"But these are written so that you may continue to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing in him you will have life by the power of his name.”
(John 20:31 AMP)
- There is power in the name of Jesus! - No matter what you are facing. - No matter where you are. - No matter how big your giant is or how persistent the enemy has been. - Know this…there is Power in His Name! - In this verse it says that you have life by the power of His name! - A real life, an abundant life. - A life that is full and overflowing with God’s goodness and blessing. - Many people let their circumstances determine the type of life that they are going to have. - Their circumstances dictate their mood or attitude. - You can’t do that as a Christian. - That is settling for a “less than His best” type of life. - Check your attitude at the door! - Jesus offers you a life so full of Him that it spills over into your circumstances. - In this verse it says, “so that you may continue to believe” - This word “believe” means that you have a deep abiding trust. - To abide means that you live in Him and He lives in you. - You can’t be separated. - Every circumstance you face must come through Him. - He is your source of Joy and Hope! - Philippians 4:19 says “My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” - All your needs are met in Him! - Physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, financial…All your needs! - Today is a great day to hold on to His name and use His name! - Rely on His name and trust in it with the power that it possesses. - There is salvation in His name! (Rom. 10:13) - There is healing in His name. (Acts 3:6) - Even demons are subject to His name (Luke 10:17) - In John 14:13 Jesus says, whatever you ask for in my name, I will do it! - In John 1:3 it says, "All things were made and came into existence through Him; and without Him not even one thing was made that has come into being.” - So if everything exists because of Him, then all things must obey His command! - Everything is subject to His name! - Remind yourself of the power of His name. - His name has not and will not ever lose it’s power! - Today, use His name because He tells you to! (Mark 16: 17-19) - Live as an overcomer as you abide in His name, today! - Have a great Tuesday!