#DRC2018 #Day5Testimony&ThanksgivingService
MESSAGE TOPIC: PRAISE AND OPENINGS
ANCHOR SCRIPTURE(S): PSALMS 114:1-8; JOSHUA 6:1,10,20; PSALMS 100:1-5; ISAIAH 6:1-8; JONAH 2:7-10
By: Dr. Paul Enenche
SERVICE OBJECTIVE: Understanding the connection between praise and openings
-A praiser never lacks access
-Nothing can open the door for a complainer
THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT PRAISE:
1. Praise uproots obstacles and limitations to destiny
-In the journey of destiny, confrontation with walls of limitations is inevitable
1a. The presence of God is the secret of open doors
1b. If praise can open the door of God’s Presence, there is no obstacle that can close it
2. Praise creates openings and access for destiny
-Praise is a secret of diverse openings
3. Praise buries the opposition (2Chron. 20:20-22)
4. Praise levels walls and barriers of life
5. Praise gives victory in conflict
6. Praise gives access to inheritance
7. Praise grants man access into the Presence of God
8. Praise connects man with the goodness of God (Ps. 100:5; 1Cor. 10:10)
9. Praise connects man to the mercy of God
10. Praise is the cure for the garment of hopelessness and despair(Isa. 61:2-3; Jon. 2:7)
11. Praise activates the Voice of God (Acts 13:2; Isa. 30:30)
12. Praise causes the doors of captivity to be open
KEYS TO EXPERIENCING OPENINGS THROUGH PRAISE:
1. Confront oppositions with praise
2. Never lose your praise in the face of opposition
3. Let your praise and worship give God accommodation
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FACE A JERICHO WALL:
1. Be attentive to Divine Instruction and guidelines
2. Avoid utterances of unbelief, fears or doubts in the face of barriers
3. Give praise in the face of the barrier
KEYS ACCESSING GOD’S PRESENCE WITH YOUR PRAISE:
1. Serve the Lord with gladness
2. Cultivate the climate of excitement (Hab. 3:17-19)
3. Let your asking come after your thanking (Ps. 100:4)
KEYS TO GET PRAISE WORK:
1. Turn to praise when prayer seems to be delaying in answer (Jon. 2:9)
2. Never focus on the negativities of life (Jon. 2:8)
3. Combine sacrifice with praise once the situation becomes difficult (Jon. 2:9)
#PROPHETIC DECLARATIONS:
– The devil shall not sink you in Jesus Name
– Everything that is a curse in your life is being turned to a blessing in Jesus Name
– Every deposit of the enemy in your life is flushed out in Jesus Name
– Everything the enemy has stolen from you is being returned back to life today in Jesus Name
– Everything the devil has termed impossible in your life is termed possible in Jesus’ Name
– Systems, organizations and governments are put under pressure to release that which belongs to you under 24 hours in Jesus’ Name
– Every abortion of destiny in your life is over forever in Jesus Name