Written by: Andreas Kyriacou
Article source: JOY! Magazine
“Make your tent bigger. Open your doors wide. Don’t think small! Make your tent large and strong, because you will grow in all directions. Your children will take over many nations and live in the cities that were destroyed.” – Isaiah 54:2-3
The word of the Lord came to me recently while in prayer saying, ‘Son if you only knew how much I love you, and how much I value and care for you, you would never again have a bad day. You would never again be afraid, depressed, anxious, or stressed about your life or your future. People who are afraid, stressed, and worried don’t really know Me. They don’t really know how much I love them. They might be born again, but they have not experienced the depths of My love.’
Manifestation of God’s goodness
I believe God’s message to the Church is very simple and precise as we embark on this New Year’s journey. He is simply saying that if we put away our small thinking – our words and deeds of unbelief – and open the doors of our hearts and minds wider and broader, we will see the manifestation and demonstration of God’s goodness on a scale that we have never seen before.
Time to stand up!
God has so much more to reveal and share with us – so much more to impart – if we could just receive it. The problem has never been with God giving, but with us receiving. We have been taught the Word, we have been prepared for years, and now it’s time to stand up, time to shine brighter and brighter in the midst of a darkened world (Phil 2:15). It is time for us to receive the fulfilment of those things that God has promised and spoken about.
Step into God’s light
Church of the living God, hear the Word of the Lord and arise, come out of the shadows that you have been living in for so long, and step into His marvellous light. This is your time; this is your year!
Isaiah 60:1-3 NKJV
“Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; But the Lord will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you.”
Date published: 07/01/2020
Andreas Kyriacou is the founder of Alpha and Omega Ministries International. Visit www.alphaomegaint.org.za
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