MFM Daily Devotional 17th January 2021 Today’s Message By Dr. D.K Olukoya
TOPIC: Navigation Through a Season of Femine (II)
Proverb 3:5 – Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
MFM Daily Devotional 17th January 2021 Outline
We began to examine how you can successfully navigate through a season of famine yesterday. We concluded that, ﬁrst, you must make right decisions and ensure that such helpful decisions are God-directed. Do you hear God? If you do not, you need to move your spiritual life to that level so that the enemy does not keep shortchanging you.
Today, we are going to look at another step you can take to navigate through a season of famine. Beloved, you need unwavering faith. You need the faith that believes the incredible, sees the invisible and achieves the impossible. You also need the faith that staggers not at the promises of God but is fully persuaded that the One who has promised will do it (Romans 4:21).
You need faith to rise above the storms of life. The story of Isaac during the famine recorded in Genesis 26 readily comes to mind. Isaac, reacting on impulse and self-will decided to go down to Egypt in order to escape the excrutiating pain of the famine ravaging the land. However, God told him to remain in Gerar and that He would bless him there.
Isaac believed God. His faith accounted for the ear-tingling testimonies that followed. His faith in God propelled him to farm in the same land during the famine. Some of the Philistines would have mocked him, but he knew who he believed. It is worth to note that Isaac did not reap the day he sowed. His rock-like and living faith in God made him to keep working and trusting God. In the end, he got a hundred-fold harvest and became so prosperous that the Philistines envied him.
Beloved, if you experience a famine, go to God for direction. Spend quality time alone with Him and get His will on what you should do. No matter how illogical, difﬁcult or impracticable the guidance from God may be, believe Him. He is ever faithful. I pray that your faith will grow stronger and will neither fail nor falter.
Also, believe His promise that you will not be ashamed in the evil time and even in the time of famine, you will be satisﬁed (Psalm 37:19). When you have faith that God will perform whatever He has promised, you will prosper so much and become the envy of other people.
Faith is the light that guides you through the darkness.
Your faith will be increased and strengthened day by day by the Lord, in the name of Jesus.
Trust And Obey
1. When we walk with the Lord in the light of His Word,
What a glory He sheds on our way!
While we do His good will He abides with us still,
And with all who will trust and obey.
Trust and obey, for there’s no other way
To be happy in Jesus, But to trust and obey.
2. Not a shadow can rise, not a cloud in the skies,
But His smile quickly drives it away;
Not a doubt nor a fear, not a sigh nor a tear,
Can abide while we trust and obey.
3. Not a burden we bear, not a sorrow we share,
But our toil He doth richly repay;
Not a grief nor a loss, not a frown nor a cross,
But is blest if we trust and obey.
MFM Daily Devotional 17th January 2021 PRAYER POINTS
1. Father, give me the faith to rise above the storms of life, in the name of Jesus
2. My faith will neither fail nor dwindle, in the name of Jesus.
3. I will not be ashamed in the evil time and during famine, I shall be satisﬁed, in the name of Jesus.
4. I declare that the Lord is my Shepherd and I shall not want, in the name of Jesus.
5. Father, strengthen and increase my faith, in the name of Jesus.
6. The season of famine will not swallow me, in the name of Jesus.
7. My Father, by faith, let me obtain a great testimony in this season, in the name of Jesus.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR
Genesis 16 -18
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Our Daily Manna 3rd March 2021 ODM Devotional – The Battle Was Time Bound! Darkness Promotes Stars
TOPIC: The Battle Was Time Bound! Darkness Promotes Stars
Eccl. 3 : 1-8
1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
5 A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
6 A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
8 A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.
Our Daily Manna 3rd March 2021 ODM Devotional Message
Vs 14 of today’s 2nd scripture says: “Is anything too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.” Note the words: “AT THE TIME APPOINTED”! Ah! Those who were mocking Sarah’s barrenness never knew it was time bound.
Even Sarah herself never knew that her childlessness had an expiry date attached to it. And what the Holy Ghost is saying to a user of today’s devotional is that in this New Year 2021, ANY ALLOWED BATTLE IN YOUR LIFE IS TIME BOUND! Fear not! Yes, your testimony, expansion, business breakthrough, OPEN REWARD STORY, promotion answers, expectations and marital connection has an appointed time.
God has a timetable for your destiny and He will ensure that it is not disrupted by anything, anybody or any power. Also note that stars cannot shine without darkness! Life is battle and war, but there are victories also! Most of the stars you admire, you admire them because of darkness. Stars are beautified by darkness.
Whatever God allows you to go through will beautify you at last. Oh! Battles bake and refine you and bring out the best in you! In 1 Samuel 1:1-18, Hannah went through a knock down of childlessness which brought shame, ridicule and mockery to her, but she refused to be knocked out. Hannah made a vow to God and the vow is called, “THE NAZARENE VOW.”
One of the ways to end reproach is by making a vow to God. She vowed that if God would bless her with a male child, she would give him back to God and no RAZOR would come upon his head. Hannah was saying, “LORD, I will not share the glory of this child with You; he will be all Yours.” In other words, the child will be a Nazarene, set apart for God’s service all the days of his life.
The razor vow is a sharp and painful vow you make to commit yourself to God and provoke heaven’s attention. Another thing Hannah did was that she refused to take a “NO” for an answer as she groaned in prayer to God and she was tagged a drunkard. She was like a mad woman! She was aggressive, radical and crazy for solution. Yes, in this year 2021, be radical and crazy about life.
Go for crazy determination! Be mad for God and walk by faith daily until your world calls you MAD! Remember that it is darkness that brings out the glory of the stars. There is a “butterfly” in you! Peace!
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Our Daily Manna 3rd March 2021 ODM Devotional Prayer Points!
1. Take Song 1: Christian seek not yet…
2. Thank God and pray about today’s word as led now.
3. God will never leave me EMPTY! O God, perfect ALL that concerns me this year.
4. I refuse to give up! Lord, restore all I have ever lost!
5. In this year 2021, I refuse to struggle or fear! I shall trust again! LORD, by Your grace, let me RECOVER all.
6. I shall encourage myself daily this year even in the CHAOS of every storm! I reject discouragement and self-pity now.
7. Pray about today now as led.
Thanks for reading Our Daily Manna 3rd March 2021 ODM Devotional Message written by Bishop Dr. Chris Kwakpovwe the founder of the various Manna Prayer Mountain (MPM) worldwide.
Kenneth Copeland Devotional 3rd March 2021 – Called to Be Peculiar
Called to Be Peculiar
I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. – John 17:15-16
Being peculiar. That’s not something most of us work to achieve, is it? But, you know, we should.
God has called us to be peculiar—to stand out from the rest of the world as living proof of His power and His love (1 Peter 2:9).
He doesn’t, for example, want us to share the ailments of the world. He doesn’t want us to share their sickness and poverty and failure. He’s never wanted that for His people.
He gave us a physical illustration of that during the time the nation of Israel was held captive in Egypt. Pharaoh had refused to set the Israelites free, so God had allowed a thick darkness to cover the whole land. The darkness was so dreadful throughout Egypt that no one moved for three days.
“But,” says Exodus 10:23, “all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.”
What a thrilling example of how God wants us to live. We should be glorifying God by the miraculously victorious lives we lead. We should constantly have people telling us, “I’ve heard how God healed you,” or “I’ve heard how God prospered you and saved your children!”
So don’t hold back. Put the Word of God to work in your life and dare to receive the rich blessings that belong to those who believe. Start using the Word to draw boundaries around your life, to paint spiritual warning signs for the devil. Signs that say:
Off Limits! According to God’s Word, I don’t belong to you anymore. My family doesn’t belong to you. My health doesn’t belong to you. My money doesn’t belong to you. My ministry doesn’t belong to you. I belong to a different kingdom. Now, back off in Jesus’ Name!
Does that sound a little peculiar? Good. That’s exactly what God has called you to be!
Kenneth Copeland Devotional 3rd March 2021 was written by Kenneth and Gloria Copeland, the leaders of the Kenneth Copeland Ministries (www.KCM.org) that specializes in teaching principles of bible faith – prayer, healing, salvation and other biblical topics.
MFM Devotional 3rd March 2021 – The Life of Prayer (1)
MFM Devotional 3rd March 2021 Mountain Top Life Devotional Message By Dr. D.K Olukoya
Topic: The Life of Prayer (1)
Fire Scripture: Luke 18:1
Memory verse: Luke 18:1 – “And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint.”
MFM Devotional 3rd March 2021 Outline
Prayer is talked about more than anything else but practised less than anything else. For the believer, it remains one of the greatest gifts our Lord has given us outside of salvation. It is the expression of human helplessness and insufﬁciency without God. It is the channel for the realisation and the actualisation of the promises of God.
This means that promises remain unrealised when prayer is not in place in a person’s life In Colossians 4:2, Paul said, “Devote yourselves to prayer” (NASB) or “Continue earnestly in prayer” (NKJV). This means that the believer should continue steadfastly in prayer and persist in it. It carries with it the idea of dedication.
Of the ten times it is used in the New Testament, four of them have to do with being devoted to prayer. In other words, persistence in prayer is not an option for the Christian; it is an order from the Lord Himself. George Muller, known as one of the greatest prayer warriors of all times, had this to say about persistence in prayer: “It is a common temptation of satan to make us give up the reading of the word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer.
The truth is that, in order to enjoy the word, we ought to continue to read it, and the way to obtain a spirit of prayer is to continue praying. The less we read the word of God, the less we desire to read it, and the less we pray, the less we desire to pray.” Jesus was passionate about His prayer life. It brought Him unmeasured power at the beginning, and kept the ﬂow unbroken and undiminished.
There was no emergency, no difﬁculty, no necessity, no temptation that would not yield to prayer. Every time we see Jesus praying He was praying with passion. That was because He knew Who it was He was talking to and that prayer to the Father is a powerful thing and not something to take lightly and glibly. Passionate prayer is prayer from the heart not just from the head.
Beloved, it is important to know that relationships are serviced by communication and when we don’t pray, we deprive ourselves of our relationship with God. Therefore, make up your mind to pray always.
Motivational Quote: A prayerful person is one who has realised that he is hopeless and useless without God.
Prophetic Word: I decree upon your Life that the agenda of prayer killers will not prosper over your life, in the name of Jesus.
HYMN – Pray, always pray
1. Pray, always pray;
the Holy Spirit pleads
Within thee all thy daily,
2. Pray, always pray;
beneath sin’s heaviest load
Prayer sees the blood from Jesus’
side that flow’d.
3. Pray, always pray;
though weary, faint, and lone,
Prayer nestles by the Father’s
4. Pray, always pray;
amid the world’s turmoil
Prayer keeps the heart at rest,
and nerves for toil.
5. Pray, always pray;
if joys thy pathway throng,
Prayer drinks with them of springs
that cannot fail.
MFM Devotional 3rd March 2021 PRAYER POINTS
1. Father, teach me to pray, in the name of Jesus
2. Father, release upon me the spirit and the power of prayer, in the name of Jesus
3. I r e j e c t t h e s p i r i t o f lukewarmness and slothfulness in the place of prayer, in the name of Jesus.
4. Holy Spirit, make me a prayer eagle, in the name of Jesus
5. l refuse to be weary in the house of prayer, in the name of Jesus
6. Holy Spirit, help me to pray, in the name of Jesus
7. I receive grace to pray and be victorious over the devil, in the name of Jesus.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR
MFM Devotional 3rd March 2021 Message. The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) is a Pentecostal denomination founded in Yaba, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria in 1989, now with churches in several countries. It was founded by Daniel Kolawole Olukoya.
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