FAITHFULNESS IS A SUBJECT OF THE HEART NOT OF THE FACE.
FAITHFULNESS IS AN ENLARGER OF DESTINY!
AUTHORITY IS CONFERRED ON THE BASIS OF FAITHFULNESS!
FAITHFULNESS IS A COVENANT PLATFORM ORDAINED TO CHANGE THE STORY OF MEN!
WE LIVE IN A ‘DOING KINGDOM’ NOT JUST A ‘SPEAKING KINGDOM’!
OUR FINANCIAL INTEGRITY ALL MATTERS IN THE REALMS OF FINANCIAL FORTUNES!
EVERY FAITHFUL COVENANT CHILD ENDS UP AS A SPECTACLE FOR THE WORLD.
THE DAY THAT I WILL STAND HERE AND TELL YOU THAT GOD SAID WHAT I NEVER HEARD HIM SAY, WILL NEVER MEET ME ON EARTH!
TAKE YOUR PLACE IN GOD’s AGENDA AND DON’T MIND ANYBODY ELSE.
GOD IS COUNTING ON HIS FINDINGS IN OUR HEARTS!
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE ELEVATION OF THE REDEEMED IS THAT IT IS NEVER GOING UP AND DOWN UNTIL HE STOPS BEING FAITHFUL!
WHAT YOU DIDN’T LOOK LIKE WILL HAPPEN TO YOU THIS YEAR!- YOUR FAITHFULNESS WILL DISTINGUISH YOU!
IF GOD LIFTS YOU UP NO devil CAN BRING YOU DOWN.
- Bishop David Oyedepo on ”WONDERS OF THE COVENANT OF FAITHFULNESS” || Covenant Wonder Night || Faith Tabernacle Canaanland Ota || 27th January, 2023 ||
God has ordained to make a wonder out of each one of us this year. Years ago, the Lord said to me, “There is a place for you on top if you are interested!” He never forces His agenda on anyone. Church Gist. I said, “Lord, I am in!” And He said, “Whatever I tell you to do, do it!” That came to me in 1984. I don’t know what level I was, our Church was less than fifty.
We live in a doing Kingdom not just a speaking Kingdom! There is nothing in doing nothing in this Kingdom. This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth… Joshua 1:8, Deuteronomy 28:1. We are in a doing Kingdom not a sit-down-tight Kingdom- No one goes forward in this Kingdom without taking steps. Church Gist. All these praying amiss is not the way out!- Take a strong stand in the Covenant on every issue of interest in your life and just see them open up on their own accord.
He said, “Be ye doers of the Word and not hearers only… James 1:22-25. We have to work the Word before the Word works. The Word you and I did not work will never work. Church Gist. That man shall be blessed in his deed!
-It is your turn to be blessed by your deed!
It’s great to believe and be full of faith but it is greater to be faithful. Jesus was faithful to Him that called Him Hebrews 3:1 and 2. A faithful man shall abound with blessings, one cannot be faithful and not be fruitful! We serve a covenant keeping God, He never denies Himself. ‘My covenant will I not break… Church Gist. Let’s check on the wonders of the covenant of faithfulness. One cannot be faithful and not know and one cannot be playing games and not know. God is counting our faithfulness to determine our placement 1 Timothy 1:12, 2 Corinthians 1:12, 2 Corinthians 4:1 and 2.
We have a lot of eye service going on in the Kingdom Ephesians 6:6. So faithfulness is heart-based! Jeremiah 17:9 and 10. Faithfulness is a subject of the heart not of the face.
-May each one be counted faithful this year above the previous years of our lives.
Faithfulness to God, and that means to do whatever Word that He speaks! Faithfulness in stewardship! It is required of a steward to be found faithful! Jesus was faithful to the one that called Him so that means faithfulness to God first! Faithfulness in stewardship! And this means taking faithfulness as our new walk of life. Church Gist. If you have not been faithful in another man’s work, who will give you that which is your own? So you are working in a company and you are robbing the company, you are undoing your future. You work with the government and you are robbing them? You are undoing your future!
Faithfulness is ordained to manifest in all areas of our lives! Watch a faithful man today, he is going somewhere tomorrow!- Somewhere colourful and enviable! Now, faithfulness is a covenant platform ordained to change the story of men! ‘Well done, thou good and faithful servant…Luke 19:17-19. Church Gist. Faithfulness is an enlarger of destiny! It makes the faithful supernaturally fruitful. Another one came and he said, “You have been ‘faithful’ in the very little, now have authority over five cities’! Luke 19:19. You keep changing levels with faithfulness. Now, destiny keeps expanding with faithfulness.
Now, number three, faithfulness enhances the level of authority Matthew 24:45-47. Level of authority changes with faithfulness! Faithfulness with little moves you to much more.
-May each one receive grace today for enduring faithfulness!
That my daughter was there unperturbed, challenged, moved to the parent’s house and from there, she became the Managing Director (MD) of an international company. Faithfulness changes people’s level of authority! But a faithful man who can find him? Everybody may look like it (faithful), how many are it (faithful)? Church Gist. You can’t be counted faithful by God and not be made manifest on the earth! Every faithful covenant child ends up as a spectacle for the world, the world will see it on them!
-As the Lord lives, I decree that this year shall be your most faithful year in your walk with God till date and it shall keep increasing!
When you say, ‘Yes’, let it be yes! You know why we can’t place ourselves? Promotion cometh not from the East nor South, God is the judge of all, He takes one up and brings another down… What is He looking for? Faithfulness! You have been faithful, so I am changing your level, promoting you, enlarging your coast and changing the level of your authority! It’s required of stewards that a man be found faithful! Church Gist. 1 Corinthians 4:1 and 2. It is a fundamental requirement for acceptable and profitable stewardship! Faithful everywhere and on all sides! Our financial integrity all matters in the realms of financial fortunes! No games! Luke 16:11.
-In the Precious Name of Jesus, no one shall miss out on the blessedness of faithfulness this year!
Samuel, a prophet whose words never fail to the ground, went to anoint in the house of Jesse. As he beheld the face of Eliab, he was too kingly! Everything about him was royal. Church Gist. Ah! He said, “Behold the anointed of the Lord!” And God said, “Shut up! I don’t look as man looks, man looks at the outward appearance, I look into the heart! He is not my candidate!” 1 Samuel 16:11.
Jesus committed Himself to no man because He knew all men John 2:21-24. Before Him, all things are naked. Hebrews 4:13. Check your heart! And treat with all diligence for out of it, are the issues of life! Think right! Church Gist. Think about God! Think of the interest of His Kingdom! Think of the well-being of mankind! God is counting on His findings in our hearts! He rejected Eliab, He rejected the six of them! And he said, ‘Don’t you have another child? And they brought one tattered boy called David. And God said, ‘Yea! Anoint him’!- He didn’t look like it 1 Samuel 16:13.
-What you didn’t look like will happen to you this year! Your faithfulness will distinguish you!
So, stop posing, stop feeling undue importance! No! Be faithful! Godly sincerity! You are in it means that you are in it and if you are not in it let it be known! There are some individuals this hour that by their faithfulness, they will completely clear what we are talking about in February! Church Gist. They will keep expanding! I have been running crusades before I was called into Ministry, I wasn’t planning to go into Ministry I was just enjoying Jesus! Sharing the good news of the one who changed my life! It’s working and it always worked!
-May your place in this Prophetic agenda not be lost to carelessness!
Now let me tell you what happens, if your lifting is from God, forget about anything! They can’t bring you down Sir. If God lifts you up no devil can bring you down! If any devil can do it, it could have brought this Church down! With this taunting prosperity? This humbling expansion? The witches are biting their fingers! Occultic forces are frustrated! If your lifting is from God sir, no devil can bring you down! Psalm 112:9-10. Church Gist. The difference between the elevation of the redeemed is that it is never going up and down until he stops being faithful! The day that I will stand here and tell you that God said what I never heard him say, will never meet me on earth!
I have misheard and misinterpreted Him sometimes and I will also say it back in the open that I thought that was what He said but no, that is not what He said! He said, “No! You heard yourself, you didn’t hear Me!” And I’ll tell everybody that I heard myself and not Him. There is nothing to hide, I’m a disciple liable to correction and error! Church Gist. But when I have heard Him, I have heard Him! I heard that this Church will be built in one year, you think that everybody believed it? But did He build it? He did! Come on now my friend, take your place in God’s agenda and don’t mind anybody else. We have never seen it forever that something of this magnitude will be built in one year! He did and dedicated it because He said it! So it will never happen and now it happened!
This prophet came one day and said, “God told me that it’s time to get the aircraft!” Is that how to buy aircraft? He said, “What’s the name?” He said, “I don’t know the name!” What is your budget? We don’t have any budget! So go and think about it and look for one! Church Gist. He got it in six months Sir without any reminder of announcement, it was announced on Saturday morning and he got it six months after! Flyable plane going to every part of Africa including the United States. And has been flying ever since to show that God said it! In 1996 Sir.
I know when God speaks and I know when I miss Him and I know that He has what it takes to do what He says! Like 2,000 people registered in Gideon’s army! 22,000 people went back for fear. ‘Is anybody afraid, let him go back… God said that they are still too many because they will say that they won the battle because they are many! Let me reduce them for you! And then there remained 300 people and God still won! Never be part of saying, “How shall these things be in your life!” In the move of the Spirit there shall always be casualties but no one here shall be a casualty! Take your own place! Nothing concerns you about what shall this man do? You know what Peter said when He said this is the way you shall go, what of this man who shall lead you? And he said, “What concerns you!” Face your business!
-In the Precious Name of Jesus, others may say that there is nothing in it. If you can see anything in it, take your stand in it and watch how God will show up to decorate you! It’s your turn to be sustainably blessed! You will never know about a backward trend again in your life! No more set back in your life!
God knows what is in darkness! He even knows our thoughts afar off, there is no way we can hide from God Daniel 2:22, Psalm 139:12. Church Gist. When He counts us faithful, it now determines the level of authority He can entrust on our lives.
-It is your turn to gain higher command on the affairs of life!
Authority is never accomplished, it is conferred! There are many people today who may be smarter than the Managing Director (MD) of their company but they are not the Managing Director. They have the capacity but they don’t have the authority. Church Gist. It is faithfulness that determines how much authority is conferred on our lives. Jesus was faithful to Him that called Him and He gave Him a Name that is above every name and at the Name of Jesus, every knee should bow! Philipians 2:9.
Moses was faithful in all he does and God said, “See, I have made you a god unto Pharaoh! Authority is conferred on the basis of faithfulness!
Now, someone here tonight is a Cell Minister, you have just heard that we expect to see every Cell Fellowship replicate at least once before the end of these Prophetic weeks of harvest. Brethren, they said that we should replicate! Amen! Church Gist. What are you doing there, get up from that place my friend! Did you hear what they said tonight? That the Church will multiply 4-times! Why? What is your problem! And then when they are praying, you keep saying ‘Amen’! He will say, “Don’t mind this Amen!- He’s mocking me!”
-May you never be caught mocking God!
Your God is building a 100,000 seater Sanctuary! What is your headache? He hasn’t called you for an offering! The Church hasn’t borrowed, it hasn’t taken overdraft! Church Gist. Be happy! You are in a place that commands proofs! Find out what’s going on, connect with it!
-I decree that this season will mark the end of every stress in your life, family and business.
The Lord told me on October 4th 1981, “You don’t need to know any man in this world to scale the utmost height in life, just know Me!” Church Gist. Daniel 11:32. ‘My friend! You have two eyes, can you make one to look up and another to look down’? That was in September 1983. I looked around and it didn’t work! ‘Jesus! Over to you’!
-May this year be the year of your absolute dependence on God. He never disappoints. Church Gist. Disappointments are over in your life!- Marital disappointment, business and children frustration is over in Jesus Name! As you give God His priority, everything will begin to fall in place on you in your life.