MFM Mountain Top Life Daily Devotional 14 October 2018 By Dr. D.K Olukoya – Having The Miracles Of Jabez
TOPIC: Having The Miracles Of Jabez (Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministries, MFM Daily Devotional 14 October 2018)
FIRE SCRIPTURE: 1 Chronicles 4:9-10
MEMORY VERSE: “He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the nations, andstraiteneth them again.” – Job 12:23
Brother Jabez was more honourable than his brethren, yet his mother named him Jabez because she bore him out of sorrow. A time came in his life that he had to call on the God of Israel saying, “Oh that thou wilt bless me indeed, Oh that thou wilt enlarge my coast, Oh that thy hand might be with me, and Oh that thou will keep me from evil” and God granted him all his requests.
A “big man” entered into the head office of a company to see the manager; unfortunately, the manager was not there. She had gone to work in another branch not too far from the head office. A young lady in the office took one look at the man and saw a “big man” that must have come with a big car. She politely asked, and said, “Can I join you in your car to guide you to the branch to meet our manager? She might not come back here today”. Unfortunately, the “big man” had no car. The young lady was disappointed and took another look at the man in suit.
This was exactly the situation of Brother Jabez. He looked fine and rich, but in reality, he was not really big, fine and rich. This led Jabez to get angry and he cried unto the Lord because the embarrassment was just too much. Jabez realised he has problems but needed blessing. He lived in a small confinement and knew that his name spoke against him; he had no expansion, no enlargement, no promotion, no growth and no greatness. He knew he should be bigger than what he was. He made up his mind to see the end of his problems and prayed specific prayers. Beloved, are you looking bigger than your income? Are you meeting up to the expectations of people around you? Are you experiencing real blessings? If NO, then you need to pray Brother Jabez’ prayers today. He declared unto the Lord:
(i) “Bless me indeed” –that is, let all see the blessing;
“Enlarge my coast” –that is, to dominate his territory;
(ii) Give me protection, promotion and power;
(iii) Let no evil, no disaster, no accident etc., happen to me.
At the end, Jabez’s story changed. You need to realise your lack and shortcomings now and begin to present them to the Lord today. Is your name a problem? Present it to the Lord and declare enough is enough like Jabez and ask God to change your situations for the best.
A CLOSED MOUTH IS A CLOSED DESTINY.
The Lord shall bless you from Zion and His face shall shine upon you.
1. Father, I thank You for giving me power to enlarge and expand, in Jesus’ name.
2. Every anti-expansion and anti-enlargement altar fashioned against my life, I pull you down, scatter, in Jesus’ name.
3. Anything whatsoever that has been hindering me from being greater than this, die by fire, in Jesus’ name.
4. Spiritual wolves working against my growth and development, die by fire, in Jesus’ name.
5. Every negative transaction currently affecting my expansion, die by fire, in Jesus’ name.
6. Anointing that changes stories, anointing for greatness and expansion, come upon my life now, in Jesus’ name.
7. By the reason of the anointing, I am catapulted unto enlargement and greatness, in Jesus’ name.
MOUNTAIN TOP LIFE is a daily devotional by Dr. D.K Olukoya (General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, Worldwide)