To RENEW means:

  • To pick up again
  • To take up again
  • To resume
  • To begin again
  • To start again
  • To restart
  • To come back to
  • To carry on
  • To continue with


  • The degree to which something is successful in producing a desired result and success.
  • Potency
  • Usefulness
  • Power
  • Efficacy
  • Successfulness
  • Value
  • Fruitfulness


  • The state of being strong
  • Capacity to withstand great pressure
  • Ability to do things that demand effort
  • Capacity for endurance
  • Vigour
  • Energy
  • Toughness
  • Well
  2. Phil. 4 v 11 – 13


v.11 “Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have.”

v.12 “I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little.”

v. 13 “For I can do everything through Christ,[d] who gives me strength.”


v.11 “I’m not saying this because I need anything. I have learned to be content no matter what happens to me.”

v.12 “I know what it’s like not to have what I need. I also know what it’s like to have more than I need. I have learned the secret of being content no matter what happens. I am content whether I am well fed or hungry. I am content whether I have more than enough or not enough.”

v.13 “I can do all this by the power of Christ. He gives me strength.”


v.11 “Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content:

v.12  “I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.”

v.13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

  • Psalm 73 v 26

“My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

  • Psalm 68 v 35

“O God, You are more awesome than Your holy places. The God of Israel is He who gives strength and power to His people.”

  • Psalm 119 v 28

“My soul melts from heaviness; Strengthen me according to Your word.”

  • Psalm 28 v 7

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song I will praise Him.”

  • Nehemiah 8 v 10

“Then he said to them, “Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

  • Isaiah 41 v 10

“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”

  • Exodus 15 v 2

“The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation;

He is my God, and I will praise Him; My father’s God, and I will exalt Him.”

  • Isaiah 12 v 2

“Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; ‘For Yah, the Lord, is my strength and song; He also has become my salvation.”

  • Isaiah 40 v 28 – 31

v.28 “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the Lord, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary.

His understanding is unsearchable.”

v.29 “He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength.”

v.30 “Even the youths shall faint and be weary, And the young men shall utterly fall”

v.31 “But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength;

They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.”

  • Psalms 46 v 1

“God is our refuge and strength,  A very present help in trouble.”

  • Habbakuk 3 v 19

“The Lord God is my strength; He will make my feet like deer’s feet,

And He will make me walk on my high hills.”

  • Psalm 29 v 11

“The Lord will give strength to His people; The Lord will bless His people with peace.”

  • Psalm 46 v 1 – 3

v.1 “God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.”

v.2 “Therefore we will not fear, Even though the earth be removed, And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea.”

v.3 “Though its waters roar and be troubled, Though the mountains shake with its swelling.”

  • Psalm 71 v 16

“I will go in the strength of the Lord God; I will make mention of Your righteousness, of Yours only.”

  • Psalms 18 v 32

“It is God who arms me with strength, And makes my way perfect.”

  • Psalms 8 v 2

“Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants You have ordained strength, Because of Your enemies, That You may silence the enemy and the avenger.”

  • Psalms 84 v 7

“They go from strength to strength; Each one appears before God in Zion.”

  • Hosea 6 v 1 & 2

v.1“Come, and let us return to the Lord; For He has torn, but He will heal us;

He has stricken, but He will bind us up.”

v.2 “After two days He will revive us; On the third day He will raise us up,

That we may live in His sight.”

  • Joel 2 v 25 & 26

“So I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten,                     The crawling locust, The consuming locust, And the chewing locust, My great army which I sent among you.

  • Acts 1 v 8

“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

  • Acts 2 v 22

“Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a Man attested by God to you by miracles, wonders, and signs which God did through Him in your midst, as you yourselves also know”

  • Acts 4 v 33

“And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And great grace was upon them all.”

  • God created Adam & Eve and gave them power, authority and dominion i.e.  Effectiveness.
  •  After the disobedience and fall, they lost their effectiveness and became victim
  • They were no longer in control.

There are various types of ineffectiveness namely:

  1. SPIRITUAL INEFFECTIVENESS  –  the fire is no more there.
    1. HEALTH INEFFECTIVENESS  –  down with several sicknesses
    1. FINANCIAL INEFFECTIVENESS  –  Not having enough money
    1. MARITAL INEFFECTIVENESS  –  Marriage is shaking
    1. INTELLECTUAL INEFFECTIVENESS  –  Not having broad knowledge
    1. MORAL INEFFECTIVENESS –  Not discipline in all areas
    1. QUIET TIME INEFFECTIVENESS – Not spending enough time with God
    1. GIVING INEFFECTIVENESS – Not following the giving principles in the Bible

  1. Secret Sins    – Psalm 19 v 12
  2. Ignorance/Insensitivity  –  Hosea 7 v 11
  3. Sicknesses  –  Jer. 15 v 18
  4. Poverty and Lack –  1 John 2
  5. Lack of Divine Helper  –  2 Corin. 1 v 24
  6. Unhealthy Family Life  –  1 Tim. 3 v 5
  7. Wrong Company  –  1 Cor. 15 v 33
  8. Prayerlessness  –  Prov. 13 v 20
  9. Worldliness –   James 4 v 4
  10. Confusion and Procrastination- Eccl. 9 v 10
  11. Lack of Rest  –  Gen. 2 v 2 – 3
  12. Lack of Self Development – Pro. 12 v 1
  13. Maladministration  –  1 Cor. 12 v 4 – 6
  14. Distractions  –  Pro. 4 v 25
  15. Covetousness – Pro. 28 v 20
  16. Wrong Company – Prov. 13 v 20 – 21
  17. No more fear of God – Prov. 24 v 21
  18. Telling Lies  –  Prov. 12 v 22
  19. Foolish Behaviour – 1 Sam. 18 v 14 – 16
  20. Lack of organisation – Prov.30 v 25
  21. Laziness – Prov. 12 v 24
  22. Stagnation – Deut. 1 v 6 – 8
  23. Knowledge gap – Hosea 6 v 6
  24. Pride –  Prov. 29 v 23
  25. Lack of faithfulness – 1 Tim. 1 v 12
  26. Greed – Col. 3 v 5
  1. AGENTS OF RENEWAL/RESTORATIONHoly Spirit  Waiting upon the Lord in Prayers and fastingKnowledge and RevelationLocating destiny helperQuality Study TimeQuality Bible StudiesWorking in Love
  2. Trust in God                                    –        Jeremiah 17 v 5 – 8
  3. Fear God                                          –        Proverbs 19 v 23
  4. Strong Faith                                     –        Mark 9 v 23
  5. Reject unbelief                                 –        Romans 4 v 20 – 21
  6. Obedience                                         –        Deuteronomy 28 v 11
  7. Flee from sin                                    –        1 John 1 v 8 – 9
  8. Discover your purpose                     –        John 18 v 37
  9. Conquer Fear                                   –        Proverbs 29 v 25
  10. Acquire relevant knowledge            –        Proverbs 11 v 9
  11. Avoid carelessness                            –        Isaiah 32 v 9 – 11
  12. Don’t Procrastinate                          –        Ecclesiastes 9 v 10
  13. Stop making excuses                        –        Luke 19 v 20 – 21
  14. Have the right mentality                           –        Proverbs 23 v 7a
  15. Avoid Laziness                                 –        Proverbs 12 v 24
  16. Be diligent                                         –        Proverbs 10 v 4; 30 v 25
  17. Be focused                                        –        Luke 9 v 62
  18. Keep good company                        –        1 Corinthians 15 v 33; Proverbs 22 v24-25
  19. Take Correction                               –        Proverbs 12 v 1
  20. You need God’s guidance               –        Psalm 32 v 8
  21. Avoid distractions                            –        2 Kings 2 v 3
  22. Be firm in your decision making     –        James 1 v 8
  23. Planning, Organisation & Orderliness     –        Luke 14 v 28
  24. Persistence                                         –        Luke 18 v 5
  25. Be patient                                         –        Hebrew 6 v 12
  26. Giving                                              –        Luke 6 v 38
  27. Wisdom                                            –        Proverbs 4 v 7
  28. Do away with pride                         –        Proverbs 29  v 23
  29. Do a good warfare                           –        1 Timothy 1 v 18
  30. Do away with bad characters                   –        Gal. 5 v 19 – 22
  31. Maximise your time                         –        Nehemiah 6 v 3
  32. Don’t be desperate                           –        Phill. 4 v 6 – 8
  33. Discipline                                          –        Galatians 5 v 16, 22
  34. Get a mentor                                    –        Mathew 4 v 19
  35. Bridle your tongue                           –        Eccl. 5 v 2
  36. Be proactive                                     –        Est. 4 v 15 – 16
  37. Prevailing  and fervent Prayers       –        Luke 19 v 11 – 27; Prov. 29 v 18
  38. Be thankful                                                –        1 Thessalonians 5 v 18


  • Psalms 84 v 7

“They go from strength to strength; Each one appears before God in Zion.”

  1. Resurrection power, fall on me in Jesus name.
  2. Oh Lord, by your Holy Spirit, renew my strength and restore my effectiveness in Jesus name.
  3. Anywhere my life is leaking out the blessings of God, I seal it up by the blood of Jesus.
  4. Oh Lord, empty me of humanity and fill me with yourself in Jesus name.
  5. Empty me Oh Lord of all Corruption and vanity and fill me with Glory and Honour in Jesus name.
  6. Purge out my heart Oh Lord, of worldliness and idolatry  in Jesus name.
  7. Deliver me Oh Lord from sin and deliver sin from me in Jesus name.
  8. Deliver my hand from sin and purge sin out of my heart in Jesus name.
  9. Oh Lord convert my weaknesses to your strength and ability in Jesus name.
  10. Heal me Oh Lord, everywhere I have been wounded and perfect me for a greater efficiency in Jesus name.
  11. All arrows of ineffectiveness fired into my body, jump out by fire in Jesus name.
  12. You arrow of………………………………fired into my body come out by fire in Jesus name.

  1. Sluggishness
    1. Slumber
    1. Gluttony
    1. Talkativeness
    1. Confusion
    1. Prayerlessness
    1. Procrastination
    1. Immorality
    1. Wordlessness
    1. Memory failure
    1. Spiritual ineffectiveness
    1. Health ineffectiveness
    1. Moral ineffectiveness
    1. Marital ineffectiveness
    1. Financial ineffectiveness
    1. Intellectual ineffectiveness

  1. You poison of……………in my body soul and spirit, drain out by fire in Jesus name.      (mention a – p above)
  2. All secret sin of ineffectiveness still found in my life, I destroy your power over me by the power of the cross in Jesus name.
  3. All weight and encumbrances  of ineffectiveness in my life, I command your destruction by fire in Jesus name.
  4. You contrary power working in me and against me unto ineffectiveness, scatter by fire in Jesus name.
  5. You siege and contrary wind of ineffectiveness, attached to my life, scatter to desolation in Jesus name.
  6. All dreams bringing ineffectiveness into my life, terminate by fire in Jesus name.
  7. Deliver my life from all modern time Delilah in Jesus name.
  8. I shall not fall into any pit of ineffectiveness dug for me by my enemies in Jesus name.
  9. Thou God of Calling and Covenant, renew my hand to war effectively into victory and my feet to run without weary in Jesus name.
  10. Sanctify me Oh Lord and renew me with your spirit of liberty in Jesus name.
  11. Baptize me a fresh OH Lord, with your Spirit of Righteousness, Holiness and Purity in Jesus name.
  12. Renew my strength Oh Lord to serve you faithfully to the end in Jesus name.
  13. Soak me Oh Lord, with your end-time latter-rain in Jesus name.
  14. Fill my belly with your living waters in Jesus name.
  15. Let your hand of power Oh Lord be upon me for life in Jesus name.
  16. Holy Spirit, reproduce in my life, the life and Ministry of Jesus Christ in Jesus name.
  17. Oh Lord by your Spirit, Preserve me, make me tarry and endure to the end in Jesus name.
  18. By the Grace and mercy of God, I shall end well and finish strong in Jesus name.


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