6-Week Series: Against All Odds


Summary: Going Forward is a command from God who knows that there is a possibility of a new level


When statements are made they are made for a certain purpose to be fulfilled. More so when the Almighty God himself is the one speaking. His words are powerful and creative. Jn. 1:1-3.

When word like this is spoken it could be just:

- a kind of advice to someone

- a kind of information to someone

- a kind of command to someone.

The word that is coming to you today is not just an advice that could be considered, or a piece of an information to be ignored but a command that you have to obey.

Today you are standing in at a point where you either move ahead and succeed or stay where you are and perish.

You have been pursued to a point of no return and your enemies know that this is the final elimination match someone must move ahead to reach his destiny and the other person must surely die in relegation.

My prayer for you today is that you will not be the person to die but the person that is moving on

Ps. 118:17

to the next level,

to the other side of the Red Sea,

to the place where there is plenty of milk and honey.

To move on from the slavery of more than four hundred years into your total freedom

To move on from failure to success

To move on from sickness into health

And as you go your song shall be: I am pressing on the upward way, new height I am gaining everyday...

And when you read the bible you sometimes read that Jesus went down from Jerusalem to some other places: Jerusalem is high up and when anyone moves from it they are actually moving downward toward Samaria or any other lower town. Lk. 4:31

Whenever the children of Israel backslide they are always going down to Egypt. Gen. 12:10;

Ex. 19:14. He was on mountain top with God and later went down to meet the multitude below

Isa. 30:2-6 woe to those who go down to Egypt.

When God therefore told Moses to go forward there are a lot of implications

1. To go forward here means that he should proceed to where he has determined to go to. His determination is to reach the land where milk and honey flows. Ruth.1:18; 1 Sam. 30:8;

There are so many of us who have always determined to go higher but the enemies have prevented us this is the day to have your determination fulfill. Ps. 18:5 &18.

- Your determination to be free shall be granted

- your determination to pass your exams shall be granted

- your determination to be married shall be granted

- Your determination to have children shall be granted

- Your determination to have your own house shall be granted

- Your determination to be gainfully employed shall be granted

- your determination to change the history of your family shall be granted

2. To go forward also means that he should never retreat because of the threat of the enemy, the army of Pharaoh. 2 kings. 19:8-12. Acts.4:17

Why must you be afraid when the Lord is the one urging you to move ahead. Ps. 27:1-4.

This is not a time to turn back because it is dangerous to do so. Hebrews. 10:38-39.

There could be certain limitations that you have do not look at them focus your attention on Jesus.

You may be feeling pain in your body right now focus your attention on God and the pain shall go.

You may not have money in your pocket now the God that is urging you to move on is the great provider, the owner of the cattles on a thousand a thousand hills.

3. To go forward means that the present obstacle, the Red Sea shall be removed. Hebrews. 13:33;

On that day two types of obstacle were removed

1. The geographical obstacle was removed when the Red Sea opened up for them to pass

2. The human obstacle which was Pharaoh army was also removed

I pray today that whatever is blocking your way shall be removed in Jesus name.

Every geographical hindrances

Every human hindrances

Every legislative hindrances

Every curse place on you

Every boundary adjustment to blocks you

All of them shall be completely removed today in the name of Jesus.

4. To go forward means that the future obstacles shall be taken care of and be removed also. Zechariah. 4:7-9

When David killed Goliath little did he realized that Goliath had other terrible brothers, more fiercely looking. 2 Sam. 21:18-22.

All enemies known and unknown to you who are waiting in your future shall fall in Jesus name.

When Israel crossed the Red Sea they met some kings who tried to block them

They met some cities like Jericho which tried to block them

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