Archive for May, 2012

BELIEVING THE SONSHIP STORY

For more than 2000 years God has given all people everywhere the greatest opportunity of their lives. It is that they may become sons of God. Many people, however, rejected this opportunity while others clinched it.

To be a son of God is to have his likeness and be in his image. That is strange. Isn’t it? But it shouldn’t, because when God made all things, he made only man in his image. This made man different from all other creations and put him in control of all of them.

But man followed the lies of the devil to lust after foolishness. It was fatal for him. He lost the authority, power or right of being the son of God. This is why God sent his son.

When the son of God came, he revealed the nature of his father. When people saw him they were divided. Some believed and accepted him as who he really was, the son of God. Others rejected him as an activist, possessed of the devil and exploiting the people.

They arrested him and handed him over to the government of the day, led by the notorious Pontius Pilate. He was nailed to the stakes like any other criminal, where he died.

But on the third day after he was buried, he rose up again and appeared to those who believed and accepted him only. From that time there lives took a new turn. They lived like him and went throughout the world to multiply sons of God and their extra ordinary lives.

The whole world is still divided over him today. But God only gives the right, authority or power to be his son to whoever believes the good story(gospel) of his son. Such will live extra ordinary life like his son.

Do you believe the story of the son of God to become one yourself? Do you experience the extra ordinary life of the son of God. I declare today that your inner eyes be opened to behold the riches of God’s sons and experience it. God bless you. (Pls send in your comments.)

WORKING WITH THE MANUAL(5)

I believe you enjoyed the previous posts in this series. This is the last of them and I will like to give you some hints on how you can make a profitable use of your manual.

First, after having the dream, idea, imagination, vision or revelation of God’s plan for your life, you need to like it so much that nothing else will be worthy of it to you. Will you be able to hold God’s dream for your life in such precious position that no other dream, thing, person will be able to wrest it from you?

Second is the way you will allow that dream to drive you. You will meet up with a lot of challenges like walls and mountains on your way to achieve God’s dream for your life. But your dream should be powerful enough to make you scale these walls and surmount these mountains. Your dream or Gods manual for your life should be your hope where there is no hope just because it was given you by your maker.

Third is to know that God has given some people around you to help you achieve your dream. I call them your partners in synergy because they will make up what is lacking in you to achieve your dream. They will do what you can’t do, give what you don’t have to achieve God’s plan for your life. You need to identify them because it’s not all around you that are to do these for you. Some will bring you down if you allow them.

The fourth important point you need to put in mind is that your dream is what you have now about your future, which is your destination. So your life is like being on a journey with the starting mark as your dream point and the destination as the achievement of it.
Will you ever get to the destination, putting in mind that many begin a journey and never make it to the destination?

I pray you will get to your destination. I will discuss the life of Joseph Israel, a one time prime minister of Egypt. Look forward to this please.

WORKING WITH THE MANUAL(4)

So far, you must have understood the importance of relationship in getting your life manual from your maker. Is it possible to live a fulfilled life without a manual from God?

We can answer this by first understanding fulfilment and success. We are successful or fulfilled when we are able to achieve the reason for our creation. If a washing machine washes well, it is already fulfilled and successful. But if it could do many other things except wash well, it is not successful but a failure. This is because it is not achieving the purpose for which it’s made.

When you live your life according to the purpose for which you were made(no matter how unimportant that purpose may be), you are a SUCCESS. This purpose is in your manual. This is why you need to live your life according to your own manual.
And note this: no matter how ‘successful’ you may seem to be, though you are not achieving your purpose for living, you are a mere failure.

Now, you need to relate with God, your maker to get this manual. A simple relationship! God is Spirit, in relating with him you will begin to live in the spirit. Through the disobedience of the first man, we lost life in the spirit in relationship with God. This opened us up to the devil or satan. God has made a new way for relationship with him, which is by faith in his son, Jesus Christ.

Faith in Jesus Christ opens us to a spiritual relationship with God. When we talk to him he will respond. We will understand when he talks to us in dreams, visions, ideas, imaginations, through circumstances, situations, people and experiences. These are ways we receive the manual for our life from God.

When God leads us, we will know how to live the right life, where to live, career to lead, places to go, partner to marry, people to work with and so on. We will finally gain after death, when we leave this world. This is the really successful and fulfilling life. Many seem to have been fulfilled here in this life but will lose in the after life. That is not really a success.

Are you successful? Do you live a purposeful life? Are you working according to manual? God bless you.

WORKING WITH THE MANUAL(3)

We are now in a position to know how we can easily get our manual from God, our creator. We have noted the significance of living our lives according to the manual provided by our maker for our success and fulfilment.

One thing we need to know is that it should not be difficult for us to get our manual from our maker because it’s not difficult for a machine to get it from its maker. Really a maker’s ability to make great products is exhibited when he provides a good working manual for his product.
God’s great ability of creation is also expressed when his products are working according to manual.

He is, therefore, ever ready to give the manual to his creation. He knows he will be praised if the products work fine.
Another thing we should know is that he does not make mistakes in giving the manuals out. Humans may make such mistakes, but not the divine! It is with joy, then, that you should receive your manual, knowing there is no mistake in giving them out.

With these in mind, we may now explore ways we can get our manual from him.
First, we need to relate with him. Relating with God is the easiest of relationships because it has no limitations like others. God is everywhere and may be felt, though may not be physically seen.
He can be spoken to in any language at anytime, with no initial training.

Relating with God does not need a mediator or in-between manager. You only relate directly with him. One wonderful thing about him is that he does not give character or past life experience specifications for relationship with him. That is, he accepts you in relationship no matter the kind of life you are living now or what your past life looks like.

God appreciates your decision to relate with him and the steps you take towards it far more than your past experiences or present life.
The question now is : are you ready to relate with God so that you will receive his manual for a successful and fulfilling life?

In part 4 I will give you illustrations on receiving your manual by relating with God. Let’s stop here for now. God bless you.