Resting in peace has got nothing to do with lying in a grave and pushing up daisies…
It is important that we are connected with kingdom-minded people….
We run into difficulties when we forget that our message is not a how to but a who to…..that the message of the kingdom is the message of the King….
The good news that removes all of the pressure is that living in the fullness of God’s blessing is not based on a list of how to’s – but is all about one simple who to ….
Matthew 12: 29
29 Or how can one enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house.
It is commonly accepted that in this instance Jesus was speaking about binding the strongman of darkness but I believe that there is a principle here that also reveals that as the strongman of darkness is bound, the strongman of righteousness and faith is loosed.
In the word of God the house often refers to the church. Paul said that the house of God is the church of the living God. I believe that for far too long many of the strong men and women of righteousness and faith have been bound and so their house has been plundered by the thief who Jesus said only ever comes to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. The church has been stripped of much of its power and authority as the strong man has been bound and rendered powerless to do anything. Continue reading 'New Wine for New Wineskins April 2014'»
The true prophetic word that has life and protection and provision attached to it attracts the attention of a wicked spirit whose sole intent is to shut it down….
The LORD God is a sun and shield. The Sun of Righteousness arose with healing in his wings for spirit, soul, and body, and the shield of protection he provides is not based on our performance….
The confession, “I am the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus…” is the way out of every temptation….
Man fell from glory to grace but God had a plan to restore the glory…..