SEEKING THE FACE OF THE LORD Part 1

SEEKING THE FACE OF THE LORD Part 1

Channels to Seek the Face of the Lord

1: PRAYER AND FASTING.

Seeking the face of the Lord in prayer and fasting for your own spiritual empowerment,fresh anointing and renewal of strength to start well and end finish well in all your undertaken in year 2017.(Mathew25:1-12). You need to be adequately prepared to receive the power to your exceeding greatness on every side.

Isaiah 58:6-14 KJV
[6] Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke? [7] Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh? [8] Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward. [9] Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am . If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity; [10] And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday: [11] And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not. [12] And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in. [13] If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the Lord , honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: [14] Then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord ; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it .

2:SEEKING HIS FACE IN KINGDOM ORIENTED SERVICES.

Psalm 63:1-3 KJV
[1] O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; [2] To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. [3] Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.

God told Moses to instruct every children of Isreal to seek Him first every first day of the month for Him to bless them.
Exodus 40:1-2 KJV
[1] And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, [2] On the first day of the first month shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation.

Exodus 40:1-2 KJV
[1] And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, [2] On the first day of the first month shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the tent of the congregation.

3: THROUGH YOUR GIVINGS/SEEDS.

WE AS A BELIEVER ALSO INSTRUCTED DIVINELY TO SEEK THE FACE OF OUR GOD WITH MATERIALS SEED OR BLESSINGS TO SEEK HIS FACE CONTINUALLY. COVENANT GIVINGS IS A PART OF SEEKING HIS FACE.YOUR SEED HAVE A VOICE IN THE EAR OF GOD.DO IT RIGHT THIS YEAR,YOU WILL EXPERIENCE THE GREATNESS YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN BEFORE IN JESUS NAME.

2 Chronicles 15:11-15 KJV
[11] And they offered unto the Lord the same time, of the spoil which they had brought, seven hundred oxen and seven thousand sheep. [12] And they entered into a covenant to seek the Lord God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul; [13] That whosoever would not seek the Lord God of Israel should be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman. [14] And they sware unto the Lord with a loud voice, and with shouting, and with trumpets, and with cornets. [15] And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the Lord gave them rest round about.

Acts 10:1-2 KJV
[1] There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band , [2] A devout man , and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.

Sources of seed planting: our first fruits must given so God can bless the rest in your Hands,paying your tithes and offerings and kingdom sacrificial seeds.

BENEFITS OF SEEKING THE FACE OF GOD.

1:ANSWERED TO PRAYER.

Psalm 34:4 KJV
[4] I sought the Lord , and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 63:1,8-11 KJV
[1] O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; [8] My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. [9] But those that seek my soul, to destroy it , shall go into the lower parts of the earth. [10] They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes. [11] But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV
[14] If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

2: DELIVERANCES:
THE Almighty God His always ready to preserve,defend and to deliver His lovers and seekers whenever the needs arises.

Job 5:12-13,19-26 KJV
[12] He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise. [13] He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong. [19] He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. [20] In famine he shall redeem thee from death: and in war from the power of the sword. [21] Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh. [22] At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth. [23] For thou shalt be in league with the stones of the field: and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with thee. [24] And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle shall be in peace; and thou shalt visit thy habitation, and shalt not sin. [25] Thou shalt know also that thy seed shall be great, and thine offspring as the grass of the earth. [26] Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.

Psalm 33:10 KJV
[10] The Lord bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.

Isaiah 54:15-17 KJV
[15] Behold, they shall surely gather together, but not by me: whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall for thy sake. [16] Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire, and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy. [17] No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord , and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord .
God will never allow His lovers and seekers to be defeated by their enemies.Psalm34:19.

3: PROSPERITY.
GOD IS ALWAY READY AND WILLING TO PROSPER THOSE WILL SEEK HIM SINCERELY. GOD DOESNT USE PEOPLE BUT THROUGH HIS SERVICE HE PROSPER THEM WONDERFULLY AND ABUNDANTLY. PRAISE GOD.

HE PROSPERS THEM PHYSICALLY WITH SOUND HEALTH,SOUND MIND AND FINANCIAL BLESSINGS BEYOND THEIR LABORS.
Uzziah sought the Lord and prospered him marvelously.
2 Chronicles 26:5 KJV
[5] And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the Lord , God made him to prosper.
Pealm35:27.

CONCLUSION: SEEKING THE FACE OF GOD IS OUR PATHWAY TO EXCEEDING GREATNESS ON EVERY SIDE, THERE IS NO BODY THAT SEEK THE FACE OF GOD SINCERELY,
COMMITTEDLY AND CONSISTENTLY THAT GOD WILL NOT PROMOTE BEYOND HUMAM COMPREHENSION.

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