What is Restoration?
It is to receive back more than what has been lost, which makes the final state of someone to surpass the original status and condition.
Restoration is a vital component of the provision of the covenant Joel 2:23-27; Psa. 23:1-3. And we serve the covenant keeping God Psa. 89:34; Jer. 33:20-21. Restoration will always result in a believer experiencing improvement beyond measure in life, and this is what God has ordained to execute in each life today. This restoration include; of lost years, wasted effort and labor, health, joy, peace, blessings, properties etc. To experience restoration, one must fulfil the covenant demands.
Also, scriptures make us to understand that we are in the season of restoration, because revival time is restoration time. We have defined a revival as the move of the Spirit of God among God’s people, and this is usually accompanied with waves of restoration Isa. 61:1-7. A revival is divine visitation and it is validated by the restoration of glory in the lives of engaging believers Zph. 3:17-20; Acts 2:46-47. Therefore, what are the demands that will position a believer to experience supernatural restoration in this revival season?
Covenant Demands for Restoration.
Every man yet to repent and be born again is vulnerable to Satan, who is recognized in scriptures as the thief Jn. 10:10. When the individual becomes born again, the activity of the thief is terminated and all he has stolen is restored Pro. 6:30-31.
Until we total abandon the world, its way of life and return fully to God, we are not set for restoration even after one is born again. This is what some need to do now, for all they have lost and pursuing after to be released.
When we choose to receive and believe God’s word concerning our restoration, we have triggered the power of God to restore back all that we have lost in life.
Serving God invokes the release of the power of God that guarantees the delivery of all provisions of God for the believer’s life, both the ones he has lost or yet to be possess.
In the covenant, whatever one makes happen for others is what will happen in one’s life, and in a multiplied fold. In essence, the believer that desires restoration should commit to pray for others, for their restoration and his own shall become a reality.
Our words as believers is the force that defines our experience in life. In essence, we must keep declaring our restoration in order to experience it in reality.
Behind the losses in the believer’s life are certain forces of darkness, until they are subdued restoration is not in view. The blood is the covenant force the enemy will always submit to, the believer must commit to engage it in all its forms for his restoration.
In conclusion, in the natural, every season answer to its name effortlessly, how much more spiritual seasons. Therefore, in this midst of the year season beginning from today, all that you have lost shall be fully restored.
To anyone reading this that will love to give his/her life to Christ, pray this prayer out loud with me from your heart: “Lord Jesus, I surrender my life to you today. Forgive me my sins; wash me with your blood. I believe you died for me, on the third day you rose again that I may be justified. Right now, I believe that my sins are forgiven; I’m justified by your blood; I’m born-again; I’m saved; I’m a child of God; I’m free from the power of sin to serve the living God. Thank you Jesus for receiving me; thank you Jesus for restoring me; thank you Jesus for saving me.”