Home » General » Walking in God’s Favour, Not Sinking [column]

When favour moment comes you need to boldly stand on the Word of God. Many like the official who leaned on King Ahab saw the miracle of provision on Israel’s economy but could not partake of it. But to you may it be different. I pray that you harvest from God’s favour!

Read on and discover how Peter almost sank in the midst of favour! 2015 you will not sink!

“And Simon answering said unto him, ‘Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net’. And when they had this done, they in-closed a great multitude of fishes: and their net broke.

“And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink . . . For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken” Luke 5:6,7,9.

When you believe a word you also believe the person who has spoken the Word. Listen carefully because this is where we miss it.

Realise exactly when you begin to reap the favour. To Peter on our text above, favour began when he began to pull the net! I imagine him saying I’m not sure if these are the fish I normally catch.

Because the great catch he got was in the same river he had caught nothing the previous night. Friend, in that same job, same marriage, same business, same subject, same budget — God is about to send you a turnaround.

This is a year of the Lord’s favour.

The impossible will become possible. O hallelujah.

Look what happens next once the fish were inside, the boat began to sink. Be careful here.

When favour has come it comes in subtly. Don’t think favour will come semutserendende (flowing smoothly). Even if your boat begins to sink, it doesn’t matter.

Stand on the Word of God. If your promotion, marriage, children, future or business is appearing like its sinking just when you were about to give a testimony that God has been good to me don’t fear, don’t worry. Boldly stand on His Word. Favour comes with tests.

We see now, Peter when his boat began to sink due to the great catch of fish one hand he is pulling the net on the other he is holding his partner’s hand. He called out on his partners because the harvest of favour was so great. In 2015 may you experience a great harvest of God’s favour. All the years you toiled and got nothing, may they be restored with a great catch in Jesus name.

But then like we said earlier right amidst the favour, he began to sink.

But I like it here. All Peter knew is God, and all he told himself is that God didn’t say launch your nets and sink but lower your nets for a catch! God didn’t say get it 2015 and suffer. No!

He said Get in 2015 the year of my supernatural favour!

Oooo don’t give up friend! When it feels like it’s not happening don’t worry that’s just the process.

Stay g, stay bold.

Favour will not kill you, favour will take you higher! If you have a friend that talks too much you say I don’t care about signs, my things are getting well.

If God said you are going to prosper, get promoted, get a job, thrive in your business it will be so. If you prayed for something on Crossover service and yet see different things happening don’t worry. It doesn’t mean your miracle is not happening! Listen, the things you prayed for have already come. Your business has already come. Actually, it’s the right year to start your business.

Faith that draws favour doesn’t move with the same gears. It changes gears. Faith has no reverse.

When the boat is sinking don’t worry about binding the devil, focus on pulling the nets and enjoying the favour. The enemy is bound already. Stand on the word of Him that bound him.

When you want to start something in this year of favour don’t tell a lot of people. Build much strength and be prepared for resistance.

Peter at first only went with his team but later called to partners on the other boat. God didn’t say go and sink. No.

He said go and get your catch.

When you are harvesting favour don’t speak negative, worry or fear.

Don’t measure what you are going through with the reward you are waiting for. Sometimes the best things come after much testing!

Don’t think a fleet of buses will just come when you sleep at home.

You have to work.

Young men who are reading this don’t relax at 25 years and say Ah dying is better! Come on. Be a man. It’s time to say enough is enough!

You know, my father told me they used to go to Joburg on foot. Lions were rampant on the way. So when they met lions they would stand boldly and stare at it hard and move toward it. In the Lion’s world meat is what fears it and run away from it.

But when meat walks toward it, it wonders, Ah ‘what kind of meat is this’ and runs away! O hallelujah, this is not a year to run or to fear. No. Enough is enough. Even if medical reports said you are dying in two weeks, fight!

Don’t die before you are dead. What he has said, he has said. When he says “By his stripes you were healed” that’s what exactly he means. Don’t dream of dying, dream of succeeding.

You are not a conqueror.

You are more than a conqueror!

Peter kept pulling the net. There is light at the end of the tunnel.

Keep pulling the net, you will not sink. O I declare it, you will not sink. Stand on the Word.

The Shunamite woman refused to give up on her son who had died but kept declaring it is well. She sought Elijah. It’s not a year to wait and observe the clouds. It’s a year to move in favour. Favour means what you could not do you begin to do where you don’t qualify you qualify what you were not expecting you see it happening!

Don’t just see things happening in other people’s lives, see also God at work in your life. Miracles come when you have come to the end of the road. You will not sink, walk in favour! For with God all things are possible, Mark 10:27.

Source : The Herald