And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, FEAR NOT; I AM THE FIRST AND THE LAST (Revelation 1:17).
When you study the Scriptures, you find that always, God tells us, “Fear not”; be it morning, noon or night; irrespective of what you hear or the symptoms you might be feeling, He doesn’t want fear in your heart. That’s because He knows all things; He knows the future and can see that nothing is set against you or could harm you. He’s the eternal God and lives in eternity. He sees the end from the beginning.
Therefore, even when you seem troubled about something and want Him to act right away, He’s unruffled and never in a hurry, because He already saw that you prevailed. Your future is history to Him. When you study the story of Abraham, you’d observe the Lord giving him the history of his future; He said to him, “…a father of many nations have I made thee” (Genesis 17:5). At this time, Abraham had no child; but in the mind of God, it was already a settled fact. His future was history to God.
It’s the same with you today. Have no fears, because He’s seen everything and knows there’s nothing in front of you that’s capable of defeating or destroying you. Nothing! It makes no difference where you are or where you live in this world; there’re no limitations on your path. All God wants is that you follow His Word. His Word guarantees your victory, prosperity and success.
His Word is your weapon against all adversary and adversity. His Word is the sword of the Spirit. If you’d live by His Word, and keep it in your mouth, nothing can stop you. Therefore, take away the limits. Say to yourself, “All limitations are gone from my mind! I can, and would be all that God wants me to be. I’M A SUCCESS!” Glory to God!
I’m bold and very courageous! The Word of God is producing in me what it talks about and I rise above all the limiting systems of the world. I have an extraordinary capacity to contemplate, think, envision and see endless possibilities; and no situation or difficulty can deter me, because I’ve been set on a perpetual journey of advancement, upliftment and promotion. Glory to God!
||Joshua 1:6-7 Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them. 7 Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it [to] the right hand or [to] the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest. ||
||Romans 8:35-39 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? [shall] tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 36 As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. 37 Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. 38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. ||
||1 John 4:4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. ||
DAILY SCRIPTURE READING
1-Year Bible Reading Plan=>Matthew 13:24-43 & Genesis 44-45
2-Year Bible Reading Plan=> Acts 10:21-33 & Job 9-10
This message is culled from Rhapsody of Realities Daily Devotional by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome D.Sc. D.D. (19th January, 2020)