Topic — We Are Going Higher: Worship
Daily Personal Confession
The amazing power of God rests and abide upon my life. I am filled with the fruit of the spirit each and everyday therefore the works of flesh cannot manifest in and through me. I am a product of grace so I can never be accounted for among the disgraced. The wonderful power of God is guiding my path, my will, my decision and my utterance. The spirit of the Lord is causing me to abide and be a fruitful branch in the vine. Never will I record loss, unfruitfulness or barrenness in any aspect of my life in Jesus’ name. Amen!
Memorize: But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. – John 4:23
Bible Reading: John 4:19-24 (KJV)
19 The woman saith unto him, Sir, I perceive that thou art a prophet.
20 Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
21 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
22 Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
23 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Worship draws God’s attention. In fact, today’s memory verse says that God is actively searching for true worshippers.
When Bartimaeus wanted to get the Lord’s attention, he called Him “Jesus, the son of David.” In Yoruba land where I come from, when you really want to get something from a man, you start by recounting his antecedents and achievements.
We have never needed God’s attention more than now, so this is the time to increase our worship of Him.
When you worship Him, He shows up in a great and unique way. In Acts 16:26, Paul and Silas worshipped Him and He showed up in an earthquake.
In 2nd Chronicles 20:22, Jehoshaphat and his people worshipped the Most High God and He made their enemies destroy one another.
When you are faced with a battle, deploy the weapon of worship and watch the mighty power of God make you victorious.
At a wedding in a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, the groom fell and died just as he was about to sign the marriage register. The pastors began to cry to God in prayers for the young man’s life to be restored, but instead of coming alive, he got colder.
Someone then remembered what I had always taught about praises, so he told everyone to switch to praising God. They had only been doing so for a few minutes when God showed up; the groom came back to life and the wedding ceremony continued.
God always shows up when we worship Him in Spirit and in truth. John 4:24 says:
“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in Spirit and in truth.”
God loves to be worshipped. He wants to be called the Holy One of Israel, the Lion of the Tribe of Judah, the Rock of Ages, The Mighty Man of war, the Lord of lords, the Lord Strong and Mighty, the Lord mighty in battle, the King of kings, the Almighty God. Go ahead; take some time now to worship Him from the depth of your heart.
Tuesday Action Point:
Commit to a lifestyle of worship – in spirit and in truth.
I decree in anything that I do, I will always worship God in all situations, in the mighty name of Jesus
I decree my testimony will forever be permanent, my days in life will always be filled with supernatural light and I will never walk in darkness, in the mighty name of Jesus
I decree my life will always express the truth of Christ in all that I do nothing will stop it from showing forth in me, in the mighty name of Jesus
I decree every unwanted or unplanned thoughts working to dampen my life in fear is negated, in the mighty name of Jesus
I decree concerning all that I do, the humble purpose of God inside of me will manifest with testimonies, in the mighty name of Jesus
Bible in One Year: 2 Kings 15, 2 Chronicles 26