5th August 2018 TOPIC: THE POWER OF SACRIFICE


TEXT: 2 Samuel 2 vs 29, Hebrews 13 vs 15, Philippians 4 vs 18, Rev 3 vs 9,2 Samuel 24 vs 16 – end.
Sacrifice is all about living the life of God. One of the characteristics of a person living a sacrificial life is the ability of keeping in faith against all odds.
The sacrifice of the blood of Jesus is the greatest sacrifice, where He laid his life for the atonement of our sins, to redeem us from our iniquity and eternal death.

MEANING OF SACRIFICE:
a) Sacrifice is an act done to gain power, protection, wealth, favour for divine gain.
b) Sacrifice is a state of surrendering something precious in order to gain something superior.
SIGNIFICANTS OF SACRIFICE
1. It is supernatural or inclined.
2. It invokes quick reaction from the spirit world.
CONDUCTS OF SACRIFICE
1. Our life
2. Material things

THE POWERS OF SACRIFICE
1. It makes God have a U-turn for an impending judgment. (isaiah38:1-end)
2. Sacrifice goes extra mile than prayers
3. It disturbs the realm of the spirit and gain result.
4. It allows God to distribute to us men of good will.
5. It distorts the agenda of darkness against our lives.

NB: When we sacrifice, our lives will never be scarified in the altar of demons.