God - Elohim
- He is God all by Himself, He does not need anyone's permission.
- He is full of possibilities.
- Nothing is too hard nor impossible for Him.
- He thinks things ahead of time
- He knows the end from the beginning
- You were in the mind of God from the beginning of time
- Everything was fixed before the foundation of time.
- He is in charge and in control
- As we progress in life, we are discovering what God already knows.
Until you understand what divine blessing is, you will find your walk with God difficult.
- God created Man to live in His permanent blessings.
- Every time God blesses you, the first sign is productivity (fruitfulness).
- By December 31 you need to be able to identify how God has made your life fruitful.
- God blesses the work of your hands.
The biggest struggle of human beings is motion without progress.
- 2019 is your year of progress.
- God always completes His plan for your life and then walks you through it.
Am I productive in my life?
- Joy and stability within yourself
- God stabilizes your heart
Blessing is the work of God
- Blessing - supernatural endowment from God that enables you to be fruitful and productive.
1.1 Divine presence
God's presence needs to be established in your life
- Everything emanates from God
- As long as God is part of your life, everything is well.
Out of God proceeds all
- There is a hole in a human soul that can only be filled by God's presence
- Everything external you do or have is nothing if you don't have God
The presence of God doesn't nullify challenges but make challenges solvable.
True blessing is found in God
- Without God, your joy won't last for long
- A true blessing is the work of God
1.2 Divine Purpose
Focus on fulfilling God's purpose for your life.
- Never try to become someone who God did not make you to be.
- God has a specific purpose for your life which only you can fulfill.
In 2019 cling onto what God has called you to be.
- Don't compare yourself to other people.
- You can only be productive in what God has called you to be.
- If you function in a domain you are not called for, you will live a very frustrated life.
When God is with you and you are doing what He called you to do, you will live a fulfilled life and leave a great legacy.
1.3 Divine Power
It enables you to fulfill your purpose
- His power makes the impossible become possible.
- You need to live under the power of the Holy Spirit.
As you go through 2019, pursue God presence, purpose and His power.
Jeremiah 33:25, 33
- Pray to discover things that God knows that you don't know which will help you successfully achieve your life purpose.
- When you do life God's way, it pays
- When you don't do life God's way, it pays too.
Isaiah 55:6- 11
God wants to bless you but cannot if you are living life your way
- He is the source of true blessings
- Make the pursuit of God your priority - Pray because it is a vital part of life
In 2019 focus on aligning your ways and thoughts to God's ways and thoughts.
- If you want to enjoy God's best, let go of self pursuit and seek after God and His purpose for your life.
Divine blessing gives human life meaning and possibilities.
- You can never live a meaningful life if God doesn't bless you.
- Possibilities are opened by God.
Four levels of worth:
i. What you have
This is the lowest level of the value system
- It is God's blessings that give meaning to what you have.
ii. What you know
The person who knows is more powerful than the one who only has
- No one can take what you have in your mind
- God blesses you with the knowledge that helps you to keep producing
- Knowledge of generating true wealth
iii. What you do
Being a blessing
- You become genuinely wealthy when you use the wealth and knowledge you have accumulated to bless others
iv. Who you are
When God truly blesses you, He gives you a great name.
- Pursue a Christlike character
The way Divine Blessing flows to human life
Detach yourself from worldly living and align yourself to God and His ways
- James 4:4-5
They are a reminder of God's greatness, glory and grace in your life.
- God's goodness in your life is a sign that He is actively involved in your life
Kairos - celebration of opportunities
- You need to pay attention to opportunities in order not to miss God's blessings over your life.
- Don't wait for things to line up before you move.
- Sometimes the opportunities don't make sense in the current moment but will make sense at a later stage.
- Never neglect the opportunities God bring your way.
- Be bold to seize all opportunities God
- You need to understand the signs of time.
Be disciplined, determined and diligent
- Life is an accumulation of making small efforts