Bible/Reading: 2 Tim. 3:1-17, Text: Deut. 31:1-6
It is not the wish of God for us to fail. A lot of people failed in academics, marriages, businesses and welfare etc. Failure can be seen in either physical or spiritual perspectives.
Physical Failure means
· To be rejected
· To be bankrupt
· To be weak
· To fall short
· To be unsuccessful
· To come to an end.
What is spiritual failure? It means;
· Inability to put your talent to use.
· It is doing the usual things and experiencing failure.
· It is not doing what you supposed to do.
· It is working differently against your own aim.
· Inability to live Godly life.
· It is running backward.
· It is not prospering in all areas of life.
· Leaving the world worse than you met it.
· It is not performing your best.
Some fact to know about Failure
· You can recover again (Prov. 24:16).
· Failure is a terrible thing (Prov. 19:7).
· Failure brings loneliness.
· There’s no external failure without internal agents.
· The greatest vehicle for failure is laziness and sleep.
· Celebrated failure does not last.
· Failure is an event and not a person.
· Most failures are expert in making excuses.
· A powerful key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Why people Fail (Agents of Failure)
· People fail because of the love of money.
· Love for sex (case study; Sampson, Reuben).
· The love for power.
· Frustration (don’t be discourage).
· Negative thoughts (prov. 23: 7).
· Evil confession.
· Lack of integrity and bad character.
· Foundational problems.
· Curse of non-achievements.
· Carelessness with dreams.
Way out of Failure
· Give your life to Jesus. He is your way.
· Keep pushing. Some closed doors are close but not lock.
· Fervent prayers. Don’t forget your prayer request soon. Pray until something happen.
· Don’t give up on God. He will answer when you persist.
· Live a holy life. Without holiness, no one will see God.
Run after the giver of money, love, satisfaction and other things you may desire. Abundance and satisfaction is in God.
· Any power that want me to fail, catch fire in Jesus name.
· Any power that is looking for my downfall, die.
· Power of failure in my life, go back to your sender.
· Strongman of failure, i am not your candidate, therefore, die.
· My father, arise and purify my tongue in the name of
· Every curse of non-achievement that is working against
my life, break in Jesus name.
· Any evil covenant between me and the spirit of failure,
break in Jesus name.
· I refuse to fail at the edge of my miracle. Failure shall not
be my lot, in the name of Jesus.