The blessing is the empowerment to prosper or excel in every area of your life. You have a right to partake of the blessing by accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. If you are
born again, you are already blessed; it is your heritage.

  1. If you are born again, you have already been blessed.
    1. God has already done everything He needs to do where the blessing is concerned.
    2. You are blessed through Jesus Christ (Ephesians 1:3).
      1. The day you made Jesus the Lord of your life, the blessing was imparted into your life.
    3. Through a covenant with Abraham, God made the blessing available to mankind.

  2. The blessing is the root to the "fruit." It is the manifestation of the things you believe, need and desire.
    1. When the blessing is on your life, you will see it manifest outwardly.
      1. Don't desire the outward manifestations, but desire the blessing; if you have the blessing, the things you pray for and desire will come.
      2. Abraham's wife, Sarah, was barren, but because of the blessing, she was able to bear children and God called her the mother of nations (Genesis 17:16).
      3. The blessing on your life removes limitations.
    2. When the Lord is with you, you are blessed and will prosper.
      1. "All that Abraham had" included the blessing (Genesis 25:5).
      2. Abraham was blessed (Genesis 26:3).
    3. Obedience activates the blessing on your life.

  3. The blessing will cause you to acquire wealth.
    1. Isaac was blessed (Genesis 25:11).
      1. He sowed seed in a time of famine and drought, but his harvest was still tremendous because of the blessing on his life (Genesis 26:12-14).
      2. When you have the blessing on your life, circumstances and situations will not be able to stop the blessing from working for you.
      3. The blessing will increase your possessions.
      4. Unsaved people will see the blessing on your life because of your wealth (Genesis 26:27-28).
      5. The world will begin to envy you (Genesis 26:14).
    2. It is important that you disconnect from people who are operating under a curse.
    3. Who you are connected to will either result in a blessing or a curse.
      1. Connect with people who have the blessing, because the blessing on your life will increase by association.
      2. Jacob had the blessing on his life (Genesis 27:27-41; Genesis 28:3, 4; Genesis 31:1).
        1. Laban received increase because of his association with Jacob (Genesis 30:27-30, 40-43).
    4. Joseph was blessed and it was evident to Pharoah's officer (Genesis 39:1-6, 21-23).
      1. Because of the blessing on Joseph's life, he prospered in everything he did.
      2. Promotion comes because of the blessing on your life.

  4. As a Christian, you are a joint-heir with Jesus and are a partaker of the blessing.
    1. The blessing is part of your heritage (Isaiah 61:6-7).
    2. The blessing is on Jesus.
    3. Jesus blessed the children by speaking over them (Mark 10:16).
      1. God has spoken the blessing over you.
      2. As a Believer, through Jesus Christ, the blessing of Abraham has come on you; you are a joint-heir with Christ (Galatians 3:6-29).
      3. Jesus Christ has delivered you from the curse of the law, and you are blessed.

Scripture References:

  • Ephesians 1:3
  • Genesis 17:16
  • Genesis 25:5
  • Genesis 26:3
  • Genesis 25:11
  • Genesis 26:12-14
  • Genesis 27:27-41
  • Genesis 28:3, 4
  • Genesis 31:1
  • Genesis 30:27-30, 40-43
  • Genesis 39:1-6, 21-23
  • Isaiah 61:6, 7
  • Mark 10:16
  • Galatians 3:6-29
Pastor Robert Bagonza
Redeemed Church