Time and space are two of the most interesting and difficult concepts to grasp as you move through your life journey. We are in time, but God is not. Though some of us may feel that we were born out of time, we have been set in time and place to understand our Creator and what He created us to accomplish.
Acts 17:26 says, “He has … determined their preappointed times and the boundaries of their dwellings.” When you are in time correctly, you can grasp God and His purpose for your life.
Times are changing, and we must stay in God’s timing to prosper in a world where the god of this age desires to mold you into the blueprint of the day and cause you to look like the world around you. But we are called to have transformed minds and be linked to the Head—not to bring up the rear in producing the changes around us.
Even righteous Lot was vexed because of his environment in Sodom. When we are at the right place at the right time we can break out of vexing, confusing, mind-altering powers that war against the covenant of holy God and all of the blessings He is ready to pour upon us.
In this season, you must know your belief system. What do you believe in? Whom do you believe in? Everyone has some sort of belief system that they develop in their life. Mine is the Word of God. In this season we must rehearse the Word.
What revelation has come to you? That is what you use to war in the world around you. We must meditate on what God says until the power of that revelation enters our blood stream and cell structure.
We also must learn to worship and minister in our homes. Doing so will allow our gifts to be activated in a new way in small groups. When the time comes that we are not free to worship publicly in our church buildings, we will already know how to continue worshipping in our homes.
Take the points below and use them to speak into your life and the environment around you.
- Believe the Bible is the Word of God—“For the Word of God is living and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” Heb. 4:12
- War with your Prophetic Word—The Word of God endures forever (Isa. 40:8; Ps. 119:89). The world cannot overcome the power of God’s life-giving Word when released through the spirit of man. The Spirit of God breathing on His Word makes His Word life and power.
- Develop and Increase Your Faith—We do not seek God just for information; we seek God so we can respond and relate to Him. God is not important unless He is the supreme importance of your life. The Word brings revelation. Revelation produces faith and faith overcomes.
- Lift Your Hands for a Fresh Touch—Do not let your hands grow slack. Raise up your slack hands and God will energize them. Look at your hands and say, “Now is the time for you to prosper.”
- War in Time—Your latter can be greater than your former! Shake off all discouragement, disillusionment and disinterest. Go up into a new spiritual realm, and go beyond where you have been in the past.
Revelation is expressed through human words by voice and vision. When we speak heaven’s words, we change our atmosphere and create an event. Change comes. Your message produces change. This change becomes an overcoming testimony against the enemy’s blockades.
Governments of the world cannot fully change until the government of God here on earth aligns itself and represents the order of God. That means leaders in the church must get their act together! I believe there is revelation coming that will cause the Word to become even more applicable for this age, while also giving us strategies to defeat the enemy.
If you align yourself with His Word and His order, you can succeed!
Adapted from Time to Defeat the Devil by Chuck D. Pierce; copyright 2011, published by Charisma House. God reconciles your past so that your former defeats will become your victories and triumphs. This book will teach you how to break free from life’s past seasons of trauma, grief and loss and enter a new level of freedom and victory. To order a copy click on this link:
PRAYER POWER FOR THE WEEK OF 7-18-2011
This week align yourself with God’s Word and set your mind and heart toward victory over the devil and success in all areas of your life. Increase your faith by declaring His promises over your present and future. Thank Him that He is guiding your path and directing your steps to receive all He has for you in this season. Continue to pray for revival in America and around the world. Bless those in authority over us and ask the Lord to give President Obama and those working with him solutions toward our economic recovery, national security and resource development. Remember Israel, our military, and those persecuted for His Name’s sake. Heb. 4:12; Isa. 40:8
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