THEME : ENCOUNTER  WITH  THE  SUPERNATURAL

TEXT : GENESIS 32:28-30

TOPIC : DIVINE ENCOUNTER

SPEAKER : ELDER LANRE AMOO

 

INTRODUCTION

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

 

CONCLUSION

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.


MEDITATION/PRAYERS

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.