Aug
13
2009
0

Jesus Has Given Us the KEYS to the Kingdom

A couple days ago… I did a post on ‘How to Take a Strong Man DOWN!‘ and in it… I detailed how Jesus told Peter he would give him the ‘keys to the kingdom’… and then proceeded to give Peter the authority to ‘bind & loose’ things on earth… and it would also be done in heaven.

A friend, who is a reader of the blog asked me a few days ago in so many words or less…. “What does it mean to loose and bind things on earth? Can you give me an example?”

I believe this is a good topic… so let’s dig further. Below, I have the response that I e-mailed back to her (with her name removed for privacy purposes)

Hi xxxxxx,

In reading the whole chapter in context… what Jesus was telling Peter was that, I’m going to give you a way to open up the door & gain access to the POWER that is in the Kingdom of Heaven (I will give you keys 2 the kingdom).

Jesus had told Peter he was going to use like a rock, or foundation… and build his church (God’s People) on Peter.

In order for Jesus to use Peter, the apostles, or any of us for that matter… to a great extent… we MUST be able to walk in power on this earth.

A major thing that Jesus said to people, who doubted that he was God, was the miracles & healing he did. Only God, or someone being used of God… can command the blind to see, the deaf to hear, the dumb to speak, etc.

When it comes to ‘binding’ & ‘loosing’… we have to understand that there are demons on this earth that operate. Sickness & disease… is an example of an unclean spirit. Lust is another example of an unclean spirit.

A clean spirit would include joy, love, peace, mercy, forgiveness, etc.

The Bible tells us that ‘The power of life & death is in our tongue’… and also to ‘Speak those things that be not, as though they are’.

What Jesus is telling us is that we can command spirits (whether they are good or bad) to be BOUND, or to be locked up… or we can command them to be LOOSED, or set free.

Then Jesus takes it one step further by literally saying, that whatever we bind (or loose) here on this earth… HAS ALREADY been bound (or loosed) in heaven.

A good analogy of this would be during a war…. when ground troops (us) go into an enemy war zone and begin fighting, sometimes they cannot clear out the enemy with their guns, tanks, & artillery… so what do they do?

They call for air support (heaven). The air support comes in… drops a bunch of 2-ton bombs on the enemy’s head… and TOTALLY annihilates the enemy.

But the air support only comes… when the ground troops radio in for them, and give them the coordinates of where to drop the bombs.

In that same way… when we are in prayer… and we see things that are amiss such as sickness or unforgiveness, we can bind (or loose) it here on earth… and call for our air support to back us up!

Hope this helps!

Daniel

Let me know what you guys think! Comments are always appreciated



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Jun
04
2009
4

Did You Know that You are a KING?

Did you know that regardless of who you are… or what station you are at in life… and no matter what line of work or business you’re in… do you know that you are a KING in God’s eyes?

Consider the following declaration to us:

“…and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth… To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood… and has made us KINGS and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen!” (Revelation 1:5, 6 – NKJV)

While it may be hard for some to grasp this notion of kingship, you are in fact ROYALTY on this earth… and you have certain unalienable rights that are granted to you from the King of kings, Jesus Christ! The Bible says in another place that you are a “…chosen person, a royal priesthood, a peculiar person to God! ” (1 Peter 2:9)

So what does it mean to be a king (or a queen – for you ladies out there reading this) under Christ Jesus?

It means that you are to walk, speak, and ACT like you have dominon, influence, and power over every aspect of your life. Anything that is a part of this earth… you have the authority to control (except people). You have the authority to do this by your King, who said, “Greater works than me shall you do!” (John 14:12)

When problems arise at your job or place of business… or perhaps in your finances… command them to act right. DO what you can do in your own power to solve the issues… and EXPECT God to honor the dominion that He has given you over the earth and complete what you cannot.

Have you EVER seen a broke or poor King? No, you haven’t… so why should you be broke, poor, or destitute if God has commanded you to be a King? Even if you don’t even have a nickel in your pocket… get it implanted in your mind and your spirit that you are WEALTHY, and the question for you won’t be ‘If I can ever get wealthy”… it’ll be ‘When I get wealthy!”

If you or your loved ones encounter sickness, disease, or accidents… no matter how life threatening it is… KNOW that you have dominion over it. Jesus walked around COMMANDING these things… and you can too, as long as you BELIEVE. Command sickness to bow down… command diseases to bow down… command ailments to bow down… command depression to bow down in the name that is above every name, JESUS.

Your emotions are subject to you. Any poor or negative attitudes are subject to you. Even addictions are SUBJECT to you! You tell them what to do… and not the other way around.

Remember this friend… you ARE a King, without any doubt… and there is no arguement about it. If you believe that Jesus is your Lord, and that God has raised him from the dead… you are a King. So this day, don’t walk with your head down, but hold it up high. Don’t walk in fear and anxiety… but walk in faith and excitement.

Why? Because this is the day the Lord has made for YOU… so start walking like you own some stuff and like your important!



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Jan
26
2009
0

Give Up Moments

Good Morning,

When you’re walking the walk of faith with God, you meet resistance. And at times you may feel like quitting. When this happens, don’t quit! On the other side of your give-up moment could be the miracle you’ve been waiting for.

When Peter loaned Jesus his boat to use to preach to the crowd that had gathered, Peter had reached a give-up moment. He had fished all night and not caught a single fish. After Jesus preached, He gave Peter a word. He said, Let down your nets for a draught (Luke 5:4).

Peter answered, “But, Master, we’ve toiled all night long and caught nothing!” That was his give-up moment. But then he said, Nevertheless, at thy word I will let down the net (v. 5). And he caught so many fish that it broke his net! On the other side of his give-up moment was the very miracle Peter needed!

We all face give-up moments, but that’s when you’re got to trust God to keep His Word. Once you find a promise you need in the Word, and God says He’s going to do it, you can trust the Word-even when you don’t see any results or understand-because it’s backed by God. You don’t have to figure God out. You just have to trust that He will keep His Word.

We often limit ourselves by forgetting that, as believers, we are spirit beings. That means we have a right to operate in spiritual principles. We can trust God’s spiritual laws because they work. When you understand this, you set yourself up for something supernatural to happen for you. So don’t give up! On the other side of your give-up moment could be your miracle!

My Declaration of Faith for Today:

I refuse to give up, because on the other side of my give-up moment could be my miracle!
Dr. I.V. Hilliard, Pastor

New Light Christian Center Church



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