Welcome to #KingdomManna on Inspire Africa Project! I strongly believe that majority of the people that gather in different churches every week are spiritual infants who are more interested in toys than God. I discovered that while matured Christians are looking for God, spiritual infants are looking for toys.
While matured Christians are all out to have an encounter with God, spiritual infants are looking for miracles. When those who are eating solid food are looking for God, spiritual infants are looking for powerful men of God. A spiritual infant can never believe that God has answered his prayer until you give him things like oil, coloured candle, mustard seed, anointing water and other stuff. So their faith is in the oil and other stuff, not in God.
I was in a conference few days ago and one of my mentors re-echoed what has been bothering me for a very long time. He said that most African Christians believe in the word of their pastors more than the Word of God. Haven’t you discovered that some ministers present themselves as powerful men of God who can solve any problem? Instead of leading people to Christ who is the Head of the Church, they are leading people to themselves!
An average Christian now see ministers as intermediaries! So instead of growing spiritually to encounter God, they resort to looking for seers, prophet’s and powerful men of God. If you organise a crusade with the theme: KNOWING GOD, everywhere will be very scanty. But if you organise another crusade with the theme; OPERATION KILL THE WITCHES, the kind of crowd that will gather at venue will shock you!
Several years ago, God said to me, “Seek Me, when you find Me, you will gain access to everything I have.” Scripture shows that God gives Himself to matured Christians, and give things to spiritual infants!
The Psalmist said, “He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel.” Psalm 103:7. God made His ways known to Moses. He revealed to Moses the mysteries of heaven. God invited Moses to spend time with Him for forty days, so that he would know the Person that was speaking to him.
While God was revealing Himself to Moses, He was making His acts known to the children of Israel. What are these acts? Water gushed out of the rock, manna fell from heaven, and other miracles that happened in the wilderness. So God reveal His ways to matured Christians, and perform miracles for spiritual infants.
But if God reveals Himself to you, He will use you to work miracles. You won’t look for miracles because you are pregnant with supernaturally virtues! Stop looking for miracles and start looking for God, and when you get Him, you will gain access to everything He has.
After Jesus fed five thousand men, the people rejoiced and went back home. The following day, they started looking for Jesus in order to eat another free food. Jesus said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw the signs, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled. Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal on Him.” John 6:26-27.
Spiritual infants are food eaters! Unfortunately for them, Jesus knew what they came for and changed the message of the day to, you must eat My body and drink My blood. They said, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How is it then that He says, ‘I have come down from heaven’?” John 6:42.
What did they do after that? “From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more.” John 6:66. That is exactly the behavior of spiritual infants. They don’t like matured teachings, they like prophetic declarations. They like shouting, “I claim it, I receive it, and a very long ameeeeeeeen?” That’s why some ministers has reduced the ministry to prophetic declarations.
Dear friend, God is saying to you today that He wants you to have a special encounter with Him! Stop looking for things and start looking for God. My greatest discovery is, when your stand for God is defined, supernatural assistance is provoked! Welcome to the world of unlimited possibilities? Keep soaring. What did you learn from this discussion? Share your views or ask questions at the comment section of this blog.
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