In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.2 Corinthians 4:4
It is God’s will for us to succeed in all that we do but many people don’t know what God will have them do and how to do it. Matthew 16:2-3 verse 3 was talking about the Pharisees and Sadducees that can only discern the face of the sky but they can’t discern times and seasons, Jesus called them hypocrites.
Luke19:41-43, Jesus went to a city and he was sad that he began to weep because they couldn’t discern, their hearts were veiled. They’ve been waiting for the Messiah and Jesus (The Messiah) was there already but they couldn’t discern, What they’ve been looking for was around them but they didn’t know because their eyes were veiled. One of the ways through which the devil put people into bondage is by veiling their minds and hearts such that opportunities come their way but they won’t see them.
Ecclesiastes 3:1 Moments when there’s an inner disclosure of the season that you’re in, you know what to expect the same way you know what to expect when it becomes cloudy, at that time you begin to prepare for the rain. Elijah said there was going to be abundant rain and when the sky became cloudy, He told Ahab to prepare his chariot and leave so the rain won’t stop him which means Elijah didn’t have any doubt in His mind I.e when Elijah said rain was going to fall, He had already seen the rain falling in his heart. There are people that God has told what is about to happen but their action doesn’t align with what God has said concerning them, their action Is not corresponding with God’s word to them. WHAT HAPPENS IN YOUR LIFE IS NOT A FUNCTION OF WHAT YOU’VE HEARD, IT’S A FUNCTION OF WHAT YOU HAVE IN YOUR MIND.
Proverbs 23:5 -Whenever God is talking about what he’s about to do, your responsibility is to make your mind align with what God has said by changing the pictures on your inside.
Genesis 30:25-27 -Jacob left His father’s house with the prophetic blessing but when he left it looked like nothing has changed about him, he didn’t know that the blessing he received was working for who he was living with(Laban), After a while, Jacob wanted to leave Laban’s place but Laban begged him to stay that the Lord has blessed him because of Jacob, Laban promised to give Jacob anything he asks for then Jacob told him, Laban, to give him all his cow and goats with spots and stripes on their body and Laban agreed but Laban went behind Jacob he removed all the goats with stripes and spots, then Jacob did this
Genesis 30:37-39 (And Jacob took him rods of green poplar, and of the hazel and chesnut tree, and pilled white strakes in them, and made the white appear which was in the rods. And he set the rods which he had pilled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink, that they should conceive when they came to drink. And the flocks conceived before the rods, and brought forth cattle ringstraked, speckled, and spotted.)
This passage explains that the pictures you see or what you see yourself as is what you become. As believers we should see ourselves big, we must enlarge our picture. 2Cor.3.18 – But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.
Your life doesn’t revolve around what you’ve heard, it revolves around your predominant thought.
Expectation is not a word, it’s a picture.
Further reading:2 Corinthians4:1-4
CONFESSION: I CONFESS THAT I BELIEVE ALL THAT GOD HAS SAID ABOUT ME AND MY HEART ALIGNS WITH GOD’S PROMISES TO ME. THE PICTURES IN MY HEART ARE CHANGED AND CONFORMED TO GODS WORDS.