OPERATING UNDER THE GRACE OF GOD

SCRIPTURES

  • Esther 2 v 17 – “And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.”
  • 2 Cor. 9 v 8 – “And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:”
  • Acts 4 v 33 – “And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.”
  • Hebrew 4 v 16 – “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.”
  • 2 Cor. 12 v 9 – “And he said unto me, my grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”

 CONFESSION

I am a product of the grace of God and I shall enjoy that to the maximum because it is a gift from God in Jesus name. Ephesian 2 v 8

 EXHORTATION

WHAT IS GRACE?

  • Grace is the God-given ability to do the unusual.
  • Grace is doing things with ease.
  • Grace makes you to function without struggles.
  • Grace is the divine ability to start and complete a God-given task in spite of opposition, obstacles and adversity.
  • Grace is an unmerited favour.
  • It is needed for progress, victory and success in life.
  • However, it has one major rival – SIN. In a life where SIN increases, Grace diminishes. Where Grace increases, tendency to sin will reduce. Also, pride reduces Grace.  (Jeremiah 9 v 23 – 24)
  • The Grace of God must not be taken for granted.
  • You can ask God to increase your GRACE DEPOSIT.
  • If you embark on assignment above your GRACE, you will crash.
  • Don’t compare your GRACE with the GRACE of your friends. Everyone has a measure of GRACE.  Don’t envy or be jealous of others when they operate in their area of GRACE, instead celebrate them.  The Grace you don’t celebrate will not benefit you.
  • Grace makes you to rise again when you fall, Grace strengthens you and keeps you humble.
  • Grace makes you to excel far above your natural ability.
  • Grace sets you on the path of success and journeys with you until you achieve it.
  • Grace makes you to excel in spite of your human weaknesses and inabilities.
  • Grace makes you to focus on the goodness and the faithfulness of God rather than your efforts/ability.
  • Christianity is a journey of Grace and we can grow in Grace on daily basis.
  • God’s Grace is given to us at different times for different needs.
  • Our salvation is by Grace and not by our works. ( Eph 2 v 8)
  • We must keep asking for Grace, appreciating the Grace of God daily.
  • To make heaven is by God’s Grace.

BENEFITS OF GRACE

  • Grace is the favour of God to human beings.
  • It is the demonstration of God’s goodwill towards human kind through Jesus Christ.
  • The Christian life is completely dependent upon the Grace of God.
  • God’s grace compensates for human weaknesses.
  • God’s grace is abundant and exceedingly abundant.
  • Grace is one-way God makes up for our short-comings.
  • Through Grace, God uses our very limited strength & resources to do the impossible.
  • Grace can be accessed in varying measures, to some people, grace may be unavailable, to some, only a little, while some will have it in abundance and for some others, grace will outnumber their needs.
  • If you want to access extreme levels of Grace, do not frustrate God’s grace that is currently available upon you, don’t waste it.
  • Don’t become a storage tower of Grace but rather, be a channel of Grace.
  • Use Grace for the purpose for which it is given you. (2 Cor. 6 v 1)
  • God wants us to be progressive by growing in Grace.
  • God wants us to share His grace with others, for them to taste and see that the Lord is good.
  • God wants us to be generous and live a holy life with His Grace given to us.
  • When you have prayed, fasted and tried without measuring up to standard, then it is time to fall back on His Grace.
  • Grace is in action at those times that the Holy Spirit helps us to pray in accordance with Gods will, when we do not know how to pray. (Rom. 8 v 26 & 27)
  • With Grace, your lack, limitations and defects are fully covered.
  • Grace has a voice (Remember that Hymnal song. ‘Grace, ‘tis a charming sound’….) Grace is a CHARMING SOUND.  All the earth shall hear.
  • When it speaks, everyone everywhere will know about you, about your TALENT/SKILLS, about WHAT YOU ARE DOING.

Throughout this year,

  1. The Grace of God upon you will speak in Jesus name.
  2. The Grace of God upon your life will speak in Jesus name.
  3. The Grace of God upon your work, home and business will speak in Jesus name.
  • When Grace spoke upon Joseph, his destiny/glory was announced (As Prime Minister)

PROPHETIC RELEASE OF GRACE

In the name of Jesus, receive:

  1. Grace for Timely Help in Jesus name – Psalm 46 v 1
  2. Grace to avoid Judgement and Calamity – Gen. 6 v 8
  3. Grace for Distinction
  4. Grace to Labour with Result – 1 Cor. 15 v 10
  5. Grace to Succeed where others fail.
  6. Grace to Reap where others had Sown – John 4 v 3 – 7
  7. Grace for your word to be accepted.
  8. Grace to give and receive
  9. Grace for sufficiency at all times.
  10. Grace for honour and respect.
  11. Grace to be recognised for good
  12. Grace for Open doors.
  13. Grace to start and finish well
  14. Grace to recover your losses.
  15. Grace to bounce back.
  16. Grace for security and protection.
  17. Grace for long life and sound health.
  18. Grace to pull down your mountains.
  19. Grace to do well in life and be fruitful.
  20. Grace to overcome and arise to shine.

Song:
Complete, Complete, Complete in Him,
I am Complete in Him
It’s not by works of righteousness
But by His grace alone /3ce
So, I am complete in Him

 PRAYERS

  1. The Grace of God will ANNOUNCE me in Jesus name.
  2. The Grace of God will ADVERTISE me in Jesus name.
  3. The Grace of God will PACKAGE me in Jesus name.
  4. The Grace of God will OPEN DOORS for me in Jesus name.
  5. The Grace of God will BREAK PROTOCOL for my sake in Jesus name.
  6. The Grace of God will SHOWCASE me in Jesus name.
  7. The Grace of God will CONNECT ME TO HIGH PLACES in Jesus name.
  8. The Grace of God will MAKE ME RELEVANT in Jesus name.
  9. The Grace of God will DELIVER MY TESTIMONIES TO ME in Jesus name.
  10. The Grace of God will OPEN MY HEAVENS in Jesus name.
  11. The Grace of God will MAKE ME HEAR GOOD NEWS in Jesus name.
  12. The Grace of God will PROTECT ME AND MY FAMILY in Jesus name.
  13. The Grace of God will SHIELD AND SECURE ME AND MY FAMILY in Jesus name.
  14. The Grace of God will PROSPER MY WORK/BUSINESSES in Jesus name.
  15. The Grace of God will JOURNEY WITH ME AND MY FAMILY in Jesus name.
  16. The Grace of God will SETTLE MY CASE MIRACULOUSLY in Jesus name.
  17. The Grace of God will NOT DEPART FROM ME AND MY FAMILY in Jesus name.
  18. The Grace of God will DELIVER ME AND MY FAMILY FROM SORROW AND TRADEGIES in Jesus name.
  19. The Grace of God will SPEAK ON MY BEHALF EVERYWHERE in Jesus name.
  20. Thank God for the Grace of God.

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