Daily Devotional



24th July 2023

Scripture Reading: 1 SAMUEL 16: 1-14


“And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.” (1 Samuel 16: 1)

Our Focal Scripture captures that moment when God queried Samuel on account of how long he had mourned for Saul. God was ready to cause a new king to emerge, but Samuel remained fixated on the exiting king, until God ‘said’ to him, “How long will thou mourn for Saul”? The word ‘said’ as used in that scripture comes from the Hebrew word ‘amar’, which means ‘to command’. Samuel was wasting time and delaying the emergence of David, and God had to issue a command.

Friend, hear me as I hear the Lord: concerning that appointment for your rising, heaven is giving a command. Concerning the manifestation of the prayers you have made, heaven is giving a command. Concerning the unveiling of your new season and next level, heaven is giving a command. Concerning the release of your new, God is giving a command. Concerning every man delaying your rising, God is issuing a command. Your rising is coming by a command of the Most High.

Every voice that says your rising will be delayed or postponed, the voice of the Lord is against it. Every system that says it will not allow you to freely move to your high places, the voice of the Lord is against it. Every man who is saying no to your rising is receiving an express command from heaven. Every voice that is standing in the way of your prophecy is receiving a command. Every ‘Samuel’ delaying your coronation is getting a command.

If heaven has signed it, then command it to become your reality. If heaven has authorized it, then command it to become your portion. Command your throne to be brought to you. Command your crown to be placed on your head. Command the gates of your celebration and congratulations to be opened. Command the carriers of your new season to show up immediately. Command your rising to become your reality.

If heaven has decreed it, then no man has the right or power to delay it. If they are standing in the way, command them to give way for your rising to manifest.


By the command of heaven, my enthronement is coming forth speedily, in Jesus’ name!

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Memory Verse

“Thus saith the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, Ask me of things to come concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands command ye me.” (Isaiah 45: 11)

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