When Jehoshaphat came to the temple of the LORD to seek His favor and deliverance, he started his intercession with praise and worship, "O LORD God of our ancestors, you alone are the God who is in heaven. You are ruler of all the kingdoms of the earth. You are powerful and mighty; no one can stand against you!" He began to extol the virtues, power and the mightiness of God
Now, we want to see some of the immutable divine principles of winning battles. These principles are what I call the 3Ps of divine battle. They are: praise, promise and prayer. But before we come back to these, let's see briefly what Jehoshaphat did when he got the message of the nations coming against Judah. He was alarmed by this news and he sought the face of Lord for guidance
The two were in the recent past presidential spokespersons and have worked and lived in the villa, so I respect the accounts of their experiences. They meticulously mentioned names and circumstances to convince their readers. They both pointed to some personal experiences and things that happened to their colleagues and others while working there. These include strange and terminal sicknesses, sudden deaths and other mysterious misfortunes to them and their relations
I believe this is the reason why it is wisely said that if you want peace, you must have to prepare for war. True. And I think that was what helped the wisest man ever-lived - Solomon. He was so wealthy, powerful, connected (humanly and divinely), wise, blessed and also militarily prepared that no enemy dared to attack him. The result - he had a very peaceful and prosperous reign. It was not that everybody loved him, but his strength and capability were enormous. He was well prepared for any eventuality. You are in a war
There is no limit to what God can do to bring about His purposes in our life. When He is involved, definitely, nothing shall be impossible. Yes, most Christians don't actually graduate into this higher faith in God because they have not released themselves to this particular divine reality. Yes, with God nothing is impossible
As you read this message, may the rains of blessings begin now to pour on you in Jesus' name! Can we go quickly to First Samuel chapter twelve, verses sixteen and seventeen, "Now stand here and see the great thing the LORD is about to do. You know that it does not rain at this time of the year during the wheat harvest. I will ask the LORD to send thunder and rain today." Wow!
He will set aside the usual to give us the unusual this year. And I am already hearing the sound of praise for what He is doing in the spirit. Listen, God said that He has blessed us. And when He talks like this, nothing, I mean nothing can stop Him. I heard Him clearly on this. Begin now to rejoice for it is our year of breaking through the protocol. Praise God!