January 3, 2015
Welcome to the New Year 2015, we have a journey before us in which we need to move from day to day, from one destination to another. Most people will be filling their days expecting, dreaming, and planning as countless resolutions are penned all over the world. As we embark on the new journey of this year, we need to forsake the old and bitter memories of past failures , disappointments, offences and disillusions. God will do a new thing, therefore we must have a new outlook and a mindset of Faith. He said forgetting the things of the past so we can embrace the new…. hope for the new and make room for what God wants to do this year. Let your hope be stirred because its a new start and a fresh beginning.
Lamentations 3:23 tells us that God’s mercy is available every single morning. Not just once a year, not just on special occasions, but His mercy is new with every sunrise. New mercy means that you haven’t received it before. It’s empowerment that you haven’t experienced yet. It’s greater levels of favor, grace and anointing to equip you to fulfill what He’s called you to. Mercy doesn’t just save us from punishment that we do deserve, it empowers us to receive blessing that we don’t deserve!
Today I want to encourage you, as you embark on this journey of 2015 say to yourself “The Lord is my portion. Therefore I have hope in Him.” and meditate on the fact that God is a good God. He is with you and for you. Step out with boldness of His divine strength for His mercies are new every morning. Always remember, no matter what happens, no matter how many times you fall, He will empower you to get back up again. Any time you need a new beginning, simply call on His name. You don’t have to wait for the New Year to have a new start with God! Because of the blood of Jesus, every day, you can receive His mercy, hope, love and forgiveness and be empowered to embrace the life of victory He has for you!
Happy New Year!
Pastor Femi Oludare