IN THE DAYS OF HIS POWER SERIES.
TOPIC:- YOU CAN RULE IN THE MIDST OF YOUR ENEMIES!
Rev Innocent Chukwudi Peace-Udochukwu
President Living Fountain Ministries Int’l LIFOM
“The Lord will extend your mighty scepter from Zion, saying, ‘Rule in the midst of your enemies!’”
(Psalm 110:2 NIV).
As we all know, we are living in the last days. Though these may be perilous times, they are also the days of God’s power on the earth so you can rule in the midst of the so many snakes and scorpions, infact the Lord declared that you can step upon them and nothing shall by any means hurt you!
Enemy – one who is seeking injury, overthrow, or to confound. Sometimes the enemy is our own thoughts or imaginations. Jesus said there is a thief – the enemy is like a thief. Jesus ruled the enemy during his lifetime here on earth. Israel ruled in the midst of their enemies. The children of Israel had it in the promised land they ruled and over took their enemies. We have the mind of Christ so we can rule and reign over the enemy first beginning in our thoughts. No enemy, no work, no trial – nothing can stop us.
Notice, however, it’s not a promise that the Lord will get rid of our enemies. Instead, God wants us to rule in their midst. This is not a rose-garden promise to remove our enemies, but an invitation to rule in the midst of them. As David expressed it in Ps 23:5 “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies”. Though we have enemies, we can rule in the midst of them and be “more than conquerors” through Christ (Romans 8:37). Having been raised up and seated with Christ “in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 2:6; Colosians 3:1), we are therefore at God’s right hand, enthroned with Christ in the place of authority. That means we are no longer in a defensive, but an offensive position in relation to our enemies. We are in the midst of them but also looking down on them from above. Knowing that should cause us to rise up in confidence, boldness, and authority.
“Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power..’
It doesn’t matter how things may look like in the world now, Jesus is coming for a glorious Church.
Despite the gross darkness, the church is going to shine in glory and power, ruling in the midst of her enemies.. The time of the greatest darkness in the world will be the time of greatest light in the Church.
No matter what may be going on in the world, always maintain your focus on God’s Word. Understand that it is always darkest just before the day breaks, the enemy knows that great Glory is about to be released.over God’s people, that is why he is trying to distract the Church.
But we will not give in to his distractions. God is too faithful to fail.
What His mouth has promised, His hand is able to perform.
The end time Church will indeed be a glorious Church, living in dominion and ruling in the midst of her enemies.
But we cannot rule except we are empowered. This is why we must maintain our focus on God.
Our text says that “The Lord said to my Lord…” can also read the Lord said to me and to you “sit at My right hand, till I make Your enemies Your footstool.” What does this implies?
1) YOUR POSTURE: God says “sit.” This signifies the position of rest, authority, and a state of dominion. Ephesians 2:6 says that “And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms…”
2) YOUR POSITION: The right hand of the Lord is the place of power and does mighty things. It is the place of honour, dominion and riches. It is the place of blessings and grace. And this is what should characterize your life.
3) YOUR PROCESS: “Until I make” speaks of process. God has to work it out in you and on your enemies. Don’t just talk like it, prepare for it. Develop yourself, train, build capacity, grow. For as long as the heir remains a child, he differs not from a slave! (Galatians 4:1-2).Your victory is in your growth!
4) YOUR OPPOSITION: “Your enemies.” The truth is that you don’t have to focus on your opposition but focus on the position God has placed you. Your opposition are the ladder into your rulership.
5) YOUR OPERATION: “Rule thou in the midst of your enemies”. God does not want you to behave cowardly and naively in the midst of your opposition but want you to rule in the midst of your enemies. The mantle on your life is to rule.
“Do not be afraid of the enemy; [earnestly] remember the Lord and imprint Him [on your minds], great and terrible, and [take from Him courage to] fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes.”
Nehemiah 4:14 AMP
There is a divine plan to subject the enemies of Christ and make them His footstool. Christ has to rule in the midst of His enemies. These are not divine intentions that depend solely on our faith or our will. This is the Father’s stated will, and it will be fulfilled to the letter.
“But Caleb silenced the people before Moses and said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.”Again, along with Joshua, he said, “The land we passed through and explored is exceedingly good. If the Lord is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and will give it to us…do not be afraid of the people…their protection is gone, but the Lord is with us. Do not be afraid of them.”
Our CREATOR told we His Children to “Have Dominion” and “Rule Thou in the midst of your Enemies” It is a pathetically unacceptable Anomaly for a Christian to be running away from living among Witches, Wizards, Satanists and Enemies when that is exactly where the Pure SPIRIT of MESSIAH that Lives in us wants to use us to Shine, Deliver and Demonstrate HIS Supreme AUTHORITY over Kingdom of Darkness, their weapons, powers and demonic activities. HalleluYAH!!!!!!!
In this our Dispensation, many Stepped into Speaking in Tongues by FAITH knowing that Pure SPIRIT of MESSIAH Truly came into all that have stepped out for Alter Call to Receive HIM even though we physically felt nothing after Receiving JESUS, yet it has been one massive Victory and Another ever since then for we that truly Believe that HE Came into us. Start to Live by FAITH! Not by enslavement to Sight or feeling. Open your mouth and allow it to flow out, your Spiritual Level shall forever Change the Day you Push those Divine Words of MESSIAH out and never Stop again.
Applying more Spiritual Stubbornness of never giving up to Doubt is the Key to irreversible Spiritual Authority, as we know that “Anyone that puts Hand to the Plough and then Look back is not fit for the Eternal Kingdom.”
1 John 4:4
“Ye are of God, Children, and have overcome them: because greater is HE that is in you, than he that is in the World.”
“Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.
Then king Darius wrote unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you.
I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God, and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end.
He delivereth and rescueth, and he worketh signs and wonders in heaven and in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from the power of the lions”
Daniel 6: 10&24-28
Our Eternal Heavenly FATHER, we most Humbly Pray to YOU that YOU should Permanently Saturate us with UnConquerable Divine Power to Rule In The Midst of our Enemies in JESUS’ Name!!!!!!!
I pray for you today rule in the midst of your enemies in Jesus’ name.
PRAYER: O Lord any enemy within and without I rule over them in the name of Jesus’
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