THEME : ENCOUNTER WITH THE SUPERNATURAL
TEXT : GENESIS 32:28-30
TOPIC : DIVINE ENCOUNTER
SPEAKER : ELDER LANRE AMOO
The Bible says “And he said My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest” (Exodus 33:14). If there is any desire to have, it is to have an encounter with the Supernatural. Each time there is such an occurrence, Supernatural things normally happen. May we have a Divine encounter with Him.
1. THE PATRIARCH
. Jacob – Genesis 32:28-30
. Paul – Acts 9:3-6
2. THE REQUIREMENT
. Wrestle with God – Genesis 32:24,28
. Follow peace – Hebrews 12:14
. Be Holy – I Peter 1:15,16; I John 1:7
. Love the Lord – I John 4:7,8
. Love others – I John 4:19,20
. Be set apart – John 17:17; Genesis 13:14
3. THE MANIFESTATION
. Salvation – Acts 9:15-17
. Change of Name – Genesis 32:28
. Life Preservation – Genesis 32:30
. Sea Parted – Exodus 14,:13,21
. River Parted – Joshua 3:13,17
. Marah to Sweetness – Exodus 15:23-25
. Barrenness to Fruitfulness – I Samuel 1:2,20
. Divine wetness – 2 Kings 3:16,17
. Raining of Hailstones – Joshua 10:11
. Prison gates opened – Acts 16:25,26
Divine Encounter with the Almighty God comes in diverse ways, may we not miss out whenever He is manifesting Himself (I Kgs 19:11-13) in Jesus Christ name. Amen.
Moses was roaming about tending flocks when he was meant to be tending a nation until he had an encounter with Divinity at the Burning Bush. (Exodus 3:2)
Beloved, it takes an encounter to count in your generation. An encounter establishes a change of identity or label. Jacob’s name was changed to Israel; his identity and capacity were enlarged from being a person to becoming a nation.
Jabez’s life and destiny was transmogrified from the state of misery to the state of honour on the platform of Divine encounter.
Supernatural encounter is potent enough to turn a nonentity into a celebrity and a “nobody” to somebody.