SEED OF DESTINY DEVOTIONAL
Saturday, 10 September 2016
TOPIC: UNDISTRACTED PURSUIT: THE SECRET OF ANSWERED PRAYER
SCRIPTURE: And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me. – Mark 10:48.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: It is having a laser beam focus and bulldog tenacity that guarantees answers to prayers.
Distraction has been identified as one of the devil’s strategies in robbing us of access to our inheritance in God. satan hinders our prayers from being answered by causing various distractions in life, especially, at the place of prayer.
Blind Bartimaeus showed a good example of how to ignore distractions. When he heard that Jesus was passing by, he began to cry out for mercy. Many people tried to distract him by asking him to shut up, but he refused to be distracted; he shouted the more.
So, one of the ways to receiving answers to prayers from God is by an undistracted desire and pursuit; it is coming to the point where you pursue what you want at the place of prayer, allowing no one to distract you from receiving it. Your prayers are answered when you refuse to listen to any devil, medical report, witch, wizard or the negative opinion of men. It is having a laser beam focus and bulldog tenacity that guarantees answers in prayer.
Beloved, maintain focus in prayer and you will see answers to your prayers.
Remember this: It is a having a laser beam focus and bulldog tenacity that guarantees answers in prayer.
1. Decide what you want God to do for you and focus on them without doubting Him.
2. Refuse to be distracted and focus on God.
FOR FURTHER UNDERSTANDING, GET THIS MESSAGE: HOW TO RECEIVE FROM GOD
PRAYER: O LORD, help me to maintain an undistracted pursuit in prayer. Give me the grace to be persistent in prayer until I see the answers to my prayers, in Jesus’ Name.
QUOTE: Men of great desires are men of great discoveries. Culled from 10 PRINCIPAL SECRETS OF PRINCIPAL PEOPLE by Dr Paul Enenche.
AMAZING FACT: Every person has a unique tongue print.
TODAY IN HISTORY – 10/09/1926: Germany joined the League of Nations.
DAILY READING: Isaiah 6:1 to 7:25, 2 Corinthians 11:16 to 33, Psalms 54:1 to 7, Proverbs 23:1 to 3.