SEEDS OF DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL Wednesday, 21 November 2018 00:00 BLESSED BY BEING A BLESSING


Wednesday, 21 November 2018 00:00
BLESSED BY BEING A BLESSING

(FROM THE NOVEMBER 2018 EDITION OF THE SEEDS OF DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL BY DR. PASTOR PAUL ENENCHE)

WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER, 2018

SCRIPTURE: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: Genesis 12:2

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: The extent you are willing to be a blessing is the extent to which you will be blessed by God.

It is true that no one can be blessed by God until he is or can be a blessing to others. This is why God told Abraham, ‘I will bless you and thou shall be a blessing…’ (Genesis 12:2). When you make up your mind to live as a blessing to others, especially to the less privileged, then you trigger the release of the Blessing of God upon your life (Psalm 41:1-3). This is another activation key to the blessing; it is the willingness to be a channel of blessing to other people.

God blesses us to the extent in which we agree to be a blessing to others. The extent you are willing to be a blessing is the extent to which you will be blessed by God. This entails being a blessing to the Kingdom of God and to humanity especially the less privileged. When your life is flowing like a river reaching out to the poor, the kingdom, family members, etc., it cannot dry.

In Psalm 132:1-5, we see how David decided to be a blessing to the Kingdom of God and that decision brought him to a realm of irrecoverable blessing (1 Chronicles 21:1-3).

Beloved, it is a new day for you. The Blessing of God is coming on you as you make yourself a blessing to others, in Jesus’ Name.

Remember this: The extent you are willing to be a blessing is the extent to which you will be blessed by God.

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. Look around you, locate someone who is less privileged or an orphan and be a blessing to the person.
2. Be involved in Kingdom projects.

FOR FURTHER UNDERSTANDING, GET THIS MESSAGE: THE POWER OF THE BLESSING

PRAYER: Lord, I receive the grace to be a blessing to the less privileged. Make me a depot of Your resources Oh Lord, and I will gladly be a distribution channel to people in need, in Jesus’ Name.

DAILY BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 42:1 to 43:27, James 5:1 to 20, Psalm 119:1 to 16, Proverbs 28:6 to 7

QUOTE: God shows favour to those who know how to show favour. He shows mercy to those who know how to show mercy. Culled from 21 UNCOMMON FINANCIAL OVERFLOW by Dr Paul Enenche.

AMAZING FACT: The starfish is the only animal capable of turning its stomach inside-out

TODAY IN HISTORY: 21/11/1676 – The Danish astronomer Ole Rømer presents the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light.

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