Love

At last, after years of procrastination and self doubt, I can truly say that I have overcome my fears and positioning myself in the place God had preordained and predestined for my life. Looking back in reflection, it is more than three years since the desire to publish a book has been on my heart.

My post on being on a journey on the 23rd January 2013,  expresses my utmost desires  Just to share a bit of my plans this year, presently I am writing a book which will be revealed at a later date.  It has been quite challenging for me because I have postponed it for a very long time but now is the time to do it.  This means dedication, commitment and perseverance.  So as I journey along this long road, I shall keep you all updated on the progress.

This book and many others has been conceived in me for years.  I delayed  myself in the book writing  but when God said it is time, He connected me with destiny helpers that encouraged, challenged me to publish my first book.  When I saw the timely connections with the rights connectors (people who God connects you to for a purpose and season) then you know it is time to break out.

My first book, You are precious, The experience of my Father’s love is out on Amazon .    Go and get your copy!!!!!

You Are Precious is all about the experience of My Father’s love being initiated from the close relationship I developed with my late earthly father, who passed away more than a decade ago. Never did I know that I could encounter more of God’s precious love, especially when I left my parents’ home to live an independent life as an adult. In a desperate search for love, it details my story of discovering  Father’s love, that surpasses every other, and abides in a place of intimacy with the Lord.

This book  is an inspirational book that would transform you life through dealing with identity crises, fears and other emotional baggages of rejection, abandonment and unworthiness.   It is a journey of discovering my true self in Christ, my love language to Abba Father and soaking in the deep wells of  my Father’s love.  This book would inspire you in a new dimension to understand how precious you are to God, your uniqueness, empower you to walk in the boldness and confidence of who you are in Christ Jesus.  You are uniquely peculiar to God, there is no other you but only one you that has your DNA.

I  would encourage you to comment on your thoughts of your priceless value to God and how reading You are precious book has transformed your life

I have been through depressive moments when I thought it was all over and there was no hope or future  in my life.   Life seemed so dark that it was impossible to see the little speck of light shining in my path.  I blamed my parents, friends, government for every mistakes or mid life crisis and never took responsibilities.  It felt like it was all their fault, my life was the same as yesterday without any transformation.  It was so difficult to get by on a daily basis because I only saw my limitations, problems or obstacles and not the solution.  So  what changed in my life?  His light brought life to my life and transformed my whole life

In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it John 1:4-5

WHO IS HE?

Jesus is the light of the world that shined upon me and illuminated every dark patches of my life.  He is the Father of light that brought everlasting life.  He is my redeemer, restorer, the pillar that holds my life.  He is my Father, the lover of my soul, the one I run to in times of trouble and needs, the one I pour my heart out to.

He remains the same yesterday, today and forever more.  His light brought life to every dead situation, He brought insights, enlightment, wisdom, knowledge and counsel to my understanding.   For You will light my lamp;  The Lord my God will enlighten my darkness Psalm 18:28   For with You is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light Psalm 36:9.

 

 HOW HIS LIGHT BROUGHT LIFE

The light transformation in my life was a gradual process I must confess.  There was an intentional longing desire on my side to search for more of Him, seeking His face in a place of intimacy with the Lord.  I was thirsty for more, to know more of who He is and His ways.

When I found Him something significant happened, changes took place that impacted my life.  I began to speak differently, speak life, peace, positively with faith, love and hope.  As you grow in the Word it becomes a part of you, solidly rooted in your heart.

When His light brings life into you life, you find joy, peace and abundance of His love.  That does not mean the problems, obstacles all disappear in a twinkle of an eye, oh no.  But rather He walks with you through the fire so you do not get burnt.  He is with you every step of the way, never leaving nor forsaking you.

MY PRAYER FOR YOU

If you would like to experience more of Him, if you would like to live a life of transformation and restoration impacting those around you.  And your answer is a strong firm  YES,   ask Jesus Christ to come into your life by praying a prayer for salvation and brighten your path, make His light shine in your heart so you will know the pure, holy, righteous and just God.

I pray that His light would shine in your ways and brighten your path to life.  May His face shine upon you and as you seek for more of Him, you will find Him.   In Jesus name, Amen

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The world is filled with so much hatred, anger, bitterness, enviousness  of one another.  It’s all about power, who is in control,  dominion and authority are to the leaders favour and advantage.  The world is a mess without love, we are living in a chaotic, confusing worldly governmental system without God’s love.  As Christians, Believers we need to take a stand, realign and reposition ourselves in God’s ways, will and purpose, changing situations and the atmosphere as it is already in heaven (Matthew 6:10).

I took time out to reflect on God’s love for us and His desires to see His will established on earth, in the world as it is in heaven.  His desire and will is for His glory to fill the earth, reaching out to the unreached nations and bringing nations back to Christ because He first loved them.  So we need the Word, we need Love, we need God and without love this world is a mess.

During my time of pondering on the Word, I wrote this

The world is a mess without Love
He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, and the world did not know Him John 1:10
Take out the the Letter L from World  you have Word
His Word is God
In the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God, and the Word was God John 1:1
God is Love
He who does not love does not know God, for God is love 1 John 4:8
He was there from the beginning is still there now and forever more
He was in the beginning with God John 1:2 .
God loves the world
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life John 3:16
Because He gave His only Son Jesus Christ to dies for you and me

Will you open your heart to the the Word
Repent and make a Decision that would change your life for good. If so then pray this prayer for Salvation and your life would never be the same. You shall experience God’s abundant overflowing love and He shall be with you in good times and challenging times.

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Living a life of sacrifice is a life of surrendering your all to God.  Redirecting your focus from all about me to all about Him Jesus. It is a life of constant consistent submission to the Most High God acknowledging Him for who He is in your life, all He has done and is doing.  Living a life of sacrifice can be developed to become a gradual way of life in Him through His spirit that lives in you.

And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Galatians 5:24-25

From my experiences it is a painful changing process where your spirit, body and soul slowly unites with Him crucifying the flesh, sinful nature on the cross.  As you mature in Christ, the changes starts to manifest from the inside of you, your inner man to the outside of you, your physical body.  You become more of Him and less of you, a reflection of His love through you.   He must increase, but I must decrease John 3:30

Living a life of sacrifice could cost so much but there needs to be a burning passion on the inside of you that stirs your heart to keep pressing on in fulfilling God’s purpose over your life.  The passion to follow Jesus Christ all the way no matter the cost.  His spirit is like a burning fire consuming everything that is not of Him and brightening the light to be more visible so the world would see and know that Jesus Christ is Lord.

“No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a vessel or puts it under a bed, but sets it on a lampstand, that those who enter may see the light Luke 8:16.

My desire to know Him more has grown more and more deeply, I am more hungrier and thirstier than yesterday to seek His face, show me His ways and instructions.  I keep chasing after Him and doing whatever I have to do enable me enter and remain in His presence.  The more I seek Him the more I find Him, the more I find Him the more I discover more of His grace to carry me through, His love poured into my heart and His truth that straightens my path.

Living a life of sacrifice is a life of worship in service to the Lord.  In everything you do, God takes the first priority because He deserves all the glory, honor and adoration.  You way of life, going to work, spending time with friends and families has to reflect Christ in you.  He cannot be left behind or kept in the middle but must always be at the forefront leading the way, walking along with us during the journey.

Your body is the temple of the Lord.  For in Him we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are also His offspring.’ Acts 17:28  Living a life of sacrifice is an act of obedience to do His perfect will on earth as it is in heaven.

I can’t say that I am perfect in all that I do, but one thing I know is that He is always with me and would never leave me nor forsake me.  Each time I miss it, He corrects me in a loving Fatherly way and guides me in the right path.  My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor detest His correction; 12 For whom the Lord loves He corrects, just as a father the son in whom he delights Proverbs 3:11-12

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When challenges tries to suppress you especially during the stormy rain or when everything around you is not going as planned, there is the tendency  for you doubt if God really exists, questions your faith and believe in God. Have you found yourself at a crossroad not knowing what to do, where to go and you are stuck in the same position because of your unbelief.

Usually Faith is not the issue but the ability to believe that God is able to do it.  The measure of faith does not matter as the word states that if you have faith as a mustard seed you can move mountain (Matthew 17:20).  It does not matter how small your faith is but a firm conviction in  your heart that He is capable of doing what He has promised.  The disciples could not cast the demon out of the boy because of their unbelief (Matthew 17:14-20)

UNDERSTANDING WHAT FAITH AND BELIEVE MEANS

Faith  is the substance of things hoped for, evidence of things not yet seen (Hebrews 11:1).   Faith is visualizing your expectations in the spirit realm and calling it forth into  physical manifestation.

Belief  is the firm, confident assurance and trust in someone or a system.   It can also be defined as the mental acceptance of a conviction in the truth, actuality or validity of something.  Believe  is the verbal term for belief and can be classified as an action word.

 When doubts in God’s ability to do what He has  already promised creeps in, then it means your believe  in God is unstable.  A sudden question of  trust, complete dependence on God for support and confidence in Him creates a lingering effect on the ability to believe in God.

It is time to ask Him through the power of the Holy Spirit to help your unbelief.  Your heart’s cry to God should be “Lord help my unbelief ” just as the Father of the boy possessed by the demon asked the Lord in desperation to help his unbelief so that the boy will receive his complete healing (Mark 9:23-24).

 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.” Romans 10:10-11 NKJV

Believing in the Lord can  be developed through studying the word, spending time in His presence and  in communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit .  Most of all praying  and fasting (Matthew 17:21).  Believe is the conviction of the heart to decree/declare and confess with your mouth that no matter what, in the midst of it all I believe that God is able to do just what He said He would do.  Therefore nothing whatsoever should separate you from the love of God, not life or death, not principalities or powers, not in good health or sickness, absolutely nothing shall separate from the love of God (Romans 8:37-39)

 

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