TESTIMONIES AND THANKSGIVING SERVICE – 24TH FEBRUARY 2019
ANCHOR SCRIPTURE(S): ROMANS 4:19-20
MESSAGE TOPIC: THE PRAISE OF FAITH
- Understanding the praise of faith.
- Understanding the benefits of the praise of faith.
There is a connection between praise and faith – praise is a major ingredient of faith.
People of faith are people of praise.
Anywhere faith is challenged, praise is attacked.
The buoyancy of faith is the vibrancy of praise; the bankruptcy of faith is the bankruptcy of praise.
WHAT THE PRAISE OF FAITH IS ALL ABOUT:
- To confirm our belief in God’s Word and promises (Ps. 56:4, 10; 106:12)
Revelation has intoxicating capacity; light births praise
- To express our appreciation to God in advance of our expectation (John 6:11; 11:41)
- To confirm the liveliness of our hope (Ps. 42:5, 11; 71:13-14)
To confirm that you are not hopeless. When people are hopeless, they are praiseless.
Even when God has not done it and you believe that He will do it, you are ecstatic.
There can be no faith where there was no hope
- To announce our refusal of defeat to the enemy (2Chron. 20:21-23)
- To express our confidence in the faithfulness of God (Ps. 103:1-5; 92:1-2) When we praise in faith we are saying that we are aware that God did it before and is able to do it again
THE RESULTS OF PRAISING IN FAITH:
- It moves God into the scene of action (2Chron. 20:21-23; Acts 16:25-26)
- It sets confusion in the camp of the enemy (2Chron. 20:21-23)
- It provokes God to confirm both His faithfulness and His promise (Rom. 4:19-20)
- It accelerates the manifestation of our expectations (John 11:41-44)
- It multiplies the acts of God in our lives (John 6:11-12)
Appreciation releases the unction for multiplication; God multiplies His acts in the lives of the grateful
Father, we appreciate You for the level of tranquility, serenity and equanimity, experienced in the course of the just concluded election. To You be all the glory Lord
- Anybody wishing you evil, today that evil is returned upon them!
- Every arrow fired in your body, marriage and finances, be it in the day or in the night, that arrow is retrieved and refired back to sender!
- Anything you want God to do in your life, instantly, this morning, it is done!
- God is about to do something for you that is not your expectation or prayer request! He shall do for you what you did not ask for!
- Everything that looks like the devil in your life is returned back to hell!
- All those who typically use others to prolong their life, if they look for your life, they shall take your place in death
- Every temptation to serve the devil, I declare it nullified!
- Anything grounded in your life is about to rise and run!
- Anybody making life unbearable for anybody, your lineage will never recover from it!
- Whatever the devil took from you, he will return it back the way he it!
- Every finger of the devil on your life shall be paralysed today!
- To every parent here, I prophesy, no devil will touch your baby!
- Every cloud and cloak of misrepresentation over your life is destroyed; the last time you were misrepresented like that is over!
- Every spell of struggle in your life is broken now!
- Every form of addiction in your life, today is the end of it forever!