TEXTS: Zech.4:1-14, Luke 5:1-10


Human beings on earth struggle a lot to make end-meet and achieve goals. Christian life and ministry inclusive. Not so many usually achieve their goals and desires in life. Many are tired, discouraged and despondent. Although, majority of our desires are good and legitimate, yet they remain elusive. One major factors for human failure on earth is the mystery and spirituality attached with it. They are not seen or known, yet they are closely connected with the situations of our lives.What we need to get out of the precarious conditions is divine visitation. Let us see one of such examples in the Bible and the resultant effect.

“And the Lord appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day; And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him; and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground, And said, My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant: 

Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest, yourselves under the tree: And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your servant. 

And they said, So do, as thou hast said. And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth. 

And Abraham ran unto the herd, and fetch a calf tender and good, and gave it unto a young man; and he hasted to dress it. 

And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat. And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife?

 And he said, Behold in the tent. And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah  heard it in the tent door, which was behind him. 

Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it cased to be with Sarah after the manner of women. 

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also? 

And the Lord said unto Abraham, wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying Shall I of a surely bear a child, which am old? Is any thing too hard for the Lord? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son. 

Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.Gen.18:1-15

In divine visitation, the divine presence illuminates the surroundings and changes the atmosphere positively. Strange elements are exposed and evil powers decimated. 

Right connections are made and everything begins to fall into right proportions.

Do we have to go for divine visitation before we make it in life? Yes, human power is not enough “Not by might, not by power….” Education either formal or informal is a major and essential tool to make success on earth. Yet, because of the spirituality connected with our world, the intellectual ones still fail to achieve their aims.

 The spiritual controls the physical in our world. God did not want us to go and succeed in the world in our own power. As it is clearly stated in Psalm 127:1 “Except the Lord builds the house, they labour in vain that build it…...”

 He wants us to go in partnership with him. “And he said, my presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest” (Ex. 33:14) Moses understood this “and he said unto Him, if thy presence go not with me, carry us not up thence” (Ex.33:15).

Divine presence turns situations around from ordinary to extra-ordinary, up-side-down to down-side-up and from problems to miracles. 

All the Bible great characters were ordinary human beings with their fair shares of earthly troubles like us. It was the divine presence occasioned by divine visitations that transformed their lives. 

(James 5:17) 

Let us not be contented with only talks about the greatness of God’s power, let us desire divine visitation to experience and demonstrate the reality of God’s power with our lives. Every area of challenges in our lives is an invitation for divine visitation.


1. Thank you Lord, for creating us to walk in partnership with you and carry your presence on our lives.

2. We apologize to you for not allowing the fullness of your power in our lives before now. 

3. Dear Lord, come over and take over fully in our lives.

4. Turn all stumbling blocks to stepping stones and problems to solutions and miracles in Jesus name.

5. Ps.63:1, Dear father, we are hungry and thirsty for your power and glory in our dry land, come to us in Jesus name.

6. Ps.61:2, We want to experience your presence, your power and your glory, do not deny us, oh lord.

7. We present ourselves as empty vessels, fill us to over-flowing with your anointing oh Lord.

8. Father, release your power upon me and let it touch every part of my being; spirit, soul and body in Jesus name.

9. Dear Lord, I believe your word that without you, I can do nothing and that with your presence; I shall do greatly. Release the power for exploits upon me, oh Lord.

10. Change my ordinariness to extra-ordinary and my natural life to super-natural in Jesus name.

11. The world must see your glory,  fill my life that I may show-case your glory to them in the highest proportion, o Lord.

12. I covet the grace you released upon Gideon in Judges chapter 6, release same upon me in order to go and deliver the people of my generation

13. I covet and request for the grace you released upon Peter in Luke chapter 5 which changed his fruitlessness to abundant, repeat same upon my life oh Lord.

14. We decree that no more failure in all our endeavors from now in Jesus name.

15. Arise oh Lord in my life and let your enemies be scattered. 

16. I arise and shine, spiritually, ministerially and financially in Jesus name.

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