DATE: MONDAY, 15TH MARCH, 2021
TOPIC: PURPOSE; YOUR WORSHIP
TEXT: Gen 2:15 ( AMP)
“And the Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to tend and guard and keep it”
This is what God did to the man he has formed; He gave him an assignment not a pulpit. When you see a loaded brother who has passed through making and detailed training in the school of the Spirit, what is the next question you ask such? Most will say, what is your “calling”? Calling is not all about pulpit but receiving your divine mandate. This is the practical acknowledgement that he is your creator and you are to do his will alone. That is real sonship. This is the level of growth that God will trust with the treasures of the earth.
At the beginning, there was no need for preaching because there was no fall from grace then. No one to preach to. They were still in grace. They fell from grace when their sense took over. That was the enticement devil gave them. The church now has many power apart from that of the Holy Ghost to keep moving, we are more wiser than the generations earlier, good in organization, these has made us less dependent on the Spirit and else the level of grace manifestation we see.
A man is to care, keep, and put in order the things that God has created. Adam was trained to manage and not to preach. He was a manager of the fullness of grace he found himself in. He was placed in a place of management to fulfill his mandate of leadership. You cannot fulfill your mandate to the peak if you do not have a leadership mindset. Leadership (not rulership) is the original mandate of man.
One of the mark of the formation of Adam is that he could accurately discern the will of God. He named all animals and plants and did not go to a prophet to know if Eve was his wife (Gen 2:19-25). If you need a prophet to tell you who to marry, you are not formed yet. You are not yet a man, go back to the quarry. He was formed and given an assignment, and then he needs helper. As long as he keeps on with that assignment, God will come and meet him there. Communion was a life style. If you are doing what God want you to do, you will truly know that you will not need to rush out of work so that you can go “into the presence of God”. You will experience anointing of Holy Ghost at work and that will create the hunger to separate more time, which will help to maximize special gathering of sons. Joseph was prosperous in his work because he operated such divine presence. He was living with an unbeliever, no space for the usual religious ceremony but was a man on duty for his creator and of consistent communion. No wonder prosperity pursues him! The fields are barren because they are waiting for men with grace that will cultivate them. We cannot see maximum fruitfulness if only natural man, natural mind; natural motives are what tends the garden of the earth. They cannot unlock the blessing of the earth.
It is good to note that the last Adam ( Jesus) however preached, taught and healed ( Matt 4:17-23). We are of the order of the last Adam. However, if we grasp his message, it will not take too long to return to the original mandate.
I RECEIVE GRACE FOR COMPLETE FORMATION ( Gen 2:7) AND INSIGHT FOR CORRECT PLACEMENT IN JESUS NAME ( Gen 2:15)
AUTHOR: DR AKINLADE ISAIAH