WEDNESDAY 15TH AUG., 2018
WORD FOCUS: BE NUMBERED AMONG THE UNDEVOURABLE
TEXT: 1 Peter 5:8 “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:…”
The devil cannot just walk right up to you and rob you of your health, peace or family. He cannot just come into your life to enforce disease and destruction. If the devil can do that, then he does not have to walk about “seeking whom he may devour”. He only has to walk straight up to anyone he wants to devour and devour him! But since the Bible says that he goes about seeking whom he may devour, the truth then is that there are people whom he cannot devour and that is You and I. You see, the devil goes about like a roaring lion trying to stir up fear in people with his roars but he cannot bite them. Fortunately, the people who are not devourable are those who refuse to be intimidated by his roars because they know that the true Lion of Judah, Jesus Christ (Rev. 5:5), has already come and rendered powerless him who had the power of death. (Heb. 2:14) They know that the devil cannot just do anything to them because the Lion of Judah resides in them, and that He is greater than the devil who is in the world. (1 John 4:4).
The true believer knows that the Lion of Judah is in him or her. He has given you rights, privileges, authority and power and more so redeemed you with His blood. Therefore, everything about you and your life is redeemed by His blood. So, if you are fearful about losing your job, cover your job with the blood of Jesus. If you are worried about your children’s safety in these days of terrorist attacks, teach them how to plead the blood of Jesus over themselves. If you have received a bad report from the doctor, speak the blood over yourself. Whatever you have covered with the blood of Jesus, God declares, “Protected! Redeemed! Restored! and Renewed!” Do you know / believe the devil flees when he sees the blood and when he flees; he takes along with him sicknesses, diseases, pains, sufferings, destruction etc. Once the devil knows that you know who you are in Christ and what you have in Him, his days of intimidating you are over, and you are numbered among the undevourable. Jesus is Lord!!!
MEDITATION: Luke 21:34, Job 1:7
STUDY THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
1 SAM.2/ROMANS 2/JER.40/MARK 15
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