“When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace:”
“But when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils.”
The scriptures make us to understand that the growth of His church is God’s assignment to the believer, and he is to be occupied with it till Jesus returns Lk. 19:13; Jn. 21:15-17. God is committed to the growth of His church, but it demands intense investments by the believer before it can be experienced 1Cor. 3:6-7. The success of the believer at church growth is vital for him to experience the glorious life ordained for him, and failure at it is with adverse consequence on his life Mat. 25:20-25,30. What does it take to deliver result in church growth?
Understanding required for the believer to deliver church growth.
Strongholds refer to issues that have to do with the mind. Mindset and mentality that Satan uses to hold men down in the life of sin, and prevent them from embracing the life of Christ. These mindset must be pulled down and taken off 2Cor. 10:3-6; 4:4.
We saw in scriptures how Simon the sorcerer was stopped by the Holy Spirit through the ministry of Peter, which resulted in the explosion of the church Acts 8:9-25. Until he was stopped, he was a stumbling block to the church.
There are agents of the devil, they speak words that makes the unsaved not to desire salvation experience, and as many believers to drop off from the kingdom Eph. 5:6. These must be silenced and stopped by our decree Isa. 8:8-10; 54:15-17.
Jesus is Lord!
Father, in the name of Jesus, I receive fresh empowerment of the Holy Spirit for victory in the warfare against the gates of hell, resulting in massive salvation of souls this 4th week of harvest Acts. 1:8.
Curse every force of darkness preventing your efforts in soul winning to deliver tangible result.
Whatever is preventing souls from responding to the gospel through you is cursed now!
From today, minimum ten new souls shall follow you to church every Sunday!