ARE YOU PRAYING IN THE HOLY GHOST

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL

Monday 29th July, 2019

Text: Jude 1:18-25

TOPIC:
ARE YOU PRAYING IN THE HOLY GHOST

Memory Verse:
Jude 1:20

MESSAGE:
There is something about PRAYER that is worth our attention today. It has to do with adding intensity to our prayers. It is about heating up our prayers to the point that it is almost certain that it’s answers are GUARANTEED. It is called “praying in the Holy Ghost.”

Praying in the Holy Ghost is praying in the language of the Holy Spirit. It is praying by the promptings of the Spirit of God. It is the dimension of prayer that digs deep into the mind of God. It is the kind of prayer that is characterized by fervency and perseverance. It is praying with God’s hotline.

Praying in the Holy Spirit is the type of prayer that builds our faith and guarantees our inheritance in God. It produces supernatural results. It is the quality of prayer that Demons and forces of Hell cannot dare to withstand. It is one of our biggest Christian privileges.

Are there cases that are seemingly stubborn?
Are you getting faint and lukewarm? Are there some situations that are threatening your peace?
Have you prayed and it appears that the answers are not coming?
Is your faith going down for whatever reason? … God’s word is encouraging us to start praying in the Holy Ghost. Please spend quality time today praying in the Holy Ghost.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
Praying in the Holy Ghost produces amazing results.

PRAYER:
Lord, help me form the habit of praying in the Holy Ghost.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Jeremiah 6-8; Matthew 21: 23-46

For Counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117 Aba, Abia State. Nigeria
Email us: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
08098766494
Visit: www.ddgo.cw.center
God bless you…

IS SAUL AMONG THE PROPHET?

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL

Sunday 28 July, 2019

Text:
1 Samuel 10:1-11; 19:20-24

TOPIC:
IS SAUL AMONG THE PROPHETS

Memory Verse:
1 Sam. 10:11

MESSAGE:
The surprises  expressed by the people when they heard Saul prophesy seems to suggest that there is more to being a prophet than prophesying. In fact, for repeating the question, “Is  SAUL also among the prophets?” One should be left to maintain the claim that the hood does not really make the monk.

Being a prophet of God requires that one will first of all be a child of God. And then in answer to God’s call to service the person will dedicate his or her life to prayer, walking with God solitude, living a life of a moral rectitude, developing a courageous heart and labouring in His vineyard. Unfortunately, Saul could not really answer that question.

Assuming YOU are being posed with the same question today, what will be your response? Certainly, our generation is in dire need of true prophets. Our nation is the way it is today because genuine prophets are scarce. There are voices that declare without fear or favour the mind of God and provide direction for destiny fulfilment.

Can it be truly said that you are one of God’s prophets? Is anyone doubting your Christianity? It is time to prove them wrong.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
Prove that you are among the prophets.

PRAYER.
Lord, help me prove to my generation that your hand is truly upon my life.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Psalm 46-48; Acts 19:21-41

For counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117 Aba. Abia State Nigeria
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
+2348098766494

God bless you

ARE YOU STILL IN MARRIAGE CRISIS

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL
Wednesday 24 July,2019

Text: Mathew 19:5,6 and 26

TOPIC: ARE YOU STILL IN MARRIAGE CRISIS

MESSAGE:
God principle about marriage is that couples should move out of their parents homes and establish their own. Many marriages would be improved If this secrets were carefully followed.

*Secret 1*
Everyone you marry has a weakness. Only God does not have a weakness. So if you focus on your spouse’s weakness you can’t get the best out of his or her strength.

*Secret 2*
Everyone has a dark history. No one is an angel. When you get married or you want to get married stop digging into someone’s past. What matters most is the present life of your partner. Old things have passed away. Forgive and forget. Focus on the present and the future.

*Secret 3*
Every marriage has its own challenges. Marriage is not a bed of roses. Every good marriage has gone through its own test of blazing fire. True love proves in times of challenges. Fight for your marriage. Make up your mind to stay with your spouse in times of need. Remember the vow *For better for worse*. In sickness and in health be there.

*Secret 4*
Every marriage has different levels of success. Don’t compare your marriage with any one else. We can never be equal. Some will be far, some behind. To avoid marriage stresses, be patient, work hard and with time your marriage dreams shall come true.

*Secret 5*
To get married is declaring war. When you get married you must declare war against enemies of marriage. Some enemies of marriage are:
Ignorance
Prayerlessness
Unforgiveness
Third party influence
Stinginess
Stubbornness
Lack of love
Rudeness
Laziness
Disrespect
Cheating
_Be ready to fight to maintain your marriage zone._

*Secret 6*
There is no perfect marriage. There is no ready made marriage. Marriage is hard work. Volunteer yourself to work daily on it. Marriage is like a car that needs proper maintenance and proper service. If this is not done it will break down somewhere exposing the owner to danger or some unhealthy circumstances. Let us not be careless about our marriages.

*Secret 7*
God will always give you that your heart Desire in the form of raw materials in order for you to mould the person to your taste. This can only be achieved through prayer, love and Patience

*Secret 8*
Getting married is taking a huge risk. You can not predict what will happen in the future. Situations may change so leave room for adjustments. Husband can lose his good job or you may fail to have babies. All these requires you to be prayerful otherwise you might divorce.

*Secret 9*
Marriage is not a contract. It is permanent. It needs total commitment. Love is the glue that sticks the couple together. Divorce start in the mind and the devil feeds the mind. Never ever entertain thoughts of getting a divorce. Never threaten your spouse with a divorce. Choose to remain married. God hates divorce.

*Secret 10*
Every marriage has a price to pay. Marriage is like a bank account. It is the money that you deposit that you withdraw. If you don’t deposit love, peace and care into your marriage, you are not a candidate for a blissful home.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
Marriage is for those that values the Value of Being Together

PRAYER:
So today let us pray for our marriages all over the world and ask God to help us on where we are lacking in the marriage.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR: Genesis 1:27, 2:24

For Counselling and more details Contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba /Owerri Road, P.O.Box 2117 Aba, Abia State Nigeria
Call us +2348098766494
Email us: double.destiny@gmail.com

God bless you…

ARE YOU AMONG THOSE WHO KNOW THEIR GOD

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL

Saturday 20 July, 2019

Text:
1 kings 18:22-39

TOPIC:
ARE YOU AMONG THOSE WHO KNOW THEIR GOD

Memory Verse:
1 Kings 18:24

MESSAGE:
in 1816, Dr. G.S. Faber in his book titiled the Origin of Pagan idolatry shows the identity of Baal with the Hindu deity Jagan Nathan, who is represented by his followers as wrapped in profound meditation, sometimes sleeping and sometimes taking long journey. Elijah taunted the prophets of Baal when he likened their god to Jagan Nath.

Praise the Lord, the God we serve is not like Baal. He does not slumber nor sleep (PS. 121:3). He can never be lost in meditation. The Psalmist calls him, “The ever-present help in times of need” (Psalm 46:1). He revealed Himself to Abraham as the El-Shaddai, the Almighty (Gen. 17:1), the Promise Keeper (Gen. 21:1) and Jehovah Jireh (Gen. 22:14 KJV). As the mountains surround Jerusalem, that is how He surrounds His people. To John the beloved, He was revealed as He that holds the keys of David (Rev. 3:7); He whose name is True and Faithful (Rev. 19:11).

Are you facing any form of spiritual contest? Is your faith being challenged? One thing that will guarantee your success and testimony is the assurance of who God is. David saw Him as the God of his past victories and by that assurance he faced and defeated Goliath. Rest assured in whom your God is. It was this assurance that emboldened Elijah to challenge the prophets of Baal.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
They that know their God will always be strong and do exploits.

PRAYER:
Lord, may I always remember who You are to me.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Psalm 26-28; Acts 15:1-21

For counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117 Aba Abia State Nigeria
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
+2348098766494

God bless you…

ARE YOU REAL OR IMPERSONATING

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL
Friday 19 July, 2019

Text:
1 kings 14:1-13

TOPIC:
ARE YOU REAL OR IMPERSONATING

Memory Verse:
1 Kings 14:6

MESSAGE:
Impersonation is one act that is gradually eating the moral fabrics of our society. A lot of people these days pretend to be what they are not. Some people pretend to be rich when they are not. Many pretend to be Honest and Humble when they are not. Worsening it still, others pretend to be born again when in truth they are only being religious.

What we do not usually realise is that it is futile to impersonate another person in the presence of the Holy Spirit. This was what King Jeroboam and his wife perhaps did not know. So they were caught up in the trick.

When was the last time you attempted disguising yourself claiming to be what you are not and pretending to be someone else? If you will be sincere enough, you will admit that every act of impersonation is a loss of self-confidence and identity. And when the person is caught, the consequences are pathetic.

Who knows if the King and his wife had been sincere whether God would have shown them greater mercies? Of course, God is always merciful to those who are sincerely penitent. We should also pray to be as discerning as prophet Abijah: though physically he was almost blind, yet his spiritual antennas were very sharp and connected. And thus he was not deceived by the impersonator.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
Living a fake life will always prove disappointing at the end of the day. Always
Note that the worst deceit is self deceit

PRAYER:
Lord, please help me to over coming all the trappings of pretense.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Psalm 23-25; Acts 14

For counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117 Aba, Abia State Nigeria
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
+2448098766494

God bless you…

IS THERE NO BALM IN GILEAD

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL
Thursday 18 July, 2019

Text:
Jeremiah 8:20-22; Mark 6:1-6

TOPIC:
IS THERE NO BALM IN GILEAD

Memory Verse:
Jeremiah 8:22

MESSAGE:
The prophet Jeremiah was evidently worried that the changes in the times and seasons of the year did not bring a change of fortunes for his people. The harvest and the summer are seasons of great expectations and usually mark a time of joy and great excitement. But, for Israel, it was rather a time of sorrow, pain and anxiety. So Jeremiah began to ask: “Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?

Jeremiah’s worry, of course, was neither because there was no balm in Gilead nor because there was no physician. The problem was that the people utterly refused to avail themselves of the provisions of the balm and the care of the physician. They knew about the balm of Gilead, it’s medicinal and cosmetic values. They knew about the physician, Jehovah Rapha, but they preferred something else. This is the bug of familiarity.

How often we are tempted to neglect the things that are freely given to us. We look down on our Pentecostal heritage. We despise the ministry of our Pastors perhaps because they are not the flamboyant types. In Mark 6, the people of Nazareth did not receive miracles of healing and deliverance because they despised the person and ministry of Jesus Christ. We need to appreciate the provisions God had already made available to us. We cannot afford to wallow in darkness when light has been provided for us.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
What we do not value will not benefit our lives.

PRAYER:
Lord, teach me to celebrate all the valuable people and things you have placed around me.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Psalm 20-22; Acts 13:26-52

For counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117 Aba Abia State Nigeria
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
+2348098766494

God bless you…

HOW CONFIDENT ARE YOU

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL
Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Text: Daniel 5:1-8

TOPIC:
HOW CONFIDENT ARE YOU

KEY VERSE:
1 Cor. 10:12

MESSAGE:
Daniel chapter 5 records the decline and fall of the great Babylonian kingdom which rose to the peak under the despot king, Nebuchadnezzar. Nothing is permanent in life except change. Belshazzar was a grandson to Nebuchadnezzar. He served as co-regent with his father Nabonidus. Belshazzar had the opportunity to rule one of the most famous kingdoms of the Middle East in the Ancient world. But, he lost it because of pride and over-confidence.

He organized a feast when he was expected to be on guard over Medes and Persia combined forces against his kingdom under Cyrus. At the time of the feast, Babylon was already surrounded by soldiers. He relied completely on Babylon’s impregnable walls. In his drunken state, Belshazzar gave an order that the gold and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem be brought so that “the king and his lord’s, his wives, and his concubines might drink from them” (v2). Belshazzar and his guests did not only drink from the Lord’s vessels but also praised their pagan idols (v4). By drinking from God’s golden vessels, the King dishonored the living God.

While they were having this profane feast, God came in His anger and a man’s “fingers appeared and wrote opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the King’s palace; and the King saw the part of the hand that wrote”(v5). At this the King’s countenance changed, and fear griped him, “… the joints of his hips were loosened and his knees knocked against each other” (v6). Daniel was brought and he interpreted each word (v26-28).

MENE: God has numbered your kingdom, and finished it.
TEKEL: You have been weighed in the balances and found wanting.
PERES: Your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.

He received a “Red Card”. That same night he was killed and his kingdom was taken over by the Medes and Persia (v31). Don’t be like Belshazzar.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
True confidence must be centered on God.

PRAYER:
Lord, help me to rely fully on You.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
1kings 10-11; Matthew 8:18-34

For counselling and more details contact
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117, Aba Abia State Nigeria
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
+2348098766494

GOD bless you…

DO YOU WANT TO BE RESCUED BY JESUS

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL

Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Text:
John 8:1-11

TOPIC:
DO YOU WANT TO BE RESCUED BY JESUS

Memory Verse:
John 8:9

MESSAGE:
Jesus dropped a conscience searching bombshell in a statement when He gave all those accusing the woman who was caught in the ‘very act of adultery. He said, if you do not have any sin, be the first to cast a stone at this woman’.

They, being convicted by their individual consciences of their own sins, dropped their stones and left. There is enough power in the words of Jesus to drop every stone that has been lifted against you.

Sometimes, those that want to destroy others are not better than those they are seeking to destroy. They may be guiltier of same offences for which they want another dead and out of their way. The good news is that Jesus is still in the rescue ministry, saving lives and fixing destinies.

Guilty or guiltless, one word from Jesus will drop those stones already lifted by the devil and his agents against you. Are you under any form of attack? Go to Jesus. Let Him speak to you and for you and those lifted stones will drop.

Do not be caught in the trap of wilful disobedience. As you are set free, go and sin no more.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
Jesus is our Advocate.

PRAYER:
Father, deliver me from the hands of those who seek to destroy me.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Psalm 16-17; Act 12

For counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117 Aba, Abia State Nigeria
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
+2348098766494

God bless you…

ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR VICTORY

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL

Sunday 14 July, 2019

Text:
Exodus 17:8-13

TOPIC:
ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR VICTORY

Memory Verse:
Exodus 17:12

MESSAGE:
Most times people pass through the church without many understanding of what their spiritual leaders go through to bring about  the victories and testimonies God cause to manifest in the  services and families. The text gives us a glimpse of what spiritual leaders go through. Joshua just finished an ad-hoc military screening exercise and proceeded to war against Amalek. Moses climbed the hill with the rod in his hand. Instead of resting a bit, he discovered that his hand must remain up if victory must be won at the war.

In a bid to do this, the old man must sit comfortably on an uncomfortable stone with his hands pulled and steadied untill sunset and Aaron and Hur must stand up all day long holding up his hands. All these hardness they faced ministering unto the Israelites who didn’t know anything about what was happening behind the scenes.

It is possible that  you are a spiritual leader and your followers are ignorant of the heavy toll the task is taking on you. Please rest assured that  God knows your pains and is raising helpers to hold up your hands. Could it also be that you are one of the followers? Let today’s lesson challenge you to move into the field like Joshua or climb up the hill like Aaron and Hur to uphold the hands of your Moses.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
God’s true soldiers endure hardship and pains.

PRAYER:
Lord, make me a vessel of encouragement to my spiritual leaders.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Psalm 10-12; Act 10:24-48

For counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P.O.Box 2117 Aba Abia State Nigeria
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com
+2348098766494

God bless your day… Happy Sunday

WILL YOU ALLOW GOD TO RETURN UNTO YOU. Abraham had welcomed God (who appeared unto him in the form of three men) into his house. He fed them and comforted their hearts. This was in the midst of Abraham’s discomfiture. It was ‘in the heat of the day’ for Abraham. As they ate, God spoke up…. Setting an appointment, He promised to return unto Sarah the next year and give her a son.

DOUBLE DESTINY DAILY DEVOTIONAL

Saturday 13 July, 2019

Text:
Genesis 18:9-15

TOPIC:
WILL YOU ALLOW GOD TO RETURN UNTO YOU

Memory Verse:
Genesis 18:14

MESSAGE:
Abraham had welcomed God (who appeared unto him in the form of three men) into his house. He fed them and comforted their hearts. This was in the midst of Abraham’s discomfiture. It was ‘in the heat of the day’ for Abraham. As they ate, God spoke up…. Setting an appointment, He promised to return unto Sarah the next year and give her a son.

This is the good news for you today: ‘God will return unto you. You may have served Him diligently for years and offered Him your best ‘in the heat of your day’ when everything was not comfortable; yet it seems as if your visitation is delayed. God has not forgotten you. He will return unto you.

He took that seed from your hands. Yes, He accepted your sacrifices and kingdom services you rendered and have kept rendering until now. He has not forgotten your offerings and services unto Him. He has set an appointment for your visitation. He will return unto you. Wipe your tears for there is an appointment God has set for you. You may not know the appointed day or time but like Abraham and Sarah, keep standing in His services for your labour will not be in vain. The Almighty God will return to you.

CONTROLLING THOUGHTS:
There is nothing too hard for the LORD.

PRAYER:
Lord, return unto me with my blessings.

BIBLE READING FOR THE YEAR:
Psalms 7-9; Act 10:1-23

For counselling and more details contact:
Comrade Okizo
Double Destiny Global Outreach
34 Aba/Owerri Road P. O.Box 2117 Aba Abia State Nigeria
+2348098766494
Email: doubledestiny.global@gmail.com

God bless you…