A Place Called There Part 1 –
God never speaks contradicting to His word.
Now let’s begin 1 kings
chapter 17 a man named Elijah. And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, as the Lord God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
Is it given anything about his parents? Did Elijah come from a royal family or did he come from a priestly family? Nothing is given about his background. It’s only declared that he was a Tishbite and he comes right in front of the king and proclaims the Word. In today’s world if you want to meet a some in high command do you get a direct access? So just imagine how this man can pass and meet the king.
Elijah spoke the word first and it stopped raining according to his word. In the same way the day you realizes you have a word from God, you believe that word and you speak that word, signs will always follow you. So please focus on the word of God, whenever the Lord will speak to you, He will never speak a word contradicting to the Word of God. How was Elijah so sure that it was the Word of God that asked him to go and speak to King Ahab that it wouldn’t rain? Because God in His word in Deuteronomy had said “My people will go and worship other
God’s I will close the windows of heaven and not bring rain on that land, even
though the land is fertile it will not bring forth the harvest.”
So whenever you are studying the Word of God and the word begins to speak to you it will never contradict the Word of God. In the New Testament the people of God never prayed to God to heal a person but prayed to God that the people would receive their healing, receive the Holy Spirit, receive their anointing.
What did we learn today?
· God never speaks opposing His own words.
Confession of the day
Today God has set before us life and death,
blessings and curses. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live,
loving the Lord your God, obeying him, and holding fast to him; for that means
life to you and length of days, so that you may live in the land that the Lord
swore to give to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.