He sat in my office that day with a small writing pad. I saw him reeling out specific prophetic words we had in Church with accurate dates. He also outlined the steps he took over each one with the attendant results and testimonies. I felt fulfilled as a pastor. He has learnt to profit with prophecies.

Friend, prophecies are given us to profit with. Without prophecies you do not have a future. While Truth is where God has been, Anointing is where God is, and Prophecy is where God is going. Prophecies point the direction of your future and fast track your arrival in the same (2 Peter 1:19).

Quite sadly, not too many people know how to handle prophecies. A lot of people despise prophecies and prophesying; this is against the scripture (1 Thessalonians 5:20). When you despise prophecies you are actually rejecting your future of greatness without knowing. The Bible is a book of prophecies. There are so many “it shall come to pass” that became, “and it came to pass” in the Bible.

“This charge I commit unto you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on you, that by them you might war a good warfare” (1 Timothy 1:18). Don’t be casual with prophecies. The devil knows the impact and implication of prophecies than most believers (Mark 4:15, John 10:10). What you don’t value, you cannot profit from.

What has God spoken concerning you this year? Are you taking notes of them and working with them? Have you wondered why John, the Revelator, was asked to write down prophecies (Revelation 1:11)? Writing helps us to prepare and position ourselves for the future. God would not speak to careless people; He wants to be sure that you can trap what He’s saying through writing and documentation (Matthew 7:6).

Prophecies don’t fulfil themselves, there is a part you are meant to play. You have to pray them to manifestation (1 Timothy 1:18). You are to take corresponding actions in line of prophecies (Acts 1:16-26). As we move to the 2nd half of the year, be a student of prophecies (Acts 3:25). Write them down, War with them and Work with them. May this be a season of profiting for you. Amen!

© ‘Demola Awoyele
Lead Pastor,
Destiny Impact Church
Akure, Nigeria