And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief. (Matthew 13:58 KJV)

Unbelief is the absence of faith. It accomplishes nothing and robs one of the benefits that faith brings. Unbelief has the power to block God from acting on ones behalf.

Jesus went into his own hometown at the climax of his ministry. The sick were being healed, blind eyes were being opened and he was performing many signs and wonders. This was not so in his home town. They looked at him and marveled but soon they were thinking this is the carpenter’s son and many other things. Unbelief then crept in and it crippled the channel that made Jesus do might works. Blocked by their unbelief, He could not do much there. Unbelief has the capacity of locking away miracles, signs and wonders. Yes, it has the ability to stop God from accomplishing great things here on earth.

The ruler of the synagogue went to Jesus desiring healing for his daughter. She died as he waited for Jesus to go to the house with him. They brought him the report saying trouble not the master, your daughter has died. Luke 8:50 tells us, ‘but when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.’

All that was required by Jesus to change the situation was faith from the ruler of the synagogue. Faith can reverse even death!

I say to you today, don’t panic in the face of that situation, fear not and believe only. The Master will defy even death and bring life even in that deathly situation.

Declare this,
I choose to believe today for a turnaround in every impossible situation that I was facing. I receive my miracle. Fear is not my portion. Wholeness is coming to me in Jesus’ name!

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Charles Magaiza

Charles Magaiza is the President of El Shaddai World Ministries with a teaching and preaching career spanning over 12 years. Charles is also the Pastor of the fast growing El Shaddai Family Churches in South Africa and also author of the highly motivational From the Shepherd’s Desk which reaches thousands of people every week all over the world. He is an author of a number of published books including Breaking the Invisible Barriers ©2003, Shake It Off ©2005 and No Limits ©2006). All the three publications are available in major book stores in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and other countries. He has transformed the lives of many people through regular presentations to seminars, conferences and workshops. He is also the founder of Purpose Clinic (, an organization that helps people both young and old realize their purpose and pursue it. This is done through a solid mentorship programme, workshops, seminars and camps.

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