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R0R 0CT0BER 011-10-2012

Posted by edina obi Oct 11, 2012

What And How To Pray For God’s People ,

 

Pastor Chris

Wherefore I…Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, And what is the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe… (Ephesians 1:15-19).

 

Pastor Chris

It’s important we know how to intercede in prayer for those in the Church who though are born again, are not walking in the light of God’s Word, or are yet to be acquainted with the Holy Spirit and what He can do in their lives. It makes no difference that some of them may have been Christians for many years. As long as they’re not walking in the light of God’s Word, we must pray for them in the manner outlined by the Spirit, through the Apostle Paul, in our opening scripture.

Pray, "That God would grant them the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him. And that the eyes of their understanding will be enlightened; that they may know the hope of His calling, and the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe!"

Ephesians 3:17-19 says, "…that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God." This prayer has to do with the revelation of the love of God in our daily walk. We’ve got to pray that God’s people around the world will know the length, breadth, height and depth of the compelling love of Christ in His vicarious death, subsequent resurrection, and endless life in and for us.

Have you heard someone say, "I can’t please you and displease myself." That’s not God’s kind of love; people with such understanding are not yet rooted and grounded in Christ. This is why you’ve got to pray that God’s people would have insight into the love of Christ, which is beyond natural, human comprehension.

You can also personalize these inspiring prayers of the Spirit for yourself as well. When you pray this way, you’ll constantly experience spiritual development and have greater insight into the things of God.

Prayer
I pray for God’s people all around the world today, that they might be filled with the knowledge of God’s will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

PRAY AT 12 NOON AND 10PM

Posted by edina obi Oct 8, 2012
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R0R 0CT0BER 05-10-2012

Posted by edina obi Oct 5, 2012

Preach The Gospel! ·

 

Pastor Chris

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature (Mark 16:15).

 

Pastor Chris

It may surprise you to know how many of your next-door neighbours are yet to hear about Jesus. This thought motivated me back then, and still does today, to go all out, preaching the Gospel to everyone.

Growing up as a Christian, I went from street to street, and from house to house, telling people about Jesus. I felt the onus was on me to tell the untold, and reach the unreached; to let the whole world know that Jesus came into the world to die for our sins, and was buried, and raised back to life for our justification. This is the greatest news on planet earth!

To receive the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and be born again, is the best thing that could ever happen to anyone. As a Christian, you have a divine mandate to preach the Gospel to those in your world and the regions beyond. God has committed to you the ministry of reconciling men back to Him (2 Corinthians 5:18).

The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the only hope for sustainable progress and development for any nation or a people. It holds God’s answer to all of the predicaments of humanity. In Romans 1:16, Paul said, "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek." The Gospel is the power of God unto salvation; in it, the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith (Romans 1:16-17).

For the influence, impact and effect of righteousness to increase in every nation, we must keep preaching the Gospel. The realization that Jesus, the Son of God, died for the salvation of the world and yet some still haven’t heard about Him should motivate you to preach and tell everyone you meet about Jesus.

Prayer
Dear heavenly Father, I thank you for counting me faithful to commit unto me the ministry of reconciliation. You’ve chosen and anointed me to preach the Gospel with power, and impact my world with your divine presence. I thank you for this glorious mandate, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

R0R 0CT0BER 04-10-2012

Posted by edina obi Oct 4, 2012

Faith To Frame Your World! ·

 

Pastor Chris

Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear (Hebrews 11:3).

 

Pastor Chris

The Greek word translated "framed" in the opening scripture is "Katartizo," which is to repair, frame, perfect, mend and restore. This lets us know that by applying the right faith principles you can "frame," repair, restore or recreate your world. Through faith, we understand that God framed, mended, restored and perfected the material world. He framed the visible world from the unseen, revealing to us the power of faith.

Another word to study in our theme verse is "world," which is translated from the Greek word "aion." "Aion" refers to the structure and administration of one’s life; how things go with you from day to day, including how they affect your hopes and aspirations. It also refers to the world’s system with respect to socio-economic structures and environmental management of a period in human history, including its arts and sciences.

Bringing this home to your personal life, you can frame how things go with you from day to day by speaking forth God’s Word. God made the whole world by speaking forth words; and as His kids, we have the same creative power inherent in us because we’re made in His image and in His likeness. There’s a creative force in us, to frame the kind of life and environment we desire. We can alter our destinies and change the course of events in our world through faith-filled words.

This is the key to recreating your life and fulfilling your dreams. Speak forth today, what you want to see in your life and frame your "aion." As you utter those words of faith, the Holy Spirit will incubate on them and make them a reality. It makes no difference what has happened in your life in the past; there’s hope for a change. The power for that change is in your mouth. Speak words of faith, blessing and power and recreate your world! Perfect, mend and restore everything in your "aion!"

Prayer
Dear Father, I thank you for granting me peace, and ensuring fruitfulness, prosperity and productivity in every area of my life! I declare that everything in my world conforms with your will and destiny for me, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

R0R 0CT0BER 02-10-2012

Posted by edina obi Oct 2, 2012

Peace In Adversity! .

 

Pastor Chris

These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world (John 16:33).

 

Pastor Chris

Jesus said in Luke 21:25-26 that in the last days, there’ll be perplexity of nations, men’s heart failing them for fear. It’s important that as a Christian you refuse to fear. Rather, lay hold of God’s Word, which is the antidote to fear and insecurity.

The Lord Jesus knew we would encounter difficult and trying times in the world, but He confirmed that as we remain in Him, we would live a life of peace even in times of crises. That’s why He said in our theme verse: "These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulations: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." Let these words of the Master re-echo in your heart and create the mindset of the overcomer in you.

God’s Word gives us the assurance that we’re not alone, and that irrespective of the fiendish and  dastardly manipulations of the enemy, our victory is a settled fact. As a Christian, you dwell in the secret place of the Most High, and abide under the shadow of the almighty. A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand, yet no harm or evil shall befall you. Believe this truth and make it your consciousness.

Refuse to fear because God has already made you an overcomer: "Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world" (1 John 4:4). He has made His power available to you and lifted you over principalities and powers. Your faith in Christ is the victory that overcomes the world: "For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith" (1 John 5:4).

Confession
My life is founded on Christ my Saviour, and in Him I dwell in safety and security. And by the power in the Name of Jesus, I come against the activities of Satan and his cohorts, affirming that their concomitant plan to wreak havoc and unleash terror is vanquished and overturned. Amen.

edina obi

R0R  0CT, 01-10-2012

Posted by edina obi Oct 1, 2012

The Prayer of Agreement! -

 

Pastor Chris

Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven. For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them (Matthew 18:19-20).

 

Pastor Chris

The Bible teaches that there are different kinds of prayer. The prayer of agreement is one of them. It’s an effective way through which we can share our burdens in prayer and effect positive changes. The prayer of agreement involves two or more people coming together and praying concerning anything in particular that they desire. For instance, any two Christian friends or colleagues could come together and decide to pray and effect a change either concerning their work, office, school, neighbourhood or the nation at large.

Through the prayer of agreement, you can resolve issues in your home, at work, in society, etc. However, be sure to follow the rules. First, the scripture says "if any two of you shall agree…"; that means it must involve two or more people. Then it says, "as touching anything that they shall ask"; that means you must be specific.

Also, you must pray in faith and in line with the Word. Having done all that, you can be certain that your prayers would be answered. The Bible says, "And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us" (1 John 5:14).

The next time you want to effect a change in any situation, follow the rules of the prayer of agreement!

 

Prayer

Dear Father, I thank you for the privilege of praying in agreement with other believers and  compelling circumstances to yield to your Word. I declare that situations that are not consistent with your perfect will for my life are overturned and the works of the devil are frustrated in and around me, in the Name of Jesus. Amen.

edina obi

R0R Sept,028-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 28, 2012


Bridle Your Tongue!
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Pastor Chris

If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain (James 1:26).

 

Pastor Chris

A bridle is a headgear for a horse, and includes a headstall, reins and bit, to give the horse rider control over the direction and speed of the horse. When you put that bit in the horse’s mouth, you direct, and he follows you confidently. When the Scriptures admonish us to bridle the tongue, it means to control your tongue.

In James 3:5-6 the Bible says that the tongue can defile the whole body and set on fire the course of nature. The word translated defile means to render inoperative or useless. It means to corrupt the body in such a way that it can’t carry out its function. Your tongue can rob your body of its effectiveness; that’s why it must be tamed. Also, the tongue can set on fire the course of nature; that means the wheel of life; the course of your life. God has set every one of us on the right course for life; for His good purpose, for His will, and for His glory.

However, you must be careful not to destroy that course with your tongue; it’s up to you. You’re the one to keep yourself in the course that God has set for you by cultivating a wholesome tongue. There’re things you should say, and there’re things you shouldn’t say. Uttering such words as "I’m broke; the economy is so hard, nothing seems to be working" or "this headache is so severe, in fact, it’s killing me"; is misusing your tongue. Such words are inconsistent with the Word of God, so never utter them. Rather, make confessions of the Word. You should rather say, "I’m prospering in all things; the health and strength of God are manifested in me!"

Your tongue was given to you principally to chart your future and shape your destiny. So bridle your tongue and speak in line with the Word. Even when you joke, don’t joke against the Word. Where you are today in life is a reflection of what you’ve been saying all your life. Create the future you desire! Speak words that are consistent with the glorious life of righteousness, peace, health, wealth and joy that God has made available to you in Christ Jesus.

Confession
The words that I speak are spirit and life; they’re operative, potent and effectual, charting the course of my life in the direction of God’s divine purpose and destiny for me in peace, joy, fulfilment, health, success and prosperity. Glory to God!

edina obi

R0R Sept,027-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 27, 2012


Set Your Affection On The Lord!
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Pastor Anita

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward (Genesis 15:1).

 

Pastor Anita

God desires to have your attention. He knows if He has your attention, He can lead and guide you in the destiny He’s planned for you. He knows what’s best for you, and what your life should be. There’s therefore nothing for you to worry over, except to live confidently and joyfully everyday, knowing He’s with you, in you, and for you. He has everything it takes to bring you into the inheritance and destiny He’s ordained for you.

Realize that the Lord is your exceeding great reward. To have Him is to have everything. All you need in life is Christ. By that, I mean He’s your satisfaction. In Genesis 15:1, the Lord said to Abraham, "...I’m your shield and your exceeding great reward." That means "I’m all you need; in me, you have everything!"

This is the reason you must not allow anything distract or take your focus away from serving the Lord as you should. Set your affection on Him and on the things He cares about. Be a soul winner. Remember, you’re not of this world, therefore, your affection shouldn’t be on the things of this world: "If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth" (Colossians 3:1-2).

All that you are, and all that you have, are in Him. He’s your reason for being. Trust Him with your life and He’ll order your steps and direct the affairs of your life to be in sync with His perfect will for you.

Prayer
Blessed be God, in whom I live, and move, and have my being. How I love and appreciate you today, righteous Father! I live for you alone, and rejoice that I belong to you, to fulfil all the good pleasure of your goodness, and the work of faith with power, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

R0R Sept,026-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 26, 2012


Knowledge Through The Spirit
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Pastor Chris

The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly (Proverbs 20:27).

 

Pastor Chris

A clear and fundamental truth revealed to us in the Word of God is that man is primarily a spirit being; he’s not a mind or a physical body. God enlightens man primarily through his spirit; He intended that man should receive his basic knowledge through his spirit. Man’s most fundamental "informations" (mark the expression, "informations," meaning, the different categories and types of information) should come to him through his spirit.

Many philosophers have theorized against this, positing that man’s enlightenment should be only through his mind, and they’re wrong. In fact, empiricist philosophy teaches that something is unreal except observable or provable to the five senses. Therefore, by limiting true knowledge to man’s senses, Empiricism denounces belief, because believing has to do with things your senses can’t perceive or prove.

Man however has the capacity to believe. Romans 10:10 says, "For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation." Man believes with his heart or spirit, not his mind. This was the missing link for the philosophers, who had no idea that the spirit of man is where the light of God shines for him to receive spiritual enlightenment. Romans 4:3 says, Abraham believed God and it was accounted to him for righteousness. He believed the unseen with his spirit, not with his mind, because only the spirit can receive spiritual information and insights from God.

The transcendent life we have in Christ is life beyond the ordinary level of perception; it’s life beyond the comprehension of man’s mentality.

Prayer
Dear Father, I receive direction, inspiration, counsel, wisdom and enlightenment from your Holy Spirit as I fellowship with you today, through the Word and prayer. Your Word of life and power come to my spirit, and I’m strengthened, energized and positioned for greater levels of glory and excellence in life, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

f u r t h e r s t u d y: Romans 8:14; Job 32:8

Daily Scripture Reading

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R0R Sept,025-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 25, 2012


Step Up!
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Pastor Chris

Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place (2 Corinthians 2:14).

 

Pastor Chris

As Christians, we’ve been called to a supernatural walk with God for an unending life of absolute victory, mastery and dominion. However, if your experience of life is at variance with this reality, chances are that you’ve been operating at the base level of the senses. You need to step up, and lay hold of God’s blessings with your spirit, through the eyes of faith, to enjoy them.

God wants you to think and function at His level. He doesn’t want your outlook on life to be from the natural standpoint; He wants you to see with the eyes of the Spirit. When you learn to see with the eyes of the Spirit, the world will suddenly become small to you.

Ephesians 5:18 tells us to be filled with the Spirit continually, and the nineteenth verse shows us how: "Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord" (Ephesians 5:19). If you’re filled with the Spirit, you’ll be enabled supernaturally; you’ll be spiritually perceptive and operate at a higher realm. This is an experience that’s impossible with the natural man: "But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man" (1 Corinthians 2:14-15).

Notice that it says, "…he that is spiritual judges all things." This means he has an understanding of all things within his spirit. He doesn’t function at the ordinary plane of life, and as a result, he’s never confused, perturbed or worried. He has the "I can do mentality" (Philippians 4:13), and lives victoriously everyday by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Prayer
Dear Father, I thank you for the joy of being filled with the Holy Spirit and divinely transported into higher realms of life, far removed from poverty, sickness, death, defeat, destruction and failure. The eyes of my understanding are enlightened, therefore, I see the invisible and I’m empowered to do the impossible, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

R0R Sept,024-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 24, 2012


The Gospel—The Only Hope For Salvation
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Pastor Chris

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth… (Romans 1:16).

 

Pastor Chris

Someone might say, "Well, Jesus is for the Christians, and the other religions have their own means of salvation." Emphatically no! In Acts 4:12 the Bible says, "Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved." Notice that it didn’t say, "…there is none other name under heaven given among Christians, whereby we must be saved." Rather, it says "…there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved." This means except by Jesus Christ, no one can be saved.

You have to understand who Jesus is; He wasn’t a religious leader! He’s the Son of God; the only one perfect enough to be the faultless sacrifice for our sins! He was the only one qualified to die for the whole world. His blood was divine; that means sinless and spotless, because He was the seed of a woman, and not the seed of a man, being born of a virgin. It’s therefore wrong for anyone to call Him a great religious leader because He’s Himself God, and except by Him, no one can be saved!

The only power God has to save anybody is encapsulated in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Now, the Christians didn’t say that; God did. This is why we must preach the Gospel; we have to let all men everywhere know that there’s hope for them in Christ Jesus. Irrespective of their background, colour, ethnicity, or geographical location, if they would accept the Gospel and confess the Lordship of Jesus over their lives, they will be saved: "And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved" (Acts 2:21).

Prayer

Dear Father, I worship you today for your greatness and goodness in my life. Thank you for your grace of salvation, which you’ve made available to all men on the face of the earth. May your Name be glorified and celebrated today as many embrace the knowledge of salvation in Christ, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

R0R Sept,022-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 22, 2012


Necessary Credentials .

 

Pastor Chris

God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers miracles, and gifts of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will? (Hebrews 2:4).

 

Pastor Chris

Whenever God wants to do something for a nation or a people, He sends them a man, and gives him the necessary credentials for ministry. When He wanted to bless the whole world, He sent Abraham. He could have said, "Now I want to bless everybody and I am coming down to do it"; but He didn’t do that. In Genesis 22:18 God said to Abraham, "And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed…."

To bring the children of Israel out of bondage in Egypt, He sent Moses and gave him the necessary credentials for the task. To take them into the Promised Land, He sent Joshua with proofs. To save the world, He sent His Son Jesus in the form of a man. God always sends men to men. You might ask, "Can a man know that God has sent him?" Emphatically yes!

When John the Baptist wanted to know if Jesus was the Christ, he sent two of his disciples to go find out about Jesus. The Master’s response was simply remarkable; He outlined His credentials: "...Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them" (Matthew 11:4-5).

Miracles like these don’t happen by themselves. When they happen, you know it’s the presence of God, because no man can perform them except God be with him. I always like to tell sceptics who say they don’t believe in miracles that they’ll believe when they need one. They’ll realize that man’s ability is limited, and will turn to God who has more power than human beings could ever fathom.

Thank God, He’s made His limitless power and awesome presence available to us through the Holy Spirit and the Word! Thus, we can function in the same grace and power for the miraculous as Jesus and the apostles, and have the same results. Blessed be God!

Prayer
Dear Father, I function in your grace and power today, as I yield myself to be taught, inspired and strengthened by the Holy Spirit, through the Word, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

R0R Sept,021-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 21, 2012


Be Controlled By The Spirit
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Pastor Chris

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit (Ephesians 5:18).

 

Pastor Chris

The Greek term used in the above verse expresses much more than being full of drink. It actually means to be full of it until it controls you. The focus here is not on the drink. For some people, that’s where they want to stop; they’ll say "Yea, the Bible says don’t be full of drink until it controls you. That means I can drink, so long as I don’t get drunk and lose control of myself."

That’s not the point of emphasis; the focus is not on the drink, but on what should replace it. God is saying, "Don’t be controlled by wine; rather be full of the Spirit; yield to His leading and let Him control you." He wants you to be full of the Spirit always!

Many Christians live ordinary lives because they’re not continually filled with the Spirit; they dabble in and out of it. Meanwhile, the Spirit’s admonition is for you to be continually filled with the Spirit; be perpetually high on the Holy Ghost! That way, your life will be an unending stream of the supernatural. When we talk about a life of constant victory, this is what we mean; it’s a life that’s Spirit-ruled and Spirit-controlled.

When you’re constantly filled with the Spirit you’ll continually see things God’s way; you wouldn’t operate at the carnal level of the ordinary man. At the ordinary realm of life, they think wrong, talk wrong and act wrong. But when you’re controlled by the Spirit, you walk in the will of the Father. You’ll function from a higher realm. Learn to yield to the sway of God’s Spirit; abandon yourself to Him to be controlled by Him. That’s the secret to a life of unending victories and ever-increasing glory.

Prayer

Dear Father, thank you for the joy of being filled with the Spirit every day. I extol your majesty and worship you for your excellent splendour, for your power and glory in my life. I declare that I’m strengthened with your might in my inner man, walking in the dominion of the Spirit today, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

edina obi

R0R Sept,020-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 20, 2012


Eternal Life—Now!
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Pastor Chris

And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you (Luke 24:36).

 

Pastor Chris

The life of the new creation in Christ Jesus is transcendent. The Bible tells us how, after the resurrection, the disciples were together in a room, and though the doors were shut, the Lord Jesus suddenly came in and stood amongst them.

Hebrews 11:1 describes faith as the substance of things hoped for, and the evidence of things not seen. It’s the evidence, proof or title deed of unseen realities. A footprint on the ground for instance is proof that someone must have recently passed by. The footprint isn’t the person; it’s merely an evidence or proof. When you eventually see the person, you’ll no longer be dealing with evidence but the real thing.

Faith was what you required to be born again and to receive the life of God into your spirit. Having been born again, the real thing has come; eternal life has now been imparted to your spirit. The life in you now isn’t something you’re trying to get or that you’re "having faith" for; it’s a vital reality now.

You might then want to ask, "So, where’s the place of faith in the life of the new creation?" Recall what the Bible says in 2 Corinthians 5:7: "For we walk by faith, not by sight." For us to walk in the reality of the unseen realm, beyond the ordinary plane, has to be by faith. Nevertheless, the life of God in us now is a present day reality. Be conscious of this, and not only will it become more real to you, you’ll live every day without limits.

Confession

I have the life of God in me. I live beyond the limits! Eternal life is working in every fibre of my being; and I’m full of the Holy Ghost! I’m fully inundated by the power of the Spirit to live beyond obstacles and barriers today!

edina obi

R0R Sept,019-9-2012

Posted by edina obi Sep 19, 2012


The Inheritance Of The Saints In Light
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Pastor Anita

Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light (Colossians 1:12).

 

Pastor Anita

Observe that the text didn’t say God will make you a partaker of the inheritance of the saints in light. Rather, it says He "...hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light." "Us" here refers to those who are born again. God the Father has qualified us to be partakers, sharers or co-owners of an incorruptible inheritance. You couldn’t qualify by yourself; it was bequeathed to you as an act of God’s grace.

Your good works or your own deeds of righteousness weren’t good enough to qualify you for the blessing. But God, who is rich in mercy, proving that He loves you infinitely, qualified you for the good life and set you apart for glory. This means you don’t have to try to be good enough for God or struggle to merit His grace and mercy. All you need is to submit to His righteousness; that’s your qualification (Romans 10:3).

Now that you’re born again, you’ve inherited all the blessings of Abraham, and all the glorious and precious promises in the Word that have come to us through Christ. Righteousness, prosperity, healing and health, success, progress and spiritual advancement are all yours now.

You’ll get to know more about your inheritance in Christ as you study the Word and fellowship with the Spirit. 1 Corinthians 2:12 says,"Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God." It takes the Holy Spirit to know your inheritance and identity in Christ Jesus; He reveals these to you through the Word. Make God’s Word the priority in your life, and you’ll discover more of the wonderful blessings reserved for you as a citizen of heaven, and a saint in the Kingdom of light.

Prayer

Dear heavenly Father, I thank you for qualifying me by grace to be a partaker of the inheritance of the saints in light. The eyes of my understanding are enlightened to comprehend and apprehend all that you’ve made available to me in Christ, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.