Why does God’s Will never happen

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God’s will can fail for our lives, and that is nothing to do with His sovereign and all-powerful nature. His will depends on many factors, and this can be a depressing read for many as there is an expectancy that God moves like the genie from Aladdin!
God is not a genie, and we see the way He moves in His Word which is the biggest and most important demonstration of how He wants His will  to be accomplished, so why do we find ourselves running away from His will?
We do not understand His Word
We lack obedience
We lose hope
Other satanic strongholds work against us as well, but they are usually easier to deal with in comparison to rebellion which is deep rooted and often covered deep in our hearts. We often want to blame Satan for stealing our blessings, but he can only steal when we operate under his principle of rebellion, for there he is the king and Victor.
The solution is simple, and the method is painful because it takes a daily working out of your salvation to accomplish God’s Will. What does this mean? Implementing faith that the flesh is dead on the cross and is no more alive.
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Disciples do the will of the Father

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God’s will is much spoken about as it should be and plenty of us including those who feature in God’s Word have managed to make a mess of it at some point in time. Disobedience seems to be the root of not allowing God to fulfil His will or purpose in our lives, but we are incredibly thankful to God for His grace and mercy because as we regularly divert from His route, He has already found a way back to His plan and purpose. Many never get back to the road because they find the path too difficult or they struggle with obedience, then there are others who God carves a new course out for which is an amazing example of God’s tender love for His creation. So why do so many live unfulfilled lives?

The simple answer is that believers tend to see God as a genie or a grandfather in the sky. That’s why the atheists are busy laughing and calling God a fairy but if we were busy seeing God for who He is (No man has ever seen Him) then there is a chance that we will see the genuine fulfilment of His will on earth. Below I look at what believers do:

Expect monthly handouts – Like the UN World Food Programme
Expecting instant miracles – Like Maggi Noodles
Expecting blessings to land on their laps – Like babies needing their daily feed

God can do any of the above but they are extremely rare, and they aren’t ever part of a daily lifestyle that we should be living in Christ because I never saw the disciples live like it. Below I look at what disciples do:

They hear God – Relationship
They are obedient to God – Purpose and Desire
They are guided by His Word – He becomes a light to our feet
They overcome expected challenges on the road marked out – Understand spiritual warfare

This is how you can do the will of the Father, and if you want that tight, family-like relationship with God, then you must live like this all the time. Jesus told us in His Word that whoever does the will of The Father is a family member to Him. Your path isn’t meant to be easy, and there rarely is a free ride but if you want to expect then expect the impossible God’s way. God won’t move outside His Word so if you’re expectation isn’t found in His Word then you will never be able to see His will let alone fulfil it.

The blind lead the blind, and it is now time to open your eyes.

The Epistles – What’s happening today

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I have given a fair indication of how I have lived my life since converting to Christianity in the previous blogs, and it is only fair to describe what is happening in my life today. This scripture comes to mind:
(2 Corinthians 4:7-9)
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
This scripture is a description that Paul was writing about as he faced death in Asia while preaching the gospel and sometimes when we are moving in God’s plan it can feel very similar. In all honesty, it isn’t a real comparison but each person has their own grace and strength to cope, and I certainly haven’t had to live like the Christians in difficult areas of the world.
Success can be found in your career, ministry, family and friendships but try success is loving Jesus. I have realised that everything I have gained in this world is vanity and will perish one day, but one thing that will remain is the Love of God and in this season of my life that is what I am holding onto. God has pushed the restart button on my life, and I am looking forward to a new season, new blessing and new disciplines.
God is releasing me into a new identity
God is releasing me into a new domain
God is releasing me with a new authority
Right now my single commitment is to train up leaders for success through this website tool which I have developed. Get on the train!
Before you leave this website, take a look at www.helpingleader.com as I have designed a course through all my learning experiences to help people become a great success despite trying circumstances. I feel it will benefit you!
Peace!

Book of Job – My business struggles

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I had desired to be a pastor for many years after I committed my life to Christ but the Lord Jesus would always lead me towards a career in business.  I resisted the call for business for many years because I have a real passion for bringing the knowledge of Christ to lost souls until one sunny day in Copenhagen, I heard the Lord speak to me about the ‘rich person’. “Who will go them?” A new vision was birthed at that moment.
I have titled this article based on the story of Job which is about loss, redemption and overflow, and this is precisely how I can describe my career in business. Through a lack of wisdom I have lost plenty of money; through demonic attacks I have lost plenty opportunities but in the midst of all crises God has remained faithful to His vision and the cause He has for The Kingdom.
God designed us to make decisions based on taking His counsel but human nature drives us to be the decision makers in our lives, and this is where I had fallen short for years. All of my business failures are down to one simple factor; I was making bad decisions compared to God ones. Through each wrong decision, I found redemption through Jesus’s blood, but there have always been consequences to those bad decisions. Just as Israel took a 40-year detour, I too have taken long detours, but grace is always bringing me back.
Through every setback, I have found opportunity and today I can stand confidently as an entrepreneur because of this. I learned an important key in this life, and that is that opportunities will never cease to find you as long as your eyes are open. I could have buried my head in the sand through every disappointment, but instead, I chose to keep my head lifted high, and that is exactly where I could see Jesus.
Something that plenty of Christians struggle with is money and the potential for God’s children to have lots of it brings fear upon even the most faithful believers. Money has a place in God’s Kingdom if used correctly and in His wisdom; anything else does boil down to greed and lust. It is totally fine to be successful on earth as long as God is behind your decisions, purpose and vision. My struggles are now my strengths, and as I press forward as an entrepreneur, I hope to continue moving ahead with God’s agenda and not my own.
Money is a good thing, just don’t lust after it.
Before you leave this website, take a look at the here as I have designed a course through all my learning experiences to help people become a great success despite trying circumstances. I feel it will benefit you!
Peace!
Amit

The Gospels – My time in leadership

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My leadership career began immediately after my salvation as I began to pastor and lead my extended family in the things of God while experiencing the supernatural on a regular basis. My first encounter was a dream about my first pastor. The dream was not simple, and the meaning of it was hidden from me for around one year. I went and told my pastor the dream and from that day onwards he publicly humiliated me on a continuous basis until I became withdrawn about my relationship with God. He was later removed from leadership for having an affair with the worship leader! I guess you know the dream I had now!

My next church allowed me to sit back and relax in rather than lead, and it was a great relief since I was in the last year of my degree. However the pastor and his wife disliked me and for no reason whatsoever…well so I thought! They were in love with my family but totally resistant to me. You know things are bad when the pastor and his wife phone your parents and spend time trying to tell them not to help their son in his business ventures; “Your son is using you”. Amit, welcome to leadership!

Let’s fast forward a little…in recent times, I was given the privilege of overseeing 50 churches in Africa, and I led over 200 leaders in a discipleship programme across Africa and the UK. Leadership isn’t all glitter, in fact, it rarely has been for me, and I can relate to some degree how the Apostles were treated by other leaders and elders yet there has been something satisfying about leading for God. I have managed to carve my path in Him and make room for others to become leaders. Good leaders breed followers, and great leaders create better leaders. Wonder what category I will fall into over time?

It isn’t all doom and gloom because I love leadership, and I thank God for the few great examples God has given me. To be honest, I have had very few good influences in my life biblically which has forced me to lean on God’s Word, which is primary for any Christian. I learned to relate to Jesus and His Apostles which has given me a firm foundation as a leader which in turn has allowed me to see the good side of leadership.

Leadership isn’t just about the church; it is about life. We are leaders in the home, amongst friends, in our careers, doing God’s work in whichever capacity chosen and of course church, etc. So never let anyone limit you as a leader and the way you operate in leadership because God never put any limitations on you. I suppose that is why I have created a leadership course; I wanted to break down barriers formed in the Christian tradition and get back to Biblical leadership!

Before you leave this website, take a look at www.helpingleader.com as I have designed a course through all my learning experiences to help people become a great success despite trying circumstances. I feel it will benefit you!

Peace!

Amit