MOUNTAIN OF FIRE & MIRACLES MINISTRIES
International Headquarters, Lagos, Nigeria.
MANNA WATER SERVICE
Wednesday June 3rd, 2020.
(Special Live Broadcast)
TOPIC: CONNECTING TO THE MYSTERY OF VIGILS
TEXT: 1 Sam 15 :11
Ministering: Dr. D.K Olukoya (G.O MFM Worldwide)
1 Samuel 15:11 – “It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night.”
Leviticus 6:9 – “Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This is the law of the burnt offering: It is the burnt offering, because of the burning upon the altar all night unto the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be burning in it.”
🔥May the power of the night not quench your fire, in the name of Jesus.
God speaks in vigils. Mark 1:35. – “And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed”
Night prayers and meditations are patterns of ancient saints which this modern-day christians have neglected. Vigils are usually of potent spiritual activities.
Luke 9:30-31 Jesus Himself did vigils.
There Are at least twenty-five (25) categories of vigils
1. Destiny vigil
2. Revelation vigil
3. Power vigil
4. Intercessory vigil
4. Intercessory vigil
5. Reading vigil
6. Meditation vigil
7. Study vigil
8. Prayer vigil
9. Fasting vigil
10. Strategising vigil
11. Personal vigil
12. Congregational vigil
13. Vision vigil
14. Sermon vigil
15. Gethsemane vigil
16. Warfare vigil
17. Thanksgiving vigil
18. Praises and worship vigil
19. Deliverance vigil
20. Consecration and dedication vigil
21. Travailing vigil
22. Prayer walk vigil
23. Singing vigil
24. Repentance vigil
25. Prophetic vigil
It was a vigil Jesus had on the mount of transfiguration
🔥 May you have a transfigurative vigil, in the name of Jesus.
Acts 16:25 – “And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them.”
🔥 May you have a vigil that will release earthquake of deliverance, in the name of Jesus.
Vigil prayers can cause holy confusion in the city. 2 Samuel 12:16
Vigil could be personal. You need not be in church or mountain to do vigil. It has to be in the house now because of the situation the world is.
Kings hold vigil: when you are ready for serious business, you hold vigil. All vigils need not be loud to be effective. Acts 20:7-9. There is a place for sermon vigil.
There are at least three (3) accounts in the Bible Jesus had vigils.
1. Matthew 14:22 – When Jesus went to solitary place to pray
2. Matthew 17 – Vigil on the mount of transfiguration
3. Matthew 26:36
4. Luke 6:12-13
5. John 18:2
There is a mystery/spiritual power on spiritual vigils
Genesis 32:22-24 – Jacob’s wrestling vigil
– Vigils can be life-transformating
– It changed Jacob’s name and status
🔥 May you have a life-transforming vigil, in the name of Jesus.
– There are destiny changing vigils
– There are name changing vigils
– There are transforming vigils
What could have happened if Jacob didn’t have the vigil? His destiny would have wasted.
🔥 May your destiny not be wasted, in the name of Jesus.
Exodus 12:12 – There is a Passover vigil
🔥 May you not sleep a dangerous sleep, in the name of Jesus
Exodus 14:19-20 – Vigil for dealing with Pharaoh.
There is something known as fast-sleep; fasting in sleep. Acts 12:5-7
Vigils are often times of great spiritual intervention. They release angels to come and help us.
Note that there is a vigil of Satan – “…while men slept, the enemy came and sow tares”. The power of Satan is known as the power of darkness. Psalm 91 we often read describes it as “terror by night and pestilence that walketh in darkness”
Hosea 4:5 – there is a conspiracy at night against the prophets.
🔥 May you not fall by night in Jesus’ name.
Jeremiah 6:5 – Night destruction is also popular by the enemy.
God also keeps vigil. Exodus 12:12
Both physical and spiritual battles are best fought at night.
What happens to intercessors who fail to arise in prayers? Does God congratulate them? No!
In conclusion, listen to this message over and over again. Participate in vigils. It doesn’t have to be all night. It could be one hour, two hours, etc
1. Any power, assigned to puncture the plan of God for my life, I kill you now, in the name of Jesus.
2. Anointing of ease, to make difficult things easy for me, come upon me now, in the name of Jesus.
3. Powers, that have vowed that my star will not shine, I kill you now, in the name of Jesus.
4. Any battle, that has grown old in my life, die, in the name of Jesus.
5. Any battle, that has grown old in my family, die, in the name of Jesus.
6. Every flying pestilence, I am not your candidate, scatter, in the name of Jesus.
7. Blood of Jesus, overshadow my body, soul and spirit, in the name of Jesus.
Year 2020: ‘Our year of spiritual revival and new glory’