Glory be to God for Jesus Christ through whom we have our existence. He is the One who lived before us, is with us now, and will remain forever more.

Today, we want to remind ourselves that this Jesus is the best example to follow. Those who know Him follow Him, and He comes to their aides.

Jesus was falsely accused, sentenced to be crucified, beaten, mocked, flogged, and hung on the cross. His garments were divided, and mockery did not end. As He was nailed to the tree, they told him, “You who destroy the temple and build it in three days, save Yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the cross.” He was in so much pain to the point that He “cried out with a loud voice, saying, … My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me?” (Mat. 27:46)

Dear Reader, are you in any pain today? Are you going through some ridicule? Do others share your belongings, and you have no control over them? Where is your pain? Is it physical, financial, emotional, psychological, spiritual, etc.?  Maybe you’re also in a state of asking, “Oh God, why me?”

Let me tell you how Jesus got out of His own pain: He got out through the power of His words. In Matthew 17:22-23 Jesus told His disciples that He would rise. In Matt. 27:63 He is quoted as saying, “After three days, I will arise.” Glory halleluiah, in Matt. 28:6, it is confirmed that, indeed, He arose. In Matthew 28:18, He proclaimed that All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Him.

Ladies and gentlemen, the words you speak during your trouble will determine your end. Jesus said He would rise, and He did.

How is it possible to speak wellness when things are not well? It becomes possible by invoking the word of God. Isa. 60:15 says although you have been forsaken and no one cared about you, God will make you an eternal excellence. Use these words and say to yourself, God will make me an eternal excellence. Say I will rise. Say I will not be consumed.

I want you to know that:

When it seems as if you are forsaken, God is about to glorify you, as He did Jesus Christ

  1. Before the bread was miraculously multiplied to feed many, it was first broken
  2. Before you become a blessing, you will first be broken
  3. Before you become eternal excellence, you will first go through the process of being forsaken
  4. It is easy now to call the GOD OF ABRAHAM, but Abraham had to go through issues first.
  5. Before Jesus could give life, He first had to die. But on His way to dying, although forsaken, He said I will rise. He said that this building would be destroyed in three days, and it would be raised again.

I want you to know in your heart and repeat with your mouth that you will rise. The problems will be over.

As far as being forsaken, I know a rich man who was forsaken (Job 3:25-26). Job is his name, but during his problems, he said in Job 13:15, “Though he slay me, yet will I trust Him.”  He said in Job 19:25-26, “For I know that my redeemer liveth, …” Glory, halleluiah, he was restored. What you say during predicaments will determine your ultimate end.

Micah said, “Do not rejoice over me, my enemy; When I fall, I will arise; When I sit in darkness, The LORD will be a light to me. I will bear the indignation of the LORD Because I have sinned against Him, Until He pleads my case And executes justice for me.” – Micah 7:8-9

I know some holy people who also had to face the fiery furnace of life. At the time of their trouble, they said, “…our God whom we serve is able to deliver us…” (Dan. 3:17). What problem do you have, dearly beloved of God? Have you devoted all your life to Christ yet are encountering problems? Speak deliverance to your life. Set yourself free with God’s words. In verses 26-29, they were delivered without getting burnt, and God was praised.

If you know of anyone, relatives or friends, who are in trouble, speak goodness into his/her life. King Darius told Daniel in chapter 6:16, “…Your God, whom you serve continually, He will deliver you.” Glory halleluiah, in verses 21-22, Daniel was delivered.  I say your deliverance is coming. Just begin to speak the deliverance in advance.

Maybe you are a nice person who had done good and cared for God’s servants, like the Shunammite woman whose son died (2 Kgs. 4:18-23, 35-37). During her problem, she proclaimed, “It is well.” Lo and behold, It became well with her – the son rose again.

Repeat after me, “I will rise,”; “It is well,”; “God is with me”; “Nothing shall be broken”; “Everything shall be in place for me.” Yes, right now, begin to locate your solution in the words of God. Begin to speak life into your situation.

We thank God for the blood of Jesus that speaks better things than the blood of Abel – Heb. 12:24. There is power in that blood. The power in the blood and the name of Jesus brings the promises of God to pass in your life. God said, although you are forsaken now, He will restore you and make you become an eternal excellence. Speak excellence into your life, and you will live. I congratulate you in advance. Jesus is working on your case already.Do you have a sermon notebook for yourself? I have customized one for you. You can also request for my book “Chosen But Naughty” if you call 516-8605729. Also available for your benefit is a daily devotional that you may obtain by calling 718-658-8981