Topic: Break the Limits
“And it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed.” (2 Kings 4: 6)
Pastor Jerry Eze Streams of Joy Devotional 19 March 2021 Message:
It is instructive to observe that the flow of oil for that widow of one of the sons of the prophets ceased the very moment the vessels finished. The oil kept flowing when there were vessels to fill, and once the vessels finished, the oil stopped flowing. There was a divine enablement for multiplication to happen in her life, but that multiplication stopped the moment she had no more room for multiplication to happen.
Friend, there is a divine opportunity to be more, and when you have the chance, don’t limit yourself. Don’t reduce your expectations for results. Don’t limit the spread of your influence. Don’t halt your advancement simply because you feel you can’t be more. Don’t cut down your scope of greatness because you are unwilling to stretch yourself and do more than men expect from you.
Could it be possible that the sons of that widow felt they had borrowed enough vessels, without knowing that were setting limits to an outpouring that God had ordained? Could it be that they were too tired to get more vessels? Could it be that they lacked the vision and understanding of what God could make happen if they got more? Could it be that they had no idea that it was in their hands to determine the scope of increase?
When destiny presents you an opportunity to do more, please don’t do less. When you have a chance to give more results, don’t give fewer results. When you have a chance to break forth on all sides, don’t limit yourself. Don’t excuse yourself from heights that God has empowered you to attain. Don’t allow the much you have seen and the much you can conveniently do, to make you miss out on dimensions that were already open to you.
Remember, you can be more; you can do more; you can have more; God can make you more if you are willing.
2 Kings 3:16 says: “And he said, Thus saith the LORD, Make this valley full of ditches.”
Declare With Me: I won’t be less when I can be more, in Jesus’ name!
Pastor Jerry Eze is the dynamic Founder and President of the fast-growing Streams of Joy International. A seasoned Pastor and leader, a consummate conference speaker and leadership coach. The work of ministry have taken him to major platforms around the world