TOPIC: I Reject Shame And Disgrace (Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministries, MFM Daily Devotional 4 July 2020)
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Psalms 40-45
FIRE SCRIPTURE: Psalm 109:29; Job 8:12; Psalm 35:26 (KJV)
29 Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.
12 Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.
26 Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify themselves against me.
MEMORY VERSE: “According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.” – Philippians 1:20
God does not speak to strangers. If you are a stranger, God will not speak to you.
PRAISE WORSHIP: Take a worship song as led by the Holy Spirit
PROPHETIC WORD FOR TODAY:
THE LORD WILL PROTECT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
In today’s devotional, we shall learn what it takes to say no to shame and disgrace.
A girl was put in the family way. The father woke her up one morning and asked her who was responsible for her pregnancy. She said, “Joshua”. “Where does Joshua live?”, her father asked. She told him and he asked her to take him there. They went to the house of Joshua; and Joshua came out smoking Indian hemp. He asked the father and the daughter what they wanted and the father said, “This girl said that you were the one who got her pregnant.” He removed the Indian hemp, looked at the man’s face and said, “I hope you are not mad?” He further said to the old man, “I don’t know this girl. I have not seen her anywhere. If you don’t clear out this place, I will use cutlass on you.” The man and his daughter went away in shame. He kept on asking the girl, if she was sure she did anything with the man called Joshua. The girl told him there was another man too who had an affair with her. They went to the house of this second lover and knocked at the door. He came out and asked them what they wanted. The father asked him if he was the one that put his daughter in the family way. The man looked at him and said, “Daddy, this your daughter has no home training. It is true that I was involved but I know of four others.” He turned to the girl and said, “Is it true?” The girl could not talk. She told the father that there was still another one living somewhere. But by now, the father was totally ashamed. The girl was used to bring shame upon that family.
Many times, failure to get ahead financially can be traced back to the sins of one’s forefathers. A curse on a family can produce an inheritance of shame. Alcoholics are heavily loaded with shame. Sometimes, by the time the spirit of disgrace and shame is sent upon a person, other things like alcoholism and confusion will set in. Eventually, the victim ends up messing himself up in the street.
You must pray until your adversaries are forced to put on the garment of shame. Do not rest until those who hate you are clothed with shame.
- Holy Ghost fire, barricade my habitation from the rage of satanic birds, in the name of Jesus.
- Let the excesses of darkness be checked by fire, in the name of Jesus.
- Imagination of darkness against me, backfire, in the name of Jesus.
- Anything buried to bury me, bury your owner, in the name of Jesus.
- Every power nominating me for domination and termination, die, in the name of Jesus.
- Pharaoh of my life, run to the Red Sea and perish, in the name of Jesus.
- Every strange imagination against me, I nullify you, in the name of Jesus.
MOUNTAIN TOP LIFE is a daily devotional by Dr. D.K Olukoya (General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, Worldwide)