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2017 - Year of Harvest

We praise God for His faithfulness through the past years, and for the new gift; the year 2017.

2017 is the year of harvest for the church (the body of Christ). This year God’s blessings on every venture for soul winning is going to be like never before. The gospel of Jesus must be preached. As the end continually draws near, there is an increasing sense of urgency in the Father’s heart that the world comes to the knowledge of Him.

The scriptures laid in my heart: The harvest is ripe (Acts 2:47, Matthew 9:37-38), the responsibility is ours (Ezekiel 3:17-19. Romans 10:14. 2 Cor 5:20), and this is a serious business (Revelation 20:10-15. 2 Peter 3:9).

We all need to pick up the mantle this year. The bible says we are not ignorant of the devices of the enemy. One of his common deceits is to quench the prompting of the Spirit with lies such as; the person you want to preach to must have heard the Word several times before now.

We can overcome the lies by asking ourselves: ‘have they heard my side of the story?’ If they're still unbelieving then maybe ‘they need to hear my side of the story’ and ‘maybe that’s what God will use’. Jesus said ‘Go...teach all...’, He didn't say avoid those who have heard. Matthew 28:18-20.

Father, if we have dropped the mantle, we are sorry, we repent of that. Now we pick it up again, and to your call, we say Yes Lord, Yes! Hallelujah.

And I pray that in 2017 you will know God’s perfect peace, and be sustained continually by The Lord’s Presence, in Jesus name, amen.

Happy New Year.

God bless you exceedingly.

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