“ … except to hold on to what you have until I come.’ To the one who is victorious and does my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations— that one ‘will rule them with an iron scepter and will dash them to pieces like pottery’—just as I have received authority from my Father. I will also give that one the morning star. Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches?” (Revelation 2:25-29)
Our God loves to intervene supernaturally. Never allow your failure, someone else’s failure or the circumstances around you to stop you from progressing. Pay attention to what you already have. The supernatural power of God will humble you. Nobody is perfect; we all need the supernatural power of God. The only thing that will stop you is your own pride and arrogance. The Bible tells us that God will give us authority over nations and victory in everything we do according to His will.
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.” Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us.” Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’? Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you I do not speak on my own authority. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work. Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the works themselves. Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I
have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.” (John 14:1-14)
We are destined to do even greater things than Jesus did, and we can do this by the Holy Spirit.
Impossibility is a big word thrown around by small men. It is an opinion and not a fact. Impossibility is not permanent but temporal. But these things are true only when you believe in our great God. Focus on what God has given you; He can do great things with what you have. Moses used his staff, David used his sling, and Samson used his bare hands. Do not underestimate your talent; expect the supernatural, for it is the only way for the world to witness God’s glory.
- Let not your heart be troubled.
Our hearts define our world. If the heart is negative, everything seems negative. Our inner thoughts control our external environment. Remove all hindrances, and do not be governed by your emotions. Instead, let your heart be controlled by the Holy Spirit. Surrender your fear, insecurity, hurts and disappointment to the Lord, and let not your heart be troubled.
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. (Psalm 42:5)
In Psalm 42:5, David self-reflects, which is something we can do.
- Know that your eternity is secure.
Remember, you have security and acceptance in Christ Jesus, and there is no condemnation in Him. There is no need for “what if;” just have faith in God.
… neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:39)
- Make your relationship with God personal.
In spite of our overarching tendency to think naturally, we need to get to know the great I Am. Love the Lord actively and be connected to the Person of God. When He calls your name, do you recognize His voice? Lazarus recognized His voice, or He would not have heard Jesus’ command to come out of the grave!
- We need to take supernatural initiative.
Not only does our faith in God necessitate our belief in the supernatural, we must also take action, do something, and challenge the status quo. Be bold; we need to start doing things beyond our natural abilities, or the world will never see God.