Topic: The Power Of Christian Life
Jesus, before His ascension, declared to His small group of followers on Mount Olives: “Ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you; and ye shall be witnesses unto me…” (Acts 1:8). When the Holy Ghost comes upon you, the power to do the will of God becomes available to you.
The changes that God wants to effect in your life will easily be done. You can never be the same person with the natural tendencies and inclinations when the Holy Ghost takes over your life.
Paul declared in 1 Cor. 2:2, “For I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus Christ, and him cruciﬁed.” As a Christian, people must see Christlike characteristics in you. This is the work of the Holy Ghost: He powers and steers the Christian to a fulﬁlled life.
The Holy Ghost also helps us to bear the fruit of love, joy, peace, longsuffering (patience), goodness, gentleness, faith, meekness and temperance. When the fruit is in you, your prayer life is effective; your study of the Bible is deep and your obedience level is high.
The Holy Ghost also empowers you to do exploits, to crush the enemies under you, to make the right choices, to operate like the wind, to spiritually discern correctly, to hear His voice clearly, to live as His witness and to know the signs of the times.
The power of the Holy Ghost, which is the power of the Christian life in you, will also help you to know the mind of God for your generation and the prevailing spirits inﬂuencing the mood and the mindset of the people around you. In addition to the above, through the power of the Holy Ghost working in you, you will be able to cast out demons. You will be as bold as a lion that turns not for anyone.
Also, you can never be bewitched (Acts 8:9). Finally, you live to demonstrate the Spirit and the power of God! (1Cor.2:4). This was Paul’s boast. Note that ‘spirit’ is spelt with a capital ‘S’. This refers to the Holy Spirit. Paul lived to demonstrate the power of the Holy Spirit. You, too, should: for the kingdom of God is not in words, but in power!
1Cor.12:7 – But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.
Your Christian life is dead without power. Therefore, seek God’s face until He endues You with His power. You need it.
The Lord God shall empower you to do exploits in your Christian walk, in the name of Jesus.
Take my life and let it be
Take my life and let it be
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee;
Take my moments and my days,
Let them flow in ceaseless praise.
Take my hands and let them move
At the impulse of Thy love;
Take my feet and let them be
Swift and beautiful for Thee.
Take my voice and let me sing
Always, only, for my King;
Take my lips and let them be
Filled with messages from Thee.
Take my silver and my gold
Not a mite would I withhold;
Take my intellect and use
Ev’ry pow’r as Thou shalt choose.
Take my will and make it Thine
It shall be no longer mine;
Take my heart it is Thine own,
It shall be Thy royal throne.
Take my love my Lord, I pour
At Thy feet its treasure store;
Take myself and I will be
Ever, only, all for Thee.
1. I shall live a fufilled life, whether my enemies like it or not, in the name of Jesus.
2. Every idol crying against my destiny, die, in the name of Jesus.
3. I arise and break the evil circle of limitation working against my progress, in the name of Jesus.
4. O God, give me the power to be unique in my Christian experience, in the name of Jesus.
5. I receive power to crush every opposition to my glorious shining, in the name of Jesus.
6. S e r p e n t s a n d s c o r p i o n s programmed to make me fail in my Christian walk, catch fire, in the name of Jesus.
7. I receive the special anointing to demonstrate God’s Spirit and power, in the name of Jesus.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR
Psalms 26- 31
MFM Daily Devotional 1 July 2021. The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) is a Pentecostal denomination founded in Yaba, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria in 1989, now with churches in several countries. It was founded by Daniel Kolawole Olukoya.