The Great I Am: Master of the World
Updated: Jan 30, 2019
He is the Head of every kingdom and authority in the universe!
(Colossians 2:10, The Passion Translation)
I love new beginnings! I love the fact that there is a calendar year - as one year closes another year unfolds with all the new hope we could desire for a better year to come. The New Year is a time for reflecting on the previous year and dreaming about the one that has just arrived. It's a time of purging through thoughts, desires, habits, ... - throwing out the garbage that clutters our mind and embracing the gems that make us shine. It's also a time for adding new thoughts, desires and habits that will enable us to soar victoriously through the year!
With the onset of 2019 I have come to realize all the more how much I need to be on the habitual aggressive alert! First Peter 5:8 tells us that the devil comes as a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour. If we are not on the alert, we will cave into the enemy's lies and carry them as our own thoughts which in turn will become obstacles to our destiny fulfillment. On the other hand, when we are alert, we will "capture, like prisoners of war, every thought and insist that it bow in obedience to the Anointed One." (2 Cor. 10:5, TPT)
Just as David - after a huge defeat and weeping until he had no more strength - encouraged himself in the Lord and came out victorious (1 Sam. 30), so we too can encourage ourselves in the Lord and be victorious. We encourage ourselves as we renew our mind by meditating on the Word of God which is Truth (John 17:17). Each truth of His Word that we hold on to and claim as our own is like a bullet that shoots to obliteration the lies of the enemy and leads us onto victory.
Truth tells us that "Jesus made a public spectacle of all the powers and principalities of darkness, stripping away from them every weapon and all their spiritual authority and power to accuse us. And by the power of the cross, Jesus led them around as prisoners in a procession of triumph. He was not their prisoner; they were his!" (Col.2:15 TPT).
Truth tells us that "our own completeness is now found in him. We are completely filled with God as Christ’s fullness overflows within us. He is the Head of every kingdom and authority in the universe!" (Col. 2:10 TPT).
Truth tells us that "He raised us up with Christ the exalted One, and we ascended with him into the glorious perfection and authority of the heavenly realm, for we are now co-seated as one with Christ!" (Eph. 2:6 TPT).
How incredible it is that we serve the GREAT I AM - MASTER OF THE WORLD! All creation bows before Him and yet He has raised us up as joint heirs with Christ! Before we ever were, I AM wrote our destiny in heaven. We can be assured that the enemy is unable to overrule God's plan for our lives ... unless we are not alert.
When we are alert, with our mind and mouth set on the promises of God's WORD, nothing shall detract us from fulfilling our destiny! We can anticipate an amazingly victorious year ahead as we walk hand in hand with the Great I AM!
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