Topic: The Consciousness Of Who You Are [27th October 2017]
For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me (John 6:38).
The Lord Jesus was absolute and definite about His origin and the purpose for His coming. He said, “…I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me” (John 6:38). In John 6:35, He said,
“…I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.” He was conscious of His identity, origin, and mission. He knew He was sent and knew the one who sent Him, and boldly confessed accordingly.
The challenge with a number of Christians is that they don’t know who they are, and you can tell this from the way they talk. Imagine a Christian who says, “I’m hypertensive,” or “I’m diabetic,” actually claiming these things as though it’s respectable or fashionable to do so. Yet the Bible says, “No one in Zion will say, “I’m sick” (Isaiah 33:24 MSG). It’s about their mentality; such folks haven’t developed the Christ-consciousness.
When you were born again, you were born into health; the life of God supplanted your human life that was susceptible to sickness and disease. You’re not an ordinary person and must never talk like an ordinary man. Your life is from the Spirit, sustained by the Word, not by the blood that flows through your veins. You’re not “sickable.” The Christian is “uninfectable”; that’s what Jesus said. He said, “…and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them” (Mark 16:18).
But, until and unless this becomes your consciousness, you may never walk in the reality of it. Get to know, and become conscious of, who you are in Christ. God’s Word gives you the right information about who you are as a Christian. Therefore, always study and meditate on the Word; it’ll give you the right mindset: the mindset of victory.
Dear Father, thank you for the revelation of your Word to my spirit today. The entrance of your Word into my spirit gives me light, and I live in, and by that light! With that light, I see and apprehend my glorious life in Christ, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
FURTHER STUDY: Galatians 4:6-7 Philemon 1:6 Romans 8:17
1 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: 2 Timothy 3:1-17Jeremiah 23-25
2 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: John 8:1-11 2 Kings 17-18