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  1. “And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side…”
    -Matthew 14:22

That is the Focal Scripture of Streams of Joy Devotional today.

In our Focal Scripture, Jesus constrained His disciples to get into a ship, so that they could move to the other side. Jesus wanted His disciples to move to a new location, He wanted them to make progress, He wanted them to advance, and He constrained them to enter a ship.

The word ‘constrain’ as used in that scripture means ‘to force’, ‘to compel’ or ‘to pressure’. So Jesus forced His disciples to advance. He orchestrated their progress. They may not have planned to move, but He forced them to make progress.

Friend, hear God’s prophetic word: God will compel you to move forward. God will orchestrate a chain of events that will push you forward. God will make divine arrangements that will move you to the next level. God will cause pressures to arise around you, and those pressures will move you forward.

You may not be ready to move, you may not have made any plan on how you will make progress, you may not even know what to expect on the other side, but God will make it happen for you.

Remember, the people that Jesus forced to move forward were His disciples. They were qualified to be pushed forward by Him because they were His disciples.

Your relationship with God is your passcode for a divinely orchestrated advancement. If Jehovah is not fully involved in your life, He may not push you forward; but if you are connected to Jesus, your advancement is sure.

Pray With Me: Lord, force me to make progress, in Jesus’ name!

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Enjoy A Wonderful Wednesday.

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