Pure excitement! When I pray I feel like the Lord is about to release a season of miracles over the body of Christ like we have not seen in a long time. I have never experienced more miracles, signs and wonders manifested in my life. In this season, whenever I pray for someone, I have an expectancy that I've never had before. We are seeing miracles break out in church services, on the streets, in restaurants, in stores, over the phone & through people watching videos.
We must remember this Scripture. Luke 10:19 says, "Look, I give you authority." So let me ask you a question: what are you doing with the authority God has given you? We have access to the power of God through the authority that Jesus has given to us. However, we still have family members, friends, coworkers and even strangers who are walking around bound physically, spiritually, financially and emotionally. What are we doing with the authority God has given to us?
Matthew 8:2-3 says, "And then a leper came and worshipped Him, saying, 'Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.' Jesus reached out His hand and touched him, saying, 'I will. Be clean.' And immediately his leprosy was cleansed." Jesus states in this Scripture that He is willing. We need to be so in tune with the Holy Spirit that, in our everyday lives, the Spirit can point us in a certain direction to pray for certain people and expect an immediate result to our prayers. This is the season when we are going to see miracles manifested like never before. I feel the Lord is saying, "What you are experiencing right now is only the beginning of something even greater."
We must remember the words that Jesus spoke in Mark 10:27: "With men it is impossible, but not with God. For with God all things are possible." I don't care how bad the situation looks or how long someone has been in a circumstance—the Word says all things are possible with God. In Luke 18:27, Jesus said, "What is impossible with men is possible with God." We can never allow our hope to be in man or the things man can do. What the world needs in this hour can only be accomplished by the power of God. We have been delegated authority to call forth miracles in this hour. In Mark 9:23, Jesus says, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes." When the believers start to believe and walk in the authority God has given them, we will see people give their lives to the Lord because God will turn their impossible situations around for His glory.
Jeremiah 32:27 says, "I am the Lord, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for Me?" Never allow yourself to judge a situation and say it's too hard for the hand of God. The Word clearly states nothing is too hard for God.
I love the story of the woman in Matthew 9. People refer to her as the woman who had the flow of blood, but Jesus referred to her as daughter. Many people label others and identify them by their greatest weakness, failure or infirmity. The Lord has two types of people: sons and daughters. When you can see people through the eyes of Jesus and realize every person is a son or daughter of God, you will view them in a different way. Matthew 9:20-22 says, "Then a woman, who was ill with a flow of blood for twelve years, came behind Him and touched the hem of His garment. For she said within herself, 'If I may just touch His garment, I shall be healed.' But Jesus turned around, and when He saw her, He said, 'Daughter, be of good comfort. Your faith has made you well.' And the woman was made well instantly."
Authority means delegated power. The Lord gave us delegated power and authority because God wants us to walk in and manifest His miracle-working power in the earth. John 14:12-14 says, "Truly, truly I say to you, he who believes in Me will do the works that I do also. And he will do greater works than these, because I am going to My Father. I will do whatever you ask in My name, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in My name, I will do it." People marveled at the life of Jesus. People were amazed by His teachings and the miracles He performed. Jesus told us that He was going to be at the right hand of the Father and God would send the Holy Spirit down to walk with us and dwell with us. Jesus is at the right hand of the Father interceding for you and I today. When we learn how to tap in to what Heaven is saying and agree with the intercession of Jesus, we will see miracles at a whole new level!
Jesus said, "Truly I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by My Father who is in heaven. For where two or three are assembled in My name, there I am in their midst" (Matthew 18:18-20). This Scripture shows we have authority to speak on behalf of Heaven and change things in the natural realm. When you declare something, you are calling something forth.
We must have faith to believe what Ephesians 1:19-20 says. I love this scripture in the Passion Translation. It says, "My prayer for you is that every moment you will experience the measureless power of God made available to you through faith. Then your lives will be an advertisement of the immense power as it works through you. This is the explosive and mighty resurrection power that was released when God raised Christ from the dead and exalted him to the place of highest honor and supreme authority in the heavenly realm." Paul was saying here that God wants us to experience the measureless power of the Spirit working through us when we exercise our faith and use the authority that God has given us. God designed for us to flow in miracles and experience the limitless, measureless power that He has made available to us.
The same power that raised Christ from the dead is in us to perform miracles. We have the authority to call forth physical miracles, spiritual breakthroughs, restoration of marriages, prodigals returning home and mental and emotional healing. This explosive power is available to us when we exercise our faith and use the authority God has given us.
Ephesians 6:10 in the Passion Translation says, "Now finally, my beloved ones, be supernaturally infused with strength through your life-union with the Lord Jesus. Stand victorious with the force of his explosive power flowing in and through you." When we stand on the foundation of Jesus as our strength, authority and power, we start to see that explosive power begin to manifest in our personal lives. Then it starts to overflow out onto every person that we come in contact with. We will start to shift and change atmospheres as this explosive power flows in and through us. My prayer for you today, my friends, is that you will understand that you are a son or daughter of the Most High God and He has given you authority to walk in the explosive power of His Spirit. Remember Luke 10:19 says, "Look, I give you authority." Friends, go use the authority the Lord has given you to change the world around you. This is a season of miracles!
Joe Joe Dawson is the founder and apostle of ROAR Apostolic Network and ROAR Church Texarkana. Joe Joe is married to the love of his life, Autumn Dawson, and they have three children, Malachi, Judah and Ezra. The Dawsons live and teach a lifestyle of revival and awakening. Their desire is to see every believer fulfill their God-given destiny and live life to the fullest in God. Joe Joe is also the author of Living Your God-Sized Dream and Recipe for Revival. To connect with Joe Joe or for more information, visit joejoedawson.net.
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