Saturday, 2 January 2010

Then God Said...!

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
The earth was formless and empty, and darkness
covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was
hovering over the surface of the waters.
Then God said...
Genesis 1:1-3

The first week of every year is usually a time the diligent will sit down and put together a plan for their lives. I say diligent because not everyone does so. However, failing to write down our plans means we have given the year permission to unfold whichever way it wants to. It means we have given the year permission to attend to the world's next screaming sensation.
This could be likened to someone who is trying to loose weight who sways in tune to the newest diet sensation, rather than treating the root cause of the problem of weight gain. The result will to be on a constant diet roller coaster, never fully achieving the desired results.

Beside putting together a Life, yearly, monthly, weekly and daily plan, a very important thing that we must do is SPEAK into our lives; in to our present and future.


From the opening verse, Genesis 1:1-3, it is explained that the earth was without form or void, this means that it was in a mess. The message Bible helps to make this even clearer, it reads "First this: God created the Heavens and Earth—all you see, all you don't see. Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. God's Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss."

From this, lets ask ourselves the question; what is the state of our lives at the beginning of this year? Is it a soup of confusion, of mis-aligned priorities, of debt, of sin, and or lack of focus?

Going back to the opening verses, to rectify all the mess the earth was in, God started to do something, apart from the plan that He had for earth, for we know our God is a God of order 1 Corinthians 14:33a..., HE SPOKE. From verse 3, the Bible says in Genesis 1:3, "God spoke.... " . God began to speak order into the earth. Whatever God said it came to be. He spoke light, day, night, land, firmament and all. Read Genesis 1 for completion.

The question today is thus; what do you want to change, fix, be rectified or aligned to God's will in you life? Along with the plans God has given you, you MUST SPEAK. Start to say something into forming and shaping of your life.

The Bible says in Genesis 1:27 that God created us in His own Image, it reads "So God created man in His own image, in the image and likeness of God He created him; male and female He created them."

Image means to: to be a reflection, a mirrored likeness of, or a semblance of something or someone.

As we are created in God's image, it means we have the same abilities that He has. So as God spoke order into the earth, we also can speak order into our lives. We can speak whatever we want to speak into our lives.

As you start this new year and indeed a new decade, I encourage you that as you work and walk God's plan for your life this year, to also SPEAK the plan. Our faith is a spoken faith, which means what we declare shall be, just as confirmed in Job 22:28, which reads "You will also declare a thing, And it will be established for you; So light will shine on your ways"

This year, the choice is ours to make. Do we speak life and give God something to work with or speak death and give the devil something run wild with.

I wish you a good start to the year, rising, running and reigning in and through God as you should; making Him famous along the way.

Much Love, Remi
*** pictures by photobucket***


Retromus-ik said...

I agree. I def. plan on being more positive this year. I must. I will.

Beth in NC said...

Have a super blessed 2010 Remi! God bless you!

alter-ego said...

its all about embracing his likeness and attitude..I so agree..Still enjoting your notes. Looking forward to more. Happy new year x

Myne Whitman said...

Happy New Year Remi and may more blessings come your way.

Gee said...

agree about speaking into our lives!
how r u remi---happy to read and get the feeling u r doing great as usual---
happy new year ooo!
nd keep up--i love ur posts!!

ayo said...

happy new year remi,
take care of yourself and God Bless

Believer said...

There is a law for confession, you just say what God has said!! Donald Lawrence

Girl you 'stole' my next post, I AM BLESSED AND HIGHLY FAVOURED

Happy New Year again, when shall we see, hope you got my message!!

Remi, United Kingdom said...

@ Retromus-IK… Yup, by God’s grace and power, you willl . How are u doing girl?

@ Beth, thank you.. and you too. God bless you abundantly, by the way, the message on your blog this week.aaaaaaaaaargh. that was for me. Oh gosh!

@alter-ego, Happy New Year to you too. Yup the right attitude is half the job. Awe thanks, I pray I am willing and obedient to write when and what God says to. Have a great year ahead…

@Myne Whiteman – Happy New Year to you love. Amen! I pray that all your dreams and desires come alive, according to God’s will and purpose for your life… I want to buy the book oh!

@ Gee, Happy New Year luv. Yup I am doing great, I praise and thank God, He is faithful. Awe thanks… and by God’s grace, I will keep on writing and writing and writing

@ Ayo, Happy New Year to you too. I tried to chat you again when I was done but you had gone off line.. I don’t see you online anymore… sniff

@ Believer… Yup… so true! Hahahaha… well it was Baba that gave the word oh..
Ah I got your text.. just left a message for you.. I must shout firrrrrrrrrrrrsssssssst on that blog again oh. Pray these phone people give me a new blackberry and then the game is oooooooooon! lol

Rita said...

Happy New Year oh.

I am definitely planning and going to speak right.

Believe it or not, the words He spoke to me this year is "Whatever you call it, that is what it is". It tells me that I must watch my tongue very seriously.

Debbie said...

Remainds of this scripture "you shall not go out in haste".

thanks for sharing

Happy New Year