As soon as it is late night in Germany, major television stations begin to stream pornography. I flipped through all the major sporting and society channels and found the same thing – videos of nude girls beckoning on customers with their mobile numbers proudly displayed.
This is not an indictment of the German culture. Rather it is a humble acceptance that my faith-based culture is by far intolerable of the German TV night culture. If pastors don’t protect themselves and their congregation from such like, there is big trouble ahead for Christians who watch this daily.
But let me summarise a teaching on THE WELLS OF SALVATION as I preached it in a revival on Sunday August 9 at the Altar and Parish Dedication of the Celestial Church of Christ, House of Prayer Parish in Frankfurt. Led by a humble and diligent man of God, MSE Babatunde Idowu, the HOP two-day event of a book launch plus church dedication attracted guests from all over Germany and the rest of Europe, as well as Nigeria, including Nigeria’s Consul-General to Germany, John Ejinaka.
THE WELLS OF SALVATION
Therefore with joy shall you draw water out of the wells of salvation (from death, poverty, abuse, disease, failure, oppression, sorrow, etc) – Isaiah 12:3.
Beware: BUT FALSE PROPHETS, PASTORS & PREACHERS ARE WELLS WITHOUT WATER, DANGEROUS BUT DAMNED -2 PET. 2:1&17
IDENTIFYING YOUR WELLS
General description: …a WELL is an issue, a pool, hole, source or origin of /for water, oil, brine, gas – fed by a Spring i.e. always in Supply!
‘WELLS’ appears in the bible 11x. There are wells in abundance inside of you – Matt. 12:34
WELLS are always dug or drilled… By you, by others or by God > So dig or seek dug WELLS.
WELLS are dug for water (health) or for oil &gas (wealth) or else they are useless > Enemies can kill even the most fruitful wells – Genesis 26:15.
Your WELLS are in your BODY (fruits of your 5 senses); and in your MIND (fruits of your brain, academic & professional training); and in your SOUL or SPIRIT (the gifts God has given you).
For your personal trinity to enjoy fruitful wells, you must love the Holy Trinity – Luke 10:27
Your personal trinity is the combination of your body, mind and spirit.
WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR WELLS
You can MANUALIZE them: Do it yourself > it is risk-free, gives low yield, slow but sure; whatever you sow, you reap – Galatians 6:7
You can MECHANIZE them: Employ and use men, machines and resources > fairly risky, gives greater yield, much faster returns. But by strength shall no man win – 1 Sam. 2:9
You can AUTOMATE them: Give sacrificial offerings, tithes and firstfruits of your time, finances, substance and giftings to God and the gospel… Then watch God silence your enemies – Prov 16:7; make your WELLS over-flow – Mal. 3:10; and sustain your WELLS to exceeding abundance – Ephesians 3:20.
LET US PRAY: Take me to ELIM, the place of 12 wells – Exodus 15:27; and to SHEBAH, where wells have water – Gen 26:33.