Deliverance Follows Obedience

Deliverance Follows Obedience
Prepare your heart to seek God for obedience that you may observe and do all that Christ has commanded through His holy apostles.
"For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve Him with one consent." (Zephaniah 3:9)

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Power for overcoming and fruit bearing through Christ

Recently, I felt the influence of a very strong power stirring up raging emotions in me. I wanted to instead give myself over to Christ and so I began praying in tongues and offering spiritual sacrifices. I could immediately feel that power retreating and the raging emotional response fell flat like a lake after the storm winds pass.

It was so clear that the power in me through faith in Christ was more powerful than the other influence and I paused in awe of such power. I then reflected on how the purpose of the knowledge and tokens of Christ being issued to us is not to chase away unclean powers as a child chasing dogs with a water gun.
The purpose is for us to complete each cycle unto the glory of God through fruit bearing. And so I returned to prayer focused again on the presence of Christ and not upon the effect of His presence on the powers of this world.

1 John 4:4
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.

James 5:7-10
7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
9 Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

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