Be glorified 4x be glorified in heaven, be glorified here on earth, Jesus Jesus be thou glorified. Be lifted h-i-g-h 2x O Lord be lifted high. For You are Holy righteousness holy. O Lord be lifted high. What a Mighty God we serve, alleluia! what a Mighty God we serve, alleluia! Heaven and earth adore Thee, Angels bow before Thee, what a Mighty God we serve.

Dearest Father, we thank You for answers to prayer whenever we call on Your Name. Thank You for Your ever abiding Presence and fighting all our secret battles. Thank You Who inhibits the heaven yet Your Eye watches over us. We blessed Your Name forever and ever in Jesus Name.

Beloved, I believed you had a nice time in Presence yesterday because I did. Is so interesting to note that we have a Father that cares and answers whenever we call. Timing is no barrier neither colour nor status. Is so comforting to also note that He always think about me. He is a Sovereign God, Self-existing God, therefore whom shall I fear?

He is my Strength and my Redeemer, the Ancient of days. The Ageless One, The Unchanging and Glorious God. He has power above everything He had made. Wow! That is the God we are serving. Bravo!

Clinical today, we have topics that guarantees the actualization of anything you can ever asked for or desire from the Lord. “those who mourn” and “ Be reconciled” goes hand in hand. Your repentance over a sin will lead you in reconciling with God even with man in most cases. Expect a man repent of his sin; he cannot have fellowship with God.

Same way if you allow the spirit of unforgiveness to rule your mind you are hurting yourself other than the person you are holding on unforgiveness. Studies has shown that sometimes this individuals do not know that they offended you and they are living freely while you die every second because of them.

Beloved, I have learnt that forgiveness is for you and not the person you do not want to forgive. When God gives you the grace to forgive, you will be able to love your enemies, those who are difficult to love, and those who spitefully used and persecute you (Matt 5:44).

When you come to this level in your Christian walk then will you have understanding why Christ instructed us to forgive those who offend us not just once or twice a day but seventy times seven (mathematically, four hundred and ninety times daily). Jesus did not only instruct us He demonstrated same on the cross in all the pains running through His body, He was still able to asked for forgiveness for those who are crucified Him on the cross.

Beloved when we are able to overlook the wrongs done to us by even the people we love. When you deal with life and people, and are not consumed by manipulation, intimidation, control, competition, and jealousy, you have freedom and you will not only have understanding of why Jesus commanded to do so but also we, like Him, can also say “ Father forgive them for they do not know what they are do (Lk 23:24).

Beloved, what will be the resultant effect of that action is that you will free from sin and whatever you asked from your Father will be given you because there is no barriers to your receiving answers to your prayers.

Is someone here with me? Are you having understanding of what can hinder your faith from manifesting it potential even with heavy declaration.

Devil will not use anyone to hinder my walk with Christ and am sure you are making the same confession. If we are on the same page, come let’s discover more in the messages contained therein:

Blessed are those who mourn,

because they will be comforted.—Matthew 5:4

God wants us to experience His joy (John 15:11). Yet we cannot experience His joy until we have mourned over our sin. If we do not grieve over the weight of our sin, we have no concept of sin’s devastating power. If we treat our sin lightly, we demonstrate that we have no sense of the enormity of our offense against almighty God. Our sin caused the death of God’s Son. It causes us to fall short of what God intends (Rom. 3:23). It brings pain and sorrow to others, as well as to ourselves.

The Bible says that those who grieve over their sin will draw near to God (James 4:8–10). Those who mourn and weep over their sin are in a position to repent (Luke 4:18–19). There cannot be repentance without the realization of the gravity of sin. Regret for sin’s consequences is not the same as sorrow for sinning against holy God. Confession of sin is not necessarily an indication of repentance. Repentance comes only when we acknowledge that our transgression has come from a heart that is far from God, and we are brokenhearted over our grievous offenses against holy God.

Jesus said that those who are heartbroken over their sin will find comfort. They will experience new dimensions of God’s love and forgiveness. His infinite grace is sufficient for the most terrible sin. Do not try and skip the grieving process of repentance in order to move on to experience joy. God will not leave you to weep over your sin but will forgive you, comfort you, and fill you with His joy.

You will reconciled with God and man where necessary. Beloved, let’s heed this call of Christ “Be Reconciled” Let still read further:

 

Leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled with your brother, and then come and offer your gift.—Matthew 5:24

It is useless to give offerings to God while you are at enmity with your brother. Jesus said that His followers should be reconciled with anyone who has something against them. The world seeks reconciliation on limited terms. Christians are to be reconciled, whatever it takes.

You say, “But you don’t know how deeply he hurt me! It’s unreasonable to ask me to restore our relationship.” Or, “I tried but she would not be appeased.” Jesus did not include an exception clause for our reconciliation. If the person is an enemy, Jesus said to love him (Matt. 5:44). If he persecutes you, you are to pray for him (v. 44). If she publicly humiliates you, you are not to retaliate (v. 39). If someone takes advantage of you, you are to give even more than he asks (v. 41). The world preaches “Assert yourself.” Jesus taught, “Deny yourself.” The world warns that you will be constantly exploited. Jesus’ concern was not that His disciples be treated fairly but that they show unconditional love to others regardless of how they were treated. Men spat upon Jesus and nailed Him to a cross. His response was our model: “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do” (Luke 23:34).

If there were ever a command that is constantly disobeyed, it is this mandate to be reconciled. We comfort ourselves with the thought, “God knows that I tried to make things right, but my enemy refused.” God’s word does not say “Try to be reconciled,” but “Be reconciled.” Is there someone with whom you need to make peace? Then do what God tells you to do.

Someone just gave sigh. Truly, this is the bane of many Christians and a great hindrance to our prayers and progress. Will you lay down your grievances and obey the will of God in Christ Jesus. Jesus did it, why not follow His footsteps? It will lead you to glory and you will be honoured by Him even as His Father honoured Him (Jn 17:1-5; Phil 2:5-11; Eph 2:14-18).

Do someone what to experience what Jesus told Nathanael, lay down the weight of unforgiving spirit and flee from sins for “you will see greater things than this” (Jn 1:50).

To be an overcomer demands work not mere wishing (Jas 2:22). Now get down to work. Make a list of those you must let out your net (those you must forgive) and begin to either call them or visit. Also make a list of sins that must not accompany you as you make your journey this year.

Faith without work is dead. That is our clinical submission today. Receive grace to leave above reproach as God’s child in Jesus Name (Phil 1:27).

Remain blessed in the Lord.

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IFEOMA OHONDU is the founder of the MattersoftheHeart foundation, a platform where issues affecting our everyday life are discussed and where necessary proffer solution. She is part of the end time army, who will not break their rank to fulfill the urgent call of God upon her life by declaring His word to the helpless, the doubting, the comfortless and the dying world. The world will experience great restoration and healing in the Word of God through her ministration. She is a voice to emphasize key spiritual truth about Faith, Healing and Encouragement.