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Blessed With Longevity

28th September 2021

Scripture Reading: Psalm 52: 1-9

Focus

“But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God...” (Psalm 52: 8)

According to agriculturists, the olive tree lives very long. Some say that an olive tree may live for as long as five hundred years. Some say it may even live for a thousand years or more. There are other trees that may only survive for a few years- maybe ten or twenty or even fifty, but for the olive tree, long life is a trademark. For the olive tree, long life is normal. For the olive tree, long life comes naturally. The olive has the trait of longevity.

Friend, hear me as I hear the Lord: the mantle and blessing of longevity is upon you. You will not die young. You will not be cut short in your prime. You will not be cut short when it is your time. You will not be cut down prematurely. No disaster will swallow you. Longevity runs in your genes. You are not a candidate for untimely death. You are not among those that would go down by the hands of the enemy. Your destiny will not be cut short.

The oil of preservation is upon you. You are preserved from the attacks of the enemy. You are preserved from every disaster that wants to consume your life. You are preserved from every open grave that has been dug for you. You are preserved from every trap the enemy set for you. You are preserved from every negative emergency that wants to swallow you. The seal of long life is on you.

Any grave that wants your corpse will wait endlessly because your days will not be stolen. God will make you untouchable for the enemy. You won’t be a victim of another man’s mistake. You won’t die another man’s death. Any tragedy that wants to take your life will be disappointed. You are hidden in Christ, and Christ in God. A thousand shall fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand, but it shall not come near you.

With your eyes you may behold destruction, but with your mouth, you shall keep declaring the works of the Lord in the land of the living. You shall not die, but you shall live and declare the works of the Lord!

Declaration

My life is preserved; I will not be cut down prematurely, in Jesus’ name!

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Memory Verse

“With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.” (Psalm 91: 16)

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