God has Accepted You

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You don't have to worry whether God loves you or not. This is undebatable: God loves you so much and He accepts you.

He made us accepted in the Beloved.
Ephesians 1:6

God no longer looks at you and judges you based on your own performances. Rather God looks at Christ and sees how righteous and perfect He is and judges you based on that.

Your life is no longer yours but Christ's. You're accepted in the Beloved. You're part of God's family and nothing can separate you at all. ...

You're not a Slave to Sin

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Beloved, Christ came so that you can live above sin. The old man was a slave to sin whether he did good or not. Christ gave a permanent solution.

You have been set free from sin…
(Romans 6:18, NIV)

Set yourself free from mental slavery. Your flesh doesn't put you in slavery to sin. Christ has set you free. Christ is your righteousness and this is a gift and not based on works. You can live above any sin and addiction. You are not a slave to sin and addictions anymore.

Study the Scriptures. Be filled with the Truth in God's Word. It is the revelation of the Truth that sets you free. ...

Live Above Condemnation

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Man is imperfect. Man was in sin, unable to please God until Christ came. He laid His live and paid the price for our redemption.

There is no condemnation now for those who live in union with Christ Jesus
(Romans 8:1 TEV)

Christ took every pain and stroke for us. He suffered every punishment for our sins so that we can be saved. Now that you've believed in Him, you have exchanged your imperfections for Christ's perfection. There's now no condemnation for you because your life is in Christ Jesus.

Live the life of no condemnation. If you make a mistake, rise above the mistake because that's why Christ came for you. Live above condemnation. Christ is your righteousness. ...

The Kingdom of God in You

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The Kingdom of God is resident in you. The power of God is fully rested in your spirit. You are to walk in full operations of the principles and power of the Kingdom.

the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Romans 14:17

God gave you Christ as your righteousness which is a gift by faith and not of works. His Peace He also gave you which is beyond any human understanding. And God's Joy is resident in you by the Holy Spirit.

Therefore, you've got the Kingdom of God in you. Live the life of righteousness by faith (not of works), peace beyond human understanding and joy in the Holy Spirit. That's the life of the Kingdom you' ...

Sit with Christ and Enjoy your Victory

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The moment you gave your life to Christ, your life changed and was transformed from the old nature to the new nature in Christ Jesus. Your position changed from darkness to light.

The Lord said to my Lord, 'Sit at My right hand, till I make Your enemies Your footstool.'
Matthew 22:44

Christ has already won all the victories. God the Father, gave Him all the power and the victories. Christ overcame the world and gave us the assurance to walk and rest in His victory.

So, just as Christ sat and all His enemies were set at His footstool, so also, should you be seated in Christ Jesus who's seated at the right hand of God. Sit and enjoy the victory Christ has gotten for you. All your ene ...

God's Glory is Upon You

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Your life is not ordinary. You've got God's glory upon you. God's light is shining bright upon you. His hand is heavy upon you.

Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the LORD is risen upon you.
(Isaiah 60:1, NKJV)

Therefore, go ahead and live the life God has set before you. Your life is not meant for the gutters. God's glory is heavy upon you. Walk in this understanding and live the glorious life.

Arise and step into the reality of the glory God has set before you. It is your heritage, walk therein. ...

Christ Gave You the Better Life

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God loves us so much that he couldn't let the lives of humanity lay to waste. He sent His Son so that we could get the chance to an upgraded life, a special kind of life.

Jesus [said] … ‘I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of’
(John 10:10 The Message)

Jesus Himself, proclaimed that He came to give us Zoe - the God-kind of life. The life that's beyond anything in this world. You are given a chance to dream beyond what you have before. God is willing and ready to do beyond what you can ever ask or think. That's the better life.

This same life is beyond this earth. It also transcends into the heavenlies. After this earth, yo ...

Unfailing Hope

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The Scriptures makes us to understand that the expectations of the righteous will not be cut short. All your hopes and aspirations will surely come to pass.

Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

Romans 5:5

The hope you have in your heart will not be disappointed. That positive expectation of something good will be fulfilled because of the Love God has towards you.

God loves you so much and He will bring to fulfilment every dream He has placed in your heart. So, keep hope alive like our father Abraham and it will not fail you. ...

God Justified You, No One can Condemn You

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If God is for you, no one can be against you. God's decision to be on your side makes the whole difference.

Who shall bring a charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies.
Romans 8:33

God has declared you a just person. Then, who is he that wants to say otherwise? What is it that wants to condemn you? What can the devil say to accuse you? Nothing, absolutely nothing.

Therefore, the just lives by faith. Go ahead and enjoy your justified life in Christ Jesus by faith. Live the victorious life. ...

The Lord is Your Rock

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Beloved, you've got a strong fortress of refuge and protection in God. You've got nothing to be afraid of.

The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my Savior...
2 Samuel 22:2–3, NIV

When tribulations arise and there are news of several evil going on around, do not be afraid, God is your refuge. The plans of the enemy and the devices of the devil and its agents can never harm you because God is your refuge.

God is your strong refuge and strong tower. You can be rest assured that as you remain in Him, you can not be moved. ...

Declare Your Redemption

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God has redeemed you. He has called you His beloved. Through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, you were accepted into the beloved family of God.

Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom He has delivered from the hand of the adversary.
(Psalm 107:2, AMPC)

Therefore, proclaim your liberty. Declare your liberty in accordance to God's Word. Speak it forth to consistently remind yourself that you're redeemed. Declare it so it keeps resonating in your spirit.

You know you're the Lord's redeemed. So, speak it. ...

The Power of Communal Faith

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There is a kind of faith that the Body of Christ needs to tap into. It is the power of communal faith. When a group of Christians agree in faith on a matter, they pray about it and it is settled.

Some people brought to him a paralyzed man on a mat. Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralyzed man, ‘Be encouraged, my child! Your sins are forgiven’
(Matthew 9:2 NLT)

This story reveals that the faith of the friends of the paralyzed man was part of what Jesus saw before he healed the man. "Seeing their faith..."
There are several instances in the Scriptures when the church will agree and pray about certain things and it will be as such.

So, when two or more are gathered, God is ...

Share Whatever You Learn

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God's Word is not to be hoarded. Whatever revelation the Holy Spirit reveals to you in the Word of God, share also with fellow Christians so that they can learn.

The things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others
(2 Timothy 2:2 NIV)

Scriptures makes us to understand that iron sharpens iron. So, as you share with others and they share with you, you grow together.

The Body of Christ is designed to grow communally. There's no much space for individualism. Share your Word revelations and others will share with you as well, then, we all grow together. ...

Be Joyful, Patient and Prayerful

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In life, there would be challenges, but, we can take rest and refuge in God's Word. We are more than conquerors. We live and move in the victory Christ has provided for us.

Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer
(Romans 12:11-12 NIV)

Be Cheerful: Christ said we should be cheerful, for He has overcome the world. Therefore, irrespective of the challenge you're facing, always be cheerful. God is with you. Keep enjoying the joy in the Holy Spirit.

Be Patient: All good things in life requires patience. Patience is need to wait till the appointed time for your man ...

God Forgives Completely

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In case you're still riddled with guilt and shame from your past or current deeds, you need to know that God has forgiven you completely of your sins. Christ's Blood made sure of it.

...He adds, 'Their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.'
Hebrews 10:17

When God says He has forgiven, He has indeed forgiven and every record of it has been wiped off and completely obliterated. The Blood of Jesus washes clean, from crimson red to wool white.

Therefore, do not be brought down by guilt. Renew your mind with God's Word and live the victorious life above sin, guilt and condemnation. ...

Perfectly Safe and Secured

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Beloved, you have no reason to fear any evil around you. God has promised that He will take care of you. His angels are always there to protect you.

No evil shall befall you, nor shall any plague come near your dwelling; for He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.
Psalm 91:10–11

No evil, no plague, no disease or sickness, no accident, no crisis, nothing at all that is evil will befall you because God is on your side.

Beloved, meditate on His majestic love as He protects you in your daily operations. Hallelujah! You're perfectly safe and secured in Him. ...
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The law was given through Moses but Grace came by Jesus Christ. Sin and death entered this world through Adam's disobedience but Christ's obedience and sacrifice offered grace, redemption and salvation.

For if by the one man’s offense death reigned through the one, much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.
Romans 5:17

If offence came through one man, then, salvation has to come through One man, and that is Jesus Christ. Now, you can enjoy the fullness of Grace and righteousness in Christ Jesus.

Beloved, go and reign in life with the revelation of the Person of Grace and Righteousness God has r ...
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The righteousness of self is like filthy rags before the Lord. No man can please God in His strength. No man can fulfil the law. But, God gave us the perfection of the law, Christ Jesus.

...not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith.
Philippians 3:9

Therefore, don't proclaim your righteousness which is of the law and it is imperfect. But, declare God's righteousness which is of faith in Christ Jesus, who died for you and became your righteousness of God resident in you which is not of works but of faith.

Beloved, keep declaring your righteousness which is by faith and not of works, ...

God's Power works in Us

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Beloved, you have no strength of your own. You have no wisdom of yours. It is Christ that works in you both to will and to do. Also, it is Christ who's the Wisdom of God unto you.

Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,
Ephesians 3:20

When you let go and let God do His working through you, you realize that you get exceedingly great and amazing results. This is because it is only God's power that works amazingly in us.

Therefore, study the Scriptures and fellowship with the Holy Spirit. He'll reveal more of this wonderful power of God that works in you. ...

God Takes Care of You

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Beloved, God is so much in love with you. He cares for every aspect of your life. No matter how minute you think it is, God is interested in that area.

I said to myself, ‘Relax, because the Lord takes care of you’
(Psalm 116:7 NCV)

The Psalmist calmed himself with the comfort of this understanding. God cares deeply for you. The moment you get a clear revelation of this, you don't have to worry anymore. Your trust shifts completely to God and God alone.

Beloved, God knows the numbers of hair on your head. He knows so much about you and cares for you deeply. God takes care of you. ...

God has the final say

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You may plan and strategize all you want, but, only God can say whether the plan will prosper or the strategy will succeed. Therefore, commit your ways to God.

In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
(Proverbs 16:9, NIV)

Man will always have plans. You will always have wishes and all sorts. But, never rely and trust in your plans alone. God is the author and assurance of success. So, commit your ways to Him.

Trust God to lead you to success and not your plans and strategies. ...
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Beloved, the Word of God is the key to a lot of things we need in life. If only we can stick to the Word, then, we've got all we need.

Keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity
(Proverbs 3:1b-2 NIV)

You don't need to search for prosperity anywhere, it is right there in God's Word. The Scriptures will give you practical wisdom to apply in your business, work or ministry and you shall prosper.

The Word of God will also give you peace on all sides. Your heart will trouble for nothing and you'll navigate live peacefully.

The Word of God gives healing and sound health. Also, as you study and bind God's Word to your h ...

Christ Paid the Price for your Healing

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Beloved, you don't deserve to be sick. Christ has paid the price for your healing. You are meant to enjoy divine and sound health all the rest of your days.

But He was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed.
Isaiah 53:5, NLT

Christ endured every whip for you and I. He took it so that we can remain in sound health. Therefore, declare healing upon yourself. Walk and live with the consciousness of divine health over yourself. ...

Always the Head and never the Tail

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God has given you a special privilege to be always on top and never below. Because of Christ, you are a partaker of this divine position in Him.

And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath…
Deuteronomy 28:13

Therefore, be aware of your status and set your mind and spirit on it. In all you do, know that God is set to put you on top and never below.

Beloved, you're blessed in Christ Jesus. No matter the current situation, God will always lead you to victory. You're the head and not the tail. ...

The enemy can't stand you

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Beloved, all powers in heaven and on earth has been given unto Christ. All knees must bow and all tongues must confess that Jesus is Lord.

The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.
Deuteronomy 28:7

Because Christ lives in us, this same power and glory rest upon us as well. Therefore, do not be afraid of the devil and its agents, his demons.

Enjoy the victory you have in Christ. All your enemies flee before you. No weapon formed against you shall prosper. ...
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God is the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. Even in your down times, remember how God had come through for you in the past, and He will surely come through for you now as well.

Remember the wondrous works that he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he uttered.
(Psalm 105:5, ESV)

So, always try to remember all the glorious things God has done for you. He will surely do so much more again. So, keep the hope alive.

Beloved, God is good all the time. He has saved you before and He will save you again. He has done many marvelous things and He will surely do more again.
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Draw Strength from the Lord

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Beloved, you don't need to struggle. God is ready to help you in every step of the way. You are not alone. God is always beside you.

But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength
(2 Timothy 4:17a NIV)

When you feel weak and down, just ask God to be your strength. By the Holy Spirit, He will refresh you. Through the Word, He'll encourage you and direct you.

Beloved, there's strength available for you always in every situation. Just ask the Lord. ...

Christ Gives Abundance of Life

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Christ is not out to punish you or anybody. His mission is to give life and salvation. The devil's job is to destroy, not God's.

The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
John 10:10

Christ came to destroy and put an utter end to the devil's works. So, rejoice and enjoy the abundance of life in Christ Jesus. Share the gospel and show forth the kind of life that Christ gives.

Beloved, fellowship with Him daily. Draw more and more of life in abundance from Christ Jesus. Enjoy the Divine life in Christ. ...

Jehovah Rapha - The Lord your Healer

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God declared Himself your Healer. He promised never to let any evil sickness or disease come over you. Even if you fall sick, He will heal you.

…I am the Lord who heals you.
Exodus 15:26

God accomplished this healing for us through Christ Jesus. Now, by His stripes we were healed. So, you can rest in the healing that God has provided through Christ Jesus.

So, if you feel any symptom in your body, just declare your healing in Christ Jesus. He already took it away. Beloved, you have been healed. ...

The Way of the Lord

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It is the default desire of the Christian heart to seek God. We want to know Him more. As we fellowship with Him, He reveals His ways to us and shows us the paths that we should follow.

Show me Your ways, O LORD; teach me Your paths.
(Psalm 25:4, NKJV)

So, just like the Psalmist prayed, we also should ask our heavenly Father to show us His ways and teach us His paths. It is lovely to follow the Lord.

Beloved, the ways of the Lord are glorious and wonderful. It is wise to seek His face and follow His way. ...

Be Slow to Anger

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The Scriptures contains lots of wisdom that we can draw from. The subject of anger management is excluded.

Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry
(James 1:19b NIV)

Be slow to anger. Let your anger drag so long before the bars are full. And just before you react or respond while angry, think and think again. Because, the last thing you want is to regret your words or acts afterwards.

Beloved, be slow to anger. Don't get angry easily. ...

Divine Exchange between Christ and Man

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Christ took our sins upon His sinless body so that we can take up His Holiness and Righteousness. That was a powerful exchange that happened on the Cross.

...Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.
1 Peter 2:24

Therefore, you can live with the righteousness of God. You carry God's righteousness. Your very being is holy and righteous and sanctified.

Beloved, this divine exchange was freely given to us. Glory to God for Jesus' sacrifice. ...

God can use the Weak and the Foolish

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It is God's will and He can choose to do as His please. He has chosen to use the weak and the seemingly foolish things in this world to show forth His Glory.

But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty;
1 Corinthians 1:27

Therefore, do not be ashamed. Come to God just as you are and He will work upon your weaknesses and turn your foolishness into great wisdom.

Never underestimate anything or anyone. God loves to use the outcast and rejected and transform them to show forth His Glory. ...

The New Covenant Justification is Complete

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The Old Covenant could not fully justify any man. It had clear lapses that God wanted to complete. God achieved this total justification for man through Christ Jesus.

Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through this Man is preached to you the forgiveness of sins; and by Him everyone who believes is justified from all things from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Acts 13:38–39

There are certain things the law by Moses could not achieve, but through Christ Jesus, the New Covenant christian has it. You are completely justified in Christ Jesus. Because of His sacrifice, all your sins are forgiven and you have the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus.

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Don't be Anxious

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Anxiety is not God's will for you. Whenever you feel anxious, just know that you need to pray, rather than worry.

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:6–7

That thing you are anxious about, put it to God in prayers, and believe that He is working it out already.

Beloved, worry for nothing. Trust in Him and ask Him in prayers. Let His Peace rule your heart. ...

Do Good and Help Others

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Beloved, never withhold anything good for others. As long as it is within your capacity to help, then, offer the assistance.

Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act
(Proverbs 3:27 NIV)

Having the capacity to do good and just folding your arms and doing nothing is tantamount to evil. Do good to others. And as much as you can, offer the little help that you can.

Be good, it has a way of returning back to you. ...

Don't Put yourself in Temptation Zones

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The Scriptures is clear about Christians and temptations. You don't toy with them. Don't linger around where they are. Flee from all appearances of evil.

Run from all these evil things
(1 Timothy 6:11b NLT)

Don't settle in the place of temptation as if it won't affect you. Just leave such premises. As long as it is avoidable, then, avoid it.

Beloved, don't put yourself in zones of temptations. ...

Let God Direct your Steps

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Beloved, God knows much more than you can ever think or imagine. Our finite minds can not comprehend God's infinite wisdom. We just have to trust God's leading.

A man's mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.
(Proverbs 16:9, AMPC)

So, as much as you plan and set goals, always trust God to direct your path in life. Trust in Him and He will direct your thoughts and path in life aright.

Beloved, never trust in your plans, goals or strength. Lean on God's wisdom and leading always. ...

Follow His Instructions Timely

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There are times when God gives His instructions and it has a timing. God is the Master of time and seasons. He knows the best time for things to happen.

Without delay I hurry to obey your commands
(Psalm 119:60 GNT)

Once God gives an instruction, follow it promptly. trust His leading and not your head or calculations. trust that He knows what He is doing. He sees the end from the beginning.

Therefore, follow His instructions promptly. He works out the best for you. ...

Pruning for Fruitfulness

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Sometimes, God takes us through a process of pruning. The ultimate goal is to increase fruitfulness. Be ready for it and learn through the pruning process.

He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.
(John 15:2, NIV)

We are all in Christ. He is the Vine and we are the branches. When he prunes and trims off some edges, we might lose some dear things to us. It might also be a bad thing that God is pruning off. Just endure through the process and learn the godly lessons.

In the end, the goal is to increase your productivity (fruitfulness). So, enjoy God's pruning and see increase and more ...

Christ finished it

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The work of salvation was part of what the world eagerly awaited. The prophets prophesied about it, the people waited for for generations for its fulfillment. Little wonder, when He was born, angels rejoiced.

So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.
John 19:30

So, after Christ received every bit of suffering, pain and shame for us, it was time to pay the final price of death for our sins, and He declared that it is finished. Meaning He had paid it all.

Therefore, your salvation, healing, blessings, etc are all complete packages. Not half or quarter or 99% but 100% complete package. Christ finished it all. ...

Abundance of Grace towards You

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In Christ, we have access to abundance of Grace. The Throne of Mercy is readily available to us. We can receive Grace and help at every point in our lives.

In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.
Ephesians 1:7

The emphasis here is the riches (abundance) of Grace. There's nothing more thrilling than that.

Therefore, live everyday with the consciousness of riches / abundance of Grace made available for you. Hallelujah! ...

Redemption and Forgiveness through Christ

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Christ gave us a wholesome package. He paid the price with His Blood. The Divine Blood shed on the Cross of Calvary brought us redemption and forgiveness.

In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace
Ephesians 1:7

There's no other route to redemption anymore. The blood of bulls and rams could only cover sins for a while. But the Blood of Jesus Christ washed us clean from crimson-like red to cotton-like white wool.

Therefore, you can rejoice in the forgiveness of sins that you have received. Glory to God.
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Praises and Hymns

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It is good to sing praises and hymns to God. Giving God praises is something we should learn to do and do consistently.

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose.
(Acts 16:25-26, NIV)

Paul and Silas did this and they experienced a great delivery. There's power in praises and singing hymns. Once we are enveloped in the state of praises, great things can happen.

Beloved, give God praises daily. Sing hymns and glorify His Holy Name. ...

God's Goodness for You is Great

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Beloved, the goodness of God in your life is very great. God has been doing and will continue to do great and marvelous things in your life.

Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You have laid up for those who fear You, which You have prepared for those who trust in You in the presence of the sons of men!"
(Psalm 31:19, NKJV)

God has lovely things in store for you. This present condition isn't the end. He has great and mighty things in store for you.

Therefore, be cheerful and be hopeful. The future is surely great. ...

Peace from the Word

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Jesus the Prince of Salem is set to give us abundant peace. He has freely given us enormous peace so that our hearts will not be troubled.

Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.
2 Peter 1:2

There is Grace and Peace that comes from the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus. Hence, the more you study and see Christ in Scriptures, the more you get a revelation and experience Grace and Peace.

Beloved, He has given us Peace that transcends human understanding. Stick to the Scriptures and enjoy lots more of peace and grace. ...

Trust in God Almighty who knows it all

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Beloved, God is the Alpha and Omega. He, Himself, is the beginning of beginnings and the very end of all endings. God is obviously great.

Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you
(Jeremiah 1:5a The Message)

God who had created the plan for us long before we were created is the One we should trust to lead us in all things.

Therefore, trust in the Lord with all your heart. Trust Him completely as He leads you via His Word and the Holy Spirit. ...
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Beloved, it is not by power nor by might but by God's Spirit. The strength of man is very limited. But, when God's strength is involved, there's no saying to the extent of the possibilities.

for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.
Philippians 2:13

Therefore, trust in the Spirit of God to supply you with both the will and the strength to keep going on. This applies to every facet of life. Be it academics, career, purpose, ministry, family, etc. It takes God's strength and will to carry on to the end.

Beloved, trust in the Lord and not your strength. Let His Spirit empower you.
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Come with your faith as you are

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Sometimes we get carried away checking if our faith is large enough to receive. That should be the least of our worries. Just focus on how great Jesus is rather than how big your faith is.

When she heard about Jesus, she came behind Him in the crowd and touched His garment. For she said, “If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be made well.” Immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of the affliction.
Mark 5:27–29

The woman with the blood issue didn't worry about her faith but focused on the goodness of Christ. She knew Christ healed anyone He came in contact with. That's His nature. That's what she kept telling herself if ...

Let the Spirit brood over the Word

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Beloved, it takes the Holy Spirit who authored the Scriptures to accurately divide and interpret the Word of God.

... for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 3:6

Therefore, stick to God's Word and let the Holy Spirit interpret the depth of the meanings to you. Taking the Scriptures at face value can be very disastrous.

Beloved, the Holy Spirit authored the Word of God. Let Him interpret and give life to the Scriptures. ...

Christ Leads You to Victory

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Beloved, Christ has made you triumphant. You are placed on a platform which will always make you victorious in all you do.

But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.
(2 Corinthians 2:14, ESV)

You're blessed and victorious. No matter what the situation says, know that you will always be victorious. Just stay with the Word of God.

Through the Word, you get the knowledge and key principles which will help you on the victorious path. ...

Nothing Compares to Eternal Life

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Beloved, the life you have received is the life of God Himself. This Zoe is the God-kind of life that is beyond this life.

What profit is there if you gain the whole world — and lose eternal life? What can be compared with the value of eternal life?
(Matthew 16:26 TLB)

Therefore, never undermine the powerful life you have on your inside. It is a special kind of life that is beyond this would. Eternal life transcends the current world.

Nothing in this world is worth an exchange. Not wealth or riches or power or honour or fame etc is worth losing or neglecting this eternal life. ...

God is always Good

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There's one attribute of God that never changes. It is that God is always good. No matter what it might seem or look like, no matter what is going on, God is always good.

Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.
Psalm 107:1

Always be grateful for God's goodness. Always be thankful for all He has done and all He will do. God is loving and caring. His mercies is for evermore.

Beloved, rest in God's goodness and enjoy his mercies daily. And, be grateful for His goodness always. ...

Jesus is your Perfect Atonement

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A Divine exchange occurred on the Cross of Calvary. Christ took your place and He paid the price. That was an expression of love unlimited.

Then he shall put his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it will be accepted on his behalf to make atonement for him.
Leviticus 1:4

The Old Testament was a picture of the New. Then, animals were offered as sacrifices so that the blemish of man can be transferred to the animal and the innocence of the sheep can be transfered to man.

As a result, the Calvary depicts the sinfulness of man transferred to Christ as the purity and righteousness of Christ transferred to man.

Glory be to God for this wonderful exchange. Now you can live li ...

Seek the Truth

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The Truth is powerful. The Truth is what you need at every step of the way. You live and breathe the Truth. The Truth sets you free.

If you continue in My word . . . you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free
(John 8:31-32 NASB)

Beloved, stick to the Word of God. Seek the Truth always and you'll need it at every step of your journey as a Christian. The Truth is found in God's Word. Seek it always and you'll live in freedom always.

Only the Truth can set you free. True freedom and liberty comes from the Word, the Truth.
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God is Mighty

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Jehovah is the Almighty. There's only one of Him. No one is like Him. No one will ever be like Him. He's the beginning of the beginnings, and the end of the ends.

'I am…the Beginning and the End,' says the Lord, 'who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.'
Revelation 1:8

No human mind in the current restrictions of time and space can understand the existence of anyone who could exist before there was any beginning.

God lives for ever more. He's the end after every end. God is great and mighty. ...

Blessed to be a Blessing

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Beloved, God has called you to be so much more. Yes, you've been blessed and that's very true and real. But also, you're meant to be a blessing.

The Lord will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand. You shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
Deuteronomy 28:12

There's a level of blessing that comes over you that surely transcends you and your circles alone. When God blesses you, it overflows to those around you.

You don't need to have so much before you give. When God blesses your heart, it overflows and you give to those around you. The more you give, the more it comes back to yo ...

When God Speaks

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Beloved, when God speaks, nothing else can stop it from coming to fulfillment. God declares what He wants and it comes to pass.

So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish what I please, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
Isaiah 55:11

Therefore, you can always bank on God's promises. You can trust in that whatever God says will surely be fulfilled. Whatever God has promised, He will give unto you. Whatever prophesy is in His Word, it will be fulfilled in due season.

Beloved, trust in God. Trust in His Word. Believe it, it is true. ...

Lean on the Holy Spirit's Leading

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Beloved, we can do nothing on our own. We, in ourselves, don't have the strength nor wisdom to live aright. But, by the help of the Holy Spirit, we can live victoriously.

However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth...
John 16:13

Use this beautiful advantage that is at your disposal. Trust in the Holy Spirit to lead you in all you do. Let Him direct your life. You can't do it alone, let the Holy Spirit, the Comforter and Helper, guide you.

You may work all your life and try to be busy doing everything. But, learn to rest and lean on His guidance, He will direct you into the specifics and the things to do. So, rather than doing all things, let Hi ...

Know the Love of Christ

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Beloved, God loves us so much that He expressed this love by sending His Son for us. This same love Christ has for you and I.

to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
Ephesians 3:19

Once you know how much He loves you, you'll be filled with fullness of God. The more you understand His Love for you, the more you realize how much He's filled you with God Himself and you'll live more as God wants you to live in fullness of life, blessings, sound mind, fulfillment of purpose, etc.

Beloved, study the Scriptures and understand how much Christ loves you. You'll be amazed at how much He has blessed you with because of His love. ...