Because He lives I can face tomorrow, my Jesus lives, all fear is gone because I know He holds my future my live is worthy a living just because He lives. Who has the final say, Jehovah have the final say, Jehovah turn my life around, Jehovah turns my life around, He makes a way where there seems no way, Jehovah has the final say. What can I say unto the Lord, all have to say “Thank You Lord.”

Thank You Lord, You have done great things for us, alleluia. Who can say a thing when You O God have not spoken? Who can stop what God has decreed in our life? Nobody! Thank You Lord, indeed You have the final say. We will not be defeat, never, not when God is still on the throne. He will bring it to pass, do not be afraid. Read Jeremiah 15:20-21 to be encouraged.

Beloved, finally the month is rounding up today. We made it to the end, yes! Thank God we will be concluding it on the altar of prayer.

This is the last Wednesday of the month and we will be settling every outstanding issues in the place of prayer even those we are looking forward in the new month. We are trusting God that we will see tomorrow and He will pour down His manifold blessings.

Be reassured however, that there is still opportunity to make it through this last day in a glorious way. Every blessings packaged for this month must drop in the Name of Jesus, there will be no carry over in the Mighty Name of Jesus. The Hand of the Lord will bring to past. Amen!

Beloved, what are the ‘Motives’ behind your Prayer? When you come before God, what are the contents of the wordings in your communion with God? Do come believing that it will be according to your request or with some elements of doubt?

We are call to examine our motives when we pray. Something we ask amiss, and that is why we don’t receive from God. And some other time our intentions are right and we see God answering almost immediately.

Read further to have an insight on how should pray alright:

      

Then Jesus answered him, “What do you want Me to do for you?”—Mark 10:51

It is hard to believe that the Lord would ask us what He could do for us. However, sometimes that is the question we must answer. Bartimaeus was blind, and he knew exactly what he wanted Jesus to do for him: restore his sight. Yet he received much more than physical sight! He received salvation, for Jesus knew Bartimaeus’s heart was faithful. Bartimaeus immediately used his gift to become a follower of the Savior.

Jesus also asked James and John what they wanted Him to do for them. They requested the most prominent places in His kingdom. This time, Jesus answered that He could not give them what they asked. Their request was selfish, and it brought dissension among their fellow disciples (Mark 10:41).

Only when we pray according to God’s will is He pleased to grant our requests (John 15:16). We will not see our prayers answered if we ask selfishly (James 4:3). If God refrains from giving us what we are asking, we should evaluate our prayers. Are our motives selfish? Are we asking for far less than God wants to give? (2 Kings 13:19; Eph. 3:20). Are our requests worthy of the God we approach? Do we lack the faith God requires to give us our desires? (Matt. 17:20). Is there unconfessed sin? (Isa. 1:15). God delights in responding to our requests (Matt. 7:7). If we will ask according to His will, we, like Bartimaeus, will receive far more than we anticipated! (Jer. 33:3).

Is someone comforted? Is also important to note that sometimes we pray we don’t receive answers immediately just because the Lord wants us to wait on Him. to depend on him to bring it to pass.

Waiting period is not always an easy moment in life especially if you are a very active person. You command things to fall into place and all of a sudden you cannot lift of a finger, talk less of commanding a fly. The will power is gone and the resources to make things happen is no longer there. You see your life slipping into bitterness and regrets. Unforgiveness and strife become imminent. Beloved, it will only take God to deliver you and save you from self-destruction.

Unforgiveness hinders prayer and causes diseases of the body and mind which is better avoided, we also incur God’s anger. It is better to wait on the Lord until your change comes. Beloved let’s wait on Him; we will not be disappointed, we will surely overcome.

Are you finding it difficult to wait? Behold the pieces below will help you to learn how to wait on Him:

“Wait on the Lord.” Psalm 27:14

It may seem an easy thing to wait, but it is one of the postures which a Christian soldier learns not without years of teaching. Marching and quick-marching are much easier to God’s warriors than standing still. There are hours of perplexity when the most willing spirit, anxiously desirous to serve the Lord, knows not what part to take. Then what shall it do?

Vex itself by despair? Fly back in cowardice, turn to the right hand in fear, or rush forward in presumption? No, but simply wait. Wait in prayer, however. Call upon God, and spread the case before Him; tell Him your difficulty, and plead His promise of aid.

In dilemmas between one duty and another, it is sweet to be humble as a child, and wait with simplicity of soul upon the Lord. It is sure to be well with us when we feel and know our own folly, and are heartily willing to be guided by the will of God.

But wait in faith. Express your unstaggering confidence in Him; for unfaithful, untrusting waiting, is but an insult to the Lord. Believe that if He keep you tarrying even till midnight, yet He will come at the right time; the vision shall come and shall not tarry.

Wait in quiet patience, not rebelling because you are under the affliction, but blessing your God for it. Never murmur against the second cause, as the children of Israel did against Moses; never wish you could go back to the world again, but accept the case as it is, and put it as it stands, simply and with your whole heart, without any self-will, into the hand of your covenant God, saying, “Now, Lord, not my will, but Thine be done. I know not what to do; I am brought to extremities, but I will wait until Thou shalt cleave the floods, or drive back my foes.

I will wait, if Thou keep me many a day, for my heart is fixed upon Thee alone, O God, and my spirit waiteth for Thee in the full conviction that Thou wilt yet be my joy and my salvation, my refuge and my strong tower.”

Whatsoever you want done since the beginning of the year that are yet to be, simply ‘wait on Him’ He knows what and how to do it.

Beloved wait, to your waiting add patient, don’t fret, don’t murmur, don’t regret but be hopeful, be faithful, keep believing, never give up, keep trusting, and be on the ‘GO’ for the Lord. One day, in twinkling of an eye, He will turn your world around for good. He will honour you, if only you believe He is able to do it.

It is still possible today. The Lord is able to do it even today. Don’t forget that they are babies who are destined to be born today, so also are our blessings; lifting that have been ordain to fall through today and yours is not an exception.

I am full of expectation, is that also your case? Come let settle it in the place of prayer. If you can pray and break through, your victory is guarantee (Isa 42:13-16). Praise God.

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.