fbpx

GOD IS MY EVERYTHING

Pastor Tinu Olashore @ Sunday Second Service
The truth that God knew everyone even before their parents gave birth to them should be a comforting assurance to believers that they are not alone in the world, and so there should be nothing to worry about because He will always sort them out. Pastor Tinu Olashore said this during the May 7 second service. “In life there would be trials and tribulations but your mind-set should be that of victory because you have God on your side,” she said.
Speaking from Revelation 3:7-9, Psalm 139, Jeremiah 1:5, Isaiah 43:1, she said that whatever God does is permanent, and when He intervenes, He shuts every bad door and open ever good ones for His children. She noted that God’s Word can never fail, adding that believers’ lack of faithfulness in obeying Him, keeping His Word and not denying His name are some reasons why it seems prayers are not being answered. “When you do things contrary to God’s will, you might not get to the expected end except He interrupts you and brings you back on track,” she stated.
She therefore urged them not to lose faith but to stand firm in Christ as it is only then they would be able to walk through every storm and come out victorious.
Pastor Taiwo’s full messages are available on CDs and DVDs at The Fountain of Life Church Digital Media Shop.

TIME
Pastor Gbenga Onabanjo @ Sunday First Service
While speaking on time and how to fully maximise it, Pastor Gbenga Onabanjo at the May 7 Sunday first service said that time is an on-going sequence taking place in everyone’s life. He stated that even though it differs based on geographical locations, it is the only resource given to human beings in the same proportion. Anyone who uses it well, he noted, will reap the gains of it. “As believers, we must always redeem time, making our days count rather than just counting the days,” he said.
According to him, God’s time can interject man’s time, noting that the timing of God always comes unannounced. When this happens, he stated, man’s timing is intercepted, thereby bringing about the miraculous, just as it happened for David who was made king through supernatural intervention.
Speaking from the scriptures for the month, Psalm 102:13 and Ephesians 5:16, Pastor Gbenga said that God’s timing is usually an appointed time which does not succumb to delay, disobedience or distractions. He cited Zachariah and Elizabeth, Apostle Paul, Queen Esther and Mordecai, and Virgin Mary as examples of those whose chronological timings were intercepted by God’s timing. “When God intervenes in a matter, delay, procrastination, disobedience or distractions don’t have a place; He will surely bring to pass what He has determined to do in His time,” he said.
He urged everyone to put on humility, righteousness, and get into the Word of God because these are necessary ingredients to functioning appropriately in God’s time.

MERCY
Pastor Taiwo @ Thursday Showers
Relating the plea of the ten lepers to Jesus for healing as recorded in Luke 17:11-19 to the attitude of Christians, Pastor Taiwo at the May 4 Thursday Showers service said that seeking intervention from Jesus, rather than burying oneself in self-pity, is the solution to the challenges or negative situations a Christian may find him or herself in.
According to him, any time Jesus is involved, there is always a miracle; therefore, no believer should shut his or her mouth or allow him or herself to be hindered from calling on him for mercy, just as the ten lepers cried out to Him in the face of being pushed aside to a solitary place. “Self-pity does not get Jesus’ attention, but the cry for mercy always does,” he said.
He noted that expectancy positions a man to receive from God. This was why, he said, the ten lepers and blind Bartimaeus could receive their miracles from Him. He therefore urged every believer to always take advantage of the availability of the favour and mercy of God. “You need to know when God’s favour is available in order to benefit maximally from it, and this becomes possible when you hold unto the His Word,” he said.