Word for Today: Are you Following the Voice of JESUS?
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“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me” (John 10:27).
Greetings to the people of God all over the world in the name of JESUS. Amen.
With what is currently going on in the body of Christ (the Church), I mean divisions, allegations and counter allegations, I want to sincerely appeal to everyone and encourage everyone to study the Scriptures (Bible) daily. Meditate on the word of God day and night ( Joshua 1:8). Please, do everything possible to be led daily by the Spirit of God.
If you are truly born again by willingly accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour ( John 3:3-6), it is very important that you recognise and hear the voice of God in Christ and follow Him.
The truth is that in Christ, God speaks to us daily. Unfortunately, within the body of Christ, not many children of God are able to recognise and hear the voice of God in Christ.
The big question is: How do you recognise the voice of God in Christ? At any given time, a person may hear a voice from numerous sources, but I will reduce this to four major sources: The voice of God; the voice of the devil; the person’s own voice; and the voice of others in direct or indirect contact or communication with the person. It takes the grace of God to be able to distinquish between these voices at any given time. Some people say that the voice of God is always a gentle still voice(1 Kings 19:12). The truth is that God has many ways of speaking to His children. What is required of us is to ask and receive the gift of discerning between spirits (1 Cor 12:10).
Prayer, fasting, worshiping God in Christ as well as standing firm on truth and righteousness, create the right atmosphere and channel for voice of the Holy Spirit to be heard with clarity. The word of God tells us this:
“As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them”(Acts 13:2).
Brethren, if you can LEARN to hear from the Holy Spirit of God, and be led by him,it would make your Christian life interesting and exciting. The word of God says: “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God” (Romans 8:14). How can you be a son of God but not able to hear from your Father? Sin, disobedience, separation and distance can keep us away from hearing from Him ( Isaiah 59:1-2). If we allow the words of God to dwell in our hearts and spirits, these will guide us into what the Holy Spirit is saying. The Scripture says the Holy Spirit only speaks what He hears (from the Word):
“Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come “( John 16:13).
Without hearing from God in Christ, it will be difficult to follow Him. There are many people out there calling the name Jesus, but who are not followers of Jesus Christ. Jesus Himself says:
“Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber”( John 10:1).
To grow spiritually requires daily meditation with the word of God (Joshua 1:8) and seeking first the kingdom of God and its righteousness (Matthew 6:33). It also requires total fear of God, and spiritual training in the word of God: “Train yourself to be godly”(1Tim 4:7-8 NIV).
Stay connected with the Jesus, the grace of God to humanity. Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life. He is the light of the world. He is the Spirit of God.
Connect, Change & Live ( CCL)
Keep your thoughts & mind positive.
Be compassionate with one another.
Be sensitive to the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
Dear Father, please give us the grace to be conscious of the presence of your Holy Spirit in us in Jesus mighty name. Amen.
Father, please continue to expose/frustrate every act of evil, injustice and hypocrisy globally, and bring the perpetrators to shame in Jesus mighty name. Amen
Thank you Jesus for leading me on the right PATH.
Blood of Jesus!
Yours in the Vineyard of Christ.
Bro Ben Bassey & the beloved MOW family.
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