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  • Kunle 6:57 am on July 27, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Think big 


    Isaiah 54:2-3 “Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;  For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.

    God has marvelous plans for his people, however we seldom tap into it leaving those outside the covenant to appropriate the blessings. We serve a big God, the creator of the heavens and the earth, yet a lot of believers think like peasants. In the era where tons of items are being shipped to war ravaged nations, some believers are still praying for daily bread.  There are different administrations and dispensations in the bible- Under the law, God taught the Jewish nation prudency and total dependency on him by giving them manna daily; we are in a different era where we have been given all things that pertains unto life and godliness (2 Peter 1:3).

    A lot of believers think too small to make an impact in life, godliness is not synonymous to poverty. JC penny a very successful business man was a committed believer and a billionaire, the same can be said of Michael Faraday the famous scientist who was a sunday school teacher. Christianity doesn’t turn men into dummies, it gives us dominion. From our anchor scripture today, God expects us to enlarge our vision and our capacity to be able to receive the blessings available. A 4 litre gallon can’t accommodate 10 litre volume of water, hence God is saying to his church, ‘I have big plans for you but your vision is not big enough to handle it.’ The Spirit of the lord is saying, ‘I want you to break forth on all sides but your knowledge, vision, and goals are too small to receive from me, enlarge it’.

    God knew Abram couldn’t count the stars yet he told him to come our of his tent of limitation and count it to enlarge his view (Genesis 15:5); God was working on the mind of Abram because what your mind can’t conceive, your life can’t contain. Secondly, God told Abram after lot was seperated from him to look round the environ for he is committed to blessing him to the degree of his vision (Genesis 13:15).

    Beloveth, God doesn’t determine how far we go in life, it is as far as our eyes can see.

    Assignment(s): Increase your capacity through books and anointed materials in your sphere of influence.

    Good morning

  • Kunle 7:31 am on July 21, 2015 Permalink | Reply  



    1 Corinthians 16:9, “For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries. ”

    There are times we go through challenges that makes it look we’re outside the will of God. It’s not often so- Paul was in the will of God and he was facing a lot of opposition. There were openings to minister the word but there was a lot of resistance by the enemy. I am not saying difficulty is a measure or indicator that we’re in the plan of God because it could also mean we’re doing the wrong thing. The grace of God is available when we’re in line with his purpose for our lives. There are two extremes that could play out in this scenario; the first is to believe we’re in the will of God because of the enormity of the opposition, while the other is to assume we’re out of the will of God because of the level of opposition we’re facing.

    The word of God and the leading of the Holy Spirit must be our metric at all times to evaluate situations. The believer goes through diverse temptations and challenges in life because the devil is out to distract us from our high calling in Christ Jesus.  When God was done with creation he rested, when Jesus was done with the devil he declared ‘it is finished’ after finishing him at Calvary. The devil is defeated but we must enforce that at all times.

    It gets very tough at times but the victory is ours because whosoever is born of God overcometh the world (1 John 5:4). If you have received Jesus as your personal lord and saviour, the devil is under your feet. Exercise your dominion over him and tell him where he belongs.

    Remember this: Every vision will be challenged by the enemy

    Assignment(s): Ask for the grace of God to withstand every situation that comes your way.

    Good morning

    Kunle  Olabode

  • Kunle 10:18 am on July 17, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    The ways of God 


    1 Corinthians 1:25, “Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.”

    One of the things I discovered early in my christian walk is that God’s ways are not ours (Isaiah 55:8,9)- You must be ready to look and act ‘foolish’ in your walk of faith to make progress. The spiritual realm is more real than the physical albeit we can’t see nor feel so many things. The air we breathe can’t be seen but we won’t be alive without it, God can’t be seen but nothing can exist without him because in him we live and have our existence.

    Jesus must have looked crazy when he spoke to the tree because it was unconventional, he must have looked silly when he told the sea to calm down and relax; however, he was only manifesting after his father our God. The bible records in the second chapter of Jonah how God spoke to the fish to vomit Jonah (Jonah 2:10).

    One of the discoveries that changed my life forever is the day I discovered from the living word,’ there is a way that seemeth right to a man but the end thereof are the ways of death.’ (Proverbs 14:12). The Spirit of the lord is saying to the church, ‘good things don’t necessarily mean the right thing.’ There could be things that look good but not the right one for you. There are careers that look nice but not the right one for you, there are ladies that look hot with all the favorable stats but not the right partner for you. Similarly, there are ‘ready made’ fine guys that may not be the will of God for your life.

    While it is a truism the steps of a righteous man are ordered by the lord- It is the righteous man that seeks to know the plans and purpose of God for his life that will be led because everyone that ask will receive guidance (Mathew 7:8).

    Seek to know the plans and purpose of God for your life in the place of prayer and in the study of the word (Jeremiah 33:3).

    Good morning, hope you’re enjoying the break

    Kunle Olabode

  • Kunle 2:57 pm on July 14, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Divine Purpose 


    Hebrews 10:7, “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O God.”

    Many people struggle today because they are not walking in the plan of God for their lives. A life outside the plans and purpose of God will be frustrating and unfruitful in no small measure. God has a plan for his children to walk in a predetermined path to a glorious destiny. In the first chapter of the book of Jeremiah, God told him the purpose for his existence. Jesus never struggled while he was on earth because he walked in divine purpose.

    From our anchor scripture, Jesus the anointed messiah declared to all who cared to listen he’s walking in a pre-defined path from the manuscript of God. Beloveth, there is something written of us- God has a plan and script he wants us to embrace to fulfill our callings.

    Jesus knew what he came to do on earth, he didn’t move by emotion or sentiment. He said in Luke 4:18, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.”
    Ambition is good but let it be in line with your purpose. Search the scriptures and seek the face of God to know what is written of you.

  • Kunle 7:53 am on July 10, 2015 Permalink | Reply  



    2 Corinthians 4:17, “For our light affliction, which is for the moment, worketh for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory.”

    We go through trials and tribulations irrespective of the finished works of Christ. The devil is defeated but he’s not dead, hence he will continue to wage war against the believer until the coming of the lord. I have had my fair share of challenges in life.

    During my undergraduate days, I passed through the fire to say the least. To put it mildly, nothing seemed to be working in my life, I couldn’t see any progress in my endeavors. I was fed up with everything and was angry with God because I felt he was doing nothing in my life. Depression took over, things became worse hence, I resorted to try my hands on another religion because I felt God had failed me.

    I called one of my friends and told him about my plans to try something new- he laughed and must have felt I was going crazy. He said to me, “Guy Abeg I take God beg you, no try am”. I told him what was happening, he encouraged me and I felt better. Though things didn’t change i went back to God, apologized for my actions and asked for his help.

    Gradually things began to get better and I began to pray fervently. After a while, depression became a thing of the past and things improved. There are things I learnt from that experience which are invaluable and could be of help to you.

    1. The devil wants to depress you so that he can oppress you. Depression is a spirit beloveth- the bible says in Isaiah 61:3, “to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them a garland for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness…”  The Spirit of heaviness is responsible for depression and praise is a key to keeping him off your life because the lord inhabits the praises of his people. Where God dwells no stupid devil can come near.

    2. Godly counsel- The bible says in Proverbs 27:17, “Iron sharpeneth iron; So a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.” You don’t need stupid friends like that of Job and Solomon but friends who add value to you.

    3. Challenges doesn’t mean God has gone on vacation- he doesn’t sleep or slumber, he’s sitted on the throne with all glory and splendor- you’re his beloved, the apple of his eyes.

    4. You will overcome- The bible says in  Isaiah 43:2-3 “When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned, neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am Jehovah thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour; I have given Egypt as thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in thy stead. ”

    Good morning friends

    Kunle  Olabode

  • Kunle 8:10 am on July 8, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Your words carry Power 


    Proverbs 18:21, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. ”

    When God speaks everything hears and obeys- In the book of Genesis, God spoke forth plants, animals and even light. The only thing God does is to speak- he establishes his will by opening his mouth to call forth things. We’re created in the same image and likeness as God, hence we have the same capacity as the creator of the universe through spoken words (Genesis 1:1-26). Let me share a personal experience with you.

    About 10 years ago with very little or no knowledge about the power of words or confessions,  i had an experience that would change my live forever- our dog ran out of the compound, I tried in vain to get him back into the compound. The more I tried, the more he dribbled me around the premises. I got angry and said to him, “you will die the way your mother died”( A vehicle knocked down the mother); immediately, I uttered those words, the dog began charging down the street. I turned, shut the gate and began walking down to the living room-however, I had a check in my spirit to go and look for the dog; I turned back and began looking for the dog in the estate- I didn’t see him, so I extended the search down the street to the highway, where I saw him lying helplessly in severe pains due to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident.

    I couldn’t believe what was happening, I ran back to the house, got the car keys and called my younger sister who left with me in a hurry to get the dog. We zoomed off to town to look for a veterinary doctor- it was too late to get one, so we returned home with the dog. I remember crying that night because of  everything that happened, i was also scared the dog was going to die. My uncle tried to console me by telling me he will survive till the morning when we’ll be able to get him down to the vet.  The next morning, i came out to see the dead dog.

    It was a sad experience, however I learnt some vital lessons about the power of words. Indeed, death and life are in the power of the tongue (Proverbs 18:21). I also understood that the word is indeed spirit and life (John6:63) as Jesus said because immediately i uttered those negative words, a force moved upon the dog and led him to his untimely death. Lastly, years later when I came across how God spoke to a fish in Jonah 2:10, “And the LORD spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land. ”  i didn’t have a problem believing or understanding what took place.

    Lets endeavor to speak positive words to our situations and use negative words to destroy the works of darkness for death and life are in the power of the tongue.

    Good morning

    Kunle Olabode

  • Kunle 7:35 am on July 2, 2015 Permalink | Reply  



    Matthew 25:21,”His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.”

    The harvest is plenty, hence God is in search of laborers that will plow the field for the end time. However, how far we go and the nature of the assignment we handle depends largely on us not God. If we are faithful in the little he commits, he will entrust us with more; it doesn’t stop there, there are always spiritual vacancies to fill because of unfaithfulness or glorification of the saints. In some cases, like that of Elijah he cowered to intimidation from Jezebel ushering in the ministry of Elisha. There is a lot of work to be done but the question is, who can God trust?

    David and Moses were exemplary leaders whose names still speak loud in their deaths- there’s a unique quality they had that made them rise to the top amongst their peers. Both were faithful with the little God committed into their hands leading to their elevation. David was a good shepherd who took care of the sheeps insomuch,when a lion and a bear came to feast on them, he fought them and rescued the sheep. That must have gotten the attention of God in no small measure- the ability to put his life at risk to protect his flocks as a teenager made God entrust him with a nation. I perceive God must have said to himself, “If he can put himself in harms way to protect animals, he will do more to protect human lives.”

    The same thing can be said with Moses- he was on exile in Midian as a Shepherd for 40 years under Jethro his father in law when God called him to lead a nation out of captivity. I don’t think its a coincidence David and Moses were shepherds; it takes a high level of patience and dedication to lead sheeps. It infers God expects us to grow and bear fruit to be able to handle bigger tasks because character is the determinant of success in every endeavor.

    Let’s learn to be faithful in whatsoever God has entrusted in our hands for he that is faithful in little will be entrusted with much.

    Good morning

    Kunle. Olabode

  • Kunle 7:33 am on July 1, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Deliver yourself 


    Isaiah 52:2, “Shake thyself from the dust; arise, sit [on thy throne], O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bonds of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.”

    Deliverance is a major subject in the body of Christ today- a lot of Christians are in one form of bondage or the other due to demonic oppression. However, this ought not to be because Jesus has destroyed the works of the devil over the believer. The believer has authority and power to crush any form of oppression (Luke 10:19).

    The devil has afflicted quite a lot of people and in a bid to be free some have sought prayers from diverse sources- not the least, professional prophets with dreadlocks and long flowing dirty robes who take advantage of them through demonic baths and evil concoctions. We also have babalawos in suits pretending to be ministers of God wrecking lives of the ignorant. That is why the bible says in Isaiah 5:13, ” therefore are my people gone into captivity because they have no knowledge… ”

    Challenges of life have led countless people into mountains of varying proportions to seek the face of God. I have no problem with people seeking godly counsel from ministers of light and separating themselves in a mountain to seek the face of God- however, there is a lot of abuse and ignorance going in these places. There are ministers who are merchandizing the gospel by selling prophecies to the gullible. They specialize in telling people the colour of their underwears and the money in their wardrobe. The judgement of God is coming on them speedily if they don’t repent.

    Before Jesus died, he gave us authority and power over the enemy, the price for our deliverance was paid in full. While a minister can pray for you, there is also provision to deliver yourself as our anchor scripture today tells us in plain language. Loose thyself from thy bonds via prayer because you have the power to do it.

    Good morning

    Kunle. Olabode

  • Kunle 5:56 am on June 30, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Take Action 


    Romans 8:19, “For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.”

    There are diverse things happening in the world today because believers have  refused to take their place in the polity. Often times, we relegate our responsibilities and claim we’re looking unto God for solutions. That is a funny disposition to say the least, because this is the reason we’re placed on the earth. Ephesians 2:10 states, “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. ”

    Furthermore,the bible says in 2 Peter 1:3, “According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue.” God has made everything we need available, we’re supposed to appropriate them because it is ours.

    God has delegated the administration of the earth to men however, we often wait in vain for him to act when he is infact worried about our inactions and passiveness to the state of affairs in the world. The bible records in Psalm 115:16,” The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD’s: but the earth hath he given to the children of men.”

    God is waiting for us to act in our spheres of influence to right the wrongs and effect the desired change. Let’s stop waiting on God, the creator is waiting for the manifestation of the children of God.


    Good morning

    Kunle  Olabode

  • Kunle 5:56 am on June 28, 2015 Permalink | Reply  



    Romans 5:3-5 “..but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us. ”

    We go through diverse challenges in life, often painful that makes us question the existence or the goodness of the lord in our walk with God. We ask questions such as, why me? In moments of despair, God seems so far away, yet he’s always with us as he promised us before he departed the earth 2000 years ago- he’ll be with us always until the end of the ages.

    There are diverse reasons we go through challenges- some could be by our errors and inadequacies, however there are situations that seems to be beyond our control that we just have to deal with in life. We all go through tough times, our attitude towards it is what makes the difference. While it is a truism, we are victorious as a result of Christ’s victory at calvary, we were not promised a life devoid of confrontations and challenges.

    God doesn’t teach us like our lecturers and tutors do- he takes us through the school of life filled with diverse challenges to train and mould us for our callings and assignments. Jesus warned Peter he was going to deny him but he should strengthen his brethren when he recovers from the pain. We are able to strengthen others in their lowest seasons in life through our experiences of pain, mistakes and anguish.

    No experience in life is a waste-Most of the writings of Paul we celebrate today were written whilst he was in prison. We love to recite Psalm 23, however, we rarely mediate on it- the Psalmist proclaimed,’ though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death…’ He wouldn’t have been able to write what is probably the most famous Psalm without a difficult experience passing through the valley of the shadow of death.

    The challenges you’re going through will usher you into your next phase in life.


    Good  morning

    Kunle  Olabode

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