2 Kings 4:1-4 NKJV
A certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD. And the creditor is coming to take my two sons to be his slaves.”
 So Elisha said to her, “What shall I do for you? Tell me, what do you have in the house?” And she said, “Your maidservant has nothing in the house but a jar of oil.”
 Then he said, “Go, borrow vessels from everywhere, from all your neighbors-empty vessels; do not gather just a few.
 And when you have come in, you shall shut the door behind you and your sons; then pour it into all those vessels, and set aside the full ones.”
As you read the story forward, the woman did exactly what the Prophet said, and the single jar of oil was poured into several other vessels and jars of oil until the vessels were all full and there was no more vessels to receive more oil from the single jar. then the oil in the miracle jar stopped and went dry.
2 Kings 4:6-7 NKJV
 Now it came to pass, when the vessels were full, that she said to her son, “Bring me another vessel.” And he said to her, “There is not another vessel.” So the oil ceased.
 Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, “Go, sell the oil and pay your debt; and you and your sons live on the rest.”
Unless the Lord had told Joshua how to destroy the wall of Jericho, they would never have gone beyond the back of the walls. Moses held a Rod in his hand, but it was not an ordinary Rod he was holding.
That Rod would be a large serpent swallowing up all other serpent-rods of the Egyptian Wisemen. But the Rod of MOSES was useless until the Lord gave a Direction to MOSES on what to do with the Rod.
If the Lord had not told Gideon what to do with the pitchers and the touch and their swords, they would never have been able to defeat the Medianite Warriors who came en-mass and filled the whole battle-ground.
The five loaves of bread and two fishes in the hand of the lad in John 6, would have only fed the mouth of the young boy, if the Lord had not collected it and blessed it and directed how the loaves and the fishes should be distributed to feed more than five thousands people.
Do you remember the widow of Zarephath?
1 Kings 17:12 NKJV
So she said, “As the LORD your God lives, I do not have bread, only a handful of flour in a bin, and a little oil in a jar; and see, I am gathering a couple of sticks that I may go in and prepare it for myself and my son, that we may eat it, and die.”
And if the Lord God had not told her what to do with the handful of flour in the bin and the little oil in the jar, she would have died in the famine like many other persons. Elijah told her what to do with the little flour and the little oil, and she ate all through the famine and fed her family and took care of the Prophet of God.
Elisha asked the widow: what do you have in your hand? And the widow replied: Nothing, except a jar of oil. And she was in terrible debt, her sons were about to the enslaved for the debts, yet she had nothing EXCEPT THE JAR OF OIL AT HOME. She knew not what to do with oil, so the oil was insignificant to her at that time.
SHE DID NOT KNOW THAT THE JAR OF OIL SHE HAD WAS ALL SHE NEEDED TO HAVE TO BREAK INTO ABUNDANCE…IF SHE COULD RECEIVE A PROPHETIC DIRECTION FOR IT.
THEN THE WORD OF THE LORD CAME UPON THE OIL WITH DIVINE DIRECTION OF WHAT TO DO WITH IT.
Borrow many empty vessels.
Shut the door on you and your son.
Pour the oil in all the empty vessels and set the full ones aside.
When you are done, go sell the oil and pay your debt, you and sons, live on the rest.
THAT WAS PROPHETIC DIRECTIONS ON MEANINGLESS JAR OF OIL.
Unless you know what to do with the Gift in your life, you could still be in slavery and embarrassment.
Unless you receive THE MIND OF GOD on what to do with the salary you receive every month, the “little oil” YOU MAY NOT KNOW THAT THERE IS A HIDDEN POWER TO FEED THE MULTITUDE IN YOUR HAND.
You produce a movie or an album, after making the movie, you did not ask the Lord for a Prophetic Direction on what to use the movie for, you think “It is just one movie” and you begin to market it as the other ones. You could still be in perpetual lacks and slavery.
“THE JAR OF OIL” IS USELESS WITHOUT THE PROPHETIC DIRECTIONS OF WHAT TO DO WITH IT.
* The Five Loaves of Bread and Two Fishes of the Lad were useless to the Kingdom until the Lord gave direction of how to use it.
* What is the use of your Career if Jesus has not given YOU an express Prophetic Direction on it. It would only serve and feed you and leave out the multitudes attached to your destinies.
* What’s the use of your Gifts, Drama and Music or Internet Postings, if you have not received from the Lord the Prophetic Directions of how the Lord want you to use it.
* You are a Multi-Instrumentalists, have you received from the Lord His Mind and Intentions for investing the gift in you, if you want to feed the multitudes with this Gift?
You have graduated from University or colleges, and you are confused about what next to do? Have you received from the Lord the Prophetic Directions of how to use this “little oil in the Jar”? For this Oil could feed a whole nation, if you receive from the Lord the Direction of how the Lord wants it to be used.
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The little oil in your hand and the little flour could feed you and the multitudes through the famine.
“May I receive Directions for the gifts and potentials you have deposited in my life”
“May I be filled with Revelations of your mind for the gifts and callings you have placed in my hand.
Source: Evang. Mike Bamiloye