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Living In God’s Greater Blessings

As Christians, we can become complacent and satisfied knowing that we are going to heaven, but God wants us to live an abundant life here and now! When you have God’s greater blessings, you can expect your life to be fuller, richer, and more satisfying. But are you willing to go after them? If you truly want greater blessings from the Lord, you’ll be willing to put your own plans aside and seek out what God has for you. This does not necessarily occur easily. It’s not going to come without some dedication and effort from your side. However, if you are willing to chase God’s greater blessings, the opportunity is there. God has already blessed you. His favour is on you. So, go after Him with all your heart and see what God has got in store for you. This article shows how God’s greater blessings are received.

Living in God’s greater blessings represents a higher realm of living. “Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours” (Isaiah 61:7). Isaiah 61:7 says instead of your former shame, you will have a double portion, and instead of humiliation, your people will shout for joy over their portion in their land. I’m glad He didn’t say when you go to heaven. I’m sure many of you have a lot of difficult and challenging things in your life. God wants to renew your strength so you can enjoy the peaceful and joyful life He has planned for you. Go for what God has planned for you. You don’t have to settle for less than the many blessings God has for you. It’s that attitude that is keeping you from receiving the good and perfect things from God. God’s blessings belong to all His children. When you are born again, you are called into God’s blessings. In that place of blessings, you are favoured. Every child of God is blessed. You begin to walk in the promises of God. You are supposed to walk in good health, righteousness, and prosperity.

You’re a blessed person. You’re okay. You may be going through a couple of struggles here and there, and that’s where a lot of Christians are; it’s a good place to be. However, there’s another realm of God’s blessings, where only a few Christians live, and that’s God’s greater blessings. That’s a double-portion blessing. The main reason we aren’t receiving His greater blessings is because we are willing to settle for less. Very few people are committed to receiving what God has for them. We have been influenced more by the world than by God’s word and we are satisfied to accept far less than what God has provided. The Christian is to live an extraordinary life God designed for us to enjoy. Living in God’s greater blessings will not happen automatically. Only a few of God’s children live in this realm. This is where you decide how your life will be. As long as you are not eager to receive God’s double-portion blessings, you will not receive them. This is an important truth. You must reach a place in life where you eagerly pursue God’s greater blessings. You must have a holy dissatisfaction with ordinary life before you can experience all that God has for you. It doesn’t happen accidentally or automatically. God wants you to have an abundant life. That includes the double portion blessings (see John 10:10). You will not live in God’s greater blessings because you are a nice person. You will not live in God’s double portion because you are prayerful and because you are born again.

So many of God’s children live in His blessings, but there are greater blessings, there are more blessings, and it takes faith to get those blessings. It takes trust and obedience to obtain such blessings. It takes more than you just praying to receive God’s double portion. We pray, but many have misconceptions regarding prayers. We think that when we pray, God does everything.

Living In God’s Greater Blessings

" Living in God's greater blessings represents a higher realm of living "

When we pray, God very often shows us what we need to do. I’m not saying God doesn’t move supernaturally. The things we cannot do, He will do them for us. If we are going to do nothing and expect God to do everything, then that’s not going to happen. You need to understand the message of faith to obtain God’s greater blessings. It’s just sad that so many Christians are even fighting the message of faith. Unless you’re willing to stand and fight the good fight of faith, you will be overcome by this world. If you don’t stir yourself up, you will settle to the bottom. The world isn’t going to encourage you toward God’s perfect and good things that He has for you, and most Christians are not going to encourage you toward God’s greater blessings. Sadly, religion is one of the strongest weapons Satan has, to discourage people from believing for something more. Many churches believe that God does not perform miracles today, or, worse, that God is the one who wills for our lives to be in such a mess to break us. That is not true.

This is where you believe by His stripes you were healed. So, when sickness comes to your body, you say, no way. For many Christians, when sickness comes, they say well, sometimes up, and sometimes down. I believe I will be okay, and they go through the sickness and the process. Some get healed and some die. It’s still alright; they go to heaven and that’s what so many believers go through, including some ministers. Living with depression, anxiety, disappointment, regret, sadness, and being poor are not double-portion blessings. They are not God’s greater blessings. We can live a life of victory now. Jesus died to deliver us from this present evil world (Galatians 1:4) and not just one to come. Live beyond the ordinary Christian. Those who have moved into God’s greater blessings live higher lives. They live beyond the ordinary Christians. They decree a thing and it is established. They say, I want to build this thing and build it. They say I am believing God for this; by my faith, I will get it and they get it. That’s another level of life. Those blessings don’t come to you because you are born again. To live beyond the ordinary, you must move with the message of faith. Faith is seeing something that is far away and taking hold of it. You begin to use your faith. That’s the realm of greater blessings.

You are different from the ordinary believer. Get to know your rights and privileges. When the devil comes, say no way, go away and resist him. Say; I am believing God for this, and release your faith. Confess and declare, it’s mine in the name of Jesus. I’m getting that business, in the name of Jesus, it’s coming my way. That money is coming to me; you release your faith to produce results. I refuse to be poor. I walk in prosperity, in the name of Jesus. Sometimes you can really struggle at this level. Life can be a struggle. It is a fight of faith because while you are reaching out in your faith, your circumstances war against you. The more you declare, the more things seem farther away from you. However, you say, against hope, I have hope. You refuse to take your eye off your focus. Then, your faith produces the results. Then, you say, didn’t I tell you I was going to get it. I have got it now. That’s where that faith level is. You begin to enjoy the great blessings.  Many Christians are not enjoying great blessings. Many of these are at the general level of God’s blessings. However, there are some great blessings, and those great blessings do not come because you are a Christian. You must bring them upon yourself with your faith. Don’t keep saying oh God, I know one day it’s going to happen. It’s not going to happen because it’s your faith that produces results.