THE WONDERS OF HIS PRESENCE! – PT 1
Text : Exodus 33 :12-17
” My presence will go
with you, and I will
give you rest… “
” I myself will go with you and give you success… ” -TLB.
God’s presence is a confirmation if his favor and grace upon a man’s life.
Let’s explore the scriptures and see the wonders of God’s presence in a man (or a people’s) life…
♡ It makes the difference
“ How else will they know that we are special and distinct from all other people on the earth… ” – Exodus 33:16 (NLT);
Read also : Acts 2:22; Exodus 11:6-7; Exodus 14:19-20; Mark 1:22.
♡ It commands God’s blessing
” And the Lord blessed the house if Obededom and all that he had… ” – 2Samuel 6:7-12
“The Lord has blessed the house of Obededom and all that belongs to him because of the Ark of God… ” -v12 Read also:1Chronicles13:4-14.
♡ It makes a man so rich and great (even in a land of famine)!
“Do not go down to Egypt… dwell in this land and I will be with you and bless you…
And Isaac dwelt in Gerar… and the Lord blessed him. The man began to prosper, and continued to prosper, until he became very prosperous… ” – Genesis 26:1-14.
“… he became a rich man, and his wealth only continued to grow… ” – v12 (NLT).
♡ It gave a slave boy so much success!
(So much success that took him from the pit (where his brothers threw him into to die) to the palace; and the fulfilment of his dreams.
“The Lord was with Joseph and he was a successful man… and made all he did to prosper in his hand… “
– Genesis 39:2-6, 21, 23.
Even in prison... “because the Lord was with him; and whatever he did, the Lord made it prosper. “
(to be continued)