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Free Rotisserie Chicken

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As I walked into Walmart on Saturday evening of March 26, a Caucasian lady about my age stopped me and said, “Do you want some free rotisserie chicken?” She didn’t wait for my answer. “They are giving away free chicken and there’s only a few left so I thought to let you know so you can get one.”

Now, this was unexpected because Walmart store didn’t have to give anything for free; and it was welcome news to my ears – not just because we love chicken where I come from – but also it was a rare chance. I don’t know about you but never have I, in my life, walked into a supermarket and received a whole chicken for free!

In my excitement, charity amnesia took over and I forgot to thank the good lady who had delivered the good news. “Oops!” telling my daughter, Kayla who was with me, “How could I not say thanks? That’s unbecoming of me.” Upon turning around, the lady had already disappeared. “Well, I guess we’ll just spread it along.” The bearer of good news to the next person, that’s what I had decided to become.

The Leading

Whether it was the aroma or instinct leading, I can’t quite tell, but with a considerable increased walking speed, we arrived a table arrayed with “lemon pepper chicken” and “traditional chicken” – steaming hot!

Trying to tame the thrill, this was me: “What’s going on here?”

The young man managing the section answered, “Free chicken. Just pick and go.” And then he added, “One per customer.”

Awesome! Just the confirmation I needed. chicken

Needless to say, Kayla must have been a little embarrassed when, after picking up my bird, I went stopping every shopper I met with a broad smile. “Would you like some free chicken?” Not exactly pausing for a response, I’d quickly point them to the source, “They’re giving it over there.”

The Hinge

As you can tell from the date, this occurred over Easter weekend. A time which is so significant to the Christian faith because we commemorate the death and resurrection of Christ. We celebrate the atonement of Jesus Christ, without which we would have no hope. This event is the hinge on which Christianity hangs – without it Christianity falls. Christianity devoid of the death and resurrection of Jesus becomes as powerless as any other faith.

The Reminder

Easter reminds us that because of the death and resurrection of Christ, God demonstrated that Jesus is Lord and Christ.

Had Jesus Christ just died and been buried, then He would have been just like any other mortal man. But His resurrection speaks a different story. His bleeding to death was a guarantee that the resurrection would happen and God made a public declaration of it.

God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of it…Therefore … be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, … crucified, both Lord and Messiah. – Acts 2:32,36 NIV

The Good News

chicken3 Although they say that bad news travels fast like a wildfire and good news travels slowly, there is no guarantee that bad news will always get around faster than good news. That Saturday evening the good news of free rotisserie chicken giveaway had wings – it traveled fast. Everyone was either sharing the news or receiving it.

This made me think of 4 things:

1. Salvation

Without reducing it to chicken which is placed on a table and disappears after a few minutes, salvation is free and it is eternal. You have a choice to receive or reject it. None of us is too good that we don’t need it or too bad that we can’t receive it. If truth be told, we can’t live a full life here on earth and we can’t make it to heaven either – without it. This very costly gift is God’s free gift to us and our only responsibility is to receive it by faith (John 1:12; 3:16; Ephesians 2:8-9).

2. Evangelism

As Christians, we are empowered to evangelize or spread the good news. Together with having the right to celebrate Easter, we have been given power to take on the sacred commission of spreading the gospel throughout the world. Pointing people heavenward. This is what Jesus said to the eleven after appearing to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation” (Mark 16:15). Had He not resurrected, we would never have had any power to evangelize. We are His witnesses because His power has come on us to preach “to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8)

3. Needs and Wants

Not only does God meet our needs but He meets our wants also. The truth is this: I didn’t need the free chicken as at that particular moment, but when the subject came up, oh, I wanted it and promptly changed the dinner menu. It dawned on me, in a new perspective, that God fulfills the desires of every living thing (Psalm 145:16) and satisfies us with good things (Psalm 103:5) – and this includes our wants as well. What a gracious God!

4. Do Likewise

In The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), Jesus teaches on neighborliness and says, “Go and do likewise.” I had received something for free – it made me smile (more like giggle with joy), surely as a Christian, I have a responsibility to be a blessing to someone else and put a smile on their face.

Whenever God gives you “extras”, it is not so that you can amass – it is so that you can share. The small rotisserie chicken may not be enough to share with your neighbors, but you can open your hand to someone else – especially those in need and help provide for their needs. God tells us that the poor will always be around and commands us to be openhanded toward them (Deuteronomy 15:11).

Over to you. Is there a time when someone (a stranger) did something nice for you (for free) and you decided to spread the cheer? Maybe you can start a fire. Think about ways you can be a blessing to others.

Shalom!
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Experiencing Grace

God's grace is not only sufficient - it is inexhaustible!

God’s grace is not only sufficient – it is inexhaustible!

Truth must be revealed and believed to be effectual. To experience God’s grace, we must first understand its revelation and believe it; and this is as enabled by the Holy Spirit who guides us into all the truth (John 16:13 NIV). When Jesus went back to heaven, He sent the Holy Spirit to exercise a worldwide ministry. Today the Holy Spirit illuminates the minds of the people, makes us yearn for God, and takes spiritual truth and makes it understandable to us. Here is the truth:

Blessed are they whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will never count against him. – Romans 4:7-8 NIV

I have been on a wonderful 30 day journey of rediscovering my identity in Christ and learned that knowing who I am in Christ is liberty. This knowing is freedom from sin, condemnation, fear, worry, guilt, depression, addictions and/or among others. I was excited as Romans 8:1-4 NLT came alive once more:

So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death. The Law of Moses was unable to save us because of the weakness of our sinful nature So God did what the law could not do. He sent his own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin’s control over us by giving his Son as a sacrifice for our sins. He did this so that the just requirement of the law would be fully satisfied for us, who no longer follow our sinful nature but instead follow the Spirit.

Experiencing God’s grace, for me, is an ongoing journey of freedom in Christ. This is a much needed back to basics adventure for the ‘older’ Christian and an introduction to the significance of the cross for the newer believer. Grace, which is God’s unmerited favor, starts at the cross of Jesus Christ. Either cannot exist apart from the other. This exercise was a great reminder of how every Christian desperately needs God’s grace to fill their lives. How without it, we would be in bondage.

It is this grace that converted a terrorist like Saul into a saint called Paul (Acts 9:1-9, Acts 22:6-14 NLT). Despite his impressive résumé, Paul couldn’t recognize Christ (Acts 22:3 NLT) and remained one of the worst sinners who needed God’s grace (1 Timothy 1:15-16 NLT). Then he was chosen (regardless of his flaws). When the Lord appeared to him on the road to Damascus, it was grace and this same grace is what made him become not less than the “super-apostles” (2 Corinthians 11:5 NLT). Though he ascended to an outstanding position among the apostles, Paul understood that it was not about what he could or couldn’t do; and it wasn’t about his achievements either. In any case he had some weakness (2 Corinthians 12:7-10 NLT) making him dependent on Christ. Paul had great understanding of God’s grace that even if the accomplishments – those things that would count in the eyes of men were to be considered, he considered them garbage, that he may gain Christ (Philippians 3:7-11 NIV).

When we get saved and come to know Christ, it is by God’s grace through faith; and this is the gift of God (Ephesians 2:8 NIV). Only through Jesus Christ we are offered grace, a free gift. It is not because of our strength, capacities or gains. The Bible says, “It is not of works, lest anyone should boast” (Ephesians 2:9 NIV). We have done nothing to deserve it and scripture makes it clear that everything about our relationship with God depends upon us trusting Him in faith, by resting in His grace. For this to be effective we must allow the Holy Spirit to work in us and on us through us applying the grace of God to our personal lives. Stepping outside these confines means that we are treading on the dangerous fatal path of the Law.

The Law only shows us how weak we are but doesn’t empower us to overcome those weaknesses. It demands righteousness but doesn’t show us how to achieve it. God’s grace, on the other hand, is made manifest through Jesus finished work on the cross gives us His righteousness as a gift. In Christ we are equipped with everything we need to do His will (Hebrews 13:21 NIV).

As I observed the life of my favorite apostle (Paul) afresh, I couldn’t help but acknowledge that grace is what equips ministers of the gospel to minister to the foreigner, stranger and all the unfamiliar persons. Is it any wonder that Jesus was a friend of sinners? (Matthew 11:19 NIV, Luke 7:34 NIV) It is grace that brought to a standstill the stone throwing gathering of the woman caught in the act of adultery (John 8:1-11 NIV). Grace embraces people that society is unenthusiastic to relate with – like addicts and criminals. It is grace that brings them to the road of recovery and ultimate restoration. While we may not all be ministers per se, we must understand that we are utensils (2 Timothy 2:21 NLT) and channels of this grace (Genesis 12:2 NIV). Grace operates where the Holy Spirit is welcome.

For anyone that is pre-saved, it is my delight to let you know that cleaning up our behavior is not a pre-requirement for salvation. Grace takes us as we are and what God has done for us in Jesus saves us and changes our hearts – not what we have done for God (Titus 3:5 NIV). By the way, what could we possibly do for God anyway? Apart from His grace, our righteous acts are like filthy rags before Him (Isaiah 64:6 NIV).

God’s grace first saves and then trains His people for godliness and good deeds (Titus 2:11-12 NIV). Without this understanding, trying to live the Christian life it is an immense struggle, that is why many feel beaten down by the enemy. Come to me ye that are heavily laden… this is grace calling, that we may find rest (Matthew 11:28-30 NIV), this is freedom in Christ.

A priceless lesson learned is that grace is no excuse for pride and definitely no ticket to continue in sin. Just like the prodigal son came back to his senses and returned to the father, we all must. Returning to the Father removes one from slavery and enables us experience God’s grace daily.

More inspirations from Romans 6:14 NIV, Jude 1:4 NIV, Zechariah 4: 6-7 NIV, Romans 8:9 NIV, 1 Corinthians 2:14 NIV

Copyright © 2014 Dee Kyalo-Mwanzia

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Following Christ: It’s not a matter of convenience

This morning I awoke to John 6:26 – Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate the loaves and had your fill.

It got me to thinking…If nothing changes in your life…if ‘that’ miracle doesn’t come through, would you still be a follower of Jesus? Would you still serve in your church?

These people were not acquainted with the true and proper reason of what Jesus did, because they sought in Christ something else than Christ himself. Beloved Believer, how different are you from them?

Yes, miracles are real and they still do happen. Our God is a miracle-working God but are we abusing the miracles of God by resting in the conveniences of this present life e.g keeping our bellies full, rather than seeking the Kingdom?

They did not profit by the works of God as they ought to have done; for the true way of profiting would have been to acknowledge Christ as the Messiah in such a manner as to surrender themselves to be taught and governed by Him, and, under His guidance, to aspire to the heavenly Kingdom of God. On the contrary, they expected nothing greater from Him than to live happily and at ease in this world.

So again I ask: If nothing changes in your life…if ‘that’ miracle doesn’t come through, would you still be a follower of Jesus? Would you still serve in your church?

Lord, open the eyes of our understanding that we may see You for who you are.

Who Am I?

Who am IWHO AM I?
I have no respect for justice.
I maim without killing.
I break hearts and ruin lives.
I am cruel and malicious and gather strength with age.
The more I am quoted, the more I am believed.
I flourish at every level of society.
My victims are helpless.
They cannot protect themselves against me because I have no name and no face.
To track me down is impossible.
The harder you try, the more elusive I become.
I’m nobody’s friend.
Once I tarnish a reputation, it is never the same.
I topple governments and ruin marriages.
I destroy careers and cause heartache and sleepless nights.
I wreck churches and separate Christians.
I spawn suspicion and generate grief, make innocent people cry on their pillows.
Even my name hisses.
I am gossip. 1

The words of a gossip are like choice morsels;
they go down to the inmost parts. – Proverbs 18:8 NIV

1. Charles Kimball, Gossip: The 8th Deadly Sin Proverbs 18:8

Winning Souls

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17 And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” – Mark 1:17 ESV

The purpose of the Church of Jesus Christ is to draw souls into the Kingdom of God.

If we are part of the body of Christ then we have some work to do. And since the work is plenty and there’s only a few of us, (Matthew 9:37 NLT), we cannot be sluggish or lazy. Think about it this way, whenever we don’t share the message of salvation, we deprive someone of the opportunity to meet Jesus. For this purpose has He saved us, that we should tell of all His praises (Psalm 9:14 NASB). Declaring of His praiseworthy acts is a great way to win souls.

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Why should we win souls?

  • It is a way for us to communicate the will of the Father to the unsaved; so that the non-believer should have an opportunity to turn to righteousness.

“14…if he turns from his sin and does what is just and right, 15 if the wicked restores the pledge, gives back what he has taken by robbery, and walks in the statutes of life, not doing injustice, he shall surely live; he shall not die. 16 None of the sins that he has committed shall be remembered against him. He has done what is just and right; he shall surely live.Ezekiel 33: 14-16 ESV

  • It is a way for us to acknowledge or confess our Father before people – (Matthew 10:32 NIV)
  • It is a way of us telling our story. Has the Lord redeemed you? Then say so! Speak out! (Psalm 107:2 NIV)

We can fish for souls with our actions and speech and so we must be in step with the Lord at all times. Time is short and we must redeem it NOW! 15 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. – Ephesians 5:15-17 ESV

The will of God is that none should perish, but that all should come to repentance (2 Peter 3:9 KJV)

  • It is an opportunity for us to rejoice with those in heaven because there is more joy in heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns to God. (Luke 15:7 NIV)

Are we sent?

In the recent past I came across some startling statistics; that it is estimated that 75% of all Hindus, Muslims and Buddhists don’t know a Christian. Although Christians only make up a third of the world’s population, more than 8 in 10 non-Christians do not personally know a Christian! In North America, 65% of Buddhists, 78% of Hindus and 43% of Muslims do not personally know a Christian. Does this made you wonder about our commitment to reach the lost?

May we receive the spirit of boldness to step out of our comfort zones and reach out to non-believers because we have a promise that  “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved” (Romans 10:13 ESV) but we must make Christ known to them.

Think about this:
14 How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in Him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?Romans 10:14 ESV

If we belong to the Body of Christ then we have been called, set apart and sent to the world to preach the good news of salvation. “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” – Mark 1:17 NIV. ?

What would happen if we each won a soul to Christ?

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Don’t Lose Your Song

shape_notes1Here is a little encouragement to someone who is going through a rough patch. God has not forgotten you. He has a word for you:

16…“This is what the LORD says: I will fill this valley with pools of water. 17 For this is what the LORD says: You will see neither wind nor rain, yet this valley will be filled with water, and you, your cattle and your other animals will drink. – 2 Kings 3:16-17 NIV

When things dry up, we must remain in commitment with God because He is faithful. He can never leave us nor forsake us.
We must have a strategy, plan and a procedure to get out of a dilemma.
Are you going through a rough patch? Remember, God will often put our victory on the other side of the wilderness and we must go through the wilderness to receive it.

The wilderness weeds out the saints from the aints. Wilderness will check out the imposters.

We must receive instruction and direction to know how to get through the wilderness. We must stay around people like Elisha. In 2 Kings 3:12, this is what Jehoshaphat said concerning Elisha, “The word of the LORD is with him.” We must associate with people who have the word of God if we are to experience victory in our lives.

God has already planned an escape route or a way out for us and if we need it, we must stay in praise. Then God’s angels will encamp around us.
Do not lose your song; do not lose your praise. God is your deliverer, your way maker, your healer…and He inhabits your praises. Use what you have to dig the trenches that will catch the overflow of God’s blessings to you. He is faithful that promised!

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Amazed By Grace

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Anyone with a skeleton? Of course! It is the one thing every person and most animals in the world has in common. Or should I have added “in the closet”?

I’ve had it said that everyone has something to hide. Do you have a secret or other past memories that you prefer not to talk about with anyone else? I have had some skeletons and these do not only include my dark past but also embarrassing moments I’ve had that I simply choose not to unearth over and over – unless they are spiritually beneficial to someone.

One thing I have learned is that it is vital to clean up the skeletons in the closet sooner than later because failure to do so can result in abrupt dire consequences. More often than not these skeletons are sins.

Genesis 3:1 to Revelation 20 talks about how to deal with sin and get back to God. How can I be righteous before God? I ask this question because man’s righteousness is like filthy rags before God.

6 All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind our sins sweep us away. – Isaiah 64:6 NIV

Not even keeping the Law is good enough.

19 Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God. 20 Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. – Romans 3:19-20 NIV

Abraham was righteous according to God because he simply believed God; not because of anything he earned.

The God of justice ensures every sin is paid for. Every sin is going to be fully punished except we lay it on another.

11 For the life of a creature is in the blood, and I have given it to you to make atonement for yourselves on the altar; it is the blood that makes atonement for one’s life. – Leviticus 17:11 NIV

The altars we read about in the Old Testament have blood poured upon them and this blood was pointing towards the blood of Jesus. Now the blood of Jesus has come – the blood that makes us one with God. And the cross upon which this blood was poured, is our altar. It is the place where our salvation was purchased.

I am amazed that Jesus took upon Himself my sins (including the skeletons) and that’s why He died. Without Him carrying my sin, He wouldn’t have died. Jesus would have hang on that cross without death because of His sinless nature. I am amazed by God’s grace and my labor is to believe in the finished work of the cross.

I encourage you now to bring out your skeletons, lay them at the cross and be prepared to be amazed!

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Winning Spiritual Warfare: Basic Strategy

spiritual_warfareWe know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one. – 1 John 5:19NIV

When we crossed over from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of God through salvation, we signed up for a race and registered for warfare. We are in a race that is accompanied with warfare. Christianity is a race. That is why we are told to “run with patience the race that is set before us” (Hebrews 12:1).

In this race, we have a common enemy – the devil. He is not impressed that we renounced him and embraced the King of kings. Therefore, he is always looking for ways to make us fall that is why we must vow to look for ways to remain standing. We must be determined to stay alive because we’re born again to overcome.

When the devil afflicts you and you remain in the same position, he is not bothered but it bothers him when you react.

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. – Ephesians 6:12NIV

I noticed that this is continuous tense… “For we wrestle…” In other words, as long as we have the breath of life, we wrestle – everyday, we are in warfare! But here is the good news:

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. – 1 John 5:4ESV

Strategy is the strength of any military not just weapons. It is possible to have weapons and still flee from war.

The warriors of Ephraim, though armed with bows, turned their backs and fled on the day of battle. Psalm 78:9NLT

Remember, the enemy too has weapons but our success is guaranteed based on the strategies we employ. Of course we are human, but we don’t fight like humans. (2 Corinthians 10:3GWT)

So what is our strategy? Although we wrestle, we are designed to overcome! In addition to weapons, we must develop a faith strategy because by it we have been justified; by it we have gained access into this grace in which we now stand! By it we run this race, fight this battle and overcome! That is our strategy.

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Prioritize!

I believe that many of us have plans for this New Year. I’m sitting here looking at mine almost wondering who wrote them. Suddenly it feels like 12 months are not enough to accomplish what is in this paper staring at me; daring me to embark on it.

Anyway, I’m drawn to the story in Luke 10:38-42 where Jesus visits the home of Martha and Mary. In verse 40, we notice that Martha was distracted by much serving. In this fast paced world, most of us are like Martha. We feel like 24 hours in a day are no longer enough – there’s just so much to do! I’m sure that was Martha’s position and when she expressed her frustration to Jesus, He told her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,” (Luke 10:41NIV)

Sometimes we may feel like we are doing all the work by ourselves and no one cares enough to offer a helping hand. Martha was exasperated that her sister wasn’t helping and tried to get Jesus to intervene. She said, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!” (Luke 10:40NIV).

We do that too, probably in different ways. We ask God to send help in situations that overwhelm us but God is like, “My child, a little effort in prioritizing would help you. Choose what is important.” This is how Jesus said it to Martha in Luke 10:42 “but few things are needed–or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.” Quick question, what is at the top of you plans for 2014?

Over and over we fail to choose what is important and then get frustrated in the process. I have learned that it is easier or more convenient to serve than to commune that is why many of us choose to serve. Both are necessary in our Christian walk but we must know the order in which they should come. Look at Joshua serving and Moses communing. Joshua never grew weary of fighting with the Amalekites (because he was being uphelp by someone’s communing with God); but Moses, on the top of the mountain in prayer, needed two helpers to sustain his hands. (Exodus 17:8-13). When you choose to commune with God as your first and most important priority, you will not tire of your service to Him.  We tire because we have misplaced priorities not because there’s so much to do with very little time and no help. God gave each one of us 24 hours in a day… the CEO, the stay-at-home-mum, the pastor, the firefighter –  all of us, and He expects us to be fruitful in whatever area He has called us to serve. But service shouldn’t take the place of communing with Him.

You may have realized that when you drop your hands to your sides, the tide of battle shifts right before your eyes. The enemy begins to gain a toehold. Why? because your enemy knows what is important and what brings you the victory. However, I have good news for you: As long as you are in communion with God, He will send you help! When you stretch your arms towards heaven again and bring the matter to the Lord. Immediately the battle’s momentum shifts back to you and once again the enemy is driven back.

We must keep our arms stretched towards heaven in communion with God if we want to open the door for God’s supernatural intervention on the battlefield. God’s prevailing power is released through prayer.

With God, we will prevail!

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Setting the Pace For 2014

2014aDoes anyone else feel that nowadays years seems to go by faster? Remember when you were younger, Christmas took forever to come. Now, no sooner have you put away the Christmas tree, than you put it up again! Time just seems to vanish and it doesn’t come back. Nevertheless, I have discovered that God’s mercies begin afresh every morning. (Lamentations 3:23NLT) The mercies of God are new every morning. Think about that! Every morning you wake up, irrespective of how you may look or feel, His mercies toward you are new. For that reason, I write today to uplift someone’s spirit.

Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. 2 For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. – Isaiah 60:1-2KJV

As you enter the New Year, know that it is light that makes one shine – not luck. Jesus is the light of this world. In John 8:12KJV He said, “I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” I urge you to get connected to Jesus, follow Him and set the pace for 2014.

Light is the flight that takes man to the top. When you operate by the revealed Word of God, you’ll be operating in the light and there is no way you can remain at the bottom. You may be wondering: What has following Jesus got to do with the Word and the light? Here’s what.

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.2 The same was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7 The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe. 8 He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light. 9 That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. – John 1:1-9KJV

Light provides direction
The Lord Himself will show you the way to go.
You will not stumble and your foot will not dash against a stone like in the past years because the light of the Lord will guide you!

Light brings dominion
Regardless of how gross the darkness might be, a little match…a small candle can still be seen and cannot be denied.
You will have dominion over every failure of the past years because of the light of the Lord!

Light brings speed
The brighter the headlights the faster your car moves in the night.
You will have clarity of vision and enjoy speed like the prophet Elijah even when the sky grows black with clouds and wind, and there are heavy showers because of the light of the Lord!

Faithful is He who has called you into a new year and He will do it!

Happy New Year!

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