Convince Yourself, Not God

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Mark 5:28
28For she said, “If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be made well.”

With a crowd thronging Him, Jesus was touched by a lot of people that day (Mark 5:31), but only the touch of one woman drew a response from Him. And her touch sparked off instant healing in her body, releasing her from a sickness that had plagued her for 12 years.

Do you want to know how to touch God and receive the miracle you need?

When the woman heard that Jesus was coming by her village, she said to herself, “If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be made well.” On her way to see Jesus, she probably told herself many times, “If I touch His clothes, I will be healed. I will be made whole.” We don’t know how long she had been saying that to herself, but she was convinced that Jesus would heal her.

If you are sick, convince yourself that Jesus is your healer and that by His stripes you are healed. You don’t need to convince God. He is not the one who needs to be persuaded because His blessing is already on you! It is you who needs to be persuaded that God has already given you your miracle. That is the reason you confess His Word — to convince yourself, not God, to persuade your heart, not His.

Some people confess their faith to others to convince God indirectly. For example, if they are believing God for healing, they go around telling their friends, “I am believing God for healing.”They are actually trying to convince or persuade God to heal them. They are telling God, “I’ve told so many people what I am believing You for. It would be very embarrassing if You don’t make it happen.” Their confession proceeds from unbelief and is used to manipulate God.

It is okay to tell others if you want to, so that they can stand in faith with you for your miracle. But don’t do it to prove your faith to God and to convince Him. You just need to convince yourself that God loves you and delights in blessing you. Just say to yourself, “By His stripes I am healed. I will not suffer lack. I am greatly blessed, highly favoured, deeply loved!” And let God take care of the rest.

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Welcome to the official website of Emmanuel Stephen

Emmanuel is an outstanding Praise and Worship Leader,
 and a Songwriter, presently based in the United Kingdom

Emmanuel is currently working on his musical  Album project Titled "JESUS" and has released a New Single Track titled “HE REIGNS” on the 10th of July 2017 available on all digital  Platforms worldwide.
Emmanuel will be ministering at some events across the UK to promote his musical project.

Info at Event

Emmanuel Stephen is popularly known for His prolific husky vocal Tone.
 Born in Lagos Nigeria to a Nigerian Parent from Benue State
As a young child growing up at the Assemblies of God Church he Started singing specials numbers in the church at the age of 7 where his late father was a deacon in the church committee board.

He forged ahead since 2000 to become an excellent Praise and Worship Leader and a music Director in Many RCCG Churches. To mention a few Desire of nations Province, Abuja Nigeria, under the leadership of Pastor Kunle Omotoso, who is currently based in Brooklyn USA.

This gave him the needed inspiration to see the bigger picture. By 2006 he released his first music Album titled “Strange Love”
His unique and courageous charisma on the stage during Praise and Worship had caught the attention and interest of many local churches and senior gospel Artists

Emmanuel is indeed is a great gift to the body of Christ, and  perhaps one of Nigeria’s Finest Praise and Worship Leader
Singing for more than 22years of active performance experience, his unique vocal dexterity has seen him work with many Musicians such as Asu Ekiye,
Pst Kingsley Ike, Big Bolaji Olarewaju, Samsong, Pst Moji Alawiye, and many more

He graduated with a Masters Degree in Project Management From Salford Business School Manchester United Kingdom,
And a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Ambrose Alli University Nigeria
With a successful Real estate firm Rehoboth Realtors in Abuja, Nigeria.

His Love for God and passion for music is unparalleled
Married to Christiana and they are blessed with four Lovely Children
Michelle, Davian, Derrick, and Deitrich.

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