FILL MY CUP, LORD: POWER AND PRINCIPLE
Fill my cup, Lord is a burning and earnest desire of a regenerated Spirit to be ignited with fresh oil-Psalm 92:10, re-ignite fire of revival upon thirsty soul and be clothed with God’s fullness and its dimensions-Ephesians 3:17-19. It empowers our Spirit, creates genuine craving for the move of the Spirit. Our inner man provides the connections-Ephesians 3:16, John 4:23-24, Rom 8:16.
- Fresh infilling of God’s Spirit and His power – Act 2:1-4, Act 4:31, Constant infilling of the Holy Spirit is what we require to fulfil our mandate, and ministry-Col 4:17, 2 Tim 4:5, live a victorious a Victorious Christian life-Phil 2:15, and ultimately make us ready for His coming-Matt 25:1-13.
- Dissatisfaction with present state – The infilling causes the fire of the Spirit to be shut up in our bones-Jere 20:9. This make us not to be at ease in Zion-Amos 6:1a, Matt 5:15, but rather crave for more of Him, His grace, power, and anointing.
- Unleash power of transformational change – Peter’s act before his cup was filled – His denial-Matt 26:69-75, Sinking Peter-Matt 14:30, Peter, the aggressor-John 18:10-11, Zealous Peter without knowledge-Matt 16:23, Rom 10:2, Prov 19:2, and after his cup was filled-Act 2:1-4,14 & Act 4:19,31.
- Operating at our full capacity of God’s grace – Operating at our optimum capacity can only be possible when our cup is filled as seen in the lives of Apostles-Act 2:4, Act 4:31. We operate at dimensions and frequencies of the Spirit-Eze 47:1-6.
- it birth revival – Infilling heralds’ revival, fresh oil validates the filling of our cups. The infilling of disciples gave birth to early church and attendant spread of the gospel-Act 8:4-8.
- Persistent hunger and thirst – John 7:37-39, Matt 5:6, Isa 55:1-3. Proof of our hunger and thirst is intense and intentional prayer of desperation and supplication-James 5:16.
- Break up your fallow ground – Hosea 10:12-13, Jere 4:3, Do away with all unprofitable and ungodly lifestyle, deeds, thoughts pattern, and conversation including wrong association, habit.
- Consecration – Ability to voluntarily let go of things even though they may be lawful and right but not expedient-1 Cor 6:12-13, 10:23. Consecration help us to live a life of purity. Avoid filthiness of Spirit and flesh-2 Cor 7:1, Isa 52:11.