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14th JANUARY 2021

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not anything made that was made” – John 1:1 – 3

Even with the Holy Spirit’s indwelling, you still have to do some physical work to realize your desires. That entails working through certain principles to achieve significant success. Before you apply these principles, you have to ensure that your wishes are in sync with the Word of God and His will. To know if what you seek is in sync with His will is easy. That is because the more time you spend with God in fellowship and friendship, the more He will put specific desires into your heart, which aligns with His perfect will.

Nevertheless, first thing first; be sure that what you seek is in line with God’s Word and His perfect will. To know God’s will, let the Spirit give you a lead or a guide. After that, proceed to apply these principles:

1.   Have a clear vision of what you need. If you can send a strong vision of what you need into your mind, and pray about it and believe in it, you indeed will have it at the appropriate time. God told Abraham, “I am giving all this land, as far as you can see, to you and your descendants.” (Genesis 13:15). Therefore, have a strong vision in your inner heart of what you need (Numbers 13:30 – 31). You must always see yourself as having received already, what you are praying to have. From this moment, ever see your desires coming to manifestation; declare aloud that you have received your heart desires already by the power of God.
2.     Seek the face of God by spending time with Him in friendship and fellowship (James 4:4). Once you catch a vision of receiving the desires of your heart, it’s time to prepare your heart to receive them. The Scripture says; “Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness. Delight yourself also in the Lord” (Psalm 37:3-4). How do you do this? It starts with spending quality time with God in fellowship —that’s the only way to give God first place in your life. Many believers wonder why good things never seem to happen to them. They expect God to do His part, yet they are not willing to do their part. When you seek the face of God in fellowship, He will reveal to you where, how and what you have to do to bring your desires to fruition. Therefore, when you pursue intimacy with God, you will qualify yourself to receive all that He has promised. And the best part is, you will not lack any good thing.”
3.     Throw Off Unforgiveness. Unforgiveness hinders the blessings of God in our life. The Scripture says; “Throw off everything that hinders.” –Hebrews 12:1 (NIV). When you have taken steps 1 and 2 above, as well as everything else you seek to have, then stand in faith to receive from God! (Ephesians, 6:13). One big challenge standing against your faith in receiving is unforgiveness. Unforgiveness is the big dog of hindrances to receiving your heart’s desires! According to Kenneth Copeland, forgiving someone isn’t a unique favour to them. It isn’t justifying what they’ve done, and it doesn’t even indicate a restored relationship. Forgiveness isn’t something that happens between you and another person—it’s something that happens within you. It is a quiet, personal transformation in your heart. More important than anything else—forgiving someone else sets you free. That’s why Paul exhorted the believers to “focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead” (Philippians 3:13).

4. Connect your thoughts and Word. The Scripture says, “He will have whatever he says.” –Mark 11:23 Thoughts and words are the two most vital elements of manifestation. Without these two, no manifestation will take place. Without a combination of thoughts and words in creating your desires, nothing will work, and that may disarm your faith. What you need to do is to fill your heart with the Word of God, and speak it out over your situation. When you connect your thoughts and words by creating a thought-word connection, get ready for an explosive response in the spirit realm! Your heart’s desires will be the result.

5.     Persevere in Faith. The Scripture says, “Through faith and patience inherit the promises.” –Hebrews 6:12. Perseverance is needed to get your desires finalized. After you have aligned your thoughts with Word, you must persevere in faith while waiting for your desire to materialize. That’s why Hebrews 10:36 says, “You require patience” because persevering in faith is what brings you to the finish line—where your heart’s desires are waiting for you. While you are waiting, you are persevering in your faith, which means you aren’t letting anything or anyone talk you out of what you believe. While you’re waiting, you obey God’s commands all along the way. To persevere in faith, don’t waver from your position—remain obedient, continually grow in God, and above all—Don’t Give Up.
6.     Fill your heart with gratitude. The Scripture says, “Enter into his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise.” –Psalm 100:4. Mind you, those who are waiting for their desires to manifest will never grumble or lose faith in God. A heart of gratitude is full of praise and thanksgiving—and holds amazing power. That is the reason to praise God with every breath!

Now that you have learned about these principles of manifestation go ahead to practice them starting today.


Father in the name of Jesus Christ, I thank you for the revelation of thy Word today. You have deposited in me thy power to create all that I need. Therefore, I ask for the grace to understand this power and how to use it for the greater glory of thy name. Thank you, Lord, AMEN.

FURTHER READING: 1Corinthians 14:25; John 14:21; Acts 4:16; 1Corinthians 4:5; 2Corinthians 4:10; 2Corinthians 4:11

Mary Lawrence-Dokpesi
Mary Lawrence-Dokpesi
Mary Lawrence-Dokpesi was born in Nigeria to Patrick Abuda Obeakemhe and Juliana Fatimatu Obeakemhe, both from Ogbona Town. With a master’s degree in law, she was called to the bar at the age of twenty-two, and she is currently the principle partner of the law firm Mary Lawrence-Dokpesi & Associates. She is also the founder of two philanthropic organizations: the Living Waters Mission and the Rose Croix Foundation. In addition to law, Lawrence-Dokpesi was drawn to spiritual pursuits at an early age, having begun studying philosophy, theology, chaplaincy, and spirit therapy by the age of eighteen. Inspired by her spiritual calling, she has produced ten intensively researched manuscripts on spiritual matters. Although Understanding the Spiritual was the last to be written, it is the first to be published. Lawrence-Dokpesi is a mother and a wife living in the city of Abuja, Nigeria.

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