Tuesday, 9 August 2016


I grew up always believing the worst...I was what is called a NAY SAYER. A very negative type of guy who always saw the worst in very situation. If it rained we would drown and if the sun was out we would burn! In time I was confronted by a mentor and since then I have worked hard at changing from being a nay-sayer to becoming someone who sees the possibilities. A GIANT KILLER!

(Num 13:30-33)  And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it. {31} But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we. {32} And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth up the inhabitants thereof; and all the people that we saw in it are men of a great stature. {33} And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
How many of you know that anytime God gives a promise, Satan will try to keep us from receiving that promise? He will try to fill our HEARTS with fear and Our MOUTH with doubt. He raises up the Nay-Sayers from around us & they begin to preach the sermon of doubt & discouragement.
Nay-Sayers never see the possibility. They are conquered by their own fear. They will give a thousand reasons why it can't be done-even if God said He would be our helper.
The negativism of the Nay-Sayer is contagious...
They say things like: 'I believe for every drop of rain that falls, a flower grows a foundation leaks and a ball game gets rained out and a car rusts."
They say, 'Always take time to stop & smell the roses... and sooner or later, you'll inhale a bee."
They tell you that, "Into every life some rain must fall... Usually when your car windows are down."
NAY-SAYER; One who frequently engages in excessive complaining, negative banter and/or a genuinely poor and downbeat attitude.
Naysayers are distinguished by their tendency to consistently view the glass half empty, make frequent one-way trips to negative town, & constantly emphasise the worst of a situation.
Nay-Sayers have the capacity to rant & whine for hours on end about the most insignificant inconveniences.
They have the keen ability to spread their pessimistic attitude to a group of unsuspecting bystanders & encourage others to employ their mindset.
Naysayers tend to blend in with those around them rather well, granted they have learned over the years to adapt to their surroundings. However, when the opportunity arises, their true nature will be exposed & they will stop at nothing to exclude others or bring a general sense of negativity to any situation?
Here are the characteristics of a GIANT SLAYER.
1. First of all, Giant Slayers BELIEVE! In the face of overwhelming odds, Caleb & Joshua believed. With the 10 other men declaring that it could not be done, they placed their confidence in the Lord & said, "Let's go!" The writer of Hebrews tells us that "...without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him”(Heb 11:6, KJV). We cannot be a Nay-Sayer & please God
2. The Giant Slayer...Takes God at His Word. Does not rush in where angels fear to trod. But the man or woman of faith believes in the promises of God. Stand on the Word, reads the Word, lives bv the Word, speaks the Word and believes God's Word. Declares in the face of doubt and discouragement, "Let God be true and every man a liar.
3. The Giant Slayer ACHIEVES… Only the two names among the twelve are remembered. The other ten names are written, but no one remembers them. They faded into the dusty pages of defeated lives. But Joshua & Caleb are household names. Some thirty-five hundred years after this event parents are still naming their children Joshua & Caleb. When is the last time you heard some name their child.... Shaphat…  Ammiel… Igal Gaddiel… Sethur…Gaddi... Nahbi? Joshua & Caleb lived through the wilderness and came back to possess their possessions. Joshua & Caleb Achieved greatness! 
4. Giant Slayers believe, they achieve, and they RECEIVE. Joshua and Caleb received their portion of the promise. They walked on the ground, built and lived in the land. They received blessings from God & Honor among men.
Now I am not into this "Name it and claim it," or "Blab it and grab it," theology; but when I look into the Word of God & He says, 'Believer, this is for you. Then my only question is, "Do I believe?"
If I can believe, All things are possible, I can achieve, and I will receive all that God has in store for me.
Maybe God has been calling you to kill some giants in your life. Giants of depression, lust, fear, debt, disease and sin!
Giants that are standing on your promises. Today needs to be the day that you... Stop running from the roar, Resist the devil and Send him fleeing from you.

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