Pray against any form of hindrance for everyone who desires to be in attendance. Pray that God in His mercies will make a way for all who wish to be at the conference. Rev 3:8-13
Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us. I Thess 2:18
I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, how often I planned to come to you (but have been prevented from visiting until now), in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles. Rom 1:13
What a thing! satan hindered the Apostle Paul once and again from visiting the Saints. This teaches us a lesson, that we need to rise in prayer and ask God to clear the way for us, otherwise satan may hinder us from taking a journey or from fulfilling a certain task or assignment.
Satan always tries to hinder us in our walk and work with God. Although, he hindered Apostle Paul once or twice, He could not always hinder him because our God, the mighty man in battle is always with us. Hallelujah! The Apostle Paul succeeded overall. He ran His course and completed His assignment. 2 Tim 4:7
God’s word teaches us these things that we may have hope and find encouragement as we patiently wait for God’s promises to be fulfilled. Rom 15:4 (NIV)
Now, these things happened to them as an example, but they were written down to warn us who live at the end of the age. 1 Cor 10:11
So what is the instruction here? The instruction is that as you prepare also pray that satan will not hinder you. Don’t be ignorant of his devices, because if you don’t prepare and pray, if you don’t pay attention and you become unaware of His devices (So as to pray against them, and resist them steadfastly by faith in God and prayers) he may hinder you.
You need to have a strong faith in God to succeed in the journey of life, and indeed in every venture whether small or great.
This is one of the reasons why we take time out to pray and fast before the World Agents of Change conference and at the beginning of the year so that satan does not succeed in his attempts to hinder us in any way from fulfilling all that God has asked us to do.
Satan can attempt to use different means or situations to hinder us, for example, he can use fear or threats, or even people who will stand in our way. He may attempt to stop our financial provision, or he may cause an emergency situation for us, or literally block the road in every way possible.
But irrespective of the way he chooses to come, satan will not succeed if we wake up from our slumber and arise! We can win every time. Whatever you do, please do not fail to pray against the wiles of the devil as you prepare. The Bible tells us to;
- Watch and Pray Mark 13:33.
- Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith I Pet 5:8-9
- Not to allow satan to outsmart or outwit you “…for we are not unaware of his schemes.” 2 Cor 2:11.
- Be humble and submit our selves to God, resist the devil (one way to do this is by fasting and prayer), and… “Yell a loud no to the Devil and watch him scamper”. Jas 4:7.
Clearly if we fail to do any or all of these, the devil may succeed in hindering us!
Rise up now and pray! do all you can to ensure that the devil does not hinder you from attending the 2019 WAOCC, make sure he doesn’t hinder you in any way from doing what God wants you to do this year!
Pray for us also, pray for the conference, pray particularly for participants coming from outside Abuja that they will not be hindered by satan in any way, that satan will not hinder them from attending the conference. That the Lord will grant them safe journey.
Don’t be left out, God is about to do something glorious at the
2019 World Agents of Change Conference coming up in 9 days.
You can also make a voluntary contribution towards the conference here
God bless you as you do so!