A PROPHETIC WORD FOR THE NEW YEAR: FLY, FLY, FLY!

A very happy new year to you. See if this is talking about you., that is, if it resonates with your spirit.

This is your year to fly. I bet you didn’t know you had some wings. Well, spread them out. They were never meant to just be tucked by your side. Yes, spread those wings now. Mount up, begin to gain altitude and fly.

Fly, fly, fly, in Jesus’ name.

This is your year to fly. Mount up, begin to gain altitude and fly. #NewYear #Prophecy Click To Tweet

The key to doing this consistently is seen in Isaiah 40:31 (KJV).

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

You see, motion comes in different ways. It can be by crawling, walking, running, etc. And we need to be moving. It is one of the things that identify us as living beings. Stagnation, on the other hand, is not funny at all. It can be so frustrating.

In the new year, make it your habit to spend quality time with God. When you do, it’s like filling your tank with jet fuel and rotating the propellers. There’s no other way to go but up, and that, at incredible speed. That means you get to your destination a lot faster than those using the other means of motion.

Besides, as you ascend up into the clear blue sky, you rise above the obstacles that would have stopped or slowed you down. They no longer have the power to affect you. You can soar undeterred.

Spend quality time with God this year and soar to your goals undetterred. #Prophecy Click To Tweet

But after a while, you may begin to run low on fuel and have to land. But you will still be able to taxi for a bit, fast at first (running), then slowly (walking). Okay, it’s time to enter your closet again. Cool off in the presence of your Maker. As you worship Him, He works on you. His goal: the three R’s (Repair, Renew, Refuel).

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Then you’re ready to lift off again.

It’s gonna be an exciting year. Put God at the centre of your life and fly, fly, fly.

If you have not accepted Jesus as your Lord and Saviour, pray this short prayer because He is the only way to God:

PRAYER FOR SALVATION
Almighty God, I repent of my sins and ask you to forgive me. I receive the work Jesus did for me by shedding His blood for my sins. Write my name in the Lamb’s Book of Life and send your Spirit to live in my heart and teach me your word. I receive the grace to live a life that honours you henceforth in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Now, you are born again. Join a Bible-believing group of believers to help you learn, through studying the word of God and prayer, how to live and practise your faith. You are blessed in Jesus’ name.

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106 comments

  • Ukamaka Ukaegbu Mirabel

    Happy New Year to you too, ma. Prophetic words can only work for us if we abide in the word of God and work towards the prophecies that we have received. My prayer is that this year God will give us a spectacular testimony.

  • Abugu Nkemjika

    These are the words of encouragement i need to begin my year. I will use my wings to fly, very high. Thanks a lot, ma.

  • Rita Kurian

    Amen and God bless you Edith, blessed prophesy I receive, God bless your New Year where you will fly on eagle’s wings in 2018!!!

  • victor chukwudi udeh

    l believe that this year(2018) will see endless, uncountable and unlimited blessings for the children of God. It will.be a great season for us. ln fact, child of God, begin to count your blessings from this month (January). Happy New Year, Ma.

  • Eme Samuel Ewa

    I have every right to claim this prophecy.
    The sky shall be my limit. God’s grace means a lot to me.

  • I feel like this message is for me and to every one reading it. Push your self a step forward this new year and don’t forget to start with God as ur master craft???

  • Ozurumba Iheanyichukwuozurumba G.

    Thank you Ma for this word of encouragement. With God all things are possible.

  • Caius Precious Chinwendu

    Repair, renew, refuel…. Then fly, fly, fly… soar above all principalities and powers, above and away from all obstacles. Spread your wings and fly.. Make 2018 a journey with God.!!! This piece is so inspiring and it gives a lot of encouragement for us to begin the year with. May the Lord continue to use you to bless the world. Thank you ma.

  • Eze, Chime Mark

    I think there is something special about this year. Many prophetic words have been bestowed upon it. I can’t wait to see these words come into accomplishment. Thanks for your prayer. We are highly incontestable.

  • God is my partner and dis new year, one has to be in him to be able to shoot out tucked wings and fly with them. thank you ma for the inspiring piece.

  • Maduabuchi Emmanuel Chidera

    This is wonderful, Ma. Starting the year with Jesus at the centre is the best that can happen to anyone. Thanks for sharing, Ma. God bless you and Happy New Year.

  • Levi Ifeanyi

    It’s true , one can fly and excel in life once he or she has trust in the Lord. Happy new year ma!

  • Jeremiah Chioma Juilet

    Thank you ma for this. I call going to the closet to refuel, RETREAT. just like soldiers on the battlefield, we are soldiers of the cross. this year is going to be awesome, I can just smell it!

  • ALEGU SOLOMON CHIDI

    The lord is the only hope of our salvation. if God is involved, everything about this year will be glorious.i am happy that the lord is ministering to his people through our mother-Aunty EDITH OHAJA. God bless you ma and reward you abundantly as go ahead to win souls for christ.

  • UGWU, CHINAGOROM JOSEPH

    Amen to those prophecies, Ma. I have no denial that this year will be an awesome one for us all. Praying God to cause an expected change in Nigeria, especially among our political leaders.

  • Ugwu Ifunanya

    I guess reading this now is a bit late, but like they say “it’s never too late to begin”, so with this inspiring piece you shared here am claiming all upon my life. Amen!

  • ONAH JULIET EZINNE

    Claim all through the Lord who strengthens me, no time is too late so I believe I came across it at the right time because this the kind of write up I need to help me move forward and always look forward to God.

  • Analike Vivian U

    Amen to all these prophecies. I pray this year turns out good for us and our country Nigeria. The poor are crying, so also the rich and I believe that with the intervention of God, things will turn out better for us.

  • Ene Kosisochukwu Zita

    The Lord makes a way for his people. So, if you believe this year is going to be full of opened doors. The Lord is going to kick all closed doors off the hinges for all of us this year in Jesus name..Amen.

  • Ekpali Joseph Saint

    Yes o, we shall fly high this year, as far as God lives and reigns. And i pray for God’s intervention in Nigeria..

  • ofodile chinenye

    “spend quality time with God this year and soar to your goals undetterred”…….amen. thanks for the prophetic message ma. it is indeed a good way to start this year.

  • thelma Ideozu

    “…you rise above the obstacles that would have stopped or slowed you down. They no longer have the power to affect you. You can soar undeterred.”
    I receive this!

    Amen, hallelujah!
    This post is full of Hope from beginning to end. Thank you.

  • Nwosu Esther

    Same to u ma,may God take us to greater heights

  • Egbe Ebere Blessing

    Oh God, I need your grace to abide by your words because it’s not easy. That all you’ve promised will be ours.

  • Ugwoke Onyinyechi Sylvia

    I claim it in Jesus name, Amen. Lord Jesus, let your mercy and grace speak for me this year in Jesus name, Amen.

  • Ugwuanyi Cyprian Fulton Tochi

    Happy new year,
    The LORD looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. (Psalms 14:2)
    God please we need your grace to enable us seek your face especially this new year so that we can discern the good from bad and go further to give spectacular testimonies firstly by accepting Jesus as the personal Lord and Savior……. Amen

  • ISRAEL CHINWE GOODNESS

    Many of us have made the resolution to walk with God so we can spread those wings and fly, but we are faced with so many challenges and sometimes we doubt our expectation for the year might actually manifest. but with continuous prayer and good relationship with God, the Lord shall meet all our expectations and we shall soar like the eagle, spreading everywhere because we are the seed of Abraham. The line i love so much from Frank Edward’s song ‘Spreading Everywhere’

  • Lawrence Ernest Enyi

    Really a great time to have come across this. Not too late. This year is gonna be lit. The Lord truly will work all things for good to them that love him.

  • Onyema bright

    Thank you ma’ for this wonderful, power-packed message. For this new year I tap into the grace of the Three Rs. I know God’s grace is evidently sufficient for me.
    God bless you ma!!!

  • With God on my side, there is nothing that I can’t do. The key is to Move!

  • Maduabuchi Ebube Deborah

    I claim the prayer and thank you ma for this wonderful word of encouragement……….I pray I remain and start with God this year because I believe that its those that walks with him that will get the wings of flying with him,I know that Is only if I keep his commandment that he will carry me along this year,lord I ask for your grace to always walk with u and achieve all you have prepared for me this year…..

  • Njoku Chioma Grace

    Wow! what a motivational piece. i say a big amen to the prayers, ma. thanks a lot for this wonderful piece and i equally pray and declare that you will equally rise and fly above whatever obstacles may come your way in life for God has made you more than a conqueror in life. thanks a lot, Ma.

  • Joseph Jennifer Ezinne

    I’m reading this post in march and I feel I should have read it a long time ago! Thank you so much, aunty Edith! I’m literally glued to this blog. I’m grateful for the gift of you to humanity.you’re truly a great blessing to this generation. God bless you ma

  • Osere Theresa

    Ma, thanks a lot for this piece, because I need to fly, I have the key word already Is a 40:31, thank you ma for bringing it closer to me, may God continue to give the the wisdom to write more stories that is an eye opener to his children…

  • Valeria Ogide

    May we fly into greater things this year, Amen. Thanks Ma for this encouraging words.

  • Nweke Jemimah Chisom

    Awesome words of encouragement! Even though the year is no longer young, am still motivated to do my best for the remaining part of the year. I pray that he gives me the grace to achieve all that I want to achieve this year.

  • Onuoha oluebube Jessica

    l believe that this year(2018) will see endless, uncountable and unlimited blessings for the children of God. It will.be a great season for us. ln fact, child of God, begin to count your blessings. God is love.

  • Godwin Maxwell

    May God Grant me the grace to apply the three R in my life ..
    I must fly above all principalities and power to reach and even exceed my target.
    Quite an encouraging post.
    Thank you Ma

  • Ifebe June sobechukwu

    This message is prophetic. Repair! Renew! Refuel! Sounds like a great watchword.

  • Chigbo ifeanyi James

    I guess my new year starts today. Feeling so motivated right now. Thanks to this post. I am refueled. Amen

  • Okereafor, Cynthia Uchechi

    Thanks for the prayers. I have made a resolution to be closer to God this new Year. This Year will be a grate year with or without Buhari’s Resignation or exit . God Bless you for the Prayers offered.

  • Joseph Edidiong

    This is the Word for the season. We were made to soar like the eagles. It’s time to fly, stretch those wings and fulfil destiny.

  • ohakwe oluchi judith

    I’ve realized that whenever i put God first in my resolutions it tends to work smoothly and faster than i expected he is a sure driver if we could allow him drive, he is a companion we c permit him walk with us, he is a guardian we can allow him guild us. thank you Jesus for all your sacrifices to set me free…

  • Ani Chiamaka Theresa

    These are really words of encouragement, am really blessed to hear this, this is my year of happiness, joy, love and grace, I must fly against all principalities and power and come out victorious…. Bless u ma…2018, our year of joy

  • Ibute kosisochukwu nina

    I claim all the prophetic words written here… Truly this is d year that each and everyone of us will fly… I must surly fly this year with my miraculous wing… Thanks ma for this wonderful piece

  • onyema chinonyelum cynthia

    Not too long ago i made a resolution to LOVE God and to be closer to Him. I’ve always known its the best decision I’ve ever made but today after reading this i realized i reconnected with my other-self and my entirety-GOD.

  • keswet mercy

    Yes ma this is inspiring, if you cant run then you walk if you cant walk, then you crawl no matter how the situation is keep moving.Spread out the wings fly high and soar up the sky for the Lord is good all the time.

  • Ike Faustina Uchechukwu

    yes that is keeping running to your happiness, if you cant run, then walk if you cannot walk then crawl no matter the situation keep moving.

  • keswet mercy

    Start the new year with a positive, pure in heart and enthusiastic feeling forget the worries the past year came with soar high and fly above your worries cos the Lord is by your side!

  • Nwogu Chiamaka

    I so much like this declaration. Once you ate connected to God you keep on moving. You will see yourself miraculously doing things others can’t do, crossing boarders that are so difficult to cross. Thank you ma for this piece.

  • ONUOHA DIANA

    with each new year we try to start the rat race, we go around with this belief that everything will be smooth and if on the way we encounter a hurdle, we lose faith and start looking around in surprise but this post affirms that there should be a motion in our lives, walking, crawling, jumping etc. we should learn to be better than we are yesterday.

  • Odiase Erico Osazee

    Fly higher in 2018 can only work when we closer to God, do the nessary tin that is needed as a Christian by steadfast in what ever we are doing.

  • Peace onoja

    Please lord, help me to fly, fly and fly above every obstacles in life and please when I need a refuel to fly higher, help me not to think of my ability but rather run to you Amen

  • Amachukwu Amarachi mercy

    New year new resolution, everybody got a price to pay, for sure there will always be obstacles and challenges but everything lies in the grace of God to enable us overcome it. Our destiny is in our hands, how we respond to situation determines our next stage in life, so, new year, new good, new bad, new situations or events.
    Nice work maam

  • Aneke Modesta Chinemerem

    The goal of the Almighty God in our lives, which is the three R’s, Repair, Renew and Refuel. I pray that Almighty God will continue to fulfill his divine goal in our lives in Jesus name Amen!

  • ugochukwu ogwu

    May we truly fly high this year in everything we do or enact which remains the will of God. Amen. Thank you ma

  • MONYE GIFT ONYINYE

    My reading this post in March is really a pain to me because it would have been more of a blessing to me while the year was still afresh, well, i key into this prayers and prophetic declaration.
    Uplifting indeed. i realized i recently became weak in prayer, and the love of food seems to be having a greater effect on me that i could no longer fast. Thank God for this reminder informing me that it is actually a time to brace up and fly. There is need to refuel, repair and renew and then go out there to surmount all challenges that life may throw at us this new year
    Thank you so much ma, you are a blessing to human kind.

  • Anowi chisom

    this has made me see this new year in a new dimension. lord I pray that you repair, renew and refuel my life. Every new year we pray to God that he makes it better than the previous year. thank you ma for this inspiring work.

  • Reuben Empere

    New year, new everything. Let it show. All that we desire we’ll get, we just have to make efforts rt and God almighty that sees all will grant for us them

  • Obiorah Emmanuel Paschal

    I feel bad I wasn’t able to read this prophetic message for the new year earlier on. I think I missed that. Still I believe I won’t be left behind as I claim God’s uncountable blessings for the remainder of the year. Amen.

  • osuegbu prisca

    I pray i will be able to fly fly fly this new year and thankyou ma for this word of encouragement. God bless you.

  • Onah chiamaka Geraldine

    I tap into this blessings May may the new year bring good things to me and my family in Jesus name…Amen

  • Ugwuoke Kenneth Ekene

    A new year inspiration. They that wait on the Lord shall be like seed planted by the river side; they are like Mount Zion that can never be moved from its position. The children of God shall soar high in the air like eagle… they shall gain altitude, soar deeper and deeper into the sky; they shall fly above their enemies…

  • Chikwado Ezeh

    With God by my side, I know I can fly. I’ll spread out my wings,and fly above them that never wished me good. I’ll fly above any pit that has been dug for me. I’ll fly above all the traps of the evil one. I pray it becomes your portion as well…

  • Alexis Okoye

    May God strengthen u to continue giving out these amazing word of God.

  • uzoma chidera

    A New year a new beginning, God has so many plans for us but, we can’t just sit down and wait for it to come we should be able to work for our salvation. I pray that God will give us the spirit to know him more and more as each day passes by and we will be of good example to the people around us this new year. AMEN!!!

  • Kat

    It would be so wonderful to really rise above any obstacle and all i have to do is let God get involved in my life. Lol,it’s a good deal. This year started off great and i hope to gather enough momentum to soar very high, as high as i want to. Thanks for this prophetic word ma’am

  • Chidinma Obasi

    New year, new beginnings… Thanks be to God who has made it possible for us to be counted among the living this year, because it has being him all through. My earnest prayer is for his Grace to soar high this year. Thank you ma for this great piece and same Grace be applicable to you this year.

  • Oleighibe Oluebube Tessy

    In order to achieve out dreams and get to our destination in life faster, we need to align our ways with God.
    Thank you ma for this prophetic word and God bless you!

  • Obidigbo Ifunanya Nino

    wonderful declaration and words of encouragement that keeps us going in our everyday lives, ill put God in the center of my life and fly. keep the good work going ma.

  • Dike Gerald Osinachi

    Your words of encouragement come in diverse ways and that’s why they are very unique each time they come. Really, we need fly, fly off. Soar, soar higher and higher above all obstacles.

  • Onwusonye promise

    We have walked and we have run. Now is the time to use the wings. This year shall we start to fly. Fly higher in God’s grace.

  • Igwe Joshua

    Gerald I agree with you am not just flying this year but soaring high into the sky and above the sky and the sky shall never be my limit and with the grace of God I will remain on top. MA am truly blessed by your prophetic words.

  • Ezeh onyekachukwu c

    When we live our lives according to the will of God, He will always provide our needs according to his riches in Glory. One with God is majority. Praise God.

  • onu victor tochukwu

    Thanks for the new year message. New year brings new me, new you, new world. It’s a time to forget the past mistakes and focus on how to make the world a better place to live in

  • ABONYI CHISOM. E.

    I claim this prophetic words, I pray that almighty God will give me the grace and strength to stand firm in him, and make my Wings strong So I will fly so high without falling down.ma! I pray that God will always shower you with his abundance blessings.

  • Ujevwe Emmanuel

    An amazing message MA. I claim these prophesies in my life I believe this year I will soar like the eagle through the grace of God

  • Ewurum john

    God puts you in flight mode, as its the highest mode of moving because you are above all obstacles.
    I encourage my friends to fly with me today
    With God’s style
    Thank you ma

  • Gerald

    The height an Eagle attains when in full flight is simply bewildering….
    I pray that same would recorded in all our endeavours, amen.

  • Gerald

    The height an Eagle attains when in full flight is simply bewildering…
    I pray that same would recorded in all our endeavours, amen.

  • Nnorom wisdom

    If i have a wing like a dove, i would fly into the new world instead of a new year.
    The new world is that stated in revelation 21:3,4

  • Ezeh Blessing

    Thank you ma for this proclamation of breakthrough this year. For these prophetic words to be accomplished in our lives, we need to make Jesus our Lord and personal saviour, because He is the vine and we are the branches in him alone we can bear fruits.

  • Agada chinenyenwa lucy

    This story teaches us to create and spend most of our time with God our creator and not only when we have problems that we seek the face of God and by doing that ,you are sowing in God’s vain yard and he is also sowing in your own vain yard.

  • Iroegbu Chinatu Amara

    I have a wing and I’ll spread them wild for flight. Indeed Stagnation, is not funny at all. It can be so frustrating. Is a new year, a new beginning for a change. Hurry!!!

  • Agugbua Miriam Chisom

    These are words of encouragement and they are the right word to begin a new year. I think it’s time I spread my wings and fly . Nice one ma.

  • Sunday Ezekwesiri Daniel

    Putting God at the centre of it all in your life. Having your quiet time with your maker where you repair, renew and refuel. This is our gateway to greater height. Fly, fly, fly. We shall fly in His goodness this year. Bless you ma and Happy new year.

  • Arene Ifeyinwa Ketochukwu

    Thanks ma for your instructions through this post. I will ensure to put God first in all my dealings this year.

  • Essien Anietie Archibong

    Wonderful post Ma, For this new year I tap into the grace of the Three Rs. I must fly, fly and fly in jesus name and i will remain on top, Amen.

  • Ugochukwu ukamaka Alice

    We have to put him at the center and we will see ourselves flying higher and higher;we don’t just remember him in the time of troubles,we should put him first in anythimg we are doing.

  • Levi ifeanyi

    Standing on what Martin Luther jnr said ” if you cannot fly run, if you cannot run walk,if you cannot walk crawl , but make sure you are moving.” Therefore, this year by God’s grace, i will fly in Jesus name. Happy new year ma.

  • As Christians, we should know that we have wings like an Eagle so we should ensure that we’re at the top where we are supposed to be by God’s grace.

  • ezeh chimezie

    for God to have brought me this far to see another year………… am sure he has a good plan for me which will surely manifest

  • Oma

    Repairs, renew and refuel that was how I lived last year . when it looks like am short of fuel i ran back in his presence to be refueled again and with that my 2018 was a year of grace and awesomeness. thank you jesus .
    And I know as last year was good this year will be better hallelujah.

  • Ibe Arinzechukwu Christian

    Though my comment on this post is late but I still claim these prophetic word for this year because the year is still in progression. Thank you ma’am. God bless you a bunch.

  • Amuzie Chioma Esther

    Without God nothing is possible and my life can testify to that and to keep on elevating, you have to keep praising and worshiping God.

  • Ejiofor Emmanuel

    Thank you ma for these words of encouragement.
    The closer we get to God, the higher our grace. I pray for his grace this year

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