Topic: The Effects Of Negative Patterns On Destiny – from Seeds of Destiny Devotional by Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche | Date: Sunday, 10 June 2018.
SCRIPTURE: And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. Genesis 32:24
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: A major reason for the struggles and limitations of many people in life and destiny is negative cycles and patterns in their lineage.
Negative patterns are real! Negative tendencies exist! These refer to a regular evil, a negative cycle or pattern of behaviour, occurrence, event or tendency that is repeated so often that it becomes typical of someone or their family lineage. These patterns limit destiny!
Jacob was a man whose life was characterized with negative tendencies. In his family, there was an evil pattern of barrenness; Sarah, his grandmother, Rebecca (his mother), Leah and Rachael (his wives) were all barren at one time or the other in their lives. There was also a pattern of perennial struggle in his life. Though things seemed to be working out for him, his struggles continued alongside unabated. He struggled at birth when he wrestled with his brother Esau, he struggled for the birth-right by selling his food to Esau in exchange for it, he struggled to get his father’s blessing by telling lies, he struggled to marry Laban’s daughters by labouring for fourteen years, he also laboured for seven years for the livestock and Laban changed his wages ten times.
Everything was working for Jacob, but with struggles and pains. One day, he decided that the struggles of his life must end. He must have told himself, I do not like this ugly pattern in my life. Even though I am succeeding; I am struggling and sweating too much. Why is everything about my life struggle and fight?
Jacob’s experience was not peculiar to his family alone; many people today are victims of negative cycles and patterns of life. The reason for the struggles and limitations of many people is negative cycles or patterns in their lineage.
Beloved, I do not know the negative pattern in your life, destiny and family – it may be poverty, empty-handedness, failure at the edge of breakthrough, etc. which have limited your destiny; today that evil pattern is broken and you shall fulfil your destiny in Jesus’ Name.
Remember this: The reason for the struggles and limitations of many people is negative cycles and patterns in their lineage.
- Ask God to show you any negative pattern in your life.
- Make up your mind that it must end so you can fulfil destiny.
PRAYER: O Lord, I ask that You open my eyes to any negative pattern and habit in my life. Deal with them Lord, in Jesus’ Name.
DAILY BIBLE READING: 1 Kings 7:1 to 51, Acts 7:30 to 50, Psalm 128:1 to 6, Proverbs 16:31 to 33
AMAZING FACT: The smallest bones are the ossicles in the middle ear: the incus, the malleus, and the stapes (also called the anvil, hammer, and stirrup).
QUOTE: In certain families, there are certain familiar occurrences which happen all the time. Culled from FINALLY FREE FROM SINGLENESS by Dr (Mrs) Becky Paul-Enenche.
Today’s devotional was written by Pastor Paul Enenche of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre (DIGC), headquartered at Abuja, Nigeria, with Pastor Paul and Becky Enenche, as the Senior Pastors. It is a power-packed arena where God’s Presence, Principles and Power are at work for the salvation, healing and restoration of human destinies and dignities