Friday, 16 July 2010

iPray Friday: Simply believe..

Thank God for another iPray Friday. One of the most beautiful things for me about blogging is the community family that I have now become a member of. I have aunties, uncles, brothers and sisters. Now when I say 'friend' my family asks me 'real friend' or 'computer friend'! Today I'm excited not just because its iPray Friday but because our very own Professor (LDP) is a guest blogger and will be leading prayer. I haven't known him very long but I'm grateful that men like him still exist on this earth! I'm sure you've read his blog (if you haven't, where have you been???). Aburo, ese gan, I have been blessed by reading and I'll be so grateful if you would consider passing this way quite often. Be blessed as you pray.. 

"Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God that it shall be even as it was told me" - Acts 27:25

I have come to discover that the lives of men are shaped by what they believe. In other words, you and I are what we believe. Miracles have happened in the lives of some people simply because they just would not give up on what they believe. Likewise, some have died when they perhaps should not have, simply because they had believed that it’s time to ‘go’. Just as our thoughts governs what our lives would look like, so does what we believe, shape our eventual destination. If so, I think it is very important to be conscious of what we think about because our thoughts shapes our beliefs and like the words of my Dad, “what you believe is what you will eventually become.”

Paul amidst a great storm, stood up and said "...I believe God..." I remember listening to one of the survivors of a recent terrorist attack - he said; “immediately the first bomb sounded, everyone started to make calls: Husbands calling wives, children calling parents, parents calling their children, friends calling friends, partners calling associates all because of the great storm” - thank God for technology. How wonderful would it be if someone stood up and said "Ladies and gentlemen, be of good cheer, I believe what was told me that, “with long life He will satisfy me and show me His salvation"

Someone said, the heart of the matter is a matter of the heart. The heart of existence lies in being conscious of the significance of what my heart put its seal on. It’s high time we stopped believing the economic forecasts on CNN, CNBC or BBC. We should start believing the 'Kingdomnomic forecasts' we hear on the church pulpit every Sunday because Heaven and Earth shall pass away but only God's word will endure forever. Listen to me, the God we serve is not a God of the news, He is a God of the new. He does new things everyday! So, start shaping your life wisely; on the word of God and not on forecasts from experts. Start believing words like these...

"For my God shall supply all my needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus" - Phill 4:19

"The blessings of the LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it" - Prov 10:22

"God has blessed me with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ" - Eph 1:3

"I have set the Lord always before me, because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved" -
Ps 16v8

"I shall be the head and not the tail, above only and not beneath" - Deut 28:13

"when men are saying there is a casting down, then I shall say there is a lifting up..." Job 22:29

"A thousand shall fall by my left, ten thousand by my right hand, they shall not come near me" -
Ps 91v7

...And many more (wish time and space would permit).

I would like to thank ZoeBeliever for this wonderful opportunity to be a blessing to people’s lives - something I always look forward to. May God continue to shower upon you grace to fulfil His purpose in destiny in Jesus’ name. You are a blessing :)



Jaycee said...

Amen, we have a WONDERFUL God. This post made me smile as wide as I could possibly go. That Deuteronomy prayer of being the head and not the tail is like my personal anthem, it's a guaranteed word spoken during I and hubby's Thank God for His word.

Thanks LDP and Zoe. Beautiful.

Kafo said...

amen and amen

thanks to you both

Myne Whitman said...

A big Amen to that. Have a blessed weekend Zoe.

jhazmyn said...

Simply believe...refuse no to believe...Cos His divine power has given us everything....

Amen and Amen

Blowing Blessings Your Way said...

Amen...Thanks for that Word Pastor LDP!!!! lol...God bless u!

Thank u Zoe for allowing LDP to post

Stay blessed folks!

Harry-Rami Itie said...

Hallelujah!! I choose to believe

Tony C said...

Praise God!

I stumbled upon you blog today and absolutely love your passion for serving God!

Many blessings to you!

Tisha said...


Nothing missing, nothing broken.
I had a pact with God in 2003 that although the storms would come against my family no one would be hurt.
My dad had a minor stroke and he could not walk but glory to God, he is walking and healthy better than he was before the stroke and my unbelieving dad prayed to Jesus at the moment when he felt he was so weak he would not make it.
Thank God i have hope that my dad would soon be lifting up holy hands. Glory to God!


Thank you all. Glory to God! Thanks ZoeBeliever for the opportunity to be a blessing.

@Tisha, great testimony. It shall be unto you according to your faith in Jesus' name. Amen.