Rhapsody of Realities For Today 4 January 2023
“IT’S FROM YOUR HEART” – RHAPSODY OF REALITIES BY PASTOR CHRIS OYAKHILOME
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TOPIC FOR TODAY: IT’S FROM YOUR HEART
KEY VERSE: Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life (Proverbs 4:23).
Anything you want or could ever want won’t come to you from heaven or from anywhere else but from your heart. Your heart is the origin of all things, including matter. That’s what we read in our opening verse above.
Remember, universal matter came from the heart of God; everything was inside Him before He spoke them into being. You’re made in the image and likeness of God; meaning that you look like Him and function like Him. Therefore, everything you’ll ever need in your life will come out of you—out of your heart.
That business you want to start, the new structure you want to set up, that new facility you need, including the capital; they’re all in your heart! Bring them forth from within you! The Bible says God has set, that means deposited, eternity in our hearts: “He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart…” (Ecclesiastes 3:11).
Your heart has the potential for infinite capabilities and possibilities. You can bring forth anything from within your spirit. Think about it: if your heart can contain God (for He lives in your heart; you’re the temple of the Holy Spirit), then it means heaven and earth, life, success, victory and joy—all the good things you could ever imagine or desire—are in your heart.
The reverse is also true for the one who isn’t born again: his heart is the habitation of evil, darkness, wickedness, failure and death. Recall the words of the Lord Jesus in Matthew 12:35: “A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.”
Being born again, you’re the “good” man that Jesus talked about. You’re the one to produce whatever God wants in the earth: we permit and bring forth only the things that are consistent with His perfect will. Our hearts or spirits scrutinize everything and decide that only the will of the Lord will be done in our world and upon the earth (Romans 12:2). Hallelujah!
RHAPSODY OF REALITIES TODAY CONFESSION
From within, I bring forth success, victory, health, prosperity, joy and all the good things I desire. I walk in the glory of God today, and in the full blessings of the Gospel as I impact those in my world with the life and nature of Christ in me, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
FURTHER STUDY: Matthew 12:34; Luke 6:45; Romans 12:2
1-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Matthew 4; Genesis 9-11
2-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Matthew 2:13-23; Genesis 4