SPEAK OUT (PART 1)

Many are victims of their present predicaments just because they kept quiet. It is not like there is no help around, but they have refused to call for one. Perhaps, they do not want others to know or feel that without telling anyone, people around them should understand, know and attend to their needs. 

Silence is defined as the absence of sound and you almost cannot successfully pass any message across without making a sort of sound. Even the mute calls your attention by making sounds. This means you cannot successfully communicate in silence; and if there is any message being passed, it may be misunderstood. Therefore, you need to make a sound that can be understood. Born again wives are not left out as they suffer in silence, live unfulfilled lives and are frustrated. Unfortunately, many have resorted to drugs, food, pornography, alcohol and the likes to seek relief from their plights. And after a while something terrible happens – divorce, a police case, adultery, collapse of a ministry and so on. This ought not to be so. No man on earth can read your mind, which is why you have to open up.

Only God is Omniscient (or All-knowing), and with this attribute, He still demands that we open out mouth and speak. “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you” (Matthew 7:7). Why should you die in silence when there is help all around you? Here are reasons why many refuse to call for help:

  1. Pride: You need to understand that the Bible says in Ecclesiastes 1:9(c) “…and there is no new thing under the sun.” Whatever your calling is, somebody somewhere has done something like it before and someone may be doing something similar now. These people have confronted and slain the giants you are dealing with. Thus, it is wisdom to connect and learn from them. Calling for help when you need it is not a sign of weakness. Do not give room to pride by refusing to seek godly counsel. Also, you must be careful to know who you are asking for help. Some people will discuss your situation with friends and make jest of you, while others need help themselves and have not been given the grace to counsel. Pray to know the best person to discuss your case with because the wrong advice has led many into destruction and regret. Godly advice will always give you peace and conform to biblical standard. For instance, any counsel that will lead to separation when the man is not violent is wrong, run from it. If your spouse is doing the wrong thing, you do what is right and one day, it will speak for you. God can do all things, it is only a matter of time. 

I pray that 2021 will be better than last year in Jesus Name. 

Happy New Year.

DECEMBER 2020 TESTIMONIES

GOD KEEPS HIS WORD

I made a vow over 17 years ago, exactly in December, God gave me a gift. The gift came with a lot of stress and for the first 7 months I was on the bed, and the same bed I was crying but people didn’t understand. Over the years, as I ran around concerning this gift, I prayed that when it was time for the gift to mature that God would see it through so that my labour and sweat for seventeen years won’t be a waste. The Lord gave me Psalm 30:5. As we entered this year, there was a challenge concerning the gift and I told God if these 17 years weren’t going to waste that He should settle me and make me have peace; and I would come on this altar and give glory to God. And to also use it to encourage all women with a gift from God and at a stage has a challenge to pray that the Lord would see you through. I have come to return all the glory to God. May His Name be praised.

Pastor Mrs O.O.

GOD IS FAITHFUL

Before now I always prayed against any form of conspiracy over my life, that God should dismember it. God knows my heart and answered because I was praying for myself and not my family members. About two Sunday’s ago, I came into the church around 7am, we were at the ministers’ meeting when I received a call so I excused myself from the prayer meeting. The person called from my son’s school and said some guys went to the girls hostel overnight and he was among them. Before then he already wrote and passed his WAEC, but I insisted he sit for NECO exam since he entered for it. I was disturbed and tried to call the principal. At a point was just led to talk to him (my son) and when I told the patron at the school to give him the phone, he just started crying and said “Dad I was not there”. Fortunately, they caught one of the boys who testified that he wasn’t among them even though the principal and patron were still arguing otherwise. By noon, during the second service, I was called that he wasn’t among them. I bless the Name of the Lord. Secondly, I want to thank God because this month is my wedding anniversary, on the 17th is my daughter’s birthday, and I will be a year older on the 31st. Glory to God.

Deacon T.A.

THANKSGIVING FOR DIVINE PROTECTION 

I want to thank God for His mercies upon my life and family. November 2020 would have been a terrible month but here I am today. On November 10th, I was attacked but my life was not gone. A week later, my son was attacked but he is alive today. About 7 days ago, my husband was also attacked but we are all alive today. November 30th, I was in Abuja alone in a hotel and it was like I won’t see December. It got to a time I picked my phone and wanted to talk to pastor but I couldn’t find it. I called someone and he sent it, then I called Pastor but he wasn’t picking up and he sent me a text and prayed with me. Here I am today with all my family members, we would see December and many more years in Jesus Name.

Deaconess A.

 

THANKSGIVING FOR SAFE DELIVERY 

I give God all the glory for this special gift. When I wanted to deliver, it felt like I had never been pregnant. During second lockdown, Pastor said we should pray and I was having different problems in the hospital. They would give me a result and there would be a problem. On that Thursday, God did it wonderfully. I give Him all the glory.

Mrs A.A.

FROM PRAISE TO VICTORY

Life is not fair to anyone, instead, it is full of battles. And nobody wishes you better success than himself. Therefore, the most important factor needed for victory is the weapon of praise.

How to Praise God for Victory?

  1. You must see less of yourself and more of God (2 Samuel 6:14-15, 20-22).
  2. You must praise God with clean hands and pure hearts (Psalm 24:3-4, 66:17-18).
  3. Continue to praise Him until your victory is complete (2 Samuel 22:4).

PRAYER POINT:

Father, As I begin to praise You, every stranger in my life lose your hold over me and get out of my life in Jesus Name.

This was a service dedicated to praising God and it featured the ministration of the guest minister, Yetunde Are. During the course of the service, 27 people gave their lives to Christ and 20 people were first-timers.

Happy New Year!

YEAR OF JOY AND EXCEPTIONAL VICTORY

Psalm 30:5
I welcome you very specially into 2021, your year of joy and exceptional victory. It is my prayer for you that you and your household will experience unending joy this year in the Mighty Name of Jesus Christ.
The year that just passed, 2020, was exceptionally challenging. It witnessed quite a lot of issues that attracted international, national, local and individual concerns ranging from health challenges to economic crisis across the globe, and at some point the entire world had to shut down due to the pandemic which also affected physical gathering in the church. Inspite of these, Exodus 33:19 became a reality in our lives, glory be to God in the highest.
It is important this year to understand the dimension of Joy from the presence of the Lord. For the Joy of the Lord to locate you, it is essential you must know Him and accept Him as your personal Lord and Savior. One of the emphasis of Daddy G.O.’s message and prophecy for the year is that your relationship with God will determine the extent of your joy and breakthrough, therefore, get ready to cultivate a cordial relationship with God by putting away all forms of idols in your life, be prayerful and do not forsake the assembly of God’s people, and it shall be well with you in Jesus Name.
As you have crossed over into the new year, Psalm 30:5 is coming into fulfillment in your life. Throughout this year and beyond:
– Joy unlimited,
– God’s favour,
– Victory on all sides,
– Divine health,
– Recovery of lost ground,
– Closer walk with God.
You are welcome into your season of celebration in Jesus Name.
PRAYERS
1) Thank God for the past year and for bringing you into the new year.
2) Father, I commit my ways into Your able Hands. This year, please guide me in all my endeavors in Jesus Name.
3) I decree that no weapon formed or fashioned against me and my household will prosper this year and even beyond in Jesus Name.
4) I declare my life free from any form of ailment and virus attack in Jesus Name.
5) I receive joy unending in every area of my life in Jesus Name.
Shalom!