I love the man of Galilee, for He don’t so very much for me, He has forgiven all my sin and send the Holy Ghost to me, I love the man of Galilee.// Thank You for the rain Lord Thank You for the rain, Thank You for the later rain, for answering our prayers confirming in our Words, Thank You for the later rain.

Our Father in heaven, with a grateful heart we come to You today to worship and glorify Your Holy Name. Thank You for the privilege to sit at Your feet, and hear You speak. Thank You Lord that Your Word is not scarce in our time Lord, so grateful O Lord. Thank You for answers to prayers, confirming Your Word to us, O Lord! We are thankful.

Your children are before You again today, look down with pity upon us and show us love by granting our prayers. Come with healings in Your wing and heal us where we need to be healed. Come with restoration Lord, come in Your power and glory and settle all our concerns we pray Thee in Jesus Name.

Dear beloved, Thank You for coming around this morning, so sorry that the site is down presently, it will soon come up again. Here is an opportunity to forward the message to your beloved one who will are yearning for the Word that heals. Thank you for being there also. My prayer for you is that as you seek Him today, you will not seek Him in vain. He will find you and will not pass you by in Jesus Name.

Have you come across the word “Seek” and what are your understanding or findings? Here are some of my findings. ‘Seeking’ involve above every other thing personal commitment. It involve self, either mentally or physical or which might be physically commitment or by extension (indirectly) in this case, you get someone involve while you are making contribution alongside. These references will help further understanding. (Deut 4:29; Heb 11:6; Act 10:19; Mk 16:6; Matt 2:13; Matt 7:7; Acts 9:11; Acts 17:27)

The topic before us is placing a demand on us to go before the Lord. Is getting our personal commitment in the place of prayer and service. So many leave their Christian faith to chance which is very risky. Beloved, we must be committed to God to be heard by Him.

Many used God as mechanic to fix things in their life and situation. Imagine having a friend who only remembers you when he wants something from you. No phone call to find out how are doing or otherwise? But each call or visit places a demand on you. I guess you will not like such a friend. So why do we treat God same way?

Even in the place of prayer, some are in the habit of ‘give me this’ or that O Lord! And rarely say ‘Thank You, Father’ for the ones received.

However, God by the way of today’s teaching is encouraging us to always seek Him. It will shock you to know that though God seemeth far because of our slothfulness in prayer, He is the very breath you breathe to stay alive. Irony of life, isn’t it?

What about seeking Him early? So it also behold on us to seek after God early on any issue in our life. Whatever be it an early commitment into God’s hand will help resolve it faster than you can imagine. (Isa 55:6- seek God while he will found; Jn 9:4- while is still day we have to do the works of Him who sent me; the night comes when no work may be done)

Are you ready to seek Him now? Miracles and deliverance are result of seeking after the Lord. Restoration and healings are all fruit of faithful seeking of God.

Is someone ready to pray now? Are you ready to make intercession that will be heard from above? If you are then come along with me as we go through the message and get more enlighten:

The Lord is with you when you are with Him. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you abandon Him, He will abandon you.—2 Chronicles 15:2

Our response to God greatly determines His presence in our lives. If we seek God with all of our hearts, then we will find Him (Jer. 29:13–14). The Lord wants to have fellowship with us, but He will not force a relationship upon us. We cannot reject fellowship with God and expect Him to remain near. He does not merely follow us throughout our day in case we need His assistance. If we continue to forsake Him, a time will come when we desperately need Him and He will not be near (Isa. 59:1–2).

It is an affront to sovereign God to treat Him like a servant who should wait upon us. God will relate to us on His terms, not ours. God desires a close walk with us. He will make His presence real and personal if that is our desire. If we repent of our sin and seek God on His terms, we can look forward to intimate fellowship with Him (James 4:8–10). We are to continually seek Him, not content to enter a new day without the assurance that God is walking beside us.

Do you say you want to experience God’s presence while your actions reveal otherwise? If you say you want to know God better but neglect studying His word, are you truly seeking Him? Have you regularly forsaken the place of prayer? If your actions reveal that you are genuinely seeking God, then He promises that you will find Him (Matt. 7:7).

Remember that a neglect to seek after God is severe, so beware. It means abandonment by Him; it means separation from Him, so be careful.

Beloved, we also have in today’s package ‘a tonic for the healthy Spiritual lift. If you are interested in healthy living as I am, please join me as we check out this Special Tonic that will not only keep you energize all through your life time but also enable you to stay fit.  So here comes our Spiritual lift Tonic:

A Spiritual Lift

 

Could you use a spiritual lift about now? Then consider this prayer:

O Holy Spirit of God, visit now this soul of mine, and tarry within it until eventide.

[“Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength… ” (Isaiah 40:31)]

Inspire all my thoughts, – [“We take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” (2 Corinthians 10:5b)]

Pervade all my imaginations, – [“Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” (Philippians 4:8b)]

Suggest all my decisions. – [“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you.” (Psalm 32:8)]

Lodge in my wills most inward citadel[“Surely you desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place.” (Psalm 51:6)]

Order all my doings. – [“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.” (Proverbs 16:3)]

Be with me in my silence[“In quietness and trust is your strength… ” (Isaiah 30:15b)]

In my speech, – [“Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt… ” (Colossians 4:6b)]

In my haste, and in my leisure, – [“Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?” (Psalm 139:7)]

In company, and in solitude, – [“Be still, and know that I am God… ” Psalm 46:10a)]

In the freshness of the morning[“Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.” (Psalm 90:14)]

In the weariness of the evening. – [“My soul yearns for you in the night… ” (Isaiah 26:9a)]

And give me grace at all times to rejoice in Thy mysterious companionship.[“Let the righteous rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in him… ” (Psalm 64:10a)].

Refreshing, isn’t it? This is a prayer tonic that will keep you going all the day. So fitting for every occasion. You will not miss it if you make it your companying by printing and tuck it into your wallet or purse.

Now we are here, pray and ask the Lord to be nearer and closer to you. Ask for the manifestation of His Presence in your life and situation as you seek Him. Ask God for the grace to seek Him early before the days chores take you over.

Beloved, God has already assured you of His unfailing love that if you seek Him; you find Him. Remember that seeking is personal and has its own commitment. Be up and doing. Pray until something happens. Be interested in God because He is Your Maker. Your priority MUST be HIM (Isa 45:19).

Father, Thank you for your assurance today. You are El-Shaddai, nothing is too difficult for You to do. We ask You to do that which only You can do. Be our Lord and personal Savour. Be God indeed unto us. We shall rejoice as we walk in our miracles. Thank You Precious Father in Jesus Name we pray.

Get on your knees and start praying now. Believest thou He is able to do it? (Matt 8:13; Rom 12:11; 2Tim 1:12)

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.