The Word of God mentioned what is blessed over 300 times… “Blessed” means: to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); It’s mutual adoration:
Blessing is basically when you worship (kneel) and adore God, He adores you back!
Today, we are focusing on “Going into the new year with ‘VISION’…
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“Adore” means: Love and respect (verb) Worship, glorify, praise, revere, extol, exalt.
You can’t pour new wine in old wine skins. Therefore, the wine (or outpouring of the spirit of God) requires a new skin (or structure).
We stand on the verge of the greatest opportunity to see the power of God manifest in the earth! With wisdom and clarity— WE CAN DO THIS!
You are being positioned for maximum effectiveness, to change history as God intended. You are not here by coincidence— GOD ASSIGNED YOU!
Your life is larger than what you have been living. You have been sent and set up for such a time as this… The problem is never coming out of Egypt: It’s Egypt coming out of you!
Numbers 13:23-33 (NIV), “When they reached the Valley of Eshcol, they cut off a branch bearing a single cluster of grapes. Two of them carried it on a pole between them, along with some pomegranates and figs. That place was called the Valley of Eshcol because of the cluster of grapes the Israelites cut off there. At the end of forty days they returned from exploring the land. They came back to Moses and Aaron and the whole Israelite community at Kadesh in the Desert of Paran. There they reported to them and to the whole assembly and showed them the fruit of the land. They gave Moses this account: “We went into the land to which you sent us, and it does flow with milk and honey! Here is its fruit. But the people who live there are powerful, and the cities are fortified and very large. We even saw descendants of Anak there. The Amalekites live in the Negev; the Hittites, Jebusites and Amorites live in the hill country; and the Canaanites live near the sea and along the Jordan.” Then Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.” But the men who had gone up with him said, “We can’t attack those people; they are stronger than we are.” And they spread among the Israelites a bad report about the land they had explored. They said, “The land we explored devours those living in it. All the people we saw there are of great size. We saw the Nephilim there (the descendants of Anak come from the Nephilim). We seemed like grasshoppers in our own eyes, and we looked the same to them.”
Num 13:33 (KJV), “and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.”
“I WANT THE GRAPES!”
We realize that God has for you, for us corporately, “a Promise land”, but to understand HOW WE ARE GOING TO POSSESS IT – We must deal with this portion of scripture!
Remember, Proverbs 29:18 (KJV), “Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.”
Perish (Hebrew) means, “There are no boundaries or the people cast off restraint.” It means there is no DIRECTION or FOCUS!
So, What is VISION?:
“Vision” (Hebrew) means: a sight (mentally) a dream, revelation, or oracle, OR FROM THE ROOT (KHAW-ZAW) to gaze at; mentally to perceive, contemplate (with pleasure); spec. to have a vision of; behold, look, prophesy, provide, see.
- The act or power of seeing,
- Something supposedly seen in a dream,
- A mental image.
- The ability to foresee or perceive something not actually visible,
- Something seen as through mental acuteness.
SO WE COULD SAY, “VISION IS A MENTAL PICTURE OF MY FUTURE THAT IS ABSOLUTELY FORCEFUL ENOUGH TO MOLD MY PRESENT.”
If you do not know where you are going (or have a picture of your future), you will not know how to get there!
Believing for your blessing in 2022,