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Today’s Post title – Day 40 of 40 Prayer and Fasting for Church ( You and I) and Leadership – Be Careful! Don’t Break 💔 the Stone Tablet! Don’t Lose Heart! ❤️ Listen 👂 to the still Small Voice and take action TODAY where necessary! Note 5 Things
Last Post title on Fasting –
True Stories – Why are Christians the most persecuted of all Religions of the World? Persecuted Churches – Focus on Asia, Africa and the combined Western World lead by America: Prayer and Fasting for the Persecuted Churches Day 28 of 40 + Action Plan – Nigerian Election 2023 – 2 Steps and 3 Northern Compass
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Congratulations to all our Friends who prayed and fasted these 40 days of which more than eighty percent of those prayer petitions were selfless prayer items (80%) – God bless you INDEED for this labour of love. You will never lose your rewards both now and into eternity in Jesus name, Amen.
This is the end of the seventeenth (17) annual forty-day (40) prayer and fasting, commissioned by Jesus Christ Himself to us on the 16th of March 2006.
Please note as you end this fast today some observations that have come by experience after this type of long fast and be alert !
Be Careful! Don’t Break 💔 the Stone Tablet! Don’t Lose Heart! ❤️ Listen 👂 to the still Small Voice and take action TODAY where necessary! Note 5 Things
In the last 40 days, our prayer and fasting covered seven (7) Realms and Seven (7) Spheres. Remember, the church is not peripheral to the world, but the world is peripheral to the church. The church is borderless and without walls. We Asked that His Kingdom come into these 7 realms and these 7 spheres, His will be done, as in heaven, so on Earth according to the order of Matthew 6:10. These types of kingdom minded and kingdom directed prayers are targeted to God’s heart. It is asking for His will, and not ours. We came before Him with a blank sheet of paper. Reading the entire bible back to back in 40 days. Reading His word like little children. Putting aside all that we have learned before through His word so that He can impact new light to our hearts in all humility. He said to You and I that we should seek the kingdom and all the things that gentile seek will be given to us. – Matthew 6:33. Seeking things in prayer and fasting is ok but not at the detriment to God’s kingdom reign in the hearts of men and women He created. It is sheer foolishness to spend 21 days, 40 days asking God for material things. To say the least, it is stupidity in the highest heavens to keep asking for material things. It is fruitless and boring not just to God’s ears but ours as well if we are true to ourselves. Stop it! There are more weightier things on God’s agenda for these ends times and He is counting on you and I because we are His ambassadors here on earth to deploy His plans.
The earth He has given to the sons of men and He does not usurp the authority He has given to us. If we say nothing, we do nothing, we lie on the bed the way we dressed it. God is not looking for physical real estate. The real estate He wants to occupy is the heart of people. That is where He wants us to occupy till He comes back. Nothing on the planet earth, including all the vast riches and resources cannot buy a single soul. If you doubt this, ask Jesus – He said, “What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his soul? What can a man give in exchange for his soul? NOTHING!!! So, why should we christians use our entire lives chasing after things that have no weight in God’s presence and kingdom? Read and meditate on Matthew 16:26-28 ( Para phrased).
This is why some of us Christians became christians for what we can get from God rather than what we can give and hence the weakness,wickedness, lovelessness, falsehood, discontentment, complacency covetousness, hopelessness, in fighting, competition, greed, pride, lustfulness, selfishness, idolatry, man and self worship, powerlessness, lack of unity on anything and all manner of evil amongst christians in our churches today. Christians who become christians with the wrong motive of getting rather than giving have no conviction of who they are and bend to every wind of doctrine. These types of Christians can deny Christ at the drop of a feather. This is madness. Is the church prepared for the persecution that is just around the corner, the likes we have never seen before? These series of persecution will purify the saints and if you are not able to overcome, then sorry for you. Once saved forever saved will not cut it and does not agree with reality of God and of Christ’s doctrine. Confessing Christ alone will not save you. We have sort the Lord over and over again about this doctrine of eternal salvation without mans responsibility that was infused into the gospel by or western brothers and we can’t find anything in God’s character and word that reflect this slanderous doctrine and no wonder someone will get up today and be ordained as a gay priest and all manner of evil being propagated in the Gods House and God’s name because we standing on wrong footing of once saved forever saved doctrine. How can that be possible? After all these, we still belief we are in Christ because we have once confessed Christ, and that all is well with us. All cannot be well with this type of apostate church.
Jesus is coming for a church that is without spot or wrinkle –
27 that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.
That is a doctrine of demons and so many have bought into the lie of once saved forever saved.
Christianity is not father Christmas doling out gifts to greedy hands. This Jesus, you call your Lord and Savior said this and I quote:
Figure the Cost
25-27 One day when large groups of people were walking along with him, Jesus turned and told them, “Anyone who comes to me but refuses to let go of father, mother, spouse, children, brothers, sisters—yes, even one’s own self!—can’t be my disciple. Anyone who won’t shoulder his own cross and follow behind me can’t be my disciple.
28-30 “Is there anyone here who, planning to build a new house, doesn’t first sit down and figure the cost so you’ll know if you can complete it? If you only get the foundation laid and then run out of money, you’re going to look pretty foolish. Everyone passing by will poke fun at you: ‘He started something he couldn’t finish.’
31-32 “Or can you imagine a king going into battle against another king without first deciding whether it is possible with his ten thousand troops to face the twenty thousand troops of the other? And if he decides he can’t, won’t he send an emissary and work out a truce?
33 “Simply put, if you’re not willing to take what is dearest to you, whether plans or people, and kiss it good-bye, you can’t be my disciple.
Please brothers and sisters in Christ, salvation is not a crowd thing; salvation is not just a confession thing. If it were, the devil will just have to confess Christ and he just has to enter into heaven and there will be no hell for him. Salvation is for those on the straight and narrow painful path. We should not kid ourselves. Read and hear and digest what Jesus said here
“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” Matthew 7:13-14 ESV
I therefore say to you brothers and sisters, “Work out your salvation with fear and trembling.”
Read further scriptures and have a mind reset TODAY – Philippians 2:12-13, 2 Timothy 2:19 , 1 Corinthians 9:27, 2 Peter 2:1-22, 1 Peter 1:13-20, Hebrews 4:1-11; Matthew 25: 1-end ; Revelations 2,3 , Revelations 7: 9-17 and a host of others that time will not permit me to outline here.
Find out what God wants you to do and do it with all your heart. It is a straight and narrow path but very many will prefer to have it their WAY, their TRUTH, Their FREEDOM.
What are these seven (7) realms we focused on in calling down God’s kingdom and will? They are these –
1) Self – You and I fasting and praying
2) Family – people – Internal and Extended
3) Neighborhood – people – where we live
4) State – People – Administrative Heads
5) Church – People – Communities of Believers where you live
6) Nation – People – The Country where you live
7) Nations – People in Nations of the earth as a whole
What are the seven ( 7) Spheres, since the spiritual church ( You and I) are borderless and still expanding on legs? They are these
1) Governments – People – God wants to enter and reigns in the very heart of our governments. Don’t bury yourself in there. Influence the government for Christ. Classical example was Prophet Daniel. Nations are in crises so that your light can shine. Bring Gods consciousness into the government where you are
2) Economy – People in Science, Technology and Business
3) Faith, Spirituality and Belief – People – These includes all the religious organization of the earth, including church organization both those standing and those with half or zero truth, those new ages, Moslem, Buddhism, traditional religion.. etc.. God wants us to get in there and influence it for Christ. There are christians who are imams in mosques and God is using them to raise disciples for Christ quietly.. We should not put God in the box. He is beyond the box of our denominations
4) Education – Everywhere people are learning, He wants you there to influence it for Him
5) Families – People -Not just your own, other families as well.
6) Media – People- Radio, TV, Internet and everything in-between
7) Celebration – Arts, Entertainment and Sports – People – Anywhere celebration is being held. That also is your playing field.
Paul made these realms and Spheres very clear in the letters to the Ephesians. Read and Digest these writings especially in
15-19 That’s why, when I heard of the solid trust you have in the Master Jesus and your outpouring of love to all the followers of Jesus, I couldn’t stop thanking God for you—every time I prayed, I’d think of you and give thanks. But I do more than thank. I ask—ask the God of our Master, Jesus Christ, the God of glory—to make you intelligent and discerning in knowing him personally, your eyes focused and clear, so that you can see exactly what it is he is calling you to do, grasp the immensity of this glorious way of life he has for his followers, oh, the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him—endless energy, boundless strength!
20-23 All this energy issues from Christ: God raised him from death and set him on a throne in deep heaven, in charge of running the universe, everything from galaxies to governments, no name and no power exempt from his rule. And not just for the time being, but forever. He is in charge of it all, has the final word on everything. At the center of all this, Christ rules the church. The church, you see, is not peripheral to the world; the world is peripheral to the church. The church is Christ’s body, in which he speaks and acts, by which he fills everything with his presence.
And Jesus nailed this home for our playing field in these two scriptures:
19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
First mentioned in Isaiah 56:6-7
6 And foreigners who bind themselves to the Lord
to minister to him,
to love the name of the Lord,
and to be his servants,
all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it
and who hold fast to my covenant—
7 these I will bring to my holy mountain
and give them joy in my house of prayer.
Their burnt offerings and sacrifices
will be accepted on my altar;
for my house will be called
a house of prayer for all nations.”
Jesus Prays for All Believers
20 “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who[a]will believe in Me through their word;21 that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me.
Now, let’s look at Today’s Post title – Day 40 of 40 Prayer and Fasting for Church ( You and I) and Leadership – Be Careful! Don’t Break 💔 the Stone Tablet! Don’t Lose Heart! ❤️ Listen to the still Small Voice 👂
As we complete the fast today, be careful of offenses for they will certainly come. The devil will target you through others to get to your heart. To discourage you, to get you to think and meditate on things and say things that will undermine and undo your prayers. If he can’t discourage you through dreams and discouraging impressions, he will use people close to you. You might have bad dreams to discourage. You might be Persecuted, maligned for no reasonable reason.
The devil will want you to lose the messages you received during the waiting period. Some insights about how to do things differently than the way you have done before which you got in the place of waiting will be targeted. Jesus said in Revelations 2 and 3 about He who overcomes. There is nothing to overcome if there is no fight. You fight to overcome anything that can hinder Gods plans and purposes for your life. Moses is a good example. He broke the tablet of stone when the children of Israel began worshipping idols. He had to go back, cut the tablet of stone by himself and go into another round of 40 days to get the same set of 10 commandments. Be warned! Prophet Daniel waited 21 days, at the end he was weak and low in spirit. There were contention going on the heavenly that prevented him from receiving answers to his petitions. But thank God he held on and held out. Jesus was tempted at the end of His fast and for the first time in His life, after He told them His assignment and told them some home truth, they took Him to a Clif of a rock and almost threw Him down, He escaped. You are not greater than Jesus. You will be tempted and you will be Escape – You will live to fight another day. Not everything is worth fighting for. Just know what God wants to fight for and get fighting for it.
Be attentive to discontentment.
Especially in the area of activities you were content doing before. That could be the Spirit of God burdening you to let go and focus on new things He wants you to focus on. You will be prompted to start some new things that is not conventional. Go ahead and do it. Be attentive to thought impressions that seems like they are from you and that is peaceful. Go ahead and take the first step and the next step. Don’t narrow God’s way of communicating to dreams and visions alone. God desires to lead you real time. As you obey, the voice will get louder.
Don’t start eating heavy meals or spicy meals as you end the fast – take things slow and easy. Start taking light food until your system returns to normalcy.
Things will get bad before the get better. That is the pattern of God. Stay patient and stay still and see the salvation of God in the prayers you brought to Him. Be mindful of your words, especially those that you mean. Let them lined up and come from the position of your prayers. Destroying things in the spirit is faster than building them. What you have been building for 40 days can be destroyed in one careless comment. Mind your language
Finally, and again take note of this five (5) things-
Don’t undermine your prayers by your heartfelt confessions at the weakest point.
Let what you 1 – PRAY; what you 2- THINK; what you 3 – FEEL; what you 4 – SAY; and what you 5 – DO line up.
Remember, life and death are in the power of your tongue and if you love what you say rightly, you will experience what you said.
That brings us to the end of Day 40 of 40 Prayer and Fasting for Church ( You and I) and Leadership – Be Careful! Don’t Break 💔 the Stone Tablet! Don’t Lose Heart! ❤️ Listen 👂 to the still Small Voice and take action TODAY where necessary! Note 5 Things
Shalom to you and Gods blessings always!
Ambassador Oreojo Monday Ogwuojo Ogbe
Gods Eagle Ministries