LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF HANNAH (III) by Dr D.K. Olukoya

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LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF HANNAH (III) by Dr D.K. Olukoya


FIRE SCRIPTURE: 1 Samuel 1:1-20


MEMORY VERSE:

1 Samuel 1:28 "Therefore also I have lent him to the LORD; as long as he liveth he shall be lent to the LORD. And he worshipped the LORD there."


PRAISE AND WORSHIP


MESSAGE:

Still discussing on lessons to learn from Hannah, it would be incomplete if we ignore the humility of Hannah. Humility is a Christlike virtue. God gives grace, lifting and fulfilment to the humble. This godly quality in the life of Hannah was proved and brought to the fore when Priest Eli reprimanded her while she was praying in Shiloh. The priest, who thought that she was drunk, made comments that would have infuriated her. Hannah took the comment humbly and in good spirit. She patiently explained to the aged priest that she was only pouring her heart to God in prayer. The priest saw his mistake and prayed for her. God honoured the prayer and opened her womb. Beloved, avoid pride like a plague. It has ruined many destinies and cut them off from their destiny helpers. Put on the garment of humility and you will begin to enjoy the favour of God and of all men.

Click to read the previous👉 LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF HANNAH (I) by Dr D.K. Olukoya

Click to read part II 👉 LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF HANNAH (II) by Dr D.K. Olukoya

Hannah fulfilled her vow to God. One of the reasons some people are having strange problems and battles is that they have refused to pay the vow they made. God has records of your vows and pledges. Once you make a vow, you are duty bound to pay it. Ensure you do so as soon as possible. The Bible says that it is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfil it. Failure to pay your vow will attract negative consequences. Don't make vows rashly or foolishly. God is a judge of our motives and intentions.


Hannah's faithfulness in giving Samuel to God to serve Him all his life attracted bigger bundles of testimonies to her life. She had six more children. Her faithfulness turned the woman once called barren to a mother of glorious children, including one of the greatest prophets in Israel.


As a child of God, when you seek His face in prayer concerning any challenge, He will give you the key or strategy to solve the problem. Yours may not be a vow. I remember a man who had a challenge in his career and the Lord led him to increase his tithe to 20%. The problem was miraculously solved and his desire was granted. Our God is a strategist and solution provider. Taste and see that the Lord is good.


MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES:

The strategies to win your battles are with the Lord, ask Him for those winning formulas.


PROPHETIC WORD FOR TODAY

I DECREE THAT IN THIS YEAR, YOU WILL EXPERIENCE THE FAITHFULNESS OF GOD IN GREATER DIMENSION, IN THE NAME OF JESUS.


PRAYER POINTS:


MORNING

1. Holy Ghost, build up in me godly character, in the name of Jesus.

2. I lay off the garment of pride and put on the garment of humility, in the name of Jesus.

3. O Lord, deliver me from failed promises, in the name of Jesus.


EVENING

4. O Lord, please remind me of every vow I have made in the past and have not yet fulfilled, in the name of Jesus.

5. O Lord, let my vows be pleasing to You, in the name of Jesus.

6. I receive the grace of God to remain faithful in my vows to God, in the name of Jesus.

7. Father, let my life bring You glory, in the name of Jesus.


BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Numbers 22:21-41, Numbers 23:1-26, Luke 6:37-49, Luke 7:1-10, Psalm 37:32-40


Click to read the previous👉 LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF HANNAH (I) by Dr D.K. Olukoya

Click to read part II 👉 LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF HANNAH (II) by Dr D.K. Olukoya


SOURCE: MOUNTAIN TOP LIFE is a daily devotional by Dr. D.K Olukoya (General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries Worldwide)

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