12 Weeks of Prayer Week 12 Day 5

12 Weeks of Prayer Week 12 Day 5

God's Glory in the Breakthrough

Rev. Dr. Teresa Allissa Citro

“...So they named that place Baal-Perazim (which means "the Lord who bursts through"). -1 Chronicle 14:11 NLT

I have great news for you. Yes, there are breakthroughs in every single trial you face in life. There are important things to remember when you are faced with circumstances and hardships. Let’s look at three important once from the life of David and from his breakthroughs.

King David never asked to be King. God found favor in him, and had Samuel anoint him as the next king. He was just a shepherd boy. Can you imagine? One day your leading sheep, feeding them, taking care of them, smelling like a shepherd boy, and unexpectedly, the most prominent priest, prophet, and judge shows up at your home while you're still out with the sheep, and anoints you King over an entire nation! David was the youngest of all his brothers. God saw his heart and loved his heart. He knew he could trust David. He even said, “A man after His own heart!” No wonder God was with David.

So, then, what made David so special? Many things. But I believe it all started with this first one. Worship! You always found David with a harp in the fields worshipping God. Do you see the importance of true worship? It was the foundation of his successes in breakthroughs. Way before he was tested, he had a great habit of constantly worshiping God.

Let’s look at this story, “Then King Hiram of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar timber, and stonemasons and carpenters to build him a palace. And David realized that the Lord had confirmed him as king over Israel and had greatly blessed his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.”

When you worship God and choose to do what is right before His eyes, He sends us help. Interestingly, even after King David died, and his son Solomon becomes king, King Hiram of Tyre sends ambassadors to congratulate him. You see, God will send you His allies to help you. God sends the right people at the right time to help you accomplish what God has called you for. God plan is always to bless the giver and the receiver. The blessings only stop when we choose to disobey.

The second important trait of King David, and the reaso