I greet and bless everyone in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. The blessed word that God has given you for today is from the book of 2 Samuel 7:29. “Now therefore let it please You to bless the house of Your servant, that it may continue forever before You. For You O Lord God have spoken it, and with Your blessing let the house of your servant be blessed forever.”
From the above context we learn that, David’s prayer is full of devout affection toward God. He had low thoughts of his own merits. All we possess must be looked upon as Divine gifts. He speaks very highly and honourably of the Lord’s favours to him. God knows us better than what we know ourselves; therefore let us be satisfied with what he has done for us. David ascribes all to the free grace of God. Both the great things He had done for him, and the great things He had made known to him.
When Prophet Nathan tells David as prophesy that God is going to build a house for him. And when David received the word through Nathan he says, “Lord the moment my ears heard that You are going to build a house for me, I am encouraged to pray for a house. Dear Brothers and Sisters God is speaking to you through the words of Nathan, that God is going to provide a good house for you to live and also establish you as a family. Just as David was encouraged to pray for his house, you too should pray and ask God to provide a house for you. May be your children are living abroad. You might be wondering if it is possible for you to have a house of your own in foreign countries. Well anything is possible if the Lord intervenes in your life. When God decides to bless you with what you desire then no one can stand against you or stop you from getting your blessing. For God cares for you. He knows your desire. Halleluiah. !
If God promises to bless you, He will fulfil it. He will never fail you. When God built a house for David, He entered into his house with a grateful heart and began to thank God, saying Lord let it please You to bless the house of Your servant. David knew very well that unless God blesses him and his house, he cannot be blessed. He believed that every gift comes from above and comes down from the father of lights with whom there is no variation. You cannot inherit anything unless it is given from His hands. God opens his hand and satisfies the desire of every living thing.
David asks God to bless his house that it may continue forever before God. David wanted God to keep an eye upon his house all the time. He wanted his house to be always filled with God’s presence. He knew that life without God or a house without God’s presence cannot be blessed. David desired the blessings of God. He expected God to bless everything that entered into his house his wives , his children, all his wealth, etc. David loved God with all of his heart for God found David the son of Jesse, a man after God’s own heart. So David maintained a personal relationship with God in order to inherit God’s blessing. David had great faith in God. He knew that life without God is vain. He refused to accept anything that entered into his house without the blessing of God.
How about you dear brothers and sisters? Do you want God to bless your house with the goodness of God.? Are you willing to receive God into your house and bless you? Is your house worthy of God’s presence? Say, Lord search me, and know my heart today, Try me, O Saviour, know my thoughts, I pray. Then God will bless you and your house.
Prayer: Our Loving heavenly Father, We thank you for this blessed day. Lord bless us and our children with a good house. Let them not suffer in rented homes. Bless our homes with your presence O Lord. Protect us and surround them with your angels. Let peace be within our walls and prosperity be within our palaces.