Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. —Romans 8:37
It was by the hands of the apostles, not of angels, that God did His mighty works; and people believed when the signs followed. Jesus commanded the unclean spirits to come out, and they had to come; the power of the Holy Spirit went through the apostles' hands, and that is just the way God works today.
The apostles were not afraid of persecution, the sword, or anything else. They were willing to face death in any form, rather than disgrace the cause of Christ by being cowards. It is a mighty God we serve, and today, Jesus Christ who ascended into heaven is here by my side. He will lead His hosts on to victory. Let us press the battle to the gates.
This sect [Pentecostals] is always spoken against, misrepresented, and lied about; but Jesus Christ is leading on His hosts. God permitted Jesus to be nailed to the cross and laid in the grave, but He came forth like the sun.
God permitted the apostles to be arrested, and put in prison; then He had an opportunity to show His power. He sent His angel and delivered them. The angel of the Lord is with His own. Our citizenship is in heaven. We are children of the King.
Around us day and night are ministering spirits sent to minister to those who are heirs of salvation. We can afford to be misrepresented, or even put in prison, if only we are looking for the manifestation and the glory of translation that will sweep us through the gates.
Jesus, I am willing to suffer
anything for You. Amen.