June 2017 Theme – Greater Power And Greater Grace
Power can be defined as the ability to do something or act in a particular way. It can also be the rate of doing work.
An interesting thing to know about power is that it is not the same for all objects. To this effect, power has a unit whereby it can be measured. Therefore, the attained level of power of a particular object can be calculated or determined.
Another interesting aspect of power is that it relates to time. The extent of work done by an object or the rate per time at which it is done will give an indication of how powerful that object is.
One of the most powerfully anointed prophets in human history is Prophet Elijah. In his days, he was able to call down physical fire from heaven; raised the dead; made rain to fall; brought supernatural provision in time of famine; separated the Jordan River; etc. In all, the bible recorded 16 miracles performed by God through the hands of Elijah.
Due to the level of power wielded by Prophet Elijah, it would be unimaginable to think that someone else could or can be more powerful than he was. Yet Prophet Elisha that took over from Elijah enjoyed greater power in double measures.
In his own time, Elisha was recorded in the bible to have done 32 miracles while living and an extra one in death. He was able to raise the dead; brought supernatural provisions; separated the Jordan River; brought miraculous military victories; etc.
The ability to enjoy greater power in life comes from enjoying greater grace from God. This is because all power belong to God. King Saul’s son – Ishibosheth controlled a bigger army than David did. However, the team of David became stronger than those of Ishibosheth because David enjoyed greater grace (2 Sam. 3:1).
This month of June, the Almighty God is prepared to endue us with greater power and bestow upon us greater grace for the days, months and years ahead. May these be our portion in Jesus name. Amen!