Ministry Of the Word (MOW)
Improving Our Spiritual Understanding
Theme: Be a Carrier of the Presence of God.
” Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you” (Luke 17:21)
We bless God in Christ for the victory in His word, and for the new thing He is doing in our lives. Praise God. Hallelujah!
All over the world, true believers often travel long distances to look for God in Christ Jesus . The truth is that if Christ is well formed in your heart (Gal 4:19), then be sure you are a carrier of the presence God. However, you need understanding to enable the God within you to be manifested.
When Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God will come, His response was: “the kingdom of God is within you” (Luk 17:21). This statement is loaded with hidden meaning. The Bible says our body is the living temple of God, hence we ought to keep it holy. According to Apostle Paul with the help of the Holy Spirit: “What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?” (1Cor 6:19). He continued : “For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s” (1Cor 6:20). Holiness is a key factor to being a carrier of God. Holiness is linked to purity. No wonder Jesus Himself taught us: “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God” ( Matthew 5:8). To experience purity in your inner self, ensure you have no bad thoughts against any one.
We need this deep understanding and God’s consciousness in our walk with God in Christ Jesus. Once, we have accepted Jesus as our Lord and Saviour, then the true God lives in us through His HolySpirit. This is why Apostle John assured us: “Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world” (1 John 4:4). This is why Brother Paul assured us: “Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Col 1:27).This why king David, the Psalmist, with the help of the Holy Spirit assured us: ” I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High” (Psalm 82:6). The list could go on and on. Once, you have received Jesus Christ into your heart, there is the need for you to grow in grace and knowledge that is in Christ Jesus, to enable Christ to be well formed in you. The plan of God is to manifest all true believers as Jesus on earth, and enable them do greater works; Apostle Paul clearly revealed this to us: “For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God” (Rom 8:19).
God is a Spirit (John 4:24). The Holy Spirit of God will NOT dwell in a vessel (body) that is impure. What is that ‘habit’ that you secretly hold unto, which you know very well does not glorify God in your life? You may call it any name, but if it does not bring glory to God, please drop it NOW. Is it procrastination? Is it laziness? Is it coldness? Is it miserliness? Is it sleeping too much? Is it impure thoughts? Is it immoral thoughts? Is it frequent errors and mistakes? Is it poverty of ideas? etc. As a Spirit, God has ears, feelings, eyes etc. The Holy Spirit cannot withstand imperfection. The word of God affirms this “Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity”(Hab 1:13).
Many people have been ‘going to church ‘ for years, with nothing to show for it. Some believers lack the understanding that because of impurities the Holy Spirit finds it difficult to dwell in them. Some people make Christianity so uninteresting that even unbelievers do not envy them. They are toothless or powerless Christians. If you belong to this category, please wake up NOW. Arise and shine for your light has come.
To optimise your work and walk with God in Christ, you need to carry that consciousness that the kingdom God is within you. The kingdom of God is a kingdom of power, boldness, hardwork, diligence, righteousness, holiness, transparency, honesty, integrity, compassion , comfort, mercy, peace, joy, faith and love.
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). However, the first thing you must desire greatly is total spiritual freedom through the truth in the word of God ( John 8:32).
Prayer: There is someone reading this message, receive the grace to have increasingly consciousness that you are a carrier of the presence of God in Jesus mighty name. Amen
Yours in the Vineyard of Jesus Christ. Ben Bassey, Iyobosa, Esther & the beloved MOW family network.
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Bro Ben Bassey is a psychiatrist and a spiritual health counsellor who ministers to people regularly through the MOW and AHF. He is a true disciple, teacher, evangelist, missionary, and ambassador for JESUS CHRIST. He has a passion for the Word of God.
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The Ministry of the Word is the spiritual arm of AHF and is in divine partnership with the Redeemed Christian Church of Church (RCCG), Mountain of Fire & Miracles (MFM ) & the Living Faith ( Winners Chapel). We encourage you to fellowship with any of their parishes, if you are looking for a spiritual place of worship.
All scriptures are taken from King James Version (KJV).