So many of you have been prayin’ and prayin’ and prayin’ about stuff and… NOTHING! It’s like either God has gone on holiday or your prayers are ‘missing road’ as we say here in Nigeria😬.
Well, we know it’s NOT that God has gone on holiday, because the Bible says that He does not sleep😉 so what is the problem? We’ll tackle this this week.
In the meantime, KEEP THE FAITH FAM❤!
DO YOU NEED TO GO ON A ‘COMPANY OFF-SITE’ 😑? One of the reasons why we pray and pray but get no answer is because ‘we pray amiss’ … or in Nigerian ‘speak’, our prayers ‘have missed road’ 😬.
Think about it this way: Your company wants to go global 🌏so the CEO is focusing on buying up smaller companies in other countries and also collaborating with other major players… But despite this, you go and present a proposal to your CEO that he/she should approve for you to go and open a satellite office in your village (which is in the same country)😬! Fun example 😂 but it makes the point right? When your proposal lands on your CEO’s desk, he is likely to do what? If he is mean, he will send you packing. If he is patient (like God is), he will send you on a ‘company off-site’ so you can learn and align to the company’s current strategy💥.
o what? If he is mean, he will send you packing. If he is patient (like God is), he will send you on a ‘company off-site’ so you can learn and align to the company’s current strategy💥.
Get it? If you have been praying and praying about something and its not coming through, IT JUST MIGHT BE that you are completely missing the current ‘strategy’ of God, and you are asking for something that’s totally out of His plan for you (or for the world) at this time 💥.
P.S if you want me to coach you to help you learn how to discern God’s plans for your life in this season, DM me 😉.
SOMETHING IS JUST NOT READY YET. The reason your prayer is feeling unanswered might be because YOU are not ready yet to carry and use that thing you are asking for. OR it might be that THE BENEFICIARIES/OTHERS WHO ARE TO BE AFFECTED by that thing you are asking for are not yet ready.
Let me explain. Say you go to your father and ask him to buy you the latest Range Rover… Yet you just got your driver’s licence last week and the only car you have ridden before is the Citi Golf (#throwback) that you used to learn how to drive😬😉. What do you think your father will say to your request? N-O! Lol! Why? Because honey, you ain’t ready for a Range Rover! Lol
OR, say you are very passionate about helping teenage girls from poor backgrounds to get a better education, so you meet a girl you really like and you help her to apply to a really good university, but she gets rejected because her secondary school results are just not good enough. YOU ARE READY to fulfil your passion, but the girl is NOT YET READY, and so therefore you need to be patient and be prepared to work with her to help her become ready.
Fam… Timing and readiness is everything. When you are praying about something, you need to also be asking God about His timing, and about whether all the things that need to be in place are ready. If you do not do this, you will just be F-R-U-S-T-R-A-T-E-D😣!
P.S if you want me to coach you to help you learn how to discern God’s timing and the readiness of all aspects of your season, DM me😉.
YOUR ENEMY IS AT WORK 😏. Hmmm… If your prayer is not being answered, yet you know that you are asking in line with God’s will, you are ready, you are not missing God’s timing, aaannnddd all the necessary elements are ready, then perhaps the devil (your enemy) is trying to play silly games 😏.
“But Coach Toyin, why would God allow the devil to frustrate the answer to my prayer when I have really done my best to align with God’s will?”🤔😭
Well, there are 2 possible reasons. One reason is that the Lord might want you to LEARN how to identify when the devil is messing with you, and He wants you to learn how to resist the devil and stand on Christ’s victory💥.Second reason is that God might be allowing you to experience this resistance so that you can grow in godly attributes like strength, patience, insight, faith, mercy, etc.
EITHER WAY, the enemy cannot prevent God’s purpose for you unless you allow him to, so STAND IN STRENGTH AND KEEP PRAYING. THE VICTORY BELONGS TO JESUS 💪✌! God will make all this work together for your good. Trust!
P.S if you want me to coach you to help you learn how to understand and discern what is going on in your life and what God is saying to you, DM me😉.
Coach Toyin, Founder of The Narrow Gateway
As always, I end this by saying, I am Coach Toyin, fully convicted by my own words and very much still under construction in the hands of the Father.