How many know how you were born? 23 chromosones in your mothers cell connected with 23 chromosones in your fathers sperm and suddenly a fertilised cell was created. Then that 1 cell became 2, and then 4 and then 8 and then 16 then 32 then 64 and then 128 and then 256 and then 512 and then 1024 until that one cell had multiplied into millions of cells. 


Multiplication is in every fibre of your being. It’s how you survive.  


Just like God made your body a wonder of multiplication, he also created your soul and your body and your mind to be a marvel of multiplication. 

God uses your biology to communicate his theology. How he works, what his purpose is, what he is wanting you to understand about him. 

You are wired to multiply and to increase, and be fruitful.  


Gen 1:28
God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply


Then after Adam has failed, God starts again and his second command to a new world is...


Gen 9:1
Then God blessed Noah and his sons, saying to them, “Be fruitful and multiply in number and fill the earth.

Again he says....

Gen 9:7
As for you, be fruitful and multiply on the earth and increase upon it.”


  • God is such a God of multiplication, the universe is constantly expanding and accelerating.  
  • God is such a God of multiplication that the entire earth is established on this principle. Out of 1 seed can come 100 other seeds which then produce 100 seeds. 
  • Whenever the wind blows, multiplication happens all over the earth.
  • He is such a God of multiplication that when he wanted to talk explain the kingdom of God, he used a seed to explain it.  It’s because of what a seed does.  It multiplies. 

Genesis 22:17 (NLT) I will certainly bless you. I will multiply your descendants beyond number.

Genesis 35:11 (NLT) Then God said, “I am El-Shaddai—‘God Almighty.’ Be fruitful and multiply. 

Leviticus 26:9 (AMP) For I will be leaning toward you with favor and regard for you, rendering you fruitful, and multiplying you.

Deuteronomy 8:13 (NIV) and when your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all you have is multiplied, 

Deuteronomy 1:11 (NLT) And may the Lord, the God of your ancestors, multiply you a thousand times more and bless you

Deuteronomy 1:11 (MSG) And may God, the God-of-Your-Fathers, keep it up and multiply you another thousand times, bless you just as he promised. 

Deuteronomy 7:13 (AMP) And He will love you, bless you, and multiply you; He will also bless the fruit of your body and the fruit of your land, your grain, your new wine, and your oil, the increase of your cattle and the young of your flock in the land which He swore to your fathers to give you. 

Luke 18:30 (MSG) It will all come back multiplied many times over in your lifetime. And then the bonus of eternal life!" 

2 Corinthians 9:10 (AMP) And [God] Who provides seed for the sower and bread for eating will also provide and multiply your [resources for] sowing

Hebrews 6:14 (AMP) Saying, Blessing I certainly will bless you and multiplying I will multiply you. 


1.  God Speaks into Adam’s ignorance.

When God commanded Adam and Eve to multiply and be fruitful he speaks into their lack of understanding. Adam and Eve had no concept that they had the ability within them. I don’t even think they knew what God meant. Be fruitful and multiply. They have had no previous experience.  They have nothing to relate these words to. This is fresh revelation. God is speaking directly into man by revelation. He is activating something in them. He is making them aware by revelation of his plan and to draw out what he had put in them. Fruitfulness and multiplication is in them, but they don’t know it. They have no idea what it is and that they are blessed to multiply.  


Eg; Maybe that’s you. No experience, no previous understanding. God wants to speak new information into your situationso that you are fruitful and blessed and multiply. 


Gen 11:1 Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. 2As men moved eastward,£ they found a plain in Shinar£ and settled there. Come, let’s build a great city for ourselves with a tower that reaches into the sky. This will make us famous and keep us from being scattered (multiplying) all over the world.” 


What was it? Was it fear, complacency, smallness, selfishness? All i know is that against God’s orders they decided to settle. They were even prepared to build something big to protect their smallness. 

HAVE YOU? HAVE YOU SETTLED DOWN? HAVE YOU GOT HAPPY WITH JUST HAVING ENOUGH, WITH HAVING FRIENDS, SOME KIDS A CAR AND SOME FOOD?  IS THAT IT FOR YOU?  IS A CAREER YOUR END GAME?

If you have, you are living in contradiction to God and his commands and you won’t prosper.


So many people just stop. Why do people stop...........

Genesis 11 marks the beginning of the great struggle between God’s plan for bigness, multiplication and increase and mans’ fear and small mindedness and desire to contain. 

So God decides to do something radical.  

Genesis 12 God decides to do something amazing and radical. 

God searches the earth and looks for the oldest and most barren man and woman he can find and he searches out a couple of people who can’t but want to and says watch this.

God is looking for someone who can’t but wants to. 

 

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