Supernatural Season Here
Supernatural Season is my inheritance
Because I dwell in a place called Christ
Where Christ bequeaths life in abundance
Where the supernatural is simply natural.
In this place God’s hand is phenomenal.
In this place faith is the regular currency.
In this place the life we have is eternal.
And God gives untold supernatural supply.
In this domain we walk by faith, not sight.
In this environment we live like the superman;
We walk by the Spirit, not by power or might.
We do the impossible-defy gravity, walk on water.
In this season God opens the heavens and rains manna;
And He vitalises our mortal body with supernatural health.
God fights our battles, becomes our victorious banner;
He Sustains us through thick and thin with supernatural strength.
In this season every Goliath that rears its head is felled,
Because I have donned the Davidic, Holy Ghost mantle.
In this day I draw living water from Salvations well.
In this day I can do all things through Christ, my strength.
This is a day when God opens the rock and gives me water.
It is a day where my jar of oil and bin of flour do not fail;
I use my valley of Bacca as a place of Spring, going higher and higher;
I go from glory to glory, faith to faith and from strength to strength.
It’s a time of my distinction like Daniel- granted supernatural wisdom.
God gives me unusual insight into the mysteries of the His kingdom.
And I flourish with relish, bringing forth fruits in my old age;
Becoming more relevant and current, tasting like vintage wine.
On this day I speak to things and they respond and obey,
Just like Joshua spoke to the sun and the moon and they obeyed.
This is my supernatural season where dry bones shall live
Dead bodies shall rise, dead dreams shall live.
Dead businesses and ideas shall live.
There shall be inventions, innovations and creativity galore.
That which was impossible shall be made possible.
Every hurdle will be bulldozed.
Every barrier will be dismantled,
As I soar on eagles wings, carried aloft by adverse wind currents.
What is a death knell to other birds is music to me, advantage to me,
By the power of the Holy Spirit.
Yes this a day of my supernatural knowledge,
when God gives me knowledge
that surpasses every other knowledge.
I join the company of the Joseph’s
who who used adversity for prosperity.
Why? I am a seed of Abraham
One with the Great I Am.
The Greater One lives in me
I have His DNA.
I am a New Creation-
Born from above;
Born the head and not the tail;
Born to glorify my Maker and my God;
Born a master of every circumstance- never to fail.
Born to mount up to surmount mountains – make them plains.
This is a day of incredible prowess, a time of supernatural ability.
In this day I do great exploits with my sling and stone, like David.
On this day the walls of Jericho fall down flat as I praise my God.
And every alliances against me crumble and stumble and are humbled.
And despite great famine I sow and reap a hundredfold return like Isaac.
This is a season where despite my age I become fruitful like Abraham and Sarah.
And God remembers me like He did Rebekah, Rachel, Elizabeth and Hannah.
God remembers me like Mordecai was remembered; like Noah was remembered,
like Abraham was remembered, like Joseph was remembered.
This is a day where every fiery furnace I am thrown into refines me;
Beautifies me, purifies me, increases me, introduces me greater glory,
Causes me to smell like rose and radiate the glory of God.
And my faith in Him causes unbelievers to praise Him and acknowledge:
“Truly, Your God, He is God”, and surrender to Him.
This is a day to run through troops and leap over walls
Because it is my Supernatural Season! Alleluia!
Predestination is Your Inheritance
Predestination is Your Inheritance
Ordained for your progression
Irrespective of what your position says
Or what people say.
Whose report would you believe?
Is it man’s, yours or God’s
So let no foe or circumstance deceive.
Rely on and stand on the Word.
Heaven and earth will pass away,
But the Word of God abides always.
Predestination for glory is your due
To usher you into your song and dance
You’re among the chosen few
You are destined for super-abundance.
You’re predestined for unprecedented excellence.
To show forth the glory of He Who called you
out of darkness into His marvellous light.
So walk by faith and not sight.
Your walk is not by power nor by might
but by the Spirit of the Living God.
Pursue your purpose day and night.
Walk in the light of your predestination.
Call those things which be not as though they are.
See the glory and the joy set before you
no matter how far they seem.
Look not at the things which are seen
because they are temporary, fleeting, passing away.
The things that are unseen are eternal,
enduring and phenomenal.
The just shall live by faith,
So take steps of faith.
You have to step on water as to walk on water.
Your destiny is beckoning.
Big dreams keep dreaming.
The glory of the latter house
shall surpass the former house.
Your path will continually shine brighter
and brighter to the full light of day.
You shall make every valley of Bacca,
a place of spring, to spring up to greater glory and
higher heights and deeper depth-
going from strength to strength.
29 For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.30 Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
6 that the sharing of your faith may become effective by the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. Phulemon1:6
9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;1Pet2:9-10
“Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine to bear My name before Gentiles, kings, and the children of Israel.16 For I will show him how many things he must suffer for My name’s sake.” Acts9:15-16
11 In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will,12 that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.
10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
” Before I formed you in the womb I knew you;
Before you were born I sanctified you;
I ordained you a prophet to the nations.”
14 For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. Yet who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”Esther4:14
Challenges Come to Change
Challenges come to change my playing field.
Trials come to give me triumphs.
Tests come to give me testimonies.
Barriers come to give me breakthroughs.
Obstacles come to give me spiritual muscles and miracles.
Temptations come to thrust me into promotion.
Adversities come to introduce me into prosperity.
Storms come to bring the revelation and possibility of:
calm in the midst a storm-peace that passes understanding.
Fires come to refine me to radiate the glory of God;
to turn my dross into gold, and enable me go from one degree of glory to another.
Darkness comes so that light may be brought out of it.
Afflictions come to work for me, the exceeding weight of God’s eternal glory.
In my weakness God’s strength is perfected.
The Greater One is inside of me and whoever is born of God overcomes the world;
as He is so am I in this world;
Jesus said 33 These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John16:33
That is why I know that I know,” ALL THINGS are working together for my good because I love God and I am the called according to His purpose.
His grace is sufficient for me. He is faithful. He will not forsake His own. I dwell in the secret place and abide under the shadow of His wings.
Whatever comes has a “sell-by date.”
God is always at work in me both to will and to do according to His good pleasure. No weapon fashioned against me shall prosper. I am ever blessed in my going out and in my coming in. I am the head and not the tail.
The same applies to you if you know Him in a personal way. So count it all joy when you encounter diverse temptations and tests and opposition. They have come to change your playing field. Personalise and believe the first paragraph of this article. Repeatedly say it to yourself. Repeatedly speak it and announce and declare it to your challenges: financial, relational, persecution, spiritual, marital, business, mental, emotional, ministerial, health, barrenness etc etc
Challenges change come to change your playing field.
How you responds to the challenge will determine the outcome.
The troubles that Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego faced refined, recharged their faith and brought their promotion and prosperity and great glory to God. Their attitude determined their altitude. They pleased God with their faith, refusing to compromise even when their lives were on the line. “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter.17 If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us from your hand, O king.18 But if not, let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up.” Dan3:16-18
God was impressed with their faith of not compromising to protecting their lives. God was able to stop them being thrown into the Fiery burning furnace which had being heated seven times hotter. It was so hot that those who threw them in were licked up by the flames. And as they landed in the furnace, God sent His Son.
When the King was restless in the night and came to see what had happened to them. What greeted him was amazing, stupendous, miraculous, unbelievable.
24 Then King Nebuchadnezzar was astonished; and he rose in haste and spoke, saying to his counselors, “Did we not cast three men bound into the midst of the fire?”
They answered and said to the king, “True, O king.”
25 “Look!” he answered, “I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire; and they are not hurt, and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.”
26 Then Nebuchadnezzar went near the mouth of the burning fiery furnace and spoke, saying, “Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, servants of the Most High God, come out, and come here.” Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego came from the midst of the fire.27 And the satraps, administrators, governors, and the king’s counselors gathered together, and they saw these men on whose bodies the fire had no power; the hair of their head was not singed nor were their garments affected, and the smell of fire was not on them.
28 Nebuchadnezzar spoke, saying, “Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, who sent His Angel and delivered His servants who trusted in Him, and they have frustrated the king’s word, and yielded their bodies, that they should not serve nor worship any god except their own God!29 Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation, or language which speaks anything amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made an ash heap; because there is no other God who can deliver like this.”
30 Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego in the province of Babylon.
So opposition brought their elevation, prosperity, promotion and recognition and glorification of their God.
That is my expectation in whatever challenges that come my way. I will look forward to the coming glory, like Jesus and endure my cross as a good soldier of Christ.
The persecution that the early Christians faced caused them to spread the gospel and make inroads into many cities and communities. That is my expectation in persecution.
Now as they spoke to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came upon them,2 being greatly disturbed that they taught the people and preached in Jesus the resurrection from the dead.3 And they laid hands on them, and put them in custody until the next day, for it was already evening.4 However, many of those who heard the word believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.
13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated and untrained men, they marveled. And they realized that they had been with Jesus.
When Saul of Tarsus was breathing havoc and trying to destroy the Church, little did he know that the more he opposed the Church, the more he was being drawn into God’s net.
1 Now Saul was consenting to his death.
At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.2 And devout men carried Stephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him.
Without a doubt the Church prayed for Saul to stop persecuting the Church. God exceeded their expectation when Jesus Himself arrested him on the road to Damascus on his way to arrest believer.
The greatest enemy of the Church was not only saved but turned from Saul to Paul, from trouble into a trophy.
1 Then Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest2 and asked letters from him to the synagogues of Damascus, so that if he found any who were of the Way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
3 As he journeyed he came near Damascus, and suddenly a light shone around him from heaven.4 Then he fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?”
5 And he said, “Who are You, Lord?”
Then the Lord said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the goads.”
6 So he, trembling and astonished, said, “Lord, what do You want me to do?”
Then the Lord said to him, “Arise and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.” Acts9:1-6
Not long after being saved he began to preach the gospel to the astonishment of other believers.
How is that for God’s ability to make all things work together for the good of those who love Him?
How is that for our light affliction working for us, an exceeding weight of eternal glory?
How is that for God’s ability to bring light out of darkness?
This is why18 … we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.
So my friend:
6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials,7 that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,1Pet1:6-7
2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. James1
6 being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ;Phil1:6
13 for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.Phil2:13
31 What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?32 He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?
4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world 1John4:4
4 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world — our faith.1John5:4
14 Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.2Cor2:14
57 But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.1Cor15:57
7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us.8 We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed -2Cor4:7-9
Daniel was distinguished and excelled and it brought jealousy and conspiracy against him. But he maintained his integrity and faith and boldness.
Despite the law promulgated to silence him, he remained bold and strong, trusting in His God. He refused to compromise despite the threat of being served to hungry lions.
When he defied the law and was thrown into the lion’s den, God sent His angels to protect him. The lions became his pals and he was able to use them for his pillows.
God not only saved him but used his courage to glorify His Name. Besides, Daniel was promoted and prospered in the land.
That is my expectation too when I am thrown into a “lions’ den” for any reason. That should be your expectation too if you know Him and love Him.
What shall I say about Paul and Silas, mercilessly beaten, battered and broken and bleeding and thrown into a dungeon of a prison, their hands and feet in shackles, for preaching the gospel? What was their response? Instead of licking their wounds and blaming God, at midnight they prayed and sang praises to God. And God so enjoyed the aroma of their praise that He sent an earthquake that rocked the foundations of the prison and not only set them free but He used the occasion to save the centurion and his household. He exceeded their expectations of Paul and Silas beyond their imagination. And there was great joy in the house. Glory be to God!
This is how ALL Things can work together for the good of those who love God and are the called according to purpose. This is how or light afflictions which is but for a moment, work for us an exceeding weight of eternal glory.
Challenges changed their playing field and it shall for me and for you. If you love God. There are more with you than are against you. So be still and know that the Lord, He is God if you are facing challenges that seem intractable, insurmountable and overwhelming.
The Lord says: 4 Blessed are those who dwell in Your house;
They will still be praising You. Selah
5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in You,
Whose heart is set on pilgrimage.
6 As they pass through the Valley of Baca,
They make it a spring;
The rain also covers it with pools.
7 They go from strength to strength;
Each one appears before God in Zion.
10 Fear not, for I am with you;
Be not dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you,
Yes, I will help you,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’Isa41:10
” Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by your name;
You are Mine.
2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.
When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned,
Nor shall the flame scorch you.
Supernatural Life is Yours
Supernatural Life You’ve Given
You have given me
Ancient of Days
I give You praise.
The Unchanging Changer
There’s no One like You
I give You Your due.
Supernatural Supply is mine.
Supernatural Strength is mine.
Supernatural Health is mine
And knowledge that surpasses every other knowledge.
I bow down to You
I lift my voice to You
I lift my hands to You
I give You Your due.
No one compares to You
No one is like You
No one can take your place
I Worship You, my God.
No Greater Love
13 Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John15:13
“My sermon is entitled: No Greater love.”
“What did I say Church?”
No Greater Love.
As I look at the great examples of love stories throughout the ages, there is a list of notable references:
Romeo and Juliet,
Cleopatra and Mark Anthony,
Napoleon and Josephine
The list goes on and on…. But it’s so shocking that there is no mention of the one story that I know, which is the greatest love story where the Father gave His only Son to die an agonizing cruel death- to save you and you and you and even me.
What a love that is! Nothing else can even come close. Because I have lots of love in my heart for Jesus, because of the love I have for you, I appeal to you today that we focus on the love He has for you because of the great sacrifice. And in turn we should love one another with a new love, with a true love.
Let us look at what the Father did for us and think of self, less; and think of others more. Let us love and let our love be a genuine love.
We have been told time and time again that life is too short, too short! because Jesus will soon come. Can I get an Amen?
And He is coming for a Church that can demonstrate attribute of Christ Character. No time for so called fake love.
I believe in 1Corinthians which says: 4 Charity ( love) suffereth long, and is kind; charity (love) envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.8 Charity ( love) never fails!
If it is your desire that the transforming love of Jesus begin its work in your heart today, please stand up and I will call pastor Manning to pray with you.
This is the Spirit Speaking. Divinity in humanity. What a sermon from a child genius!
Out of the mouth of a babe the Spirit speaketh. Let Him that has an ear hear what He is saying.
|“By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us — set us right with him, make us fit for him — we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus” (Romans 5:1
God knew before you were born that you would be reading this in this moment. He planned to get your attention for just a few seconds so he could say this to you: “I’ve seen every hurt in your life, and I’ve never stopped loving you. You matter to me. I love you more than you will ever know. I made you to love you, and I’ve been waiting for you to love me back.”
If you gave me a Christmas gift and I never opened it, you would be disappointed. And it would be a worthless gift, because I don’t receive the benefit of a gift I never opened.
Jesus Christ is God’s Christmas gift to you. Yet some of us have gone Christmas after Christmas and never opened the best gift of all: God’s gift of salvation. Why even celebrate Christmas if you’re not going to open the biggest gift? It doesn’t make sense to leave unwrapped the gift of your past forgiven, a purpose for living, and a home in Heaven.
God has made a way for you this Christmas to be right with him, and all you have to do is receive his gift of salvation. The Bible says, “By entering through faith into what God has always wanted to do for us — set us right with him, make us fit for him — we have it all together with God because of our Master Jesus” (Romans 5:1 The Message).
Below is a prayer I prayed years ago when I stepped across the line and accepted Jesus. It’s a simple prayer. If these words express the desire in your heart, then prayer them.
“Dear God, I’m scared, but I want to get to know you. I don’t understand it all, but I thank you that you love me. I thank you that you were with me even when I didn’t recognize it. I thank you that you are for me, that you didn’t send Jesus to condemn me but to save me.
“Today I want to receive the Christmas gift of your Son. I ask you to save me from my past, my regrets, my mistakes, my sins, my habits, my hurts, and my hang-ups. Save me from myself.
“I ask you to save me for your purpose. I want to know why you put me on this planet. And I want to fulfill what you made me to do. I want to learn to love you and trust you and have a relationship with you.
“I need peace with you, God, and I need you to put your peace in my heart. I need you to take away the stress and fill me with your love. Help me be a peacemaker and help others find peace with you and each other. In your name I pray. Amen.”
If you prayed the prayer above, please write and tell me at Rick@PastorRick.com. I’d love to send you some materials as you begin your journey with Jesus.
If you still have questions or want to learn more about becoming a follower of Christ, watch this video: What does it mean to be saved?