Author: Ngozi Ngadi

I thought about what to blog on and I reflected immensely on how the ups and downs of life challenges could hinder us from walking into the fullness of all that He has in store for us.  It all starts with our thought process.  The enemy has no access whatsoever to what you are thinking about until you speak out then strategies are devised to counteract His purpose driven plans.  This is the power of the mind.  That is where the battlefield lies.

Satan is very deceptive and manipulative in his ways therefore would try to plant destructive, suicidal, confusing thoughts by making you presume they are your own human thinking.  When you act on those processed thoughts that has been planted as a seed by him then you have given the enemy the upper hand.

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. “Eat and drink!” he says to you, But his heart is not with you. Proverbs 23:7

I have grown to discover and utilise my mindset in Christ as a weapon of attack.  As I matured in my spiritual walk with the Lord I understood the tactics of the enemy was based on intelligent data information collection.  They work as agents of lies, deception, who come to steal, kill and destroy (John 10:10, John 8:44, 2 Corinthians 11:14, Revelation 12:9 ).  Ungodly, demonic, toxic thoughts could be sown into your mindset depending on the challenges you experience.  You have two choices either to feed those thoughts and permit your pains or trials overcome you or cast them out authoritatively in the name of Jesus then feed your mind with the truth which is the  Word of God.

What you feed you mind with based on your five spiritual senses (see, hear, smell, tasted and feel ) determines your consequent reaction (Hebrews 5:14).    With your eyes you see visualising the hope of tomorrow; with your ears you hear the Word and mature in faith; with your mind you know for you have the mind of Christ and the heart of the Father; with your heart you believe without a doubt for the manifestation of His promises ( Hebrews 11:1, Romans 10:17, 1 Corinthians 2:16, Romans 10:10 )

It is important to think before you speak because once spoken it cannot be retrieved, the spoken word is sent forth to accomplish that which you assigned it to do.  Ask the Holy Spirit to set a watch on your mouth and watch the door of your lips (Psalm 141:3).

The power of the mind is a weapon of attack that the enemy tries to penetrate in other to oppress, obsess, depress, suppress and possess you.  The battle starts with the mind and ends with the mind in a place of prayer and deeper intimacy with the Lord

Consequently, watch out for part two of the power of the mind, that emphaises more on the steps to overcoming the enemy using the mind as a weapon of attack.  This is discovered in the Word of God from 2 Corinthians 10:4-5.  I pray that the Lord renews your mind, giving you a new mindset continually on a daily basis to stand firm in every trials and test of life.  Amen

 

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God has great plans and purposes over your lives.  His plans are to give you life and an expected end.  His ways are beyond your imaginations.  The question is how do you understand what you are destined to do or fulfil here on earth?  Why are you here on earth for? If you do not understand God’s purpose for your life, you are living a futile life here on earth.

He desires to reveal to His purpose as you spend time in the secret place.

He desires to reveal to His purpose as you spend time in the secret place.  Revealing His Purpose Event is a segment from The Secret Place  that the Lord instructed me to host.  It started last year based on Psalm 91:1, He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  It has been an awesome journey so far discovering the mysteries of The Secret Place of our Heavenly Father.

The theme this season is Revealing His Purpose in The Secret Place. Revealing His Purpose Event is a time of seeking Him in The Secret Place so He can reveal and birth His purpose seeded in you.  Until He reveals His purpose we cannot run with it.  A vision without a purpose is a dead vision.

My frame was not hidden from You, when I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Psalm 139:15

I would encourage you to come and experience Him in The Secret Place as He reveals His purpose in you on Saturday 28th March, Crown Plaza Hotel Hanger Lane, London UK  Come with an expectant heart  and you will never leave the same.  His manifesting presence will dwell in and around you for His name to be glorified.

 

When you find yourself in a tight corner and don’t know the next step to take.  When a close friend, loved one, colleague slaps you, curses, intimidates, backbites you, how would you react to the situation.  When your marriage is on the brink on breaking down, there is a communication breakdown and it seems to be over. What would you do in such situation?  In every circumstance I always ask myself, is this the right thing to do?  Are my actions spirit led?

Your actions and reactions to every problems, your day to day way of living has to be in alignment with His ways, thoughts and plans.  It is so easy to forget that we walk in the image and likeness of Christ and do what our fleshly desires wants.  But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His Romans 8:9.

So let the spirit take control, we are a three part being, made of the spirit, soul and body. The soul consist of our mind, will and emotions. The body is our physical body or flesh that you can feel or touch.  The body and soul always fights against the spirit.  The Word of God clearly states that we wrestle not against flesh and blood, the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in pulling down strongholds and every high thing that raises itself against the knowledge of God (Ephesians 6:12, 2 Corinthians 10:3-6).

It is our duty to command the soul and body to submit and surrender to the Spirit of the living God.  Every fleshly desires that is not in alignment with the Word, nail it to the cross where it remains permanently (Galatians 5:24).  Take your stand in faith of who you are in Christ Jesus nullify every thoughts of confusion, depression, oppression, fear, hopelessness, helplessness in the precious name and blood of the Lamb.  Acknowledge, invite the Holy Spirit to take total control of your body and soul.

 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.Romans 8:14

As sons and daughters of the most High King, we have the power and authority to pull down and destroy the works of darkness, build and establish His will, purpose and plans over our lives.  Shut down every access to that the enemy has gained to your heart after casting them out into the fiery furnace and permit His presence, more grace, faith, love, hope and empowerment to keep persevering through all your challenges.

The Holy Spirit taking leadership is a journey process that you walk with our Heavenly Father with the help of the Holy Spirit.  Sometimes the journey can be tough, sometimes it can be rough but having that firm acknowledgement of the Holy Spirit in your hearts guarantees that He is with you, He lives in you and works it out through you.  So don’t give up, keep pressing on.

The Holy Spirit is always with you, lives in you and works through you as you permit.  Now is the time to work in partnership with Jesus through the help of the Holy Spirit for Father’s  purpose to be perfectly established in your life.

 

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In the world that we live in today there is a tendency to worry over how to pay your phone bills, rent, mortgage or the possibility of being evicted and repossession of your property because of the inability to meet up with payments,  You could have received a final warning from the bailiffs to pay your bill.  You are anxious, fretting over all this issues of life.  The questions that crops out of your mind is: how am I going to pay all these bills when I am unemployed?  Where do I go to for help?  Is this how I would continue living my life from hand to mouth?

My answer to you today is dont worry be joyful.  Worrying over issues kills, it is a slow deadly diseases that takes control of your mind, body and immune system slowly becomes weak.  The white blood cells in your body are unable to defend or attack nevertheless perform their roles. It causes high blood pressure, heart attack, depression, arthritis and so on.   So why worry when the consequences of worrying over the day to day problems is overwhelming

The Lord is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble; And He knows those who trust in Him. Nahum 1:7

Worry causes you to be anxious, troubled, stressed out and unnecessarily fearful.  My question is to you is excessive thinking the solution or added weight on your shoulders?  Would worries pay the bills? So why don’t you take it one day at a time with Jesus.  The  Lord’s prayers says gives us this day our daily bread (Matthew 6:11).  Let your focus be on today and let tomorrow be planned out.   We are more precious than the birds that does not worry about what to eat or wear but our Heavenly Father feeds them, how much more we His precious Sons and Daughters who has inheritances in His kingdom.

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; Philippians 4:6

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things Philippians 4:8.

Dont worry be joyful.  When you the Joy of the Lord is your stronghold nothing whatsoever can weigh you down.  They can try but they would not succeed because He is the pillar that holds your life.  Money and the pleasures of the world can buy you happiness but everlasting joy comes from the Lord God.

 MY PRAYER FOR YOU TODAY

Father I thank you for bringing Your Son Jesus Christ on the earth to die for our sins.  His crucifixion and resurrection  delivers us from the power of darkness into Your marvellous light.  I ask Heavenly Father that you release everlasting joy into the hearts of your Sons and Daughters as they persevere through it all.  May they find rest, perfect peace and restoration in You the author and finisher of their faith in Jesus name Amen.

 

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Life is full of building patterns  and cycles that goes on and on, until it becomes so difficult to change.  You become so used to these habitual patterns and in worse cases restrained by them. There are good and bad habits.  What bad habits, patterns or cycles have you cultivated that has hindered you from fulfilling God’s purpose driven will over your life?

You might have dreams and visions of aspirations but what have you done to keep the passion alive?  Change is inevitable, you move with it, it affects your lifestyle, spiritual and mental perspective.  Making life changes is a matter of choice, you can choose to remain where you are, making the same mistakes, going round in cycles and building habitual patterns.  Or you could take a step of faith and make changes.

Making changes in your life, business, family, dreams and visions could be challenging but if you keep persevering in persistence,  it causes a positive life changing impact.    It takes time for changes to take effect and more time for it to be a permanent change.

5 KEY REASONS TO MAKE CHANGES

#1   INCREASED EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY

When you make a positive change, your performance level increases to a new level. Write down your goals and objectives with a mission to fulfil them all.  Plan ahead and be determined to excel in all that the Lord has called you to do.  When you keep your mind focused on the vision with a mission, you will arrive at your destined destination.

#2   AIM TO FULFIL YOUR  DREAMS AND VISION

Write down your vision and run with it.  Share the vision with others who would support, impact, influence and encourage you as you progress on the right direction.  Then the Lord answered me and said: “Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it.  For the vision is yet for an appointed time; but at the end it will speak, and it will not lie.  Though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, It will not tarry Habakkuk 2:2-3.    A vision or dream without a mission is dead..  A vision or dream that does not impact or add value to lives is dead.  Heal The Broken Hearted Ministry has a vision to impact lives and in the process of impacting lives nations are transformed

#3    INFLUENCE AND INSPIRE OTHERS

You life on earth is to be fruitful, multiply and subdue the earth.  God has given you dominion, power and authority to set His will on earth as it is in Heaven (Genesis 1:28).  We all have a purpose, it is important to discover what your purpose is and run with it.  Your purpose displays your uniqueness and peculiarity in Christ image to inspire, encourage and transform lives.   It is His desire that we live a purpose driven life within our domain to cause changes in lives starting with those close to and around us.  Your gifts and talents makes room for you and brings you before great men (Proverbs 18:16).

#4 AIDS COMMITMENT AND DEDICATION

To be committed you need to be disciplined and passionately dedicated to the new improved changes.  There has to be a firm determination from you never to give up even in hard times but persevere through it all.   When you practise this process consistently changes begin to happen gradually and eventually.  The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway Proverbs 15:19.  The lazy man will not plow because of winter; He will beg during harvest and have nothing Proverbs 20:4.  There is no room for laziness or sluggishness when it comes to change.  Keep your eyes fixed on the goal, vision and end results for the end is always better than the beginning when you walk in alignment with His will (Ecclesiastes 7:8).

#5 OPENS NEW DOORS

Your effective authoritative actions in response to change activates doors of new opportunities that creates new avenues in the areas you desire.  Be prepared to walk into the door with boldness and confidence of who you are in Christ and possess all that He has in store for you.  It is one thing for a door to be opened and another to walk into it.  The opened door accelerates you to a new level of increase, empowerment and enablement to fulfil His will

 

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What changes have you made that has impacted your life?  Be encouraged to comment as this could impact someone else life