2021 Word From Bishop
Greetings fellow brethren
Happy New Year to you all
This is the year that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it
May the good Lord richly bless and prosper you all in the year 2021
By the grace of God, Victorious Life International Ministries turned 8 on the 4th of January 2021. The Lord has been gracious to us and we are so glad. We believe that the Lord is perfecting everything that concerns us and all our partners. We believe that the lines are falling in pleasant places for us. The number 8 is a number of NEW BEGINNINGS and we are trusting God that Victorious Life is rising again in favor and blessings. We believe that a cloud of favor, healing, blessings and dominion is rising upon us all.
Our theme for the year 2021 is:
RAISING THE STANDARD
Specifically the Lord directed me to Isaiah 59:19 So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.
The year 2020 had a unique share of challenges and storms that affected all the nations of the world. Lives were lost; businesses were shattered and all hope was lost due to Covid-19. We are not yet out the pandemic but God has made us to understand that He is a God who RAISES THE STANDARD. The Lord is about to silence Covid-19 and give nations of the world healing, restoration and dominion over #corona virus. We have embraced this prophetic word and we know that God will watch over His word to perform it.
Luke 1:45 And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.
Whilst the storm is still raging on, God is looking for a people of stubborn faith. A people who will trust God regardless of the prevailing circumstances. Let the weak say I AM STRONG. Let the sick say I AM HEALED. Let the poor say I AM RICH. God has given us a mandate to let the world know that THERE IS A LIFTING COMING. You might be down today but you will rise again. Healing and restoration is coming your way in Jesus’s name.
Job 22:29 When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.
The obvious question you may ask today is HOW CAN THIS BE POSSIBLE? Our theme scripture says; THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD WILL LIFT UP A STANDARD AGAINST THE ENEMY
Brothers and sisters; I pray that the Spirit of God will rest upon your lives in the year 2021. I pray that the Spirit of God will find place in our communities and nations. When the Spirit of God is upon your life; what happens next is the miraculous. The impossible becomes POSSIBLE. The difficult becomes EASY. When the Spirit of God is upon your life; you cannot remain the same.
Luke 4:17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, 18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, 19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
At one stage Mary wondered how she was going to conceive when literally she knew no man. The angel of God told her that THE SPIRIT OF GOD WILL SETTLE THE MATTER. In like manner brethren; let us join hands in faith and trust God to RAISE THE STANDARD in our lives, families, businesses and nations for with God nothing shall be impossible.
Luke 1:34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? 35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God. 36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren. 37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Prepare yourself people of God because the LORD is about to turn your mourning into dancing. The LORD is about turn your sorrow into joy. Instead of tears and affliction the LORD will clothe you with gladness and prosperity
-: I pray that 2021 will be such a prosperous and fruitful year to you all
-: I pray that you will find security in the storm
-: I pray that you will be able to accomplish all your dreams
How Can You Build Yourself Up In The Year 2021?
• Study the word of God, possess it and make it real in your own life story. God is exactly what He is in the Holy Word
• Soak yourself in books, audio or video tapes of sermons in the area you want to be addressed. It is very critical to listen to the right voice because the voices you listen to significantly contribute to your destiny
• Pray that God will give you a personal divine encounter. God speaks, He is not silent.
• Count on those things God did for you in the past as you trust God for the bigger miracle to happen in your life
• Treasure other people’s testimonies as true, valid and also applicable in your life. What God did for others, He is able to do for you
- Surround yourself with the right people. People who will encourage you to go forward and not backwards
- Work hard with your own hands
- Focus on things that raise the standard in your life
I pray for you that God will cause His TRUE LIGHT to shine in your life, family, business and all and that testimonies of faith at work will flood your life in Jesus’ name
God Bless You
Servant Of The Lord
Bishop T. Sithole