We are nearing the end of 2018, and what a challenging year it has been for me. Having to face various trials in almost every area of my life, but by the grace of God I am still standing. What the devil thought will take me out, I will use for God’s glory.
We must leave behind all the trials of 2018 and walk into the fullness of God’s glory and the plan He has for us in 2019. No regrets, no condemnation, and no distraction will keep us back from walking into the victory that lies ahead. In 2018 the enemy distracted us in order not to spend time with the Lord. Turn the tables on the enemy and use the lessons learned for God’s Glory.
In the distractions we have lost our ear to hear and our vision to see. The question God asked Jeremiah was “what do you see”. God called Jeremiah as a prophet to the nations, in his mother’s womb God knew him; God consecrated him – read Jeremiah 1:4-10.
Jeremiah had a lot of excuses, for example he thought he was too young, he thought he lacked training and also thought that he was not the right person, but God saw his potential and refused to allow Jeremiah to focus on his excuses, fears or failures.
When God asked Jeremiah what he saw, Jeremiah replied and said I see the branch of an almond tree that is blossoming. The interpretation that I received was very plain and simple to understand – we died like the branch or rod of the almond tree and when we accepted the calling from God we started blossoming (using the Word) and God was watching over His Word to perform it in us and through us (Jeremiah 1:11-12). Jeremiah’s eyes were tuned into the vision that God gave and God was pleased with his answer.
What vision have you lost or taken your eyes off that God has given you? Are you still hearing God?
In 2019 God wants to take His people from Glory to Glory, He wants to breathe new life into that vision and ignite it with His power and provision. Are our eyes on the doom and gloom of the world or are your eyes fixed on Jesus Christ that will not accept our excuses. New alignments will take place and a shift of the true worshippers will be evident for all to see.
Those whose vision and hearing are tuned to our Lord Jesus Christ will go from Glory to Glory; God sees our humbleness, He sees a heart that wants to please Him in purity and truth. Obedience will be better than a sacrifice; He sees those who always honour Him and obey His will. Be a Prophet in your home and allow God to show you the deeper things that pertain to your life and His will; in Jesus Name.
Have a blessed 2019