Authority

The King in me

By Ngozi Ngadi

There is a King in me, the One who rules and reigns in me.   I have no power of my own but in Him I live, in Him I move and have my being. For I am His offspring.  He created me in His image and likeness, therefore I am His. His dunamis power has the authority to challenge, encourage, inspire, correct and strengthen me in all that i do.

 for in Him we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are also His offspring.’ Act 17:28

The King in me is Jesus Christ, the King of Kings, Lord of Lords, the Alpha and Omega.  He is the Word of God, my Mediator, Comforter, Counselor and Lover of my soul.  He is the King that has complete authority over my life to rule and reign in me.  He has uninterrupted access to my heart to direct it in the path that He chooses.  All i do is in Him, through Him and for Him.  My life no longer belongs to me for He has complete ownership.

To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory Colossians 1:27 

Come and discover Jesus Christ in surrender and worship, humble yourself in the mighty hands of God for His name to be exalted in your life.  It starts with crucifying yourself with Him, deny yourself and let Christ find His dwelling place in you.  There is a King in you, permit His place in your life, His position of authority to rule and reign.

I thought about what to blog on and I reflected immensely on how the ups and downs of life challenges could hinder us from walking into the fullness of all that He has in store for us.  It all starts with our thought process.  The enemy has no access whatsoever to what you are thinking about until you speak out then strategies are devised to counteract His purpose driven plans.  This is the power of the mind.  That is where the battlefield lies.

Satan is very deceptive and manipulative in his ways therefore would try to plant destructive, suicidal, confusing thoughts by making you presume they are your own human thinking.  When you act on those processed thoughts that has been planted as a seed by him then you have given the enemy the upper hand.

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. “Eat and drink!” he says to you, But his heart is not with you. Proverbs 23:7

I have grown to discover and utilise my mindset in Christ as a weapon of attack.  As I matured in my spiritual walk with the Lord I understood the tactics of the enemy was based on intelligent data information collection.  They work as agents of lies, deception, who come to steal, kill and destroy (John 10:10, John 8:44, 2 Corinthians 11:14, Revelation 12:9 ).  Ungodly, demonic, toxic thoughts could be sown into your mindset depending on the challenges you experience.  You have two choices either to feed those thoughts and permit your pains or trials overcome you or cast them out authoritatively in the name of Jesus then feed your mind with the truth which is the  Word of God.

What you feed you mind with based on your five spiritual senses (see, hear, smell, tasted and feel ) determines your consequent reaction (Hebrews 5:14).    With your eyes you see visualising the hope of tomorrow; with your ears you hear the Word and mature in faith; with your mind you know for you have the mind of Christ and the heart of the Father; with your heart you believe without a doubt for the manifestation of His promises ( Hebrews 11:1, Romans 10:17, 1 Corinthians 2:16, Romans 10:10 )

It is important to think before you speak because once spoken it cannot be retrieved, the spoken word is sent forth to accomplish that which you assigned it to do.  Ask the Holy Spirit to set a watch on your mouth and watch the door of your lips (Psalm 141:3).

The power of the mind is a weapon of attack that the enemy tries to penetrate in other to oppress, obsess, depress, suppress and possess you.  The battle starts with the mind and ends with the mind in a place of prayer and deeper intimacy with the Lord

Consequently, watch out for part two of the power of the mind, that emphaises more on the steps to overcoming the enemy using the mind as a weapon of attack.  This is discovered in the Word of God from 2 Corinthians 10:4-5.  I pray that the Lord renews your mind, giving you a new mindset continually on a daily basis to stand firm in every trials and test of life.  Amen

 

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Today I thought about what to write that would inspire and encourage you to keep pressing forward.  The word that resonated in my heart was “Christ lives in you”.  You can go on living a normal life,  day in day out forgetting that Jesus Christ is alive in you and His demonstrating power is at work in you.

To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Colossians 1:27

You are the image and likeness of Christ Jesus, Because you are a living being ( not dead being) in Christ Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit that is at work you within you, your actions, reactions and works should display His empowerment and enablement to fulfil His works on earth as it has already been established in Heaven (Acts 17:28, Matthew 6:10)

“A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but you will see Me. Because I live, you will live also. 20 At that day you will know that I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you. 2He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.” John 14:19-21

You in Him (Christ), I (Christ ) in you, what a strong  connecting relationship we have.  It does not end there, it extends to our Heavenly Father, I (Christ ) in My Father, means that Jesus Christ had an intimate relationship with our Father in Heaven that thought Him to be obedient to His Word, even on the cross He was still obedient.  He accomplished all that He was called to do on earth and said “It is finished ” (John 19:28-30 ).  Because of His sacrificial love for you and me.

Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father are one, they work in unity.  The Father, Son and Holy Spirit are one that bears witness in Heaven (John 10:30, 1 John 5:7).  The Holy Spirit is the guarantee that we have direct access to our Heavenly Father, Holy Spirit is our Comforter, Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener and  Standby who guides us in the whole truth received from Heavenly Father (John 16:13).  As Christ lives  in you, the Holy Spirit helps you to walk the journey of faith and perseverance through it all.  For you are not meant to do it alone.

Therefore do not work in your own effort but the with help of the Holy Spirit by His grace, walking in obedience to every instruction revealed to you by our Heavenly Father .

MY PRAYER FOR YOU

I pray that you will come to a solid understanding of the heights and depths of the love of Christ.  His glory shall be unveiled in you so that we might understand His abundant grace.  My He continually empower, enable you to walk in complete obedience by His grace fulfilling all that He has called you to do.  May you have a perfect knowledge and understanding of how to walk in the boldness and authority of His power is at work in you because Christ lives in you.  May you walk from strength to strength, glory to glory and faith to ever increasing faith and grace for grace every step of the way.  Amen

 

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We take the name of Jesus for granted not understanding the power and authority that His name has.   His name Jesus Christ is above any other name.  He is the King of Kings, Lord of Lords,  Alpha and Omega. There is power in the name of Jesus to break every chain of bondage and receiving your breakthrough.

that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, 11 and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Philippians 2:10-11.  

As Sons and Daughters who walk in the likeness of Christ and have  inheritances in heavenly places, let us not under value or degrade the name of Jesus.  We are the anointed ones (Christians) who are called out to preach the good news of Jesus Christ our risen Lord and Saviour, impact the lives of those around us so that His light would shine for the world to know that Jesus Christ is Lord.

As Kings, Queens, Royal Priesthoods whom the Lord has given power and authority to pull down and build, destroy and establish His will on earth as it is in Heaven, when you call on the name of Jesus He intervenes on your behalf and brings restoration, transformation and revival.

 And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If you ask  anything in My name, I will do it John 14:13-14

The power in the name Jesus Christ has is beyond human comprehension.  These are four key reasons why His name is so powerful

BREAK EVERY CHAIN

The name of Jesus is so powerful to break every chain of alcohol and drug addiction, depression, stronghold that has hindered you from moving forward or kept you in bondage.  The Lord has given you power and authority to cast out demons, pull down strongholds and command every dead situation back to life. When you call His name mountains move, cast into the sea or are levelled (Mark 11:22-24, 2 Corinthians 3:17, Act 16:25-34, Isaiah 61:1-3).

HEAL THE SICK

By the stripes of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ you are healed, Jesus Christ paid the price on the cross for you and me, we have been redeemed by the precious blood of Jesus (Isaiah 53:5, Hebrews 13:8).  When you call His name, sicknesses and diseases has to vacate from your body  .  They have no place to take residence in you because His blood flows through you.  You are a part of Him, you are created in His image and likeness.  The blood of Jesus cleanses us from all sins, sicknesses and diseases (1 John 1:7)

HEAL THE BROKEN HEARTED

Jesus Christ is ever so loving,  merciful and full of compassion.   The Holy Spirit is our helper, comforter, counsellor, advocate that fills your heart with His overflowing love (John 14:26).  He is the potter and we are the clay (Isaiah 64:8).  He breaks, crushes and remoulds us back to His original plan .  In the midst of your brokenness, He is with you to make you whole again.  So don’t give up on Him . He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds Psalm 147:3.  The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, And saves such as have a contrite spirit Psalm 34:18

ANSWERED PRAYERS

The Word of God states whatsoever you ask Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus you shall receive (John 14:13-14, John 16:23-26).  He is our Heavenly Father and we are His children therefore we should lack nothing.  All your needs has been provided on a daily basis as the Lord’s prayer states: gives us our daily bread (Matthew 6:11, 25-34).  Do not worry about tomorrow but take it one day at a time with Jesus, appreciating Him for the little He has done.

‘Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’ Jeremiah 33:3

 

His name is higher, His name is awesome what a wonderful God we serve, Our Heavenly Father loves us and cares for us dearly, He shields us under the shadow of His wings.  I decree and declare that as you call on the name of Jesus there shall be a full 360 degrees turn around in that problem that never seems to go away.

 

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