Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,
When you let go and let God do His working through you, you realize that you get exceedingly great and amazing results. This is because it is only God's power that works amazingly in us.
Therefore, study the Scriptures and fellowship with the Holy Spirit. He'll reveal more of this wonderful power of God that works in you. ...
I said to myself, ‘Relax, because the Lord takes care of you’
(Psalm 116:7 NCV)
The Psalmist calmed himself with the comfort of this understanding. God cares deeply for you. The moment you get a clear revelation of this, you don't have to worry anymore. Your trust shifts completely to God and God alone.
Beloved, God knows the numbers of hair on your head. He knows so much about you and cares for you deeply. God takes care of you. ...
In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
(Proverbs 16:9, NIV)
Man will always have plans. You will always have wishes and all sorts. But, never rely and trust in your plans alone. God is the author and assurance of success. So, commit your ways to Him.
Trust God to lead you to success and not your plans and strategies. ...
Keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity
(Proverbs 3:1b-2 NIV)
You don't need to search for prosperity anywhere, it is right there in God's Word. The Scriptures will give you practical wisdom to apply in your business, work or ministry and you shall prosper.
The Word of God will also give you peace on all sides. Your heart will trouble for nothing and you'll navigate live peacefully.
The Word of God gives healing and sound health. Also, as you study and bind God's Word to your h ...
But He was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed.
Isaiah 53:5, NLT
Christ endured every whip for you and I. He took it so that we can remain in sound health. Therefore, declare healing upon yourself. Walk and live with the consciousness of divine health over yourself. ...
And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath…
Therefore, be aware of your status and set your mind and spirit on it. In all you do, know that God is set to put you on top and never below.
Beloved, you're blessed in Christ Jesus. No matter the current situation, God will always lead you to victory. You're the head and not the tail. ...
The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.
Because Christ lives in us, this same power and glory rest upon us as well. Therefore, do not be afraid of the devil and its agents, his demons.
Enjoy the victory you have in Christ. All your enemies flee before you. No weapon formed against you shall prosper. ...
Remember the wondrous works that he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he uttered.
(Psalm 105:5, ESV)
So, always try to remember all the glorious things God has done for you. He will surely do so much more again. So, keep the hope alive.
Beloved, God is good all the time. He has saved you before and He will save you again. He has done many marvelous things and He will surely do more again.
But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength
(2 Timothy 4:17a NIV)
When you feel weak and down, just ask God to be your strength. By the Holy Spirit, He will refresh you. Through the Word, He'll encourage you and direct you.
Beloved, there's strength available for you always in every situation. Just ask the Lord. ...
The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Christ came to destroy and put an utter end to the devil's works. So, rejoice and enjoy the abundance of life in Christ Jesus. Share the gospel and show forth the kind of life that Christ gives.
Beloved, fellowship with Him daily. Draw more and more of life in abundance from Christ Jesus. Enjoy the Divine life in Christ. ...
…I am the Lord who heals you.
God accomplished this healing for us through Christ Jesus. Now, by His stripes we were healed. So, you can rest in the healing that God has provided through Christ Jesus.
So, if you feel any symptom in your body, just declare your healing in Christ Jesus. He already took it away. Beloved, you have been healed. ...
Show me Your ways, O LORD; teach me Your paths.
(Psalm 25:4, NKJV)
So, just like the Psalmist prayed, we also should ask our heavenly Father to show us His ways and teach us His paths. It is lovely to follow the Lord.
Beloved, the ways of the Lord are glorious and wonderful. It is wise to seek His face and follow His way. ...
Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry
(James 1:19b NIV)
Be slow to anger. Let your anger drag so long before the bars are full. And just before you react or respond while angry, think and think again. Because, the last thing you want is to regret your words or acts afterwards.
Beloved, be slow to anger. Don't get angry easily. ...
...Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.
1 Peter 2:24
Therefore, you can live with the righteousness of God. You carry God's righteousness. Your very being is holy and righteous and sanctified.
Beloved, this divine exchange was freely given to us. Glory to God for Jesus' sacrifice. ...
But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty;
1 Corinthians 1:27
Therefore, do not be ashamed. Come to God just as you are and He will work upon your weaknesses and turn your foolishness into great wisdom.
Never underestimate anything or anyone. God loves to use the outcast and rejected and transform them to show forth His Glory. ...
Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through this Man is preached to you the forgiveness of sins; and by Him everyone who believes is justified from all things from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.
There are certain things the law by Moses could not achieve, but through Christ Jesus, the New Covenant christian has it. You are completely justified in Christ Jesus. Because of His sacrifice, all your sins are forgiven and you have the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
That thing you are anxious about, put it to God in prayers, and believe that He is working it out already.
Beloved, worry for nothing. Trust in Him and ask Him in prayers. Let His Peace rule your heart. ...
Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act
(Proverbs 3:27 NIV)
Having the capacity to do good and just folding your arms and doing nothing is tantamount to evil. Do good to others. And as much as you can, offer the little help that you can.
Be good, it has a way of returning back to you. ...
Run from all these evil things
(1 Timothy 6:11b NLT)
Don't settle in the place of temptation as if it won't affect you. Just leave such premises. As long as it is avoidable, then, avoid it.
Beloved, don't put yourself in zones of temptations. ...
A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.
(Proverbs 16:9, AMPC)
So, as much as you plan and set goals, always trust God to direct your path in life. Trust in Him and He will direct your thoughts and path in life aright.
Beloved, never trust in your plans, goals or strength. Lean on God's wisdom and leading always. ...
Without delay I hurry to obey your commands
(Psalm 119:60 GNT)
Once God gives an instruction, follow it promptly. trust His leading and not your head or calculations. trust that He knows what He is doing. He sees the end from the beginning.
Therefore, follow His instructions promptly. He works out the best for you. ...
He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.
(John 15:2, NIV)
We are all in Christ. He is the Vine and we are the branches. When he prunes and trims off some edges, we might lose some dear things to us. It might also be a bad thing that God is pruning off. Just endure through the process and learn the godly lessons.
In the end, the goal is to increase your productivity (fruitfulness). So, enjoy God's pruning and see increase and more ...
So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.
So, after Christ received every bit of suffering, pain and shame for us, it was time to pay the final price of death for our sins, and He declared that it is finished. Meaning He had paid it all.
Therefore, your salvation, healing, blessings, etc are all complete packages. Not half or quarter or 99% but 100% complete package. Christ finished it all. ...
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.
The emphasis here is the riches (abundance) of Grace. There's nothing more thrilling than that.
Therefore, live everyday with the consciousness of riches / abundance of Grace made available for you. Hallelujah! ...
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace
There's no other route to redemption anymore. The blood of bulls and rams could only cover sins for a while. But the Blood of Jesus Christ washed us clean from crimson-like red to cotton-like white wool.
Therefore, you can rejoice in the forgiveness of sins that you have received. Glory to God.
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose.
(Acts 16:25-26, NIV)
Paul and Silas did this and they experienced a great delivery. There's power in praises and singing hymns. Once we are enveloped in the state of praises, great things can happen.
Beloved, give God praises daily. Sing hymns and glorify His Holy Name. ...
Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You have laid up for those who fear You, which You have prepared for those who trust in You in the presence of the sons of men!"
(Psalm 31:19, NKJV)
God has lovely things in store for you. This present condition isn't the end. He has great and mighty things in store for you.
Therefore, be cheerful and be hopeful. The future is surely great. ...
Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.
2 Peter 1:2
There is Grace and Peace that comes from the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus. Hence, the more you study and see Christ in Scriptures, the more you get a revelation and experience Grace and Peace.
Beloved, He has given us Peace that transcends human understanding. Stick to the Scriptures and enjoy lots more of peace and grace. ...
Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you
(Jeremiah 1:5a The Message)
God who had created the plan for us long before we were created is the One we should trust to lead us in all things.
Therefore, trust in the Lord with all your heart. Trust Him completely as He leads you via His Word and the Holy Spirit. ...
for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.
Therefore, trust in the Spirit of God to supply you with both the will and the strength to keep going on. This applies to every facet of life. Be it academics, career, purpose, ministry, family, etc. It takes God's strength and will to carry on to the end.
Beloved, trust in the Lord and not your strength. Let His Spirit empower you.
When she heard about Jesus, she came behind Him in the crowd and touched His garment. For she said, “If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be made well.” Immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of the affliction.
The woman with the blood issue didn't worry about her faith but focused on the goodness of Christ. She knew Christ healed anyone He came in contact with. That's His nature. That's what she kept telling herself if ...
... for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 3:6
Therefore, stick to God's Word and let the Holy Spirit interpret the depth of the meanings to you. Taking the Scriptures at face value can be very disastrous.
Beloved, the Holy Spirit authored the Word of God. Let Him interpret and give life to the Scriptures. ...
But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.
(2 Corinthians 2:14, ESV)
You're blessed and victorious. No matter what the situation says, know that you will always be victorious. Just stay with the Word of God.
Through the Word, you get the knowledge and key principles which will help you on the victorious path. ...
What profit is there if you gain the whole world — and lose eternal life? What can be compared with the value of eternal life?
(Matthew 16:26 TLB)
Therefore, never undermine the powerful life you have on your inside. It is a special kind of life that is beyond this would. Eternal life transcends the current world.
Nothing in this world is worth an exchange. Not wealth or riches or power or honour or fame etc is worth losing or neglecting this eternal life. ...
Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.
Always be grateful for God's goodness. Always be thankful for all He has done and all He will do. God is loving and caring. His mercies is for evermore.
Beloved, rest in God's goodness and enjoy his mercies daily. And, be grateful for His goodness always. ...
Then he shall put his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted on his behalf to make atonement for him.
The Old Testament was a picture of the New. Then, animals were offered as sacrifices so that the blemish of man can be transferred to the animal and the innocence of the sheep can be transfered to man.
As a result, the Calvary depicts the sinfulness of man transferred to Christ as the purity and righteousness of Christ transferred to man.
Glory be to God for this wonderful exchange. Now you can live li ...
If you continue in My word . . . you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free
(John 8:31-32 NASB)
Beloved, stick to the Word of God. Seek the Truth always and you'll need it at every step of your journey as a Christian. The Truth is found in God's Word. Seek it always and you'll live in freedom always.
Only the Truth can set you free. True freedom and liberty comes from the Word, the Truth.
'I am…the Beginning and the End,' says the Lord, 'who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.'
No human mind in the current restrictions of time and space can understand the existence of anyone who could exist before there was any beginning.
God lives for ever more. He's the end after every end. God is great and mighty. ...
The Lord will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand. You shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
There's a level of blessing that comes over you that surely transcends you and your circles alone. When God blesses you, it overflows to those around you.
You don't need to have so much before you give. When God blesses your heart, it overflows and you give to those around you. The more you give, the more it comes back to yo ...
So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
Therefore, you can always bank on God's promises. You can trust in that whatever God says will surely be fulfilled. Whatever God has promised, He will give unto you. Whatever prophesy is in His Word, it will be fulfilled in due season.
Beloved, trust in God. Trust in His Word. Believe it, it is true. ...
However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth...
Use this beautiful advantage that is at your disposal. Trust in the Holy Spirit to lead you in all you do. Let Him direct your life. You can't do it alone, let the Holy Spirit, the Comforter and Helper, guide you.
You may work all your life and try to be busy doing everything. But, learn to rest and lean on His guidance, He will direct you into the specifics and the things to do. So, rather than doing all things, let Hi ...
to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
Once you know how much He loves you, you'll be filled with fullness of God. The more you understand His Love for you, the more you realize how much He's filled you with God Himself and you'll live more as God wants you to live in fullness of life, blessings, sound mind, fulfillment of purpose, etc.
Beloved, study the Scriptures and understand how much Christ loves you. You'll be amazed at how much He has blessed you with because of His love. ...
The Lord is for me, so I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?
(Psalm 118:6 NLT)
Because God is on your side, no man can hurt you. No being in heaven, on earth or below can ever touch you. Be it a spirit or a mortal man or a demon, God has got you covered.
Therefore, live your life without fear. Go on fulfilling God's purpose for your life without any worries of what man can do to you because they can't touch you. ...
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
(John 10:10, NIV)
The devil (thief) comes to undo God's wonderful work of eternal life that God gave us. But, Christ came to give us great life - the life of the supernatural; the life of the Divine.
Beloved, you've got a life in Christ like no other. No one else and no other place can give such life. Enjoy this Divine life to the fullest in Christ Jesus. This life is above pain, sickness, suffering, poverty, etc. ...
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
(Jeremiah 29:11, NKJV)
God's thoughts for you are good. That's what matters the most, not what other people think or what the situation says.
So, meditate on what God thinks (what the Scriptures says). Let that form the bases of your thoughts. You've got a sure hope and future. ...
So I replied by sending this message to them: ‘I am doing a great work! I cannot stop to come and meet with you.’ Four times they sent the same message, and each time I gave the same reply
(Nehemiah 6:3-4 NLT)
Nehemiah was focused on rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. That was God's mission for his life. God placed the idea in his heart. Oppositions arose and tried to request his attention, but, he didn't allow them to distract him.
Beloved, rather than listen to oppositions, spend that useful time listening to God so as to restrengthen y ...
The fear of human opinion disables; trusting in God protects you from that
(Proverbs 29:25 MSG)
So, fear no man. Do not think of what man will say or think. Don't be afraid of the ridicule of man. Just trust in God's opinion and what the Scriptures says.
Beloved, place the foundation of your decisions on the Scriptures. Let Him lead and direct you.
For it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.
God stirs your heart to be willing and also enables you to do the prompting He has placed in your heart. What a powerful loving God. Therefore, you just have to key into the move of the Holy Spirit.
Beloved, the Holy Spirit will provide both the willingness and empowerment. So don't trust in your strength and self will. Just rest on God always. ...
I will put none of the diseases on you which I have brought on the Egyptians. For I am the Lord who heals you.
God has promised and so, nothing can bring you down. He will never afflict you with any disease. God loves you so much. Believe in His love.
So, whenever you feel a sign or symptom, just activate your spirit and declare that the Lord, Most High, is your Healer. ...
But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God...
1 Corinthians 1:30
Therefore, you have an unlimited source of wisdom living inside of you. This wisdom will never dry up. Christ your source of Wisdom lives in you.
Beloved, always declare this truth. Whenever you're in a situation that needs wisdom, just declare that Christ is your Wisdom and you'll see the brilliant ideas that will rush in. ...
Return to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope. Even today I declare that I will restore double to you.
God Himself declared it. Hence, it will surely be done. God is making all things work together for your good. So, don't worry. Relax and have hope.
Beloved, God has said it and He will do it. Job was restored in double fold. Just trust in the Lord, your God and keep having hope. ...
Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.
(Hebrews 13:15, NKJV)
Once you study the Scriptures and begin to realize the manifold blessings God has bestowed on us through Christ Jesus, your heart will be overwhelmed with thanksgiving and praise.
So, be a thorough student of the Word and in no time, you'll appreciate the splendor of God and appreciate all his goodness towards you. ...
We know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them
(Romans 8:28 NLT)
With the eyes of faith, God is working out the best for you. No matter how tough it might seem, God who sees the end from the beginning knows how best to solve the situations. In His infinite wisdom, He's crafted out the best of the best plans for you.
So beloved, even when it doesn't seem like it, God is sorting out the best for your good. In the end, it will be to His Glory and your blessing. ...
Since we have the same spirit of faith…we also believe, and so we also speak.
(2 Corinthians 4:13, ESV)
Beloved, there's a correlation between your faith and your speech. Speak forth what you believe. Speak forth what you wanna believe. Internalize your speech (God's Word) even by speaking it. Your speech and believe go side by side.
Therefore, declare it. Keep declaring it until it manifests. ...
May God, the source of hope, fill you with joy and peace through your faith in him. Then you will overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit
(Romans 15:13 GW)
There's one sure source of hope, and that is, the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit can fill you with hope that never dies. That's the surest way to get hope refreshed from moment to moment.
The Scriptures speaks of a father of faith, Abraham, who against hope still hoped. That's the life we should live. We have an assured hope in Christ Jesus. Let the Holy Spirit keep ...
...though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again...
Proverbs 24:16, NIV
Therefore, be encouraged. Rise up and go forward. Keep pushing on. Don't relent. Never give up. God is right there with you. Tap into His strength by the Holy Spirit and keep hope alive.
Keep rising no matter how many times you fall. ...
But, Glory be to God for Jesus' sacrifice.
And the soldiers twisted a crown of thorns and put it on His head…
Beloved, Christ bore the pain and punishment and paid the price for the curse. He took the thorns upon His head. Today, we as Christians, are free from the curse.
Hallelujah! So go about your daily business with a fresh revelation and a consciousness of God's blessings over your life. Your works are blessed. ...
And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work.
When it comes to Grace and self-efforts, they go opposite ways. You can't place your faith in your works and expect that it is by Grace. Neither can you believe in Grace and think it is your works. In essence, you can't fulfil your righteousness by works and expect that it is by Grace. No one can please God by self-efforts.
Beloved, this also transcends int ...
And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses,
Therefore, rejoice in the Lord and enjoy the fullness of the life in Christ Jesus. You are alive together with Christ. The life of God Himself flows through your veins.
Beloved, don't doubt the forgiveness of your sins. Christ paid the price once for all.
The Lord is good to everyone who trusts in him, so it is best for us to wait in patience — to wait for him to save us
(Lamentations 3:25-26 GNT)
God will always come to save you. Yeshua means Yahweh saves. So, He will surely save you. Just hold on patiently.
Beloved, in times of trial, learn to rest on the Grace of God which will help you build the virtue of patient till He surely saves you. ...
Then a man of God came and spoke to the king of Israel, and said, “Thus says the Lord: ‘Because the Syrians have said, “The Lord is God of the hills, but He is not God of the valleys,” therefore I will deliver all this great multitude into your hand, and you shall know that I am the Lord.’"
1 Kings 20:28
The Syrians lost the battle both on the hills and on the valley too. Their misinformed minds knew nothing about God. Beloved, in your best seasons and in the worst, God is with you. He'll never leave nor f ...
I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.
Christ declared us the branch. You don't try or struggle to be a branch of the Vine. You are a branch of the Vine. So, focus on your position in Christ Jesus and bear much fruits effortlessly.
Understanding that you are seated with Christ in heavenly places changes your perspective in life. Realizing your position in Christ makes the difference. Beloved, you are a branch in Christ the Vine. ...
'For this is like the waters of Noah to Me; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah would no longer cover the earth, so have I sworn that I would not be angry with you, nor rebuke you. For the mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, but My kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall My covenant of peace be removed,' says the Lord, who has mercy on you.
God has sworn that in His New Covenant, He would never be angry at you, neither will He break His Covenant of Peace with you.
Beloved, this Word is revelatio ...
Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you…
(2 Timothy 1:6, NKJV)
The Scriptures admonishes us stir up God's gift inside of us. Stir them up and put them to use. The Holy Spirit will teach you and direct you in the use of your gifts for God.
Beloved, pray in the Spirit. Stir up God's gifts in you. Put those gifts to use. ...
Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all.
2 Thessalonians 3:16
The Kingdom of God is characterized by Peace. As a partaker of this Kingdom, you are entitled to unlimited Peace. So, whenever you are in a situation that wants to trouble you, just ask the peace of God to step in. The Lord of Peace Himself will give you Peace.
Therefore, declare to every stormy sea, "Peace, be still". Live your life daily with an understanding of His divine Peace. ...
And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, returned, and with a loud voice glorified God,
Don't be like the other ungrateful 9 healed people. Remember that God daily loads us with benefits. We live daily under God's magnificent and extravagant Grace.
As the Scriptures admonish, give more of thanksgiving and praises to God, your Creator.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me...
(Psalm 23:4, NKJV)
The Psalmist was confident that God is always with him no matter where he might be. Even in the face of death, you can be confident that God is by your side.
Most times, in situations like these, you might not feel that God is with you. But, the truth remains that God has promised never to leave nor forsake you. Therefore, whether you see Him or feel Him or not, God is a ...
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for
(Hebrews 11:1-2 NIV)
The ancients lived by faith. The Scriptures tells us about the life of Abraham that was by faith. There are loads of examples in the Scriptures. There are also examples of men of God who lived by faith centuries ago and in our days.
Beloved, step out in faith. Take every step and decision based on faith. For we walk by faith and not by sight. ...
Then Jesus said, 'Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.'
(Matthew 11:28, NLT)
Jesus calls unto you to drop the baggage. The Scriptures keeps reminding you - Drop that burden. Let go of the worry. Drop it so Christ can carry it for you.
Beloved, the moment you stop the worry, you give Christ the opportunity to step into the situation by allowing faith into your heart. Faith comes and worries leave. ...
Yet you made [humans] inferior only to yourself; you crowned them with glory and honor
(Psalm 8:5 GNT)
Therefore, do not be trapped in the shadows of insecurity and low esteem. See yourself the way God sees you. Rise to the status of whom God created you to be.
God's favour, glory and honour is heavy upon you. ...
...take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
(2 Corinthians 10:5, NIV)
So, use the yardstick of the Scriptures to weigh every thought that crosses your mind before deciding if it is good to continue in the thought.
Beloved, your thoughts will eventually dictate the kind of individual you are and the direction of your life. So, keep renewing your mind with the Word of God. ...
The Lord is my light and my salvation. I will fear no one
(Psalm 27:1a GNT)
This was the testimony of the Psalmist. He knew the Lord his God and trusted Him completely. Trust in your God today and fear no living being or spirit or situation or place.
Beloved, you can live in absolute confidence once you get a revelation of the salvation you have received from God through Christ Jesus. ...
Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
God is your Father and you can boldly come to His Presence without fear. This is made possible because of Jesus' sacrifice.
So, whenever you need Grace and help, just confidently ask your heavenly Father and He's sure to help you. ...
...seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.
Meditate on the Kingdom principles. Righteousness, Peace and Joy is abundant in the Kingdom of God. Meditate on that. That's part of what should be your focus. Let go of the worries. God will surely lead you and teach you and those things will be sorted out.
Beloved, keep you gaze and eyes of faith fixed on Jesus and the Kingdom.
Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez, saying, 'I gave birth to him in pain.' Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, 'Oh, that You would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let Your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.' And God granted his request.
1 Chronicles 4:9–10, NIV
Jabez prayed from the depth of his heart and God heart him. You too can pray for enlargement and increase, and God will surely answer you.
He has bestowed upon you His Divine favour. So all you do an ...
...and by His stripes we are healed.
Christ paid the price for your healing with His body. He took all the pain, punishment and stripes of beating so that your body can always be in sound health.
So, no matter the challenge today, always remember and declare the healing you have in Christ Jesus. Even if you have to take drugs, still declare his healing because it builds faith in you.
I will go before you and make the crooked places straight…
(Isaiah 45:2, NKJV)
God has gone ahead of you and cleared away any major obstacle to your progress and fulfilment of purpose. He has fought every battle and claimed every victory. Every crooked path has been made straight.
Therefore, you can always rest in Christ's victory and claim it as you walk through life's challenges. ...
Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ
(Galatians 1:10 NIV)
You are a child of God on a mission approved by God. Go ahead. Run with His Word and it shall be fulfilled.
Beloved, don't place man's approval above God's. His Word is final. Take His Word and run with it. ...
The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.
James 5:16, NLT
You have been made righteous by Jesus Christ. You've got the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus resident inside of you. Therefore, your prayers carry power.
Beloved, say your prayers henceforth with this understanding that your prayers are effective and powerful. ...
...as you have believed, so let it be done for you…
Therefore, if you need anything from the Lord, believe that He has provided it first, then, you will receive it. That's the way of God. Build your faith. Study the Scriptures and your faith will grow.
Beloved, walk the path of faith. Believed and receive. ...
For He hath made Him [Jesus] to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.
2 Corinthians 5:21, KJV
Someone had to pay the price. It was Jesus Christ. Now we have the gift of righteousness which isn't based on works but on faith.
Who you were is different from who you are right now. The gift of the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus makes the difference. ...
So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
You are of much more value than random animals. You're God's precious child. You are His beloved. And He takes care of you.
Therefore, live life with confidence of God, your Creator providing for all your needs. Worry less and believe more. ...
For as he thinks in his heart, so is he...
If anyone needs to see transformation in his/her life, just feed on the right thoughts and renew his/her mind. In no time, the changes on the inside will become evident on the outside. This is why renewing of the mind with the Word of God is very important.
If a Christian believes he's righteous in Christ Jesus, then, he begins to live the righteous life. If he believes he's blessed in Christ Jesus, in no time, he begins to enjoy the manifold favour of God in his wor ...
But this Man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand of God,
Jesus paid the Ultimate sacrifice for the sins of man. It is a once for all time sacrifice that anyone who believes in Him is saved. Therefore, as a believer, you are saved from the wages of sin. You died with Christ and resurrected with Him. You have God's eternal righteousness as a gift.
Beloved, walk boldly in the free gift of righteousness that you've received. Live life victorious above sin and death because Christ paid the pr ...
Fill your minds with those things that are good and that deserve praise: things that are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, and honorable
(Philippians 4:8 GNT)
The verse above clearly states the parameters by which you can verify if any thought is good enough to brood upon. The Scriptures surely passes through all the parameters. Other issues like academics, works, research, innovation, etc that is good, noble, true, etc. Hence, they would be good to think on.
Beloved, always weigh everything you do on the Word of God, then, you will k ...
And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses.
The sacrifices of animals only covered the sins of men for a while. So, it had to be repeated. But, the eternal Blood of Jesus wipes away sins once for all. This sacrifice can never be repeated.
Therefore, all trespasses are forgiven. Live the life of a forgiven man. Live the life of true freedom in Christ Jesus. ...
...He [God] made us accepted in the Beloved.
Because of Jesus' sacrifice, you have been made pure and righteous and well accepted into the Beloved fold. Therefore, do not believe the lie of the enemy that God hates or dislikes you. God loves you because when He looks at you, He sees Jesus. Your life is hidden on Christ.
Hence, you are called "Beloved", because you are loved of the Lord. ...
These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
(John 15:11, KJV)
Fill your heart, mind and soul with God's Word and experience unlimited joy. Joy that knows no limits / bounds. Joy that is undescribable. Joy of the Holy Spirit. That's the kind of joy that God's Word brings to you.
Therefore, stick to the Word and enjoy unlimited joy always. ...
Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what the nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires
(Romans 8:5 NIV)
Life can ooze out of you based on the kinds of thoughts you harbour. Let the Holy Spirit direct your thoughts. Let Him lead your thoughts for you. It starts from the Word of God, and He will also direct your thoughts in other affairs.
Beloved, the Holy Spirit knows it all. Be it ...
Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts
(Proverbs 4:23 GNT)
The Christian mind is the mind of Christ. Hence, you have all it takes to be great in life just as Christ is. Therefore, meditate on the Scriptures and renew your mind thereof. Let the Word of God fill your thoughts and mind and be empowered to life right.
Therefore, be careful of what you think about. Be careful of the things you allow to enter your mind. Be careful about the books, movies, words, thoughts, music, etc y ...