GREATER GLORY FAST – DAY 7 – 13TH JANUARY 2019
ANCHOR SCRIPTURE(S): ACTS 2:46–47; 5:42
MESSAGE TOPIC: DEDICATION TO THE HOUSE OF GOD
BY: DR. PAUL ENENCHE
- Understanding the virtues or profit of dedication to the House of God
- Understanding the practical action of dedication to the House of God
One of the hallmarks of dedicated people throughout scripture and throughout history was their dedication or addiction to the House of God. Passion for God is always translated into passion for the House of God
SCRIPTURAL EXAMPLES OF DEDICATED PEOPLE THAT WERE ADDICTED TO THE HOUSE OF GOD:
- David (Ps. 27:4; 122:1; 84:10)
- Joshua (Ex. 33:11)
- Paul the Apostle (Acts 17:1-2; Heb. 10:25)
- The disciples (Acts 2:46; 5:42)
- The Master Jesus (Luke 2:46; 4:16)
THE VIRTUES OR PROFIT OF DEDICATION TO THE HOUSE OF GOD:
- The House of God is the place of Divine encounters (Gen. 28:12-13, 16-17; Ex.3:1-2; Isa. 2:2;Obad. 1:17; Lk. 1:5-13)
- The House of God is a place of spiritual and supernatural strength (Ps. 84:7; 110:2; Isa. 52:1-2)
- The House of God is a place of revelation and illumination (Ps. 73:17)
It is a place where you get clarification
- The House of God is the place of refuge and preservation (Ps. 27:4-5; Acts 4:23; 12:5; Heb. 12:22-24; Ps. 34:7)
- The House of God is the place of Blessing and flourishing (Ps. 92:12-13; Ps. 133:1-3; Obad. 1:17)
You don’t run from church to jam blessing
- The House of God is the place of wholeness and deliverance (Obad. 1:17; Matt. 21:14; Luke 13:11-13)
It is the place where chains are broken and deliverance is received
If your affliction cannot stop your dedication to God, then your dedication to God will sooner or later swallow up your affliction!
- The House of God is the place of commitment and consecration (Heb. 10:25-26; Ps. 89:7; Prov. 8:13)
Every time you hang around the House of God, iron sharpens iron
The best of man comes out in the Presence of God and the worst of man is released outside of God
OUR PRACTICAL ACTION OF DEDICATION TO THE HOUSE OF GOD:
- Be planted in the House of God (Ps.92:12-13)
Don’t remain a permanent visitor, spectator or stranger in the House of God; be involved!
For Church to affect your life, you must be committed
- Be faithful to your Kingdom appointments (Acts 2:46;Matt. 6:33)
Don’t allow things to come in between you and your commitment to service
Let not distance stop you; the House of your Father can never be too far
Don’t let business appointments with a mortal man interfere with your appointment with God (Matt. 6:33)
Don’t let Christian television interfere with your physical connection to the House
To get apostolic results, we must follow apostolic patterns
- Be committed to the Church in the House (Acts 2:46; 5:42)
House fellowship or Home cell is not a church doctrine, it is a scriptural ordinance and pattern. To follow the pattern of God, is see the results of God.
- Commitment to God and to His House is profitable both for time and for eternity
- It is not a waste of time or life to be committed to God and His House
Father, I am here before You today to surrender, my life and time to You. Where I have not been committed to You as I should, I ask for mercy, in Jesus’ Name.
Father, draw me closer to You – in relationship, fellowship, and intimacy, in Jesus’ Name
ANOINTING FOCUS (PSALM 46:1-11) – THE OIL OF GREATER GLORY:
- Every battle against you and against this Nation is broken!
- Every agenda of the enemy to shame you and shame us as a nation is arrested!
- Greater manifestations of God’s Fullness, Might, Light, Goodness, Honour, Wealth and Peace is released!
- No devil or ritualist can kill you like chicken!
- Everyone looking for you or your loved ones shall encounter confusion, death and destruction!
- Everyone who came here with any generational curse, it is leaving you alone right now!
- Every arrow of death and destruction fired on your chest is returned back to sender!
- Every arrow fired to you either in the dream or the physical is returned back to hell is Jesus’ Name
- You shall live and fulfil your days, no devil shall waste you or your family members in Jesus’ Name
- No devil shall bury you before your time and no demon or evil shall take your place
- Every yoke you came here with, on this ground, it is broken right now in Jesus’ Name!
- Everything that is not normal in your life before today, it is hereby returned to normal!
- Everything that followed you from your mother or father’s house is destroyed! Every generational curse is broken!
- Whatever you came here with, when they leave you, you will not know.
- Everything that has put your life under pressure is leaving you now in Jesus’ Name
- Everything the devil took from your life, today they are restored!
- Go forth and manifest the greater glory! Before you return back tomorrow you will have testimonies of greater glory!
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Lord Jesus, come into my life. I accept You as my Lord and Personal Saviour. I believe in my heart You died and rose from the dead to save me. Thank You Lord for saving me, in Jesus name Amen.
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