the significance of the 5 dolls was symbolic of the number of members the woman had in her family. She had a family of 5 and the relative who gave her these dolls used it to curse her and steal her and her family members blessings and transfer them onto themselves. The lady noted that that specific family member never experienced financial difficulties after she had given the dolls to her as a “present”.

In Perry Stone’s book Purging your House, Pruning your Family Tree he uncovers a serious chain of deaths in the J.F. Kennedy family brought upon by the father of the family. Every son and child died tragically in violent ways because of the sins of the Father. This is called a Generational curse. People, what I can say is that it is important to really look at your family tree and start pruning some branches that have allowed for continual afflictions to exist in your family. I have been looking back at my own family tree and know that there is a chain of distant relatives who practiced occult activities that have been in the family and a chain of deaths of the twins in the family.

In knowing this, I had to renounce the sins of the fore fathers in order to break the chain of curses that can touch the third and forth generations. I know in my family the death of the twins seemed to be a serious matter. I used to have twin grand-uncles on my grandpas side and twins on my grandmas side. On my grandpa’s side the twins would die in mysterious ways. We have distant twin cousins who have died either early or when they achieved a feat. The longest surviving twins were in their late 30’s and one of them had achieved a doctorate, but died a few days later after his graduation. Now they are both dead. My sister and I are the longest surviving twins so far. I know that in tracing back such history you cannot joke with the impact that a generational curse can have on a family, but I praise God that my sister and I are the first born-again long-surviving twins in the family. We have to break the chain somewhere and it’s only through believing in Christ as our Lord and Savior. It is important to not remain ignorant of the devices of the enemy used against you and your family no matter how Christian you are.

There is nothing worse that being an ignorant Christian.

So today, trace back to your family tree and analyze the patterns that have contributed to generational curses and generational blessings. I know that although there have been generational curses in my family, there has also been a generational blessing that has started with my grandpa in terms of education. He was the first sibling out of nine children to graduate out of university and so far, as the third generation both my twin and I have graduated out of university with double honors majors. My Aunt has a Masters in the Arts so there is something to praise God about. Sometimes breaking such curses seems like a struggle but with God all things are possible. We can only renounce the sins of the past and look forward towards the goal pressing forward and never giving up.  Continue to speak blessings over your life no matter how bleak the situation seems. Spoken words of Blessings over your life in the Name of Jesus is a powerful act to counteract a curse. Jabez broke the curse of his name and God enlarged his territory. Think of how much God wants to enlarge your territory. Trust God and seek His face to get your blessing.

Have a blessed day everyone and keep praying, keep studying the Word and trust God with all your needs. God meets you when you call on His Name.

May the Joy of the Lord be with you today, in Jesus Name! God Bless! 

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“Why do you believe?” – Recruitment Strategies from Unbelievers

Hello People!

Today, I want to talk about “remaining grounded in your faithWhen I was in middle school, I had just gotten saved after my mum gave me some books regarding spiritual warfare because when I was growing up, I faced many battles with sickness and spiritual oppression from forces I could not see (eg, my body would twist on its own in an attempt to snap my neck and there was a time I was about to completely levitate off my bed but I had to fight what I could not see with all my strength that I became so emotionally, spiritually and physically drained from fighting something I could not see all night long).

Image result for spiritual deliveranceThere was one incident where I had slept walked into the kitchen (in Kenya) and had picked up a kitchen knife and had pointed it to my chest. I was seemingly in a trance state when this had happened and fortunately, my late grandmother had come into the room completely freaked out and shouted at me saying “What are you DOING???!!!!”. At that point I snapped out of it and saw that I had a kitchen knife pointed to my chest and my grandmother was definitely freaking out on me. She seemed calm initially but I knew that she was totally angry with me and told me to “Put that knife down!” with an authoritative voice that I was so scared that I did what she asked me to do. For the life of me, I don’t even know how I got to the kitchen since my bedroom was located on the second floor of the house. I thought I was going to get a smack down but she came and hugged me and drew me away from the kitchen. I guess she knew that there was something spiritually wrong with me at the time because a lot of bizarre things would happen to me that she monitored me a lot. I didn’t know what was going on, but that is why knowledge is power. If I had known what I know now, I think I would have suffered less back then.

These types of things used to happen to me when I was living in Kenya. And that is where I realized I had developed a strong spiritual sensitivity to things that were going on around me. I had extremely sharp discernment as a child because I could literally see evil spirits operating in some people, but at that time, I didn’t know what it was that I was seeing because I lacked knowledge. All I know is that these spiritual attacks that I experienced helped me strengthen my ability to be able to tell the difference between genuine individuals and evil individuals (this is called discernment).

I think that the Lord allowed me to go through this hell so that I could sharpen my discernment for the future. So when I see a movie like The Exorcist and all of that, I sympathize with the demoniacally oppressed girl, because to some extent, I was going through similar things. Sometimes I would faint, feel confusion, puke blood or have difficulty sleeping because I would be oppressed all night long from a force I could not see. These oppressive experiences affected my ability to concentrate and would sometimes leave me feeling “zoned out”. To the undiscerning individual, I may have just appeared to be lazy or something, but I was physically, spiritually and emotionally exhausted from fighting all night long with something I could not see. I ended up being pretty suicidal too because I wanted all of this oppression to end but I didn’t know how to end it. This is why it is important to gain knowledge about the things you do not know because it will preserve your life. If I had not received the answers concerning why I was being oppressed by spiritual forces I could not see as soon as I did, I think I would have ultimately committed suicide just to end the torment and some of you wouldn’t be reading this blog, you’d be reading an epitaph, but praise God, that is not the case 😀 .

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for Me; Because you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

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I praise God for blessing me with the answers that I needed at the right time through my mum at the time that I truly needed it, otherwise this post wouldn’t have existed. I guess that’s why I’m interested in deliverance ministry in particular. There are certain things that open doors for demonic oppression to operate in a person’s life. Some of these things could be from undeserved punishment (i.e. physical, verbal and/or sexual abuse), bloodline sins (i.e. if you have a history of relatives who practiced witchcraft, voodoo, wicca, the black arts etc), personal sins (willful disobedience – engaging in activities that could lead you to be oppressed such as abusing drugs, illicit sexual misconduct, illegal activities – stealing, murder, rape etc), all of these types of activities open doors for demonic oppression to operate in a persons life. If not on the primary offender, it can fall on the third and forth generation of the offender. This is called Iniquity.

you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,

keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children’s children to the third and the fourth generation.”

‘The Lord is longsuffering and abundant in mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but He by no means clears the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation.

you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,

Sometimes people face spiritual oppression in their lives and in their homes undeservingly because they are simply unaware of the bloodline sins that have been passed down to them from generation to generation because of a sinful act performed by some relative in their past. Such sins don’t leave the generational line until it has punished someone. That is why REPENTANCE is key to an individuals deliverance from such spiritual oppression. You may not have been the primary offender that opened the door to such oppression, but it is important to seek the Lord to forgive your family for opening up any doors that lead any of your family members to be oppressed by forces that they cannot see in the first place.

James 5:16 [Full Chapter]

Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much

please let Your ear be attentive and Your eyes open, that You may hear the prayer of Your servant which I pray before You now, day and night, for the children of Israel Your servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel which we have sinned against You. Both my father’s house and I have sinned.

Image result for Rebecca Brown MD booksIf you are going through some difficult times and are wondering where the source of all your problems are coming from, consider that there maybe some bloodline sins that may have been committed by a past family member that could be contributing to some of the problems you are facing today. Poverty is also a curse that can operate in a family line because of iniquity that has not been confessed to. Sometimes, people are unable to prosper because of certain curses still operating in their generational line. You go to work but you still can’t make enough and you’re constantly in an endless cycle of borderline poverty because something is capping your ability to prosper. These are also signs of a generational/bloodline curse(s) operating in your life. The only way to break from these curses is through the power of repentance.

Ask the Lord to forgive your family for any participation in anything that opened doors for curses to operate in your life. Ask the Lord to forgive from the third to forth generational line of curses so that your familial line is completely free from all the curses that have been passed on down the line and into your life. The Lord will deliver you and your household when you seek Him for divine restoration, forgiveness and order in your life. Renounce any participation known or unknown in the things of the occult, which also includes the reading of horoscopes, going to hand readings, participation using the Ouija board, using magic etc etc. All of these types of things open up unnecessary doors for hell to operate in your life. Repentance is the key to salvation. 

Image result for rebecca brown md booksI remember, when I lived in China, there was this art teacher that really wanted to recruit me into the “Ba’hai faith”. He didn’t like my so-called Christianity and faith in God so he often harassed me in the sense by mocking me of my faith in God and tried everything he could possibly do to shake my faith in God. A part of me was like “Listen buddy, if you’ve only known the hell I’ve been through and the deliverance I’ve experienced through the power of God, you’d understand why I believe the way that I do”. He was hell bent on shaking my faith in God but I stood my ground. It was kind of bizarre to me why he was so hell bent on shaking my faith. I couldn’t understand for the life of me why he was obsessed with me, because even a guy friend that I had in the same art class noticed this teacher’s strange behaviour towards me and thought I should “watch out”. That’s why I say to you parents, do not be passive and oblivious about the goings ons with your children. There are people out there targeting your children to lead them astray. You have to remain vigilant and teach your children to stay on the right path no matter how many people try to lead them astray. It is your responsibility to teach a child in the way that they should go so that they do not depart from it.

Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Well I think I’ve written quite a bit today with respect to the topic of spiritual warfare. This is just some food for thought and if any of you have questions, please holla! If any of you would like some book recommendations on the topic of spiritual warfare, you can also holla! I have many book recommendations. I would definitely recommend Rebecca Brown MD’s Books He Came to set the Captives Free; Unbroken Curses; Prepare for War and Vessels of Honor. There are more books I could recommend but these were the first ones I read that spiritually empowered me to loose myself from the spiritual oppression I had experienced most of my life and would recommend these ones first to anybody. Happy reading and God bless everybody! 😀

Dance to a Beat of a Different Drum!

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Image result for undaunted faithI just had to post these two upbeat songs by Blanca. The first song is called Different Drum. This song will make you one-two-step. It’s such a fun song that I know it’ll bless you. On a side-note, a quick update on my situation, so I’m still going to my doctor appointments and I expect good results. Attending rehab has been “fun”….*yeah right* lol ;). I don’t like attending rehab, but a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do in order to get back to where she needs to be. I feel very positive about my situation despite the types of activities that I don’t want to do and certain people that I don’t want to meet. It is what it is. However, through it all, I praise God that I’m on the road to recovery because some people go through this sickness and don’t come out of it golden like I have. That’s when you know that the grace of God is really REAL people! We just don’t know how much we take stuff for granted. I feel very optimistic despite the setbacks I’ve faced. I see a bright future ahead of me.

Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead,

2 Timothy 1:7 [Full Chapter]

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

I am confident that I have a sound mind. It’s all about your perspective. Some people go through a crisis or a series of crises and don’t come out of it at all because they are consumed by the weight of that crisis or series of crises. I think the fact that I have familial support has helped me get through all of this that I am truly thankful. We can’t take the people that we have in our lives for granted so hug the people around you everybody! I was thinking the other day that I could have died a few months ago, but praise God, I’m still alive. It got me thinking about what it is that I want to accomplish in my life since time is but a precious thing. We really don’t know when we will hold our last breath if we live presumptuously assuming that time is in our hands. NO! Time is not in our hands. Time is in God’s hands, and we must praise God for all the time that He has blessed us with. We really don’t know when our time will end here on this earth.

I was prophesied about what will happen in my future a few months ago by a prophetess and thought to myself concerning what she had told me, that I’ve got a lot of work to dooooooo, OMG!

Image result for undaunted faithI’m a little overwhelmed about what was spoken to me concerning my future and will not elaborate further on what was said to me since it is personal so I’ll just say that it seems that my destiny is heavy laden with work to do and with the mind of building God’s kingdom by building His people here on Earth. I will pursue it with diligence and will not fear breaking ground just to see people find God and living out their God-driven destiny. I’m willing to do whatever it is that God has put me here on earth to do. I want to see people move with a passion for Christ and do amazing things to build people and bring them further into destiny. The whole thing is rather overwhelming when I think about it. In any case, I put my trust in God concerning my future. Some people will walk with me, some people will walk away from me, but I will continue to pursue God with all my heart until I satisfy the call in my life. God is that important to me. My interest is particularly in the area of deliverance ministry, but I know that I’m called to much more than that. Well, I’ll continue to prepare my mind for whatever it is and will seek God with all I’ve got not looking back at what is behind me, I will press on towards the goal.

I feel like there is a generation that God wants to push beyond the boundary of “common faith” towards that which is  “uncommon and undaunted faith” that moves more than just mountains, but every barrier that has been left closed in your life; God will break these barriers open if only our minds can go there.

How far are you willing to push your faith in the things of God? Ask yourself that question today. Sitting in the church pew is just a start, but God hasn’t called us to merely occupy church pews, He wants us to break forth and stretch forth into the world and reach out to the unreachable and touch those that seem untouchable. Don’t be satisfied with your own salvation if your brothers and sisters are still perishing not knowing that Christ came to save them. Salvation is the children’s bread and we need to break bread and share with our unsaved brothers and sisters out there that need to know that Jesus Christ is indeed the TRUTH, the LIFE and the only WAY.

[ The Way, the Truth, and the Life ] “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Are you willing to go the distance? Ask yourself these questions today.  I pray that these songs bless your spirit today. God bless you everybody!

The next song also by Blanca is called Get Up  feat. Lecrae. Honestly, these songs make me want to One-two-step! lol! You can definitely use these songs when you want to work out or do a dance routine. They are both uplifting and I just pray that they both bless your spirit today. Enjoy Everybody! 😀

Unrequited Love – A love unreturned

Hello Everybody!

Today, I want to talk about Unrequited Love. What is it?

According to it is:

1. not returned or reciprocated: unrequited love.

2. not avenged or retaliated: an unrequited wrong.

3. not repaid or satisfied.

From the urban dictionary it is defined by WonderLiz (July 15, 2010) as:

Image result for god is loveIt’s the feeling of being completely, hopelessly, desperately in love with someone, all the while knowing that your feelings will never reach them.

It’s contradictory in that you feel incredible because you love someone so much, but also at the same time you feel almost overwhelming despair because you will never know what it is like to hold them in your arms, or touch their face, or kiss their lips. You will never know what it is like to wake-up next to them in bed in the morning, bodies entwined.

It can be masochistic in nature- it causes such heartache, but you enjoy loving the person so much, you willingly let your heart go through the agony, so you can hold onto something- I don’t know, maybe hope?

In any case, unrequited love is a very sad thing.

It seems that unrequited love is a lonely feeling that one feels when the emotions and feelings of being “in love” is not returned reciprocally by the other party in question. Have you ever felt this way? I know I have, but then it got me thinking about how our Saviour feels towards us. Jesus loves us with an everlasting love and in thinking of that love, in many ways it is either reciprocated by some people or it remains unrequited by others who reject His love for them. The thing is, our Saviour’s love for us is perfect. We do not know how to love properly because we haven’t mastered Agape (God is love) Love. We tend to be conditional in our approach to love (Philia) which causes us to be needy and discontent.

Image result for god is loveHere are the 4 types of love that you should be aware of:
  • Storge—empathy bond –  is liking someone through the fondness of familiarity, family members or people who relate in familiar ways that have otherwise found themselves bonded by chance. An example is the natural love and affection of a parent for their child.
  • Philia—friend bond -is the love between friends as close as siblings in strength and duration.
  • Eros—erotic bond – love in the sense of ‘being in love’ or ‘loving’ someone, as opposed to the raw sexuality
  • Agape—unconditional ‘God’ love –  is the love that exists regardless of changing circumstances.

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As you can see, Agape is the greatest love of all. It’s funny because the bible verse of the day on says this today:

Deuteronomy 7:9 NIV – Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.

We need to understand that Agape Love is what we should strive for as Christians. In the book of 1 Corinthians 13 (NIV) it states this:

13 If I speak in the tongues[a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast,[b] but do not have love, I gain nothing.

4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, 10 but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.

13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

Image result for god is loveSo why am I on this topic today? As a single person, I know what it’s like to have an unrequited love, but it got me thinking that our Saviour can empathize with this feeling because that is how He feels everyday when He tries to reach out to those that don’t know Him. Can you imagine how painful it feels to have died on a cross to save the ones you love only to be rejected even after having resurrected? My God did not die and resurrect in vain. He did all of this for one purpose, and that was to show us how much He loves us all. He is willing to wait for all eternity just to receive reciprocation of the love that He has given us from His act of devotion towards us from what He did at Calvary.

When you think of this great love, doesn’t it make you want to perfect the love you would like to give back in return? In the same way with human relationships, it hurts when you love someone and they do not reciprocate those feelings back but that is what love is. It really isn’t self-seeking because it is freely given.

Image result for love conquers allWhy am I talking about this today? I think that we need to become more bold in the way that we love God and others. We need to strongly emphasize our love for God through our actions. We need to take risks in our love by not expecting anything in return because that is the type of Love that Jesus gave to us. We need to demonstrate it more and more through our actions. Words can be fluff and stuff, but actions can speak more loudly than words. Sometimes we have to give love even in the face of the possibility that we might get rejected. Jesus loved us regardless of the rejection. He was more bold than anyone of us to this day. I am glad that our Lord demonstrated His love for us even in the face of rejection. Our world needs us to have the courage to demonstrate it at this level, even in the face of rejection. No one ever wants to feel rejected, but this is the path that Christ took to save us, so in the same way, we will face the same things as He did, but we need to have the courage to face what we fear in order to allow love to conquer all tribulations, setbacks and obstacles that you may face just because of Who it is that you believe in. I pray that this post blesses your spirit today. God Bless you everybody 😀

omnia vincit amor (latin for – “Love Conquers All”), Amen!

A Song to the Fatherless – I Forgive You

Hello Everybody!

I just had to post this song by COE Featuring Canton Jones called I Forgive You. This is a song to the Fatherless children out there. When Children are abandoned by their parents there is a void that is placed in their hearts to which only the Holy Spirit can fill. Some children end up looking for love in the wrong places and this includes children of single-parent families. The absence of either parent can affect a child in so many ways; however, just know that if you are a child from a single-parent household, just believe that God is your Father. He will take care of you and He is the only one that can satisfy the desires of your broken heart. Bitterness from the abandonment can affect your spirit. Learn to forgive your absentee parent or parent(s) in your life and start to Lean on God as your parent and guardian. He will guide you to higher ground. He will provide for you with the necessary support system in order for you to fulfill your God-given destiny.

Some people may not have grown up with their paternal parent(s) and may have been adopted as children into a different family, but that is how God shows His love for you as well. He provides love for you from a different source. My Grandparents adopted my sister and I when we were young because my mum was just a teenager when she had us, so I respect my grandparents very much for having taken care of us all that time until my mum was able to take on the baton during my teenage years. Respect your adoptive parents if you are an adopted child. Not all parents are perfect (which includes adoptive parents), however, if they show you the type of love the God expects for you to receive from them, you will grow up to be a great person with a God-driven destiny. Give God all the praise and never take the people that He has blessed you with in your lifetime for Granted. You just don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone, Amen. I pray that this song ministers to the fatherless and motherless children who need to know that you need to forgive your parents who abandoned you in order to move on and be successful in all that you want to achieve in this lifetime. Unforgiveness traps you in a cycle that keeps you bound to bitterness so learn to let go and Let GOD

if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in mercy to all those who call upon You.

“For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Assessing Your Partnerships for Success

Hi Everybody!

This teaching is what I talked about this past Friday. I pray that it blesses someone today. It is so important to figure out who you are in agreement with today so that you can assess your reality based on your associations. If eagles of a feather flock together then who are you flocking with? Who you hang with ultimately designs that path of your life. Ask yourself this question today and consider where you are, where you are not and what and who is it that you need to take you to the next level. I pray that this teaching blesses you today. 🙂

 Corinthians 6:15-17 (NKJV)

1And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? 16 And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you[a] are 531eb74045e1fdb09694bcdcf33fd6a0the temple of the living God. As God has said:

“I will dwell in them
And walk among them.
I will be their God,
And they shall be My people.”[b]

17 Therefore

Come out from among them
And be separate
, says the Lord.
Do not touch what is unclean,
And I will receive you.”[c]

When you are in pursuit of success, you have to assess who is in your life that you are in partnership with. If you are partnering with someone, whether it be in business, or for a project, marriage, or a common goal, it means that you are in agreement with them.

The dictionary defines “Partnership” as:

  1. the state or condition of being a partner; participation; association; joint interest.
  2. Law. the relation subsisting between partners; the contract creating this relation; an association of persons joined as partners in business.

In verse 17 it says: “Come out from among them And be separate” meaning that because you are a distinct believer, you have to separate yourself from people who do not walk in the same level of agreement concerning your understanding with respect to your Faith in God and your Godly philosophy concerning life.

a844c65a31bf55c81df28fd94cba41b9.jpgThere is a saying that says: “Bad company corrupts good character”; which means that you are required to assess who you are in association with right now and ask yourself, what philosophy of life are you operating under? Are you conforming to the patterns of worldly thinking? Or are you being renewed and transformed by the Word of God? Who are you in agreement with? Are you yoked to a believer or believers who believe in the vision for your life or are you yoked to people that ridicule your vision for your life, who continuously mock you and discourage you from achieving your dreams in fulfillment of your true potential?

Your identity is not wrapped up in other people’s opinion of your destiny. This is why the Lord says in verse 16 “And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God.” So many people are trying to match the worlds standards of success, that they do not realize that they have set up certain people in their lives that they have partnered with to be idols. There is a fine line between mere admiration and respect to a person you look up to versus obsessive idolization of another individual with the intent of copying everything that they do from the way they look to how they dress and walk, etc etc… there is a fine line between admiration and idolization. Whoever you look up to with high regard with the intention of becoming exactly like that person is idolatry. God didn’t create you to be like someone else, He created you to be uniquely you. When you decide to take on another person’s image (which is idolatry), you have made an agreement within your own soul that you aren’t good enough, that you aren’t fearfully and wonderfully made, and that you need to become someone else which is a devastating deception that comes from being in a state of having an identity crisis. You then partner yourself to a different image that you want to emulate which can be done by the power of agreement.

What does the word “agreement” mean? In the dictionary it is defined as the following:

  1. the act of agreeing or of coming to a mutual arrangement.
  2. the state of being in accord.
  3. an arrangement that is accepted by all parties to a transaction.
  4. a contract or other document delineating such an arrangement.
  5. unanimity of opinion; harmony in feeling: agreement among the members of the faculty.

Avoid-Bad-Company-OnlineIf you are in one accord with someone; by definition you are in agreement with them and you have bound yourself/ yoked yourself to the same believe system as the other person. Children of God, you need to assess who you are currently walking in agreement with right now so that if there are some ungodly associations in your life that are hindering your progress, you need to ask God to reveal these unequal yokes and break yourself from them spiritually and physically from those people in your life.

Your Net Worth is dependent on your Network. If you are tied to people who have a poverty mentality, you will not be able to succeed because you have yoked yourself to the same philosophy. Such people will discourage you every time you seek to move up to the next level in your life because they are pessimistic in nature, they do not believe the God’s Jeremiah 29:11 promise over your life and are opposed to anything resembling prosperity.


Maybe you like bling but such people will undermine you and will probably label you as a “gold-digger”.  Maybe you like well-tailored suits or clothing and a person with the poverty mentality will undermine your fashion sense and probably say you are too showy, too bright…your too this or too that…etc etc, but the thing is this, prosperity comes with benefits, and anyone who is opposed to receiving benefits is surviving under the class of social assistance. Meaning, that you don’t get to buy what you want and are completely depended on a system that gives you just barely enough to survive the next day. This is a different type of yoke that binds a person to forever be a servant to poverty and with such people, it is difficult to break that line of thinking because of the power of the agreement they have with that philosophy of life.

Everybody wants to go to the next level, but some of you are struggling to move forward because you have partnered with the wrong crowd and/or you are unequally yoked to someone or people who do not agree with your philosophy of life. If you are in that situation, it can explain why some things aren’t moving in your life.

Ask God to reveal the wrong associations that you have in your life and seek to break any spiritual agreements you have had with them whether it be by verbal contract or a physical contract and then physically break your associations with those people by simply saying your done and this relationship is over.

Amos 3:3 – Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?

Going back to 2 Corinthians 6:17, the Lord tells you “Do not touch what is unclean, And I will receive you” meaning that do not entertain impure thoughts that turn into impure actions; do not corrupt yourself by agreeing with someone that tells you to do something that is contrary and outside the will of God for your life. People simply miss the mark (Sin) because they decide to do the contrary of what they know they ought to do.

Who you agree with in this life will determine where your life will go. It is important that even in the case of choosing a mentor, leader or someone you look up to, really dig deep as to the character of the individual that you are selecting to be in partnership with. Does this person have Integrity, Honor, a positive rapport, a solid foundation with respect to their philosophy of life, does their actions match their words, are they strong leaders, are they able to empathize and build others, are they self-aware of their own weakness etc etc? You need to ask these types of questions with every person you encounter in your life, be it a friend, mentor, business partner or family, because what you end up agreeing to, will become part of your reality.

Sometimes you may have friends for a season and then they become “unfriendly friends” that become spiteful and mean to you once you have achieved something or have leveled up in some way. Those are the types of “friends” that have not signed up the contract to be in your life and you thinking you had an agreement of sorts, was the only one who signed up for this relationship. In their view, they are not even in breach of the contract because they never where your friends to begin with. These are the types of people you have to watch out for in your life. They are the types who burn bridges (kill connections) with others and once they realize that there was any value in maintaining that relationship, they will now have to face swimming to the other side with sharks to regain your trust again because they already burned the bridge of that relationship. Trust is earned in such a circumstance through the power of agreement.

A true friend is one who agrees to be in a binding relationship with you, to walk with you in agreement. They do not despise your achievements but rather, celebrate you because they agree that leveling up should be a way of life for the both of you. If either of you were in disagreement of this philosophy, you would not be able to walk together.

Elijah and Elisha.jpgLook at Elisha, he followed Elijah and submitted to him in authority and believed in what Elijah believed, and therefore grew in stature with God and man, and received a double portion anointing as the end result.

Who you attach yourself to will determine the level of increase you will have in your life.

Who you are in agreement with in this life will determine the level of increase you will expect to see in your life. If you partner with poverty, your reality will look quite bleak, but if you partner with go-getters and people who rise above obstacles, who see no limits and don’t back down even when they face setbacks, those people have an understanding of the Jeremiah 29:11 promise that God has for all his people which is:

Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

As we pray and fast, ask God to increase your discernment to identify any unequal yokes in your life that need to be broken. Repent of ever having agreed with their philosophies of life that do not match with God’s Word and ask God to break any verbal covenants/promises/agreements that you may have made with them without thinking and to break the yoke forever in Jesus Name, Amen.  


Understanding Your Adversary: Remain Focused and Don’t Get Distracted

Hi Everybody,

I spoke on this topic with my church tonight and hope that this message blesses your Spirit. If you want to be successful in life, you have to move by principle, and I mean by Godly principles that can be best understood through the life of Jesus. Jesus shows us so many examples of how we ought to live, so take a look at this on your own and do some soul searching as you pursue greatness in your life. Amen! 😀

Luke 4:1-13 (NKJV) – Satan Tempts Jesus

4 Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into[a] the wilderness, 2 being tempted for forty days by the devil. And in those days He ate nothing, and afterward, when they had ended, He was hungry.

And the devil said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread.”

But Jesus answered him, saying,[b] “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.’”[c]

Then the devil, taking Him up on a high mountain, showed Him[d] all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. And the devil said to Him, “All this authority I will give You, and their glory; for this has been delivered to me, and I give it to whomever I wish. Therefore, if You will worship before me, all will be Yours.”

And Jesus answered and said to him, Get behind Me, Satan![e] For[f] it is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him only you shall serve.’ ”[g]

temptation-christ.jpgThen he brought Him to Jerusalem, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down from here. 10 For it is written:

‘He shall give His angels charge over you,
To keep you,’

11 and,

‘In their hands they shall bear you up,
Lest you dash your foot against a stone.’”[h]

12 And Jesus answered and said to him, “It has been said, ‘You shall not tempt the Lord your God.’[i]

13 Now when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from Him until an opportune time.

John 16:33 NIV

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.

When you are pressing through for your blessings in life, when you are in pursuit of elevation or promotion, and going to the next level, you must understand that there is a battle you face against your destiny. This battle is against the adversary (the devil).

You have to understand who your adversary is and how he operates in order to overcome his schemes.

We are praying and fasting not as a religious exercise, but as a spiritual exercise to develop emotional strength, wisdom, discernment in order to grow in knowledge, power and Faith to achieve desired results.  It takes a lot of work to remain focused, and through prayer and fasting is where your spirit becomes sharpened to deal with things ahead of you that you would not have seen had you not prayed and fasted.

It’s time to understand what it is that you are dealing with when you are in pursuit of elevation in your life.

In Luke 4:2 – Jesus was tempted for 40 days and nights by the devil this means that your enemies do not rest until they take you down. Christians are sleeping while their enemies are plotting for their downfall day and night. You cannot afford to take on a passive approach in your daily affairs when the enemies of your destiny do not rest until they have achieved the destruction of your destiny.

Matthew 17:21

However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.”

My question to you is, are you still sleeping?

1372260154_Temptation_of_ChristIn Luke 4:3 – The devil undermines Jesus by mocking him and attempting to see if Jesus has an area of pride to prove himself and test his loyalties – Do not get suckered into this. You will have people who will mock what you are about and will attempt to get you to prove your self-worth by provoking you to prove who you are in an arrogant way. This provocation is really just a method to get you to act out of pride and arrogance which can turn people off who could potentially be your destiny helpers. Be still and know that this can cause you to sin and do something outside the will of God if you get suckered into proving your identity and self-worth just because someone mocked you. Try not to be moved by the provocation of your enemies who rile you up to puff yourself up with pride and arrogance to cause you to miss opportunities with people who want to help you move to the next level.

In Luke 4:4 – Jesus didn’t need to prove himself –  He already knew who he was and therefore responded with dignity and grace and told the devil plainly that “listen, you…I know what you’re trying to get me to prove but I’ll tell you something, you need to remember what Your Creator (God) has said and commanded you to do” (this is my paraphrasing what has happened) and therefore, Jesus turned the conversation around to pinpoint the enemy’s lack of obedience to do what the Lord has commanded all creation to do and that is to live by every Word of God. The Devil could not come with a good come back on that point because he knows very well how rebellious he is to God the Father. This is where Christians need to learn to order their conversations right. Just because someone is undermining you doesn’t mean that it gives you the license to respond with contempt. Learn to wisen up and respond with wisdom and grace. Order your conversations right and act with humility.

Jesus-TemptationIn Luke 4:5-7 – The devil takes Jesus to a high place and claims that he has authority over all the things that any man/woman would desire to have and that if he works and acknowledges the devil by giving him praise, he could have a share of what he has as well as a promise to this allegiance – Listen, do not be fooled by people who try to trick you out of your rightful place of promotion by getting you to side with them and work for them like a gopher to make them look good. I am not talking about rightful submission to authority here. I’m talking about those who scheme to get you to undermine the right authority by causing you to take a side that is rebellious in nature in order to achieve gains and/or promotion by dishonest means.

To take this into context, try and imagine this: Have you ever been in a workplace where a supervisor undermines the authority of the manager who you report to and gets co-workers to side with the supervisor in order to gang up together to attempt to overthrow and get the manager fired so that they can take the manager’s place by bribing people into being disobedient through lies and slander (accusations) in order to receive promotion at the promises that the supervisor makes as a form of a pact, or allegiance. “If you do this for me, I’ll help you get the promotion you deserve…”

The devil attempted to do the same thing with Jesus. But how did Jesus respond?  

In Luke 4:8 – Jesus told Satan to get behind him – Sometimes you need people to get behind you so that you don’t lose focus on what’s ahead of you.You can shove such people who are there to distract you “one side to the back” (a Nigerian saying) if they are in your face. Jesus refused to entertain the conniving nature of his enemy to be disobedient to the True authority Jesus submits to, which is God the Father. In the same way, you may face people in life who will try to get you to be rebellious and cause you to attack the leadership, to undermine and scheme against the heads of your company or church and overthrow managers to steal their places of authority by dishonest actions and slander. This also is a test of where your loyalties lie.

God does not approve of rebellion in any fashion, so why should you side with the devil and become associated with the oppressor? You will find that those that help such conniving people become a slave to the oppressor who never intended to fulfill their blanket lies and promises. Children of God, it is important to understand the meaning of submission to the right authority. Where do your loyalties lie? Do not entertain people that get you to rebel. You will find a tight noose around your neck if you fall for such schemes in your life. This is a trick the adversary uses every time to get you into bondage. Be wise to rebuke those who attempt to get you to undermine the leadership in your church, your workplace, your family or in any other area of your life. You will preserve your soul if you understand the meaning of submission.


In Luke 4:9-11 – The devil attempts yet again for Jesus to prove himself, but in this time, he wants Jesus to take a huge risk to prove that his identity is indeed the “Son of God” based on his qualifications – Sometimes your enemies will be able to guess and see where you are heading in your destiny, and they will try to trick you into proving yourself quickly by taking a high and unnecessary risk just to prove that you are indeed what they suspect you are in your journey of life. They entice you to seek recognition concerning your identity and abilities by pursuing to get noticed in the wrong way.

Do not be fooled into seeking recognition for the wrong purpose. This will undermine your integrity.

Let us take an example to understand what is going on here:  Say for example, you know that you are good at public speaking and your boss acknowledges it and has given you the responsibility to be his speech writer. You are then invited to listen to your boss speak at a function but a co-worker thinks it is unfair that you aren’t being acknowledged for the numerous speeches that you have written for your boss to speak. This co-worker then tells you, to hijack the function and embarrass your boss by letting everyone know that you wrote that speech for him and that your boss doesn’t know how to do speeches without your help. By doing this, it is assumed that people will give you praise and acknowledge you for your skills and this will draw away the attention from your boss and put you in the spotlight. But the catch is, if you listen to your sly co-worker’s advice, you will find out by the very next day that you are fired and without a job because you undermined your integrity by undermining your boss in your pursuit of recognition for promotion.

Do not be provoked into seeking recognition and acknowledgement the wrong way.

The adversary is always provocative, and malicious in what they try to get you to do in order to miss the mark in your destiny.

How did Jesus respond to that provocation?

In Luke 4:12 – Jesus responded by rebuking the devil and telling him you can’t tempt me to go outside the will of God. In the same way, if anybody attempts to get you to seek recognition in the wrong way, you should tell them where to go and not bother you because you want to hold on to this beautiful thing called INTEGRITY! Do not allow people to cause you to miss opportunities for advancement by making you undermine authority, and doing things dishonestly in order to achieve promotion or elevation. Smarten up and do not give room for nonsense.

In Luke 4:13 – The devil departed from Jesus after tempting him for the last time and will wait for another opportune time to tempt him again to go outside the will of God – Your enemies will try and try again to get you to do something wrong that will make you miss the mark. Sin is defined as “missing the mark”. You don’t want to miss the mark in your destiny, so as we pray and fast, seek God to give you wisdom to know what to do, strength to withstand temptations to do something outside the will of God concerning your life, discernment to identify who your enemies of your destiny are, knowledge to handle every situation with God’s grace, and the will to remain focused on the goal without being distracted.


You need God to help you with every attack that may come from the enemies of your destiny. It is not “if” the enemy comes that you need God’s help, it’s “when”. You will face obstacles; you will face trials but you must determine within yourself to hold onto your integrity. Jesus demonstrates that you can strengthen yourself through prayer and fasting to face such schemes that occur in your life. This battle is won when you operate in the realm of the Spirit of God. Your own might and power is not sufficient to handle each attack that comes your way. Seek God and He will show you the way to gain success the right way. Put your Faith and Trust in God.

Zechariah 4:6

So he answered and said to me: “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ Says the Lord of hosts.

Don’t make prayer and fasting a religious exercise, it is your spiritual warfare weapon for success.

Philippians 3:12-16 – Pressing Toward the Goal

12 Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

15 Therefore let us, as many as are mature, have this mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal even this to you. 16 Nevertheless, to the degree that we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us be of the same mind.