2 Corinthians 3:18 tells us, "But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord."
The Lord has been speaking to me lately about upgrades. Recently, I was sitting in an airport lounge waiting for my flight to leave, when the airline staff called me over the PA to come forward to the desk. I have rarely ever had such a thing happen in my life, so I didn't know what to expect. When I got to the desk, the attendant told me, "I am upgrading you to business class. We are giving you a seat at the front of the plane." This was the very first time that has ever happened to me, as I fly about thirty times a year all over the world. The seat was awesome! I had more leg room than normal for my three-hour flight.
Sometimes, when the Lord works on our life, it can seem like change takes forever to come, and then there are times when unexpected changes do come. You go from the back seat to the front seat in a moment. You go from having no room to more room. This happens in every Christian life. As you continue in the Lord, you mature in the things of the Spirit. It is by His grace we are saved, through faith. As our faith is activated more and more, the things of this world grow strangely dim and we become stronger.
The upgrades in our life are also spiritual. God is the One that opens the doors that no man can shut (Revelation 3:8). He knows who you are. He knows what He has in store for you to do, and He knows the timetable in which you will do it.
The unexpected upgrades come after testing – after the fire. We are all being molded into the image of our Creator. He is refining our character, so that we can enter into the greatest destinies of our lives. He is the Potter and we are the clay (Isaiah 64:8). I declare that you are being strengthened in this hour for what God has in store for you. I declare that you are about to pass the test, and that you are going to enter into the gate that God has for you in the next season.
Great Fulfillment – Your Upgrade is Coming!
Some of you have passed the test, and you are about to receive promotions in your jobs. Others are about to pass the test and get new jobs, new houses and even spouses for the glory of the Lord. Those who have been seeking Him with all their hearts are about to pass the test. You are about to enter into a season of great fulfillment in Him.
I declare that you haven't even seen the beginning yet, let alone the end. God is ordaining a new day for your life. You are going to go to places you have never seen; and when you are there, you are going to encounter the living God. Some of you are about to see in new ways. Some of you are about to hear God speak for the first time. Others are about to experience angelic encounters. Others are about to be blessed in ways they could never even imagine.
I see doors opening to nations for some of you. People are about to hear your name. They are about to favor you and bring you to places to hear about what God has done in your life. For others, there are business ideas that are about to be hatched that will bring you great favor. Even banks and investors are going to look at you differently. You will be sought after for what God is doing in your life.
Your greatest hour of creativity is upon you. You are about to excel in ways you always dreamed but never dared imagine would take place. All this is by the favor and Spirit of God working through your life.
So get ready for your upgrade. Get ready for your brand new day. God is with you and He will lead you into the new frontier that is waiting just for you. (To Subscribe to the Elijah List go here.)
Darren Canning is a revivalist preacher who travels throughout Canada, the United States, and the world. His heart is for revival and believes that God will touch lives deeply wherever he travels. He teaches on hearing the voice of God and experiencing the supernatural. Darren's life was touched powerfully through an encounter with God and he was transformed from an atheistic lifestyle to a Believer in a moment. He has spent 14 years working for the government of Canada as an analyst specializing in transportation issues related to Aircraft Safety and Security. He is married to Lydia and is the father of seven children. He believes that if others experience the God of the supernatural then they too will be changed forever.
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August 8, 2017 (Time TBD)
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524 Clearview Rd., Georgetown, Texas
August 9-10 (7pm)
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