Topic: Stay Connected To God [Monday July 24, 2017]
“I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.” John 15:5 (KJV)
For you to remain relevant and fruitful in these days and times we live in, you must stay connected to God and His word. God never starts anything without His word. Whenever God wants to do anything on the Earth, He sends His word ahead of time and that settles it. The Psalmist says in Psalm 119:89: ‘’Forever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven.’’ Beloved, fix your mind at all times on the word He has given you regarding your life. Bury your head in it and expect the best.
Another important decision you must take is to sit always at the feet of the Master. As we climax the age, evil will increase and so you cannot afford to forsake His presence. The devil, like a roaring lion is still in the business of looking for those whom he may devour. So don’t toy with your Christian experience. You need to know the well you are drinking from. Joseph was a fruitful bough because he stayed by the well. He always had advance information and was able to withstand all the arrows shot at him. They shot arrows of jealousy, blackmail and injustice against him yet he was unstoppable. The man was remembered at a critical time and season because he was connected to God and to His word.
Stay connected! Stay on fire! Take advantage of your position in Christ. When next the enemy comes around, remind him that you are a joint heir with Christ. Let him know that the Greater One lives in you and he will flee from you. God will spring surprises in your life. You will eat the good of the land. Your barns shall burst forth with plenty. You will break loose from everything that had hitherto hindered you. Your rising begins now. You will win in the competitions of life. Head or tail you cannot lose.
Further Reading: John 15:1-8, Genesis 49: 22-26
Daily Bible Reading: Morning- Psalms 35-36; Evening- Acts 25
Written by Dr. Mike Okonkwo; Is the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM); a versatile man of God with over 30 years of dedicated service unto the Lord.