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COVENANT HOUR OF PRAYER EXHORTATION LINES: Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most’

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COVENANT HOUR OF PRAYER

EXHORTATION LINES

Monday, 7h – Saturday, 12th February 2022

  • Serving God is no mere religious activity or hubby, serving God is a big-time business – Luk. 2:49/ Rom. 12:11-12                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Luke 2:49

49 And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business?   

Rom 12:11-12

11 Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;   

  • Serving God will turn giants out of any ordinary individual – Job. 1:1-3/8-9/ Psa. 89:20-24/ 2 Sam. 18:3

Job 1:1-3

There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. 2 And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters. 3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.   

Job 1:8-9

8 And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? 9 Then Satan answered the Lord, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought?   

Ps 89:20-24

20 I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him: 21 With whom my hand shall be established: mine arm also shall strengthen him. 22 The enemy shall not exact upon him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him. 23 And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him. 24 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted.   

2 Sam 18:3

3 But the people answered, Thou shalt not go forth: for if we flee away, they will not care for us; neither if half of us die, will they care for us: but now thou art worth ten thousand of us: therefore now it is better that thou succour us out of the city.   

  • Furthermore, when we engage in soul winning, we get on God’s payroll and end up as stars in our various endeavours – Jhn. 4:35-36/ Jam. 5:4

John 4:35-36

35 Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. 36 And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together.   

James 5:4

4 Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.   

Our exhortation line this week is captioned: ‘Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most!’

Monday, 7th February 2022

Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most   

  • Soul wining is a spiritual goldmine – Mat. 16:26

Matt 16:26

26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?   

  • – Jhn 15:16/ 2 Cor. 5:19-20

John 15:16

16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.   

2 Cor 5:19-20

19 To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. 20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.   

  • We are empowered by the Holy Ghost to be witnesses of Christ on the earth – Act. 1:8

Acts 1:8

8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.   

  • Note that, you are rewarded for results obtained and not for efforts made – Dan. 12:3

Dan 12:3

3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.   

Tuesday, 8th February 2022

Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most    

  • We serve God by bringing people to church
  • Bringing people to Christ is one way we serve God’s interest on earth – Luk. 14:16-23/ Jhn 10:16

Luke 14:16-23

16 Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many: 17 And sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready. 18 And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused. 19 And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray thee have me excused. 20 And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.  21 So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind. 22 And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. 23 And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.   

John 10:16

16 And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.   

  • One may not be equipped yet to preach, but everyone can invite people to church to meet with Christ – Mak. 16:15/ Jhn. 1:41-46

Mark 16:15

15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.   

John 1:41-46

41 He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ. 42 And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone. 43 The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me. 44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. 45 Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph. 46 And Nathanael said unto him, Can there any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see.   

  • Note that you are not wasting your time serving the Lord, you are investing into your FUTURE             – Mal. 3:17-18/ Rom. 13:10/ Deut. 28:1

Mal 3:17-18

17 And they shall be mine, saith the Lord of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him. 18 Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.   

Rom 13:10

10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.   

Deut 28:1

And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the Lord thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth:   

Wednesday, 9th February 2022

Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most        

  • Praying for the needs of members.
  • Praying for other turns their challenges to testimonies – Phi. 1:19/ Gen. 20:17

Phil 1:19

19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,   

Gen 20:17

17 So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.   

  • When the challenges of members are turned into testimonies, they attract others to Church                           – Zch. 8:23/ Psa. 23:6

Zech 8:23

23 Thus saith the Lord of hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you.   

Ps 23:6

6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.   

  • Furthermore, what we pray for others, God makes happen for us – Eph. 6:8/ Job 42:10

Eph 6:8

8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.   

Job 42:10

10 And the Lord turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.   

Thursday, 10th February 2022

Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most

  • Follow up of our new converts
  • We must continue to encourage and ensure our New Converts attend Believers Foundation Class, either life or online as we now have available – Psa. 11:3/ Isa. 5:13 

Ps 11:3

3 If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?   

Isa 5:13

13 Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst

  • We must ensure that they belong to Winners’ Satellite Fellowship, the grass root family unit of the church for necessary care, spiritual and otherwise – Act. 2:46/ Rom. 16:5

Acts 2:46

46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,

Rom 16:5

5 Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Salute my wellbeloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

  • We must encourage our new converts to join any service unit of their choice in the Church or at the Zones, so they can begin to enjoy that belong to those who serve – Exo. 23:25/ Job. 36:11

Ex 23:25

25 And ye shall serve the Lord your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.   

Job 36:11

11 If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.   

  • Remember, God does not reward groups, He rewards individuals – 1 Cor. 3:8/ Rev. 22:12

1 Cor 3:8

8 Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.   

Rev 22:12

12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.   

Friday, 11th February 2022

Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most

  • Serving God through looking after the Wellbeing of Others
  • We are commanded to do good to all men, particularly for believers around us – Gal. 6:10/ 1 Tim. 5:8

Gal 6:10

10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.   

1 Tim 5:8

8 But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.   

  • He that giveth to the poor shall not lack – Pro. 28:27/ Pro. 19:17/ Mat. 25:40

Prov 28:27

27 He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.   

Prov 19:17

17 He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.   

Matt 25:40

40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.   

  • Commitment to the wellbeing of others engenders supernatural returns – Psa. 41:1-3/ Eph. 6:8

Ps 41:1-3

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. 2 The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. 3 The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.   

Eph 6:8

8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Saturday, 12th February 2022

Spiritual Stewardship Pays the Most 

  • Giving towards Kingdom Advancement Endeavours – Zch. 1:17

Zech 1:17

17 Cry yet, saying, Thus saith the Lord of hosts; My cities through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and the Lord shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.   

  • Serving the interest of the kingdom with our finances brings us into favour with God                                    – Psa. 102:13-15/ Mat. 6:21-24/33

Ps 102:13-15

13 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come. 14 For thy servants take pleasure in her stones, and favour the dust thereof. 15 So the heathen shall fear the name of the Lord, and all the kings of the earth thy glory.   

Matt 6:21-24

21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. 23 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness! 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.   

Matt 6:33

33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.   

  • When we do not mind the advancement of the kingdom with our finances, it can stop God’s blessings from coming upon us – Hag. 1:9-10/ Luk. 3:18

Hag 1:9-10

9 Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the Lord of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house. 10 Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed from her fruit.   

Luke 3:18

18 And many other things in his exhortation preached he unto the people.   

  • Giving towards God’s kingdom secures our prosperity for generations – Psa. 112:1-3/9-12/ Pro. 8:18

Ps 112:1-3

Praise ye the Lord. Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord, that delighteth greatly in his commandments. 2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed. 3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endureth for ever.   

Ps 112:9-10

9 He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour. 10 The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.   

Prov 8:18

18 Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Jesus is Lord!

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