MAKE ROOM FOR MORE A Sermon By Pastor Sam Adeyemi Isaiah 54:1-17 (Msg)
Make Enlargement – that is the word the Lord has given us for 2015 .Make room for more. If you have experienced delay in any area of your life, be it spiritually, financially, maritally, professionally, physically, emotionally etc; expect to receive everything back in full measure. All that belongs to you by destiny is coming back to you with compound interest. In the next twelve months, expect supernatural speed, divine acceleration and surprises. Don’t make the mistake of measuring your future by your past. God works in seasons and there is nothing you can do to make something happen outside of its season. We are now entering into a new season.
In preparation for the new level, begin to dream in bigger dimensions, trusting God to be the one who will fulfil His word. Don’t short-change yourself. Dare to dream big. It’s going to be dangerous to have small goals and risky to have no goals or even low goals. (vv 1-3) God will not ask you to do what He does not have the capacity to make happen. Stake your life and your reputation on God and His word. Think possibilities, think miracles. Reflect on the impossible feats God performed in the lives of Joseph, David, Hannah, Sarah and Abraham. Remove negative words from your vocabulary and change your thinking. Don’t be afraid. You will not be embarrassed because at the appropriate time, every form of embarrassment will be terminated. Everyone will see that God loves you and He has chosen to favour you and it will be evident that your season has come. We are entering into a season of prosperity. Don’t let critics shame you into being afraid to prosper for His word says He is going to prosper you, decorate, beautify and build every area of your life on a new level (vv 11 –12). However, your God-given prosperity is not supposed to be fuelled by greed or to be used to oppress people but rather use your wealth to empower people, to rebuild cities, nations and broken lives. God is giving you success and successors, prosperity and posterity because you are receiving an anointing for impartation (vs 13). Your blessings will be reproducible. God is going to use you to touch lives in dramatic ways as you become an agent of salvation, deliverance and restoration in peoples’ lives. This is not the year to think that God will teach you lessons with bad experiences and events. These are the days of faith and not fear. Do not be afraid of the shadows. Remember that the shadow of a dog cannot bite. (vv 14 – 15)
This is the year to do the right thing fearlessly. It is important to remember that you disqualify yourself once you compromise your stand in God and in Christ. Each time you compromise in order to get a promotion or an advantage, it’s an expression of lack of trust in God. No weapon that can hurt you has ever been created. (vv 16-17) The key to opening the door of miracles for the next twelve months is to create an atmosphere of celebration around your life perpetually – whether it makes sense or not. That way, you will attract God’s presence and cause Him to arise on your behalf. Praise is an act of faith. Don’t forget the prophetic instruction – SING. The starting point however, is a personal relationship with God. That is the foundation.
May GOD make His face shine upon us ; And be gracious to us ; May the Lord lift up His Countenance upon us ; And give us peace , In Jesus Christ Name we pray , Amen!