In HIS Presence


Read: Mathew 16:18-19
Meditation verse:
“And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock, I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it (Mathew 16:18).

Your life on this earth is not just about you, it is also about others. You should not live to fulfill your needs alone; your life must impact the lives of other people. You were saved to serve. Part of God’s reformation agenda in these last days is to equip His church to take over every sphere of society. He said, “…I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it”. The gates of hell are not justspiritual domains inhabited by Satan. The gates of hell represent bad governments, decaying institutions, satanic policies and agendas that are anti-Christ or contrary to God’s plan. God is deliberate in raising His church to take its place in society.

God is raising up His people as authorities in every field of human endeavor; thought leaders, intellectuals, consultants, reformers, educators, and politicians. The church is permeating the secular to make it sacred. It is God’s plan to tackle the pervasiveness of the times. You are a part of God’s reformation agenda. There is a sphere of influence in this world that you are meant to operate in and there are people within the sphere whose lives you are destined to impact. Your sphere of influence has been allotted to you by God to fulfill your assignment.

Many people are operating outside their sphere of influence. Some are extending to the sphere of others. Yet, many are clueless and not operating within any sphere. In 2 Corinthians 10: 13-16 (NIV), the Apostle Paul said: “we however will not boast beyond proper limits but will confine our boasting to the field God has assigned to us. A field that reaches even to you … For we do not want to boast about work already done in another man’s territory”. You must know the sphere or field of authority that God has assigned to you because your God ordained assignment is located within it.

IN HIS PRESENCE is written by Oke Chinye

*Have you asked Jesus Christ to come into your heart?*

He says in Mathew 11:28, “come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” He longs to give you rest.

Would you like to do so now? Here’s a prayer you can say:

Dear Jesus, I believe that You died to save me from all my sins. Today, I invite you into my heart and I accept you as my Lord and Saviour. Please forgive all my sins and help me to live my life for You.

If you prayed this prayer, send me an email at I would love to pray with you personally and send you a copy of my book; ‘Living the Life’ to encourage you as you begin your new life in Christ.

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