MFM Devotional 2 October 2022 – Lessons From The Life Of Jonah

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Mountain Top Life Daily Devotional 2 October 2022 By Dr. D.K Olukoya – Lessons From The Life Of Jonah

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TOPIC: Lessons From The Life Of Jonah (Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministries, MFM Devotional 2 October 2022)


BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Jeremiah 4:10-31, Jeremiah 5, Philippians 3, Philippians 4:1, Psalm 116:1-11


FIRE SCRIPTURE: Jonah 1:1-5 (KJV)


1 Now the word of the Lord came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,


2 Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.


3 But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.


4 But the Lord sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.


5 Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah was gone down into the sides of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep.


MEMORY VERSE: “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.” – Ecclesiastes 12:13


MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES:
There are no detours around God’s will, and anything short of total obedience to God is disobedience.


PRAISE AND WORSHIP:
Take praise and worship songs as led by the Holy Spirit


PROPHETIC WORD FOR TODAY:
I DECREE THAT THE POWER OF TOTAL OBEDIENCE WILL COME UPON YOU AS FROM TODAY, IN THE NAME OF JESUS.

MFM Devotional For Today 2022 MESSAGE:


The life of Jonah shows that anyone who pitches himself or herself against God cannot succeed in life. It also proves that failure to carry out God’s instructions, however contradictory to reason they may appear to be, always results in great spiritual loss.


Jonah was disobedient to God’s instruction. As a result, God became angry with him and troubled him Though God had sent him to Nineveh, Jonah boarded the ship going to Tarshish. He decided to travel in the ship of disobedience. God’s anger was kindled against him. Hence, God sent a storm or terrible wind to trouble the ship. The captain and other passengers cast lot and found out that the problem was caused by Jonah. Therefore, they threw him into the sea. After that, the storm became still.

Also Read: MFM Devotional 1 October 2022 – Bear One Another’s Burden


Jonah was swallowed by a whale and remained in its belly for three days and three nights. It was when he repented that God commanded the whale to vomit him. Beloved, what happened to Jonah is the fate that will befall anyone living in disobedience to God’s word or command: God’s anger, judgement and punishment.


Jonah rejected the will of God and chose to be self-willed and rebellious. God told him to go to Nineveh and preach repentance to a whole nation. Though the sins of Nineveh were great and grievous, God decided to show them mercy and give them a long rope by sending Jonah to deliver His message to them and get them to change from their evil ways rather than being swift in judging and destroying them. Jonah felt that God ought to destroy them and not give them any opportunity to repent. So, he went to Joppa instead of Nineveh.


Also, Jonah concluded within himself that the people of Nineveh had gone so corrupt and sinful that they were not likely to forsake their evil ways. So he felt that there was no point in going to deliver God’s message of repentance to them. In each instance, Jonah did not show complete trust in the sovereignty and omniscience of God. He did not submit himself to the supremacy of divine counsel. Could he have known better than God to determine who deserves His mercy and love and who does not?


You must avoid the mistakes of Jonah. Your obedience to His counsel and command must be unquestioning, prompt and complete. Running your life, ministry and any other affair contrary to divine direction will attract trouble and pain to you. It is a terrible thing to fall into the hand of the living God!


PRAYER POINTS:


MORNING

  1. Father, help me to always do divine bidding and Your word, in the name of Jesus.
  2. I will not face the wrath of God, in the name of Jesus.
  3. I receive the grace to always trust God sovereignty and omniscience, in the name of Jesus.


EVENING

  1. Father, give me the grace to love as You love, in the name of Jesus.
  2. O God, arise and increase my passion for souls, in the name of Jesus.
  3. l overcome the spirit of self-will and rebellion, in the name of Jesus.
  4. Father, help me to be unquestioningly, promptly and completely obedient to you, in the name of Jesus.


MOUNTAIN TOP LIFE is a daily devotional by Dr. D.K Olukoya (General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, Worldwide)

MFM 2022 SEVENTY DAYS PRAYER & FASTING PROGRAMME – 2 October 2022


PRAYER BATTLE (3)


SECTION 6: AVENGE ME OF MY ADVERSARIES


SCRIPTURE READING: Luke 18


CONFESSION: Jeremiah 46:10: For this is the day of the Lord GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the sword shall devour, and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their blood: for the Lord GOD of hosts hath a sacrifice in the north country by the river Euphrates.


DAY 6: (Sunday, October 2, 2022)
BREAK BY 2PM [Local Time]


THE BIBLE IN 70 DAYS
Day 56: Mark 6:34 – 16:11


DEVOTIONAL SONGS
PRAISE AND WORSHIP


PRAYER OF PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING (To be said daily)
PRAYERS FOR CHURCH, MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES AND CHRISTIAN HOMES (To be said every Sunday)


PRAYER POINTS:

  1. Light of the Lord, enter into my life to pursue any darkness in me from today, in the name of Jesus.
  2. O God, dethrone the seat of satan in my life, in the name of Jesus.
  3. I receive the spirit of goodness and mercy, in the name of Jesus.
  4. The Spirit of God shall stand between me and darkness and convert everything that comes across my life to good for me, in Jesus’ name.
  5. Both physical and spiritual governments, begin to change your laws to suit me, in the name of Jesus.
  6. Powers waging war against answers to my prayers, thunder of God, destroy them, in the name of Jesus.
  7. Every affliction that did not allow answers to my prayers to manifest, scatter by fire, in the name of Jesus.
  8. Every danger prepared for me to take my life, O God, arise and clear it away from me, in the name of Jesus.
  9. Powers planning to push my life into danger, O Lord, release Your sudden judgement on them, in the name of Jesus.
  10. The danger of this year shall not locate me and my family, by the power in the blood of Jesus, in the name of Jesus.
  11. No danger programmed against me on any day, week and month of this year shall prosper, in the name of Jesus.
  12. O Lord, envelop my life with Your mercy so that I shall be enabled to escape from every danger of this year, in the name of Jesus.
  13. O Lord, let Your mercy deliver me from any danger in which I might have involved myself, in the name of Jesus.
  14. Every bewitched garment on my destiny, making me suffer amidst plenty, I tear you off by fire, in the name of Jesus.
  15. The juncture at which the enemy has put me, Holy Ghost, take me beyond there, in the name of Jesus.
  16. Thou mighty hand of God, dislodge every evil hand from my head, in the name of Jesus.
  17. Wicked hands pointed at me to turn my day of celebration to my day of mockery, be consumed by fire, in the name of Jesus.
  18. The mighty hand that takes away sickness, come upon my life, in the name of Jesus.
  19. Mighty hand of God, separate me from what is not moving my life forward, in the name of Jesus.
  20. Every palace of the wicked, making decisions against my destiny, I set you ablaze, in the name of Jesus.
  21. The wicked personality behind my problem, waiting for me to bow, receive the arrow of death, in the name of Jesus.
  22. Every spirit assigned to make me look up to people before I can do anything, leave my life alone and die, in the name of Jesus.
  23. Every battle of begging, assigned to disgrace me, come to an end by fire, in the name of Jesus.
  24. Powers that say I will never do good things in life, be destroyed now, in the name of Jesus.
  25. O God, arise and deliver me from strange friends, in Jesus’ name.
  26. Every enemy of God seeking to abort my breakthroughs, die, in Jesus’ name.
  27. Finger of God, write my name in God’s book of blessings, in the name of Jesus.
  28. Whether the enemy likes it or not, I shall not serve him, in Jesus’ name.

PRAYER OF PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING (TO BE SAID DAILY)


Father in the name of Jesus, I thank You for:

  1. Drawing me to prayer and power,
  2. The salvation of my soul,
  3. Baptizing me with the Holy Spirit,
  4. Producing spiritual gifts upon my life,
  5. The fruits of the spirit working in me,
  6. The wonderful gift of praise,
  7. All the ways You have intervened in my affairs,
  8. Your divine plan for my life,
  9. You will never leave me nor forsake me,
  10. Bringing me to a place of maturity and deeper life,
  11. Lifting me up when I fall,
  12. Keeping me in perfect peace,
  13. Making all things work together for good for me,
  14. Protecting me from the snares of the fowler and from the noisome pestilence,
  15. The wonder-working power in Your Word and in the Blood of the Lamb,
  16. Giving Your angels charge over me,
  17. Fighting for me against my adversaries,
  18. Making me more than a conqueror,
  19. Supplying all my needs according to Your riches in glory,
  20. Your healing power upon my body, soul and spirit,
  21. Flooding my heart with the light of heaven,
  22. Always causing me to triumph in Christ Jesus,
  23. Turning my curses into blessings,
  24. Enabling me to dwell in safety,
  25. All the blessings of life,
  26. Your greatness, power, glory, majesty, splendor and righteousness,
  27. Silencing the foe and the avenger,
  28. You are at my right hand and I shall not be moved,
  29. You are trustworthy and will help Your own,
  30. Not allowing my enemies to rejoice over me,
  31. Your wonderful love,
  32. You are great and greatly to be praised,
  33. Delivering my soul from death and my feet from stumbling,
  34. You are my fortress and refuge in time of trouble,
  35. Your faithfulness and marvellous deeds,
  36. Your act of power and surpassing greatness,
  37. Dispersing spiritual blindness from my spirit,
  38. Lifting me out of the depths,
  39. Preserving me and keeping my feet from slipping,
  40. Your name is a strong tower, the righteous runs into it and he is safe.

PRAYERS FOR CHURCH, MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES AND CHRISTIAN HOMES
(TO BE SAID EVERY SUNDAY)

  1. Thank You, Father, for the promise which says, “I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”
  2. I ask for forgiveness of every sin causing disunity and powerlessness in the body of Christ.
  3. I take authority over the power of darkness in all its ramifications, in Jesus’ name.
  4. I bind and cast out every spirit causing seduction, false doctrine, deception, hypocrisy, pride and error, in Jesus’ name.
  5. Every plan and strategy of satan against the body of Christ, be bound, in the name of Jesus.
  6. Every spirit of prayerlessness, discouragement and vainglory in the body of Christ, be bound, in the name of Jesus.
  7. Father, let the spirit of brokenness be released upon us, in Jesus’ name.
  8. I command the works of the flesh in the lives of the brethren to die, in Jesus’ name.
  9. Let the power of the cross and of the Holy Spirit be released to dethrone flesh in our lives, in the name of Jesus.
  10. Let the life of our Lord Jesus Christ be truly established in the body of Christ, in the name of Jesus.
  11. Every power of selfishness, over-ambition and unteachableness, be broken, in the name of Jesus.
  12. Father, grant unto the body of Christ the mind of Christ, forgiving spirit, tolerance, genuine repentance, understanding, submission, humility, brokenness, watchfulness and the mind to commend others better than ourselves, in Jesus’ name.
  13. I challenge and pull down the forces of disobedience in the lives of the saints, in the name of Jesus.
  14. I command these blessings on the body of Christ and ministers: love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance, divine healing, divine health, fruitfulness, progress, faith, the gifts of healing, prophecy, discerning of spirits, the word of wisdom, the word of knowledge, the working of miracles, divers kinds of tongues, the interpretation of tongues, beauty and glory of God, righteousness and holiness, dedication and commitment
  15. Father, create the thirst and hunger for God and holiness in our lives, in the name of Jesus.
  16. O Lord, send down the fire of revival into the body of Christ.
  17. O Lord, break and refill Your ministers and vessels afresh.
  18. Let there be a full and fresh outpouring of the Holy Ghost upon the ministers of God, in the name of Jesus.
  19. O Lord, give unto Your ministers the power for effective prayer life.
  20. O Lord, release faithful, committed, dedicated and obedient labourers into the vineyard.
  21. I break down the authority and dominion of satan over the souls of men, in the name of Jesus.
  22. Every spirit holding the souls of men in captivity, I shatter your back-bone, in the name of Jesus.
  23. Every covenant between the souls of men and satan, I dash you to pieces, in the name of Jesus.
  24. Let the spirit of steadfastness, consistency, hunger and thirst for the words of God come upon the converts, in Jesus’ name.
  25. O Lord, release upon all our missionaries and evangelists fresh fire to disgrace territorial spirits.
  26. I break the power and the grip of the world upon the souls of men, in the name of Jesus.
  27. I release the spirit of salvation upon areas that have not been reached by the gospel, in the name of Jesus.
  28. O Lord, remove all the hindrances to Your purpose for Christian homes.
  29. I command the spirit of quarrel, immorality, unfaithfulness, infirmity, disagreement, misunderstanding and intolerance to loose their grips upon Christian homes, in the name of Jesus.
  30. Let all Christian homes be a light to the world and a vehicle of salvation, in the name of Jesus.
  31. O God, raise up Esther, Ruth and Deborah in this generation, in Jesus’ name.
  32. Every power destroying joy in the home, be dismantled, in Jesus’ name.
  33. O Lord, grant us special wisdom to train our children in Your glory.
  34. Every Christian marriage that has been re-arranged by the enemy, be corrected, in the name of Jesus.
  35. O Lord, let the spirit of wisdom, judgement, submission, gentleness, obedience to God’s word and faithfulness in the home, come upon Christian homes.
  36. O Lord, remove every wrong spirit from the midst of Your children and put in the right spirit.
  37. I take authority, over the plans and activities of satan on minister’s homes, in the name of Jesus.
  38. O Lord, increase the power and strength of the ministration of Your words amongst us.
  39. Let the kingdom of Christ come into every nation by fire, in Jesus’ name.
  40. O Lord, dismantle every man-made programme in the body of Christ and set up Your own programme.


Also Read: Open Heaven 2 October 2022 – Exposing Demonic Operations I


2022 SEVENTY DAYS PRAYER & FASTING PROGRAMME is published by Dr. D.K Olukoya (General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Worldwide)


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