Daily Devotional

Divinely Secured

25th August 2019

Scripture Reading: Joshua 6: 1-20

Focus

“16. And it came to pass at the seventh time, when the priests blew with the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; for the LORD hath given you the city. 17. And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: only Rahab the harlot shall live, she and all that are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.” (Joshua 6: 16-17)

On the pathway to the conquest of Jericho, God told Joshua to command the seven priests to bear rams’ horns before the Ark. So the Ark of the Covenant was part of the journey to the possession of Jericho. The Ark was symbolic of God’s presence; so God’s presence was an integral part of the conquest of Jericho. They didn’t get that territory because they were strong enough to possess it; they got it because God’s presence helped out.

Friend, as you march towards your ‘Jericho’, never trade the presence of God for anything. God’s presence is the harbinger of your good news and increase; God’s presence is the precursor for that mega result you desire from the works of your hands; God’s presence is the winning formula for your battles; God’s presence will cause the mountains standing in front of you to skip like rams; God’s presence is your master key.

Wherever you are per time, savour the presence of God. Pray in the Holy Ghost as frequently as you can; soak your environment with prayers; let the Spirit of God find expression through you; walk in the consciousness of the God who is able to play strategic roles that will bring the results you need; intentionally deploy God’s presence in your endeavour; ‘carry’ God’s presence with you wherever you go and whatever you do.

The walls that cannot fall by your efforts will fall because the presence of God is speaking for you. The achievements that cannot come easy shall come if the presence of God is manifest in and around you; the major milestones that may have been elusive in the past will become easy realities when the presence of God is fanned into flames all around you and yours.

Don’t make the mistake of rolling alone without the presence of God. Acknowledge His presence in all you do, and it will be made more manifest towards you.

Declaration

My portion is divinely secured; it will not work for another man, in Jesus’ name!

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Memory Verse

“The LORD is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: thou maintainest my lot.” (Psalm 16: 5)

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