How one man turned 365 days into 366 days.

I have come to understand in life that anything is possible. I have also realized to seek divine knowledge in everything I do. How come God created everything and saw it was good and suddenly it stopped working according to divine plan?

How come we have a leap year instead of a uniform year? It should be either 365 days or 366 days. Science says February 29 is a date that usually occurs every four years which is called leap year as a corrective measure because the earth does not orbit the sun in precisely 365 days. There are many reasons within their disposal to prove their theory but I disagree. The reason we have a leap year is that one man altered the calendar through prayer, that man was Joshua.

When the five kings planned to make war against the Gibeonites who had made peace with Joshua, the men of Gibeon came to Joshua for help (Joshua 10:1-6).
Joshua agreed and waged war against the Amorites.

When Joshua saw that the sun was going down and the battle was still in progress, he prayed for God to make the sun and moon to stand still over Gibeon.

Joshua 10:13 says, “So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, till the people had revenge upon their enemies. Is this not written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day“.

It simply means for a whole day (24hrs), the rotation of the earth which causes day and night was altered by Joshua which is the first reason that brought the leap year.

The second reason is that the leap year came in the month of February which was when the battle against the Amorites occured. The month of Adar which is between the end of February and beginning of March in Jewish calendar was when the battle took place.

Why I am using this illustration is that the heavenly bodies can be manipulated against anybody, family, nation or anything. The rain, climate, thunder, weather can be used to stop you. Do you think those earthquakes, hurricane, tectonics, volcanic eruptions, are mere abnormal earth changes?

No wonder David said in Psalm 121:6, “The sun shall not strike you by day, nor the moon by night”.

If Joshua can alter the rotation of the earth for a whole day just to win a battle, then you have the power to alter every force to win your battles this year. The sun had to stand still before victory was achieved. The Scripture said Joshua “prayed”. That means, there are things that are supposed to stand still before you can make progress. Now go down on your knees and begin to pray. Shalom.

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Your name can be a hindrance to you.

People answer names depending on their family, origin, god, environment, tribe, region, nation, religion or the people they adore. The name you answer can be a hindrance to your destiny. Most people answer names they don’t know their meaning. Even when they know they think it has no effect on them. That was exactly what happened to Moses.

Moses was born in Egypt when the children of Israel were suppressed and killed. Moses’ sister Miriam with the consent of the mother made bulrushes for him and laid it in the reeds by the river’s bank. By peradventure, Pharaoh’s daughter saw him, adopted him and named him Moses (Exodus 2:10), meaning, saved or drawn out of water, and from that day water became a hindrance to Moses. Let me show you.

* The river Moses was drawn out from was where the Egyptians worship and sacrifice to the goddess of the river (marine goddess). So, it was only the daughters of Pharaoh that were allowed to bathe there. Simply speaking, Pharaoh’s daughter was childless and thought the goddess provided a baby from the Hebrews for her. The name Moses fully means, a child gotten from the goddess of the river.

* When God told Moses to cause plagues on the Egyptians, the first plague was the waters of Egypt (Exodus 7:19). The same water he was drawn out from.

* After they left Egypt, the next thing Moses confronted was water, the Red Sea. The Red Sea became a hindrance (Exodus 14:21).

* After the deliverance from the Red sea, he confronted the waters of Marah, for they were bitter (Exodus 15:23).

* When the children of Israel murmured against Moses because of water, ready to stone him, he cried to God (Exodus 17:6).

* Due to anger Moses struck the rock twice to produce water against the instruction of God to strike the rock once (Numbers 20:11).

* The disobedience of Moses by striking the rock twice to produce water denied Moses from entering the promised land even when he pleaded with God (Deuteronomy 3:25 – 26).

No matter how anointed you are, no matter how prayerful you may be, if you don’t fight foundational powers they can hinder your destiny.

Psalm 11:3 says, “If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?”.

It was not coincidence when God changed Abram to Abraham, Sarai to Sarah, Jacob to Israel. It was certainly no coincidence when the angel told Mary the name to be given to His son – Jesus.

There is power in a name. That is why when you say, in the name of Jesus Christ, demons begin to tremble, every knee bows and every tongue will begin to confess that Jesus is Lord (Philippians 2:10).

What is your name and in what name do you believe?

Still Single and Waiting…

This nice message is from Sherline. It is inspiring. Read on.

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Hello Peeps!

Well, today’s post is inspired by Brandon’s posts regarding the topic of singleness. You can read some of his posts regarding the topic of being single by clicking on the following links: Part 1Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 and Part 5 .


Image result for Single people Personally, I think it’s a struggle to remain single in this sex-saturated and perverse world. Christian singles are bombarded with various types of temptations that can lead you to move against your better judgment and probably settle for less than God’s best for your life. I’m in my 30’s and have never dated … *shocking* I know. Despite never having dated, I’m not really sad nor discouraged about it because I really want to wait for the right person to enter into my life at God’s perfect timing . It’s not that I didn’t have guys that…

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Why did the devil come in form of a serpent?

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It is so strange that most times the Scripture does not give us elaborate reasons why certain things happen. It only takes the discernment of the Holy Spirit to understand spiritual things.

My question is this? Why did the devil come in form of a serpent? There are other animals the devil would have manifested into but chose to use the serpent as a host in the garden of Eden. I will certainly tell you why.

* The serpent is the only animal God created with six senses which is more than the five senses of man, does that make sense to you?
For you to live or operate beyond the senses God gave you, you need to apply the sixth sense. The sixth sense is the spiritual sensitivity, without it you cannot discern. The devil turned the spiritual sensitivity into subtility. Adam and Eve dwelt on their five senses of carnality and were not sensitive to the things of the Spirit. This is the reason sometimes you hear someone telling you to use your number six, meaning, to apply knowledge or wisdom beyond the ordinary.

* Genesis 3:1 says, “Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made….”.
The question is: How did the serpent become more cunning than other animals?
When a spiritual entity enters into a body or host, the body is now controlled by the spirit. The carnal mind is limited and the spiritual mind is alive for good or bad. Whatever possesses you controls you. It controls your thought, destiny, purpose and thinking. Either way you are possessed. It is either you are possessed by the Spirit of God or the spirit of the devil.

* Look at the words of Jesus in Matthew 10:16, “ Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves”.
The question is: Why would Jesus use the serpent as a yardstick to His disciples?
Being wise as the serpent implies operating on the same spiritual realm of knowledge which the devil is using against man. When you know what the the devil knows he can not deceive you. When you understand things beyond the physical that is when you are ready to take dominion.

* John 3:14, “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up”.
The question is: Why did God tell Moses to use the bronze serpent as a symbol of rescue? (Numbers 21:9).
The serpent deceived man in the garden of Eden, so it deceived the children of Israel by murmuring against God. So for them to live they must look at the serpent and remember that whenever the hedge is broken the serpent will bite.

* Jacob said to his son Dan, “Dan shall be a serpent by the way, a viper by the path, that bites the horse’s heels so that its rider shall fall backward” (Genesis 4:917).
The question is: Why did Jacob make such pronouncement?
For you to defeat the enemy you have to think faster than the enemy. The serpent is subtle in nature, so you have to look for his weakness to counter his subtility. Biting the horse’s heels means not engaging the enemy with the same mentality but by the mentality of a spiritual warfare.

For you to win battles against temptation, against the enemy, against principalities and powers, you have to be spiritually wiser than whatever is confronting you. Confront whatever you want to achieve by the dimension of spiritual sensitivity. Shalom.

Don’t you know you are a god?

I have travelled to some countries by the grace of God to preach the gospel of Christ either by invitation or by personal decision to minister the word of God with power and anointing, and to the glory of God people are still testifying how God used me to touch their lives.

There is one thing I noticed in my journey for Christ, people worship different gods, deities, idols, ancient goddess or ancestral spirits knowingly or unknowingly. It bothers me so much and I decided to open the eyes of those who are still living in ignorance under the so called bondage of these gods.

The truth is, you are a god, why worship another god? Why fear them? Why think they have power over you? Why shivering like they have control over your future. You don’t even know they are afraid of you. When you have the knowledge of who you are and rise up against them they succumb to the power in you because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world (1 John 4:4).

Lions give birth to lions, elephants give birth to elephants, everything gives birth to its kind, so is God. God created us as gods, meaning, God gave birth to gods.

Psalm 82:6 says, “I said, “You are gods, and all of you are children of the Most High” “.

God created us in His image and likeness (Genesis 1:26). That means we are like Him, a god. Unbelievers don’t know they have power than the gods they worship. Mention the name of Jesus Christ and you will see the ancient gods powerless and confused. No wonder God said, “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge….” (Hosea 4:6, Isaiah 5:13). You sacrifice, pay homage and worship these gods or goddesses because you lack knowledge and so perish. You can be of God and still perish because you lack knowledge.

You are a god. God made you a god. You have to speak as a god. Act as a god, prophesy as a god, take dominion as a god, live as a god, decree as a god, be fearless as a god, write, preach, blog, draw, work, walk, see, move, pray, talk, behave, love and do everything as a god. Assume your god status.

God has given birth to you as a god. He created you as a god. Even the devil knows you are a god.

Your situation is not the worst.

I know for sure I may not be in your condition to ascertain your plight. I know I might not be in the right position to understand what you are passing through. One thing I can boldly say is that your situation is not the worst because your best is yet to come.

Job 14:1 says, Man who is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble”.

Job was in trouble when he wrote his story. He was facing a serious challenge that could take his life. The worst disease on earth came upon him, his children died within a second, his prosperity turned into poverty. A man that was the greatest of all the people suddenly became the beggar in town. He was rejected, abandoned, criticized, humiliated and uncared for. His condition was deplorable and pathetic. God was testing him while the devil was tempting him. If there is no test, there will be no testimony. No temptation, no exaltation.

I want to put it to you that anything that has made you suffer does not make you the worst person. Someone somewhere has suffered the same fate and turned it into a success story. When you are dealing with a critical situation in your life try to reframe, look at the situation from different angles. Don’t just look for the type that will support your ego; seek out perspectives from the Scripture and how you will overcome. Synthesize everything you know of your situation into a complete picture of what God can do at the moment.

You have to revise yourself to control the situation and not the situation controlling you. Stop complaining, stop discussing the situation to anyone you see, stop magnifying it as if God does not know what is happening, stop murmuring, stop being unnecessarily angry, stop thinking of suicide.

Whatever you are going through is just for a while it will fizzle out. Hang on, never quit, a new dawn is about to come.

1 Peter 5:10 says, “But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen and settle you”.

In case you don’t know, God is about to settle your case. You are too anointed to be disappointed.

God is working out something just make sure you are not found wanting. Shalom.

Is your spouse cheating on you?

I have read countless of stories and experiences of people who are languishing in sorrow, pain, unforgiveness and hatred because their spouse cheated on them. The list is endless. In all these things I discovered something, the people who feel cheated don’t understand why they are cheated on and couldn’t find solution to the problem. They see it naturally and are blinded spiritually.
Now let me tell you why your spouse cheats on you.

* Your spouse cheats on you not because your spouse derives joy in doing it but because your spouse’s love has waxed cold (Matthew 24:12). The way your spouse sees you has diminished. The light of the love has dimmed completely.

* Your spouse cheats on you because your spouse is possessed by the spirit of sexual immorality. When such spirit possesses your spouse anybody is good for sex. Your spouse is controlled by lust like Samson (Judges 16:1).

* There is probability that your spouse is under a spell, charm or satanic influence. Someone can cast spell on your spouse to abandon you and go after them. You see your spouse as deliberately cheating on you but you never knew your spouse is influenced by powers beyond him.

* Your spouse cheated on you because you no longer satisfy your spouse sexually. Due to quarrels, job stress, lack of sexual urge towards your spouse can cause cheating. You give a lot of reasons why sex should wait for another time.

* Your spouse must have come from a family of cheats. The parents cheated on each other. The brothers and sisters cheated on their spouses. So, your spouse grew to emulate them thinking that cheating is fun.

* Your spouse cheated on you because there were strings of former relationships that were not properly disengaged. Your spouse still have affairs at your back even after marriage. Your spouse still prefer having sexual intimacies with them because your spouse’s mind is divided.

* Your spouse cheated on you because you no longer dress attractive. There is no longer sense of body check and communication. No intimacy and heart to heart talk. When your spouse tries to discuss sensitive matters you don’t tend to get it. Your spouse decides to get the fun outside.

* You always disrespect and disregard your spouse both in private and in public. You criticize your spouse in front of friends and family members. Before you know it, the secretary at the office becomes a companion and one thing will lead to another.

* Your spouse cheated on you because you left those things that kept the love alive, it faded away. No more gifts, surprises, spending holidays together, love words and mutual understanding. There was nothing interesting in the marriage anymore. Your spouse became tempted to look for satisfaction outside.

* Your spouse cheated on you because your marriage was not based on godly foundation. You people met in a night club or in all those ungodly parties, how do you think your spouse will not cheat on you? Your spouse believes you are equally cheating even when there is no evidence.

* You and your spouse are not spiritually inclined in God. Your spouse lacks the fear of God. You thought that over time your spouse will come over it but you were mistaken. You married your spouse out of sentiments.

* Your spouse cheated because there was no self control. Everyone is tempted by selfish desires but the ability not to fall into such temptation is by not dwelling on the thoughts for so long.

* Your spouse cheated on you because biologically your spouse has a high level of sexual hormones. It makes your spouse have sexual urge all the time and if not controlled makes your spouse cheat on you.

Your spouse is addicted to pornography and you cared less about it. Any time your spouse feels aroused by such negative visuals there is tendency to get satisfaction from outside. Pornography kills marriage.

I must say that these reasons I spoke about may be unlimited but no matter the reason there is no excuse to infidelity. When you cheat on your spouse your marriage is at risk.

The truth is that those who cheat are equally cheating themselves. Cheating affects both parties. When you cheat you attract demons to your marriage, why? A demon is behind every sexual promiscuity.

Probably you have cheated your spouse knowingly or unknowingly, it’s time to make amendments with God. Pray to God to give you the grace to be faithful in your marriage and in Him. God bless you.