Topic: Generational Events and Happenings!
Bible Reading: Genesis 30
Memory Verse: Genesis 30: 3
Then she said, “Here is Bilhah, my servant. Sleep with her so that she can bear children for me and I too can build a family through her.”
Good morning ladies and gentlemen! How are you all doing? I hope that you have all been well. It has been a very long break- two whole weeks. I hope you didn’t think that I had left you! It has been an eventful and stressful two weeks; We are back on now!!
Today, we would be looking at generational events and happenings and the influence we have on accepting them! To help in elaborating this, we would be looking at Genesis 30 and making some references to older chapters we have looked at previously. Well!! Let us get right into it! I hope you are excited.
From the memory verse we are looking at, we see that Rachel tells Jacob to sleep with her servant because she could not give birth to a child. This story is similar to that of Abraham and Sarah. Sarah could not give birth and due to that, she told Abraham to lay with her servant. Abraham and Sarah were Jacob’s grandparents.
From this, we see that there was a pattern between these two stories. The wife told the husband to lay with her servant; so that she may have a child. A common pattern between the three generations (Abraham, Isaac and Jacob) was that, their wives had a difficulty with giving birth.
As Christians we have been the power to inherit from Christ, only. I hear many stories from people about events and happenings that have been going on in their families for many generations. Once we give our lives to Christ, we have given up our old lives. Our old lives mean our earthly inheritances, amongst others. In a new body/ lives, we are inheritors from Christ. Some of these events and happenings are plans by the enemy to get us to start doubting God.
God is not a man that He should lie. Every word He has spoken to us, is the truth. We have to rise up and stand up against these generational occurences. Not only are we standing up against these events and happenings because we are Christ-inheritors; but due to the fact that God has given us the power to overcome everything. He has made us conquerors and Mightier than any obstacle we face.
Christians, let your faith rise! Claim that whatever has been going on in your family; ended with your parents. It is not your portion in Jesus Name!
Growing up, my mother always used to say that she had Christ’s DNA in her. When I asked where she was from; she always used to say that God is her family and she is from God. I used to think that she was just acting a bit “extra.” Now that I am a bit older, I am beginning to understand her response. She was proclaiming and reaffirming God’s words and promises to her.
That was one of the biggest lessons she has to me. To always confess God’s promises and blesses as though they were. Why? Well, because once you say things over and over again, they move to your heart. You believe in it. It changes your mindset and it becomes a reality.
Honestly, for the past year, I have not taken my affirmation seriously. However, all the events that have happened in my life in the past two weeks, have drawn me back to my confirmations and seeing its significance.
I would like to ask you to join me on this journey of proclaiming who I am in Christ. You can get an A4 sheet and divide it into six smaller sheets. On each small sheet, write out memory verses about some of your fears, your weaknesses, your strengths and God’s promises to you. Each morning and evening say them out loud. We would do this till the words of the scripture resonates with our hearts. Are you ready to embark on this? Let me know!
Remember, you have the power to change and correct anything that goes on in your life. Rise up, know the power you hold and walk in faith. God bless you!
The prayer below is for anyone who has been struggling in every aspect of their lives and want to feel liberated. God is waiting with arms open wide. Just make that decision and say this short prayer sincerely.
I come to you today as a sinner. I admit that I am a sinner. I believe that Jesus is your Son and He came on to this earth to die for my sins. Dear Lord, let your Son come and fill me. Lord, I ask that He cleanses me off my sins. I am ready to stand for you and profess your Name. Thank you, Lord. Amen.
If you repeated this prayer with all the sincerity of your heart, congratulations!! You are now a part of God’s family. Welcome to the greatest family ever. Heaven is jubilating on your arrival. Your fellow brothers and sisters are also excited to have you on board. You can now be exempted from the wrath of the enemy and of God. Not only do you experience this, but your whole family as well. Wow! Isn’t the God you serve so cool? He is. Not only do you enjoy this, but you enjoy other blessings God has in store for His children.
Being a child of God is a wonderful thing. The road might not always be easy, but God is with you each and every step of the way. Guiding you, helping you and encouraging up. You will never regret this decision; I can assure you of that. Two things I would recommend for you to do are;
Get yourself a Bible (in a version you understand) and meditate on it day and night. In Joshua 1:8, we are told that when you meditate on the Word day and night, you will be prosperous and successful.
Find a Bible- believing church to attend and fellowship with other Christians. This would help you grow spiritually.
I am excited that you made this decision. Welcome! If you would like some help or more understanding into anything, you can leave a message (adding your email address) and I would be willing and happy to help you out. Hallelujah!
Have a wonderful day and let God inspire you!
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