Giving Thanks, A Key To Never Ending Increase

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

We are continuing our series on thanksgiving. In the scripture above, Jesus had been teaching the multitude for three days and because of their hunger for the word, they stayed and listened, not leaving. Jesus knew He had to do something but only five loaves of bread and two fish were available.

However, Jesus understood the principle of thanksgiving. He gave thanks for the food available. He did not complain, or start to panic or start to scream at his disciples to get food for the crowd. Instead, He gave thanks. And as the people sat down and Jesus broke the bread, the disciples shared it, it multiplied. Glory to Jesus.

What do you have in your hand today? It might not be enough to pay your bills or handle everything you need to handle, but just apply the principle like Jesus did. Put God to the test and thank Him and let multiplication hit you in Jesus name. AMEN.

Look back through the year, you will find countless instances of God's goodness to you. Intentionally thank him for all He has done. Your level of gratitude determines your level of altitude in life.

Pastor David Ogbueli
David Ogbueli is an international speaker, Author, a management and government consultant. He is the senior pastor of Dominion City church worldwide and the president of the Dominion Leadership Institute.

He is the host of the TV and Radio Program ‘Expand your world’ that runs on many TV and Radio stations throughout the nation. His teaching and healing ministry has brought tremendous blessing to the lives of many people all around the world.

He has authored many books which include: Discovering Your Ministry, Discovering the Power of The Blood covenant, and Secrets of The Greatest Men That Ever Lived, Dealing with Rejection, The Location of Hell and The Essence of Life.

As a well-known conference speaker, he has traveled extensively, passionately taking the message of personal and national transformation to the people and leaders of nations around the world.

He is on the board of various organizations which include the Golden Heart Foundation, the principal convener of the National Youth Summit – A youth development initiative that has impacted over 100,000 youths in the nation. He is married to Sarah Ogbueli and they are blessed with four children.

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