Topic: Focus On The Victory That You Have In Christ [Tuesday October 17, 2017]
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 KJV)
The bible tells us that we have been quickened, raised and made to sit together in Christ Jesus. We are already seated with Christ. Deliverance operates from the standpoint of victory. This is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith. That is why he did not say we are changed from weakness to glory, but from glory to glory and from strength to strength. This is the victory! God has already given you victory! So focus on the victory. Focus on the victory that will make you overcome the world. That victory is “even our faith”. Faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen. The victory that overcomes the world is the word of God. No matter what the devil is doing you are coming out.
Do not go about hunting for the devil. The devil is under your feet. If every time you pray, you are looking for the devil, change your prayer. When you begin to pray, thank God for his promises and celebrate him for the manifestation. Thank him that the barren shall keep house and be joyful mother of children. Thank him that long life is your portion, and that lines are fallen unto you in pleasant places. Thank him that you have a godly heritage. Thank him that whatever you do shall prosper and any tongue that rises against you in judgment shall be condemned. Thank him because the name of the Lord is a strong tower, the righteous run into it and are saved.
When your prayer requests change from fighting devil to thanking God, you will begin to see the things you have never seen before because you will not be focusing on the devil. Find out what Jesus died for that already belongs to you and spend your prayer time thanking him for them. You will be shocked at the mega manifestation you will start receiving.
Further Reading: 1 John 5:1-5, Ephesians 2:1-6
Daily Bible Reading: Morning- Isaiah 50-52; Evening- 1 Thessalonians 5
Written by Dr. Mike Okonkwo; Is the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM); a versatile man of God with over 30 years of dedicated service unto the Lord.