This One Thing I Do (Instructions for Advancement) || Phil.3:13 || Gaining Momentum 2024 || David Christian Centre || Lagos Nigeria || Apostle Joshua Selman
Philippians 3:13-15 KJV, Isaiah 43:18-19 KJV
Overdwelling in the past, both negative and positive has an effect on anyone.
Overdwelling in the past, both negative and positive can hinder advancement and progress in life.
Overdwelling in a negative past creates fear and discouragement.
Yesterday always wants to relive itself in your today. You must sustain the power to break from your yesterday.
2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV
Overdwelling in the positive of yesterday brings pride, overconfidence, and indiscipline.
Over dwelling on a positive past, creates pride, overconfidence, and indiscipline.
Rejoice over what God did in 2023 but do not overdwell there.
Proverbs 4:18 KJV
3 Temptations satan brings to great people:
- Compromise of the use of power. using it for your personal gain. Matthew 4:3 KJV
Jesus replied in Matthew 4:4 KJV
- Carelessness at the point of spirituality. Matthew 4:5-6 KJV
Jesus replied in Matthew 4:7 KJV
- Influence and Power. Matthew 4:8-9 KJV
Jesus replied in Matthew 4:10 KJV
Every time you begin to make it, you need more prayers than those who have not made it. The one that is succeeding needs more prayer than the one that has failed.
One of the ways that great people stay focused is by not over-dwelling on crowns and trophies.
Give Jesus praise, enjoy the success, and tap yourself at the back, that is enough, and the next thing you keep moving.
Both success and failure can achieve the same thing in your life, they can destroy.
Mark 1:36-37 KJV
Philippians 3:14 KJV, Number 23:19 KJV
Prophetic instructions are enhancers to destiny manifestations
Prophetic instructions for 2024 for advancement in life and destiny
I press. Philippians 3:14 KJV. Commitment of responsibility
- Restore genuine spirituality to your life
Restore the God first order back to your life. 2 Chronicles 26:5 KJV
return back to the place of genuine prayer.
return back to the place of communion and fellowship with God.
return back to the place of the study of the word for edification. Acts 2:42 KJV
Growth is not a gift, there are many enhancers that bring growth. Growth is an intentional engaging of the ministry of prayer, the ministry of the word communion with the spirit and then you grow. Acts 20:32 KJV.
When you are too busy to pray, you have signed up for defeat. When you are too busy to learn the ways of God, you can never encounter God’s glory.
You can fake anything but you can’t fake the glory of God.Anything that takes the place of God, God will fight it even if he’s the one that gave you.
- Contend for light. Superior spiritual illumination.
Ignorance as far as the ways of God are concerned
Ignorance of the laws of life and destiny even as touching your endeavor.There are two kinds of knowledge you need to pursue:
1. The knowledge of God (spiritual knowledge)
2. You must strive for mastery. John 1:5 KJV, Isaiah 60:1 KJV, Genesis 1:1-3 KJV, 1 Corinthians 8:2 KJVThere is a standard of light connected for every result you desire. Champions are champions because of the abundance of light that they have. 1 Peter 2:9 KJV
- You will require strength and courage. Destiny actualization demands strength and courage. Joshua 1:5-6 KJV
Good courage comes from knowledge and stability. Wisdom and knowledge are stabilizers of life and destiny.
- Build and invest in destiny-defining (quality and strategic) relationships.
When God wants to give you acceleration, he connects you to people who have paid the price, so that while you are learning, you can arrive.You invest in your relationship by praying for the people. The greatest way to invest in a relationship, is if you do not have value to offer is called gratitude, gratitude is an investment that never fails.
- Be ready to obey. Obedience.
Nothing in the kingdom will ever substitute for obedience, not even prayer and fasting. 1 Samuel 15:22 KJV.
Obedience to the word of God, the principles of the kingdom, and prophetic instruction. Matthew 14:28 KJV. To obey means to be willing to take steps you’ve not taken before because God has spoken. Deuteronomy 28:1-2 KJVIn one word faith is obedience. Be ready to listen for instruction, be ready to obey the word of God. Matthew 4:4 KJV, Philippians 4:4 KJV, Habakkuk 3:17 KJV.
Live by the principles of the word, that is your immunity against the darkness, immunity against the times. Your immunity resides within the word of God.