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Your Condition is not Your Conclusion

In this  sermon our archbishop  endeavours to open the windows of the minds of his congregation,  and whilst appreciating aspects of life struggles , he shows us how to appreciate  principles which when adopted allows us to take stock of these conditions and see them for what they are; a condition only and  not the more substantive conclusion of our life. This then allows us to power through them in a more manageable way; enlightenment is liberating. Thus in our Christian walk we have a hope and an expectancy of a more fruitful outcome to the   presenting negative challenges.

He encourages the church to acknowledge we have all lived through varying conditions, “but however long you’ve lived, an unfavourable condition may always be confronting you, but in spite of it we must ensure our vision remains undiminished. There are times unexpected, unfavourable and unpleasant things confront us, but we are to be assured it is not the conclusion of the matter.”

A condition is defined as a state at a particular time, but we must always bear it in mind that another time will come in its place to turn it around; its season is done. Whatever condition we have  God has a remedy, therefore do not draw a conclusion on whatever situation you are in for it is not the unpleasant condition, but how God will deliver us that matters.  We are not finished.

The archbishop revealed that an unfavourable condition is “the enemy’s work “and lead the congregation into an understanding of the elements of condition and conclusion.

He urged the congregation not to despair and to trust the plan of God who has set our conclusion from the beginning.  In Isaiah 41:26? “The Lord has determined the conclusion therefore do not worry about the beginning.” Living through a condition does not determine our end. The Lord said “I have declared the former things from the beginning;…”  Isaiah 48:3, therefore all that concerns us is that our destiny has already been determined. “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”  Jeremiah 29:11

We may at some point suffer and come to shame but that is not the end of our life. We may even have a sickness but the sickness is not our conclusion. It could be immigration problems, barrenness, or singleness for some time. Believe that a time is coming when God will turn it around because it is not the conclusion of the matter. Whatever we are hoping for, God has an expected end for us. If we declare ‘I am blessed’ know it will come to pass so far as the bible say’s it is coming to pass, then God is going to lead us to an expected end.

Understand that our condition will not kill us. It may bring our faith down but out of this situation our faith is tested and revived, faith is firmly reinstated and rises up again. God has promised that “No weapon formed against us shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against us in judgment we shall condemn …..” A condition is a weapon of the enemy but the bible says it will not prosper because we are going to condemn it, therefore it cannot overcome our life. Isaiah 54: 17.

The archbishop further assured the congregation that from time to time, trouble will definitely come,  but whatever condition comes into our lives, do not give power to the condition because it comes from the enemy. Take the word of God to the problem, speak against it, and declare that it is a condition but not the conclusion of our life. God has given us a word and that word has power to prosper.

At times a condition working in our lives is working for our good, but we just do not see the whole picture. All things happen to the glory of God for those who love God, and are called according to His purpose. Life at times slows us down, this is just a challenge, all that set us back will ultimately move us forward, and even our times can be redeemed.

In conclusion, the archbishop recommended two important areas believers can follow to deliver themselves to see a change and improvement to an unfavourable condition prevailing over our lives.

PRAY – When faced with certain conditions in our life, we have to go before God and Pray. King Hezekiah prayed regarding his condition. Isaiah did not go far when God asked him to go back to Hezekiah with an answer to his prayer, a change from terminal sickness to an additional 15 years of life; his time was redeemed.

EXPECTATION – is the breeding ground for a miracle. Any time we start praying, expect a miracle. Hezekiah prayed not for prayer’s sake, he had an expectation. For him the verdict was changed. Expectation is a form of faith, believing God for a miracle. “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony,…” NKJ Revelation 12:11. “Believe in the word of God and pray with expectation.” Debt is just a condition; the conclusion is not the debt. Your condition can be drugs, smoking, sexual obsession, lust, alcohol, pain, pornography, sickness, unemployment etc, know that it is not your conclusion, with God we have a good and expected conclusion.


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Dealing with a Strong Man

Today, the message from the archbishop is entitled dealing with the strong man, quoted from the book of Isaiah 49:24-29.

“Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the captives of the righteous be delivered?” Isaiah 49: 24

At some stages in our lives we have all experienced the intrusions of a Strong Man. When we find ourselves in situations that appeared bigger than and beyond our capacity to handle or address, we can become handicapped by our inexperience and spiritual weakness, submitting to circumstances where if care is not taken can push back, realisation of our strong desires, limiting our ability to accomplish what we set out to achieve in life.

The Arch Bishop explained that a strong man attempts to take your belongings and blessing, and wrestles with you to take the things that you hold dearly away from you. When you are faced or confronted by the troubles of the Strong Man, it is only God who can deliver you from the mighty as the warrior has come to take into his possession whatever he wants to take from or deny you. You may soon find yourself in a state of helplessness and perplexity and unable to neither rise up to the challenges nor muster the strength for a remedy.

But hear what the Lord says “Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible be delivered; for I will contend with him who contends with you, and I will save your children.” Isaiah 49:25 On a reassuring note to the congregation the arch bishop said “I want you to know now that your time of deliverance has come and the word of the Lord is alive and working in your life today for you shall be released. Your deliverance has come …. the lord shall release you.”

This is the message today which the Arch Bishop brought that the plunder of the tyrant will be released, and the Lord will fight those who fight with you. Your child, captivated they shall come out, your home, your properties, however unfavourable your current state and condition, the Lord shall deliver you.

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The message was full of prophetic utterances, he urged the hearer of this message to believe and it shall be, as he invites the Lord to come into the scene. He said, “I command the power holding your source of blessing to release it today. Any power fighting you will be fought by God. God said I will contend with those contending with you, be it a witch or a demon and I will save your children. Let them come with all their powers, be it cancer or any calamity, your destiny must be changed and you are going to deliver your children from the grip of the enemy.”

He empathises with the struggle of the average believer saying “For many years you do not know what is going on, you have tried and tried and have failed, but today God says He will contend with those powers holding your life in Jesus’ name. May God help you to do all the good works in your life.  The believer is reminded of what the Lord says “I will feed those who oppress you with their own flesh, and they shall be drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine…..” verse 26. He instructed the congregation to call the enemy to order, confront the enemy and command him to listen to what God says and quoting the word of God to him. For “when you allow the enemy to target your children, then they have destroyed your future since without children there’ll be no production, from seed to more fruits. Your deliverance is not for you alone but is an extension to your children and lineage. Therefore every network of the enemy shall be destroyed; your words have become a hammer of fire on your enemy as your soul has already escaped from the snare of the fowler and every snare the enemy set against you shall not stand.”

He encourages the believer to make a progressive shift in his/her spiritual life advising that “It is imperative you continually remain in communion with God constantly praying to Him for when you stop praying your enemy can come back to haunt you. As the spirit of prayer comes into your life, the power of darkness cannot stand against you. Pursue your enemy and do not turn back till they are all consumed. May you have the spirit of prayer so the enemy can turn back and leave you alone. For “The Lord is righteous; He has cut in pieces the cords of the wicked.” Ps 129:4 you must therefore cut the cord of the wicked in your life, your finances, your marriage, your business. You must be righteous and give the enemy no foothold in your life.”

From here the archbishop started to release some prophetic words and here are some of his prophesies:

“You are not going into reverse gear, because the power of God is upon you, for greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. Do not listen to what people are saying but listen to what God says, every disappointment shall turn to become appointments for you. The house your father cannot build you will build. I consume the shrine of the strongman in your family with fire and you will break though the obstacles of your enemies. You are of the royal family from above. Any poison injected into you I flush out in the name of Jesus. Every stronghold that has become your problem I smash by the fire of the Holy Spirit, may the Lord open your eyes to see your evil friends.  There shall be disgrace, to every strongman from you father’s and your mother’s house and I command them to fight themselves. Those strongmen taking away your joy, your business, they will eat their own flesh and drink their blood. It has come to the lineage of your family but you are different, all curses shall stop at your time and the lineage of curses shall not prevail over you. Every spiritual incubator must be broken from you today and every evil spiritual bank that has captivated all that concerns you I command it to be consumed by fire. Take your blessings and your money in Jesus’ name.

Most of the prophetic utterances are not here. To get the benefit of the entire prophetic utterances, you can now make an order of the CD containing the full message and prophesies. You can therefore contact the church office to request a CD of the full sermon..

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