Good morning! It’ WEDNESDAY, also known as, “HUMP DAY”. We have successfully made it to the hump, now let’ ask God to get us over the hump. I pray God’s blessings over each and every one of you reading this today.
TFTD: Overtaken by God
Deuteronomy 28:1-2 (NKJV)
28 “Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the Lord your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. 2 And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the Lord your God:
28 If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations on earth.2 All these blessings will come on you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God:
Today’s blog is simple and straight to the point; God wants to overtake you with blessings IF and WHEN you obey Him. I could stop right there, but allow me a brief moment to expound. God reigns on the just and the unjust, so merely because He is God and loves us so much we will be blessed. However, in order to receive the overwhelming abundance of God’s blessings, we must do our part and that is obey the voice and Word of God.
The New International Version of Deuteronomy 28:1-2 makes it plain by telling us, if we FULLY (not partially), but FULLY obey the Lord and are careful to follow ALL (not some), but ALL of his commands that He gives us, then God will set us high above the nations. That means God will give us favor where it doesn’t make sense to have favor. Not just locally, but all over! Now all of these blessings are contingent on us OBEYING the Lord. God’s instructions don’t get any easier than that. If you want to experience some crazy blessings then get busy obeying the Lord.
God just doesn’t want to hand you some regular blessings, He wants to OVERTAKE you with blessings. (Excuse me while I offer an undignified praise!) This got me excited. God wants to reach out to you and attain you. By overtaking you with blessings God will cause you to grow beyond measure. All of this is FREE for the taken if we obey His commands. I encourage you to read the entire 28th chapter of Deuteronomy to see how God will bless you if you obey and see how He will curse you if you disobey. If you are struggling and always having a difficult time in your life, take a moment to examine your life and see if you are being cursed by God because of YOUR disobedience to Him. Beginning at Deut. 28:15, you will see the long list of curses associated to disobedience. The only person stopping you from being OVERTAKEN with blessings is YOU!!!
Do you want to be overtaken by God? Then OBEY Him!
Have a blessed day!
Mrs. Nicole “Sunshine” Ellis, MBA
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