Green Pastures Today




But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes,
and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a prey, and none delivereth; for a spoil, and none saith, Restore. Isaiah 42:22.

Light reveals what is hidden and recovers that which was lost. Light is a tool for restoration of glory, colour and dignity of man. Darkness is comparable to prison life, where the rights and privileges of liberty are denied.

In darkness good cannot be appreciated, neither is the future in view. Those in darkness are robbed and spoiled; some become victims of their circumstance or situation. Those that settle in darkness live for now at the expense of the future. Permanent decisions are made over temporary situations; depression & oppression sets in

Light cannot be achieved, it can only be received! Christ is the light of life, life begins with an encounter with the light of Christ.

“Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world:he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.” John 8:12.

Until light comes, darkness continues as the norm. Do a quick check, is the light around you is darkness? Can you see? Do you understand the life you live or living for now? Is eternal life a guaranteed or a guess? Do you have the picture of your future?

Christ is the light of life both temporal and eternal, no dark areas are allowed. He lights up the world by lighting up your life. I am the light of the world, every light bearer is illuminated by his light.
Light gives you the right to life, Christ is the light of life. Your long obscured status is now being revealed by his light. You can now become the light of the world and a city set on a hill by receiving the light he gives.

Welcome to life, receive his light. Light is your right to life.

“Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 5:14-16.

Prayer: Father, I thank you for your shining light that gives us the right to arise and shine. Now i know that the light of Christ is the master-key to life. It can be received but not achieved. I yield myself to more of this light to have more life in Jesus name.


The covenant key.


 But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel. Hebrews 12:22-24.
When it is said that there is a place the enemy cannot operate, it may be news to some ears. The devil has very serious limitation of movement, it is a lie that he has access to everyplace. Take a roll call of permissible entities in Zion from above scriptures. From the innumerable company of angels in Zion, to the general assembly & Church of the firstborn, whose names are clearly documented. To God the general Overseer and the spirits of just men perfected by Christ Jesus the High Priest & the new Covenant bearer & the blood of Jesus sprinkling and perfecting those that’s are born there. There is no mention of the devil in these passage.because he is excluded. Stop believing a lie, the devil has no access to Zion.
“And there was war in heaven:Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world:he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.”Revelation 12:7-9.
The war was fought, the victory is won; their tenancy terminated. There is no more room available to the devil in heaven and in Zion. If the devil is not allowed, evil is also prohibited. Since his tenancy was terminated, he was booted out by angelic forces. That also marks the termination of evil in your life. Everyone born in Zion is fortified and secured from evil. No more room to the devil! No more invite to his operation. When next one says that the devil and his evil can operate anywhere, reply with vehemence, not here! I am born in Zion,and I dwell there. Your life is a no go area to the devil! This is what the covenant key delivers. Everywhere the forces of the covenant is at work, the devil is on the run.
“And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy:and nothing shall by any means hurt you.”Luke 10:18-19.

The covenant key

The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool. The Lord shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.Psalms 110:1-2.
Covenant dominion has an operations base; Zion, city of our God. Every genuine dominion is by force, the enemy does not have a choice. That is the license to reign, prosper, be great and settled in life & eternally. Only those seated in heavenly places by Christ Jesus can reign in life. Those that reign with Christ on earth also reign with him in heaven. It’s an everlasting covenant & Zion is the headquarters of covenant dominion. The covenant commands angelic host to enforce dominion in everyplace. Expect angelic activity and influence over the issues of your life. Zion is not only a place or system, it is the womb or birthplace of greatness.
“I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man was born there. And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and the highest himself shall establish her. The Lord shall count, when he writeth up the people, that this man was born there. Selah.”Psalms 87:4-6.
Many have attributed greatness to particular nations and cities. New birth gives access to Zion; a place, a system and a force. The roll call of everyone born in Zion is known to God and seen by men. The covenant advantage is strictly for those that are born there. The Highest himself establishes & secures everyone that is born in her. This is not a ceremony, but an eternal positioning for unusual greatness. From Zion to every nation of the world; too defended to be a victim. Those that defy austerity to enjoy prosperity; too connected to fail! Zion is the only place where the devil is not permitted to operate. That is the birthplace of greatness; secured and fortified, I am born there.
“They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about his people from henceforth even for ever. For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.”Psalms 125:1-3.


He chose me.

But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence. 1 Corinthians 1:27-29.

The kingdom of God operates by its own set of values.

It is at variance with the rules of the world where the best gets the job. The best of the world cannot compare with the least of God. God is not looking for the best, wisest and mighty, the world is substandard. Kingdom entrance is open to all but accessed by few. The choice is God’s, choosing the willing. The seemingly qualified by the world standard are not chosen. Even when they are called, they may not hear; too busy with the world.

What qualifies the chosen ones? I don’t know, maybe they heard the call.

The qualified choose themselves, but not in God. He calls, those that hear, are chosen.

Being unqualified by the world’s standard is not your disqualification. Your maker knows your heart. Chosen is God’s signature on the redeemed. His call qualifies the chosen, nothing more, nothing less. You too can be chosen by him and blessed. How foolish can you be? How weak are you? Can you help yourself? Can you elevate the invisible above the obvious?

Believing Christ Jesus as lord is the highest level of foolishness. That is the first step to the election of grace. Salvation is a gift, not an achievement or endowment. I am chosen of God, I really don’t know why; it’s the highest call Being chosen makes all the difference and the turnarounds begin.

Very soon the only signature of your life will be Chosen and blessed of God. Chosen is God’s signature for becoming a masterpiece in life. Jesus is God’s foolishness for a fulfilled life and eternity.

He chose……………me. It’s never too late to be chosen.

“But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.”1 Corinthians 1:23-24.

“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves:it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.”Ephesians 2:8-9.

Election continues.

But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence. 1 Corinthians 1:27-29.

In a world where truth is scarce, lies are celebrated. In the world foolishness is celebrated and wisdom is mocked. Failure and weakness has more book titles, power is sneered at. Excitement and entertainment reigns instead of joy. Depression is a virtue while inspiration is a vice.

Now you know the reason why the world is at the crossroads. Redefining the definite, redesigning the concrete; the kingdom of this world.

Marriage, health, wellbeing and society, nations are under attack.

God has not promised us a better society, religion or planet; a kingdom is the heritage, the new creature is the cure. For those who are satisfied with the present, a new order has already emerged. Kings, priests, holy nation, peculiar people; God’s own people. The present cannot withstand the future, neither can temporal compare with eternal. Redemption is God’s election into this kingdom, your 1st election.

Redemption is God’s eternal programme for man’s enthronement. The word of God is the programme for life advancement. The software for life and eternity has been finished awaiting your download. The chosen ones are above every human logic or system. The weak receives strength and might, fools become princes and the despised kingdom celebrities. They reign in life and eternity.

God’s election contrasts human selection.

The kingdom of God has come, Christ is the redeemer. Kings, priests, holy nation, peculiar people; the kingdom heritage.

The redeemed are elected, chosen for enthronement after the order of Christ. Election continues.

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:”1 Peter 2:9

Good acceptable and perfect.

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. Genesis 1:26.
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. Matthew 5:48.
I’ve been fascinated with buildings since I was a child. From foundation to decking and roofing; it’s always intriguing. Building blocks and mortar converted to a structure and then a beauty.
The structure is the framework, and superstructure that holds the house. A house is not finished when the structure is completed. The furnishing, painting, screening, tiling, lighting add value to the house. So also is man, your body is a gift and responsibility. The builder does not determine its design, the architect does. The body doesn’t complete man, it complements and supports him. We are designed for perfection; mediocrity is excluded by the maker. Whatever has been designed at creation is revealed at redemption. From the new birth, infancy, childhood and adulthood, his image and likeness is formed in us. The beauty of redemption is in perfection, the glory of the new creation is in its manifestation. It is the reproduction of the master-plan of God for your life. Knowing the perfect God help us reject that which is inferior to him.
If it is of God, it is in tune with perfection. Relationship with God transforms man, his word perfects our heart. Redemption decorates destiny and makes masterpiece of humanity. Dominion is a measure of perfection with God. Good, acceptable and perfect; you are at the level of your choice.
Your best is yet to come.
“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.”Romans 12:2

The Beautiful life.

And a certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple; Who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple asked an alms. And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us. Acts 3:2-4.

Cities like Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria are sought after by many. There is daily influx of skilled, unskilled, educated, semi-illiterate and illiterate persons.
The reasons are as one humorously put it; how are you in Lagos or Abuja is better than thank you in a place like Benin City.
In some of these beautiful cities, poverty and penury cohabits with affluence. The only fabric keeping some alive in the cities is chance. This is the concept of relative prosperity.
Living without a Saviour is a hopeless life; temporal and eternal. A Beautiful gate adorning the entrance of a great temple dotted with beggars looking unto religion, society, places and people for survival & help. Disappointment is common on these platforms. This is the reason why many keep moving from one place to another.
Beauty is available in a person; Jesus Christ not in a place, society or religion. It is not achievable, it is receivable. Those looking up to him experience a change of story. Their location notwithstanding, Jesus saves and heals at once. Not just the down trodden and destitute but the comfortable and rich.
Life without Christ is devoid of status and beauty from above. Life starts when Christ is found as the saviour. Salvation beautifies life. He gives access to what money cannot buy;  priceless treasure someone to look up to in life and eternity. A beautiful life indeed. Christ is all needed, living would never require something greater. Salvation grants access to a beautiful life that money cannot buy. Welcome to the world of true riches in Christ.
“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.”Acts 4:12.

One way, one name.

Neither is there salvation in any other:for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Acts 4:12.
Salvation is the high point of Christianity. That is the greatest offer in Christ. It is received not achieved.

Many persons still wonder why such a statement should be used in a plural society.
In a plural world, why is there a singular name given for salvation? Companies have offices in different continents and countries having their CEO.
Multiple corporation produce similar goods of different brands but with the same contents or nutrition facts.
Religion has multiplied; the options are as much as the wishes. Why do you still insist that salvation is one brand for all? Have a check, salvation is not on the menu of religion.
Religion provides a particular system of worship provided by man.
Salvation is God’s way of returning man to himself.
Salvation is God’s agenda, religion is man’s agenda.
God has approved a way for man to meet with him. Man has also devised a suitable way to meet with God at his own terms. No wonder the cycle of religion has no end.
Salvation connects man to God by his son Jesus Christ. He is the approved person for that transaction. He personally conducts it. He has passed through life, death, the grave and heaven to show the way. He is the way, the truth and the life of God available on demand.
Salvation is one brand that has not been duplicated.
The multiplicity of religion is the unending quest to find God. This is commendable but God has been found, so stop the search. In Christ,God is revealed and discovered. Salvation is only in, by and through him. There is only one name and one way, truth and life.
Please don’t quote me, experience him.
“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life:no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”John 14:6.
“But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:”Acts 24:14.

When God says yes.

Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Acts 4:12.
Salvation is a must, religion is by choice.
There is freedom of association & congregation; it is a human right. Salvation gives men an encounter with God; access to his kingdom is granted. God is not the author of religion even though all lay claims to him. Salvation gives access to a personal connection with God.
One thing is sure, he that finds Christ finds God. Finding God starts with an encounter with Christ; the way, the truth and the life. God is revealed in Christ and hidden elsewhere.
He cannot be known without Christ, he is the revelation of God.
Every attempt to worship God without Christ is an exercise in futility. Religion is permissible but connection to God is in Christ. Jesus Christ connects the earth to heaven and the natural to supernatural. The whole world is programmed to respond to him. He is lord of all! When he calls everything and everyone answers.
Whatever is available in God is delivered in the name of Jesus. Heaven comes down, the supernatural swallows up the natural in his name. He is God’s answer to every question of man. He is God’s yes to man. His name gives men access to heaven’s treasures.
Make him lord of you life and connect to the heaven’s lifestyle.
Be approved of God, say yes to Jesus ; that gives you access to God & good.
“For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, to the unknown God. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.”Acts 17:23.
“For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us, even by me and Silvanus and Timotheus, was not yea and nay, but in him was yea. For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.”2 Corinthians 1:19-20.

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