HYMN 28: THERE SHALL BE SHOWERS OF BLESSING.
1. There shall be showers of blessing:
This is the promise of love;
There shall be seasons refreshing,
Sent from the Savior above.
Showers of blessing,
Showers of blessing we need:
Mercy-drops round us are falling,
But for the showers we plead.
2. There shall be showers of blessing,
Precious reviving again;
Over the hills and the valleys,
Sound of abundance of rain.
3. There shall be showers of blessing;
Send them upon us, O Lord;
Grant to us now a refreshing,
Come, and now honor Thy Word.
4. There shall be showers of blessing:
Oh, that today they might fall,
Now as to God we’re confessing,
Now as on Jesus we call!
5. There shall be showers of blessing,
If we but trust and obey;
There shall be seasons refreshing,
If we let God have His way.
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. Joshua 1:8
READ: James 2:22-25
22 Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
23 And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
24 Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
25 Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?
I believe everyone desires all-round success but do we all know the condition required to get it?
“But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.” Psalm 1:2-3.
According to the text above, the condition for complete success is living by the book of the law- the word of God. This is why God ask Joshua to get acquainted with it (Joshua 1:8). Today, it is painful that many “children of God” have abused grace so much that the law of God does not matter to them anymore. This is a deception of the devil.
To succeed, you must be wise because foolishness leads to failure (Proverbs 14:24). If you would be wise, you must be Bible compliant (2 Timothy 3:16). There is no negotiation; God’s word is the surest way to all-round success. James 1:25 says “ But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.”
It was through the word of God in Malachi 3:10 that I discovered why my salary was not enough for me – I was not paying my tithe.
It was the word of God that taught me to take care of my flock as a Pastor.
For many years as the General Overseer I had to stay at the Headquarters, building the source before launching into other parts of the world.
Even now, the word of God teaches me that it is not over until it is over.
The secrets of all-round success are inexhaustible in the word of God.
Beloved, read, study, meditate, hear and live by the word of God and from now, you will begin to experience all-round success.
Make the Bible your surest and final judge in all of life’s matters.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: 2 Samuel 16-18
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