Victory, Itís in the Faith!
place our own limitations on the extent of our blessings. Someone once
said, it is better to have high goals and achieve half of them than it
is to have no goals and reach all of them.
cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto
Elisha, saying, Thy servant did fear the Lord: and the creditor is come
to take unto him my two sons to be bondmen.
Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? Tell me, what hast thou
in the house? And she said, Thine handmaid hath not anything in the
house, save a pot of oil.
said, Go, borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbors, even empty
vessels; borrow not a few.
Elisha did not give his complete rationale behind borrowing the vessels;
she simply had to trust the man of God and do as he had instructed her.
It was easy to understand what to do with those vessels that had a
little something in them, but what about those that where empty?
of vessels that she collected determined the extent of her blessing
that the amount of vessels that she collected determined the extent of
her blessing. Had she been lazy and collected but a few vessels, she
would have received a small blessing; and had she gone all out and
collected a multitude of vessels she would have received an enormous
blessing. The oil continued to flow until she had ran out of vessels.
As we heed
to the voice of God by Faith, we can then experience true victorious
Bishop A.D. Gartley