· Biblical Blessing = words that correct spiritual impartation, spiritual life.
· God speaks into our life Rhema = word that carries spiritual impartation/life.
· Luke 1:37. No word from God shall be void of power.
· Whatever God reveals to us revelation we are entitled to possess.
· Often words from God are unfolding over the cause of your life. (Ps 105:19)
· Often the full implications are not seen immediately they unfold over a period of time.
· Personal word: Gen 49:22-26. Blessing of Joseph
· Personal Word becomes part of the Corporate DNA of the church.
Gen 49:22. Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well whose branches run over the wall.
Identity = answers the question who am I
= dont identify with the past, with present, with opinions of people.
= Must agree with what God says I am!
E.g. Jude 6:12. The Lord is with you you mighty man of velar.
(1) Fruitful bough
- Fruitful = to bear fruit, to grow, to increase.
- Bough = 1129 = Ben a son, a builder of the house.
· Branch of the tree carries the DNA to build, to produce fruit.
· Must abide in revelation with Christ, His call on our life connection
(2) By a Well - Prophetic Spirit/Anointing
· Well = 5869 = an eye, a fountain, sharp mental perception
· Two pictures here; a well a source of life that flows and refreshes
An eye to see, have vision, percept
· A prophetic anointing is over the church to hear and see
· Prophetic calls people near to God the source of life.
(3) Branches run over the wall. - Missions send
· Branches = daughter, villages - Pioneer
· Wall that which surrounds, contains or limits - Breakout
· Picture of abundance, generosity, breaking out of containment.
· Must maintain generous spirit that goes out continually.
Gen 49:23. The Archers have sorely grieved him, shot at him, and hated him.
- Arrow = pierce, arrow that wounds.
Ps 64:3. Bend bow to shoot arrows even bitter words.
(2) Attach by words, criticism, judgements.
i. Bow Godly Character
ii. Arms Militant Spirit
iii. Heavens Miracles supernatural
iv. Deep Spirit Life flow of wine anointing
v. Womb Soul winning
vi. Blessing of Father Enlargement.