By Stacy Y Whyte
When you walk in complete obedience to God He blesses you with the very best. He brings increase to your little and cause it to multiply and bear good fruit in the earth. Obedience is better than sacrifice it is essential to be in right standing with God – without it you cannot experience the vastness of God’s glory on the earth. So many young people disregard authority figures in our society and have no reverencial fear for God but this is the time to step up and make a change. Obedience unlocks doors of possibilities and cause the heavens to open up and release favor upon you and everything you touch. Obedience when combined with faith and prayer leads you on the path of victory.
The scripture in Deuteronomy 28:1- 3 says, “If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully keep all his commands that I am giving you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the world. You will experience all these blessings if you obey the Lord your God: Your towns and your fields will be blessed. Your children and your crops will be blessed. The offspring of your herds and flocks will be blessed. Your fruit baskets and breadboards will be blessed. Wherever you go and whatever you do, you will be blessed. “The Lord will conquer your enemies when they attack you. They will attack you from one direction, but they will scatter from you in seven! “The Lord will guarantee a blessing on everything you do and will fill your storehouses with grain. The Lord your God will bless you in the land he is giving you. “If you obey the commands of the Lord your God and walk in his ways, the Lord will establish you as his holy people as he swore he would do. Then all the nations of the world will see that you are a people claimed by the Lord, and they will stand in awe of you. “The Lord will give you prosperity in the land he swore to your ancestors to give you, blessing you with many children, numerous livestock, and abundant crops. The Lord will send rain at the proper time from his rich treasury in the heavens and will bless all the work you do. You will lend to many nations, but you will never need to borrow from them. If you listen to these commands of the Lord your God that I am giving you today, and if you carefully obey them, the Lord will make you the head and not the tail, and you will always be on top and never at the bottom.”
Prayer: Father in heaven help us to realize that obedience to you and the Holy Spirit is essential to please you. Father please forgive our ignorance for not honoring those you have set to lead over us both in the Body of Christ and corporate and governmental sectors. We thank you for understanding and for discernment in Jesus name. AMEN!