“As soon as they started shouting and praising, God set ambushes against the men of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir as they were attacking Judah, and they all ended up dead. The Ammonites and Moabites mistakenly attacked those from Mount Seir and massacred them. Then, further confused, they went at each other, and all ended up killed.” 2Chronicles20:22-23 AMP

Victory in ones endeavour, life’s challenge, or battle is the usual reason why people celebrate, hence it becomes almost(if not totally) weird when someone celebrates their victory when the war/battle hasn’t started, talk less of being over…The opposite, was what happened in 2Chronicles20, when king Jehoshapat was instructed by God to put singers,praisers and dancers in the war front. Really, even a 2-year old is wise(humanly speaking) enough to know that a war is a WAR and not a “church thanksgiving service” where you celebrate instead of fighting the enemy, but here was the ONLY wise God commanding a celebration before PHYSICAL victory…it seems like the “dumbest” thing to do, doesn’t it?
The result of them “celebrating” wasn’t a mass burial as you might have anticipated, in actual fact “as soon as they started shouting and praising …” ,God manifested and gave them an effortless VICTORY

Now, you are wondering why would God instruct His people to celebrate even when they had not won a battle? Good thinking

Faith, the bible says “cometh by hearing”-Romans10:17, God had told them that the war wasn’t theirs but His, so all they had to do was believe His words(which bringeth faith) and act upon it!. They started celebrating their victory over the enemy because faith(which is the VICTORY that overcome the world- 1John5:4) had come-through hearing, believing and acting on His word…NOW is the time to celebrate my dear, for the scripture say..”
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.” Romans8:37KJV

THE VICTORY IS ALREADY YOURS! START THE CELEBRATION……NOW!!!!!!!!!!..Much love …Anuoluwapo Ademuyiwa



  1. Akanmu Olubusayo Peter May 28, 2013 at 11:56 am Reply

    nice one

  2. Dee May 28, 2013 at 2:04 pm Reply

    Deep words of God! I love it Anu, may Christ continue to use you to spread the Word! Proud of yah!

    • ffs2013 May 29, 2013 at 3:12 am Reply

      My dear Dami, thanks alot.

  3. Dagunduro olajumoke May 28, 2013 at 2:49 pm Reply

    When should we start celebrating~ @ all tmes….yes Give Him Praise @ all times……..

    • ffs2013 May 29, 2013 at 3:13 am Reply

      Hallelujah…thanks my dear Jummy

  4. kay-impact May 28, 2013 at 6:08 pm Reply

    Awesome! D tins of d spirit are foolishness 2 d flesh. When faith speaks d flesh hears bt has no idea of wt it says. God has given us victory ahead of eevery trials. Glory!! Tanks bro.

  5. Racheal May 29, 2013 at 9:33 am Reply

    Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. And faith definitely comes by hearing the word of God. Definitely he that hears and acts on the word of God is the overcomer! Thanks dear!

    • ffs2013 May 29, 2013 at 11:44 am Reply

      You are highly welcome Racheal..really appreciate your comment

  6. opeokunnuga May 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm Reply

    Very engrossing piece. Thank you.

  7. uanigboh June 3, 2013 at 1:48 pm Reply

    Wow!! You don’t know how this just encouraged me right now… instead of worrying about the future, I better start celebrating what God has in store now 🙂 Thank you.

    • ffs2013 June 4, 2013 at 10:48 am Reply

      Aww..am so glad it was helpful to you. You are welcome my dear

  8. uanigboh June 4, 2013 at 5:37 am Reply

    Wow!! You don’t know how
    this just encouraged me
    right now… instead of
    worrying about the future, I
    better start celebrating
    what God has in store now 😀
    Thank you.

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