Perfected In Him – Pastor Chris
Friday, January 19, 2018
For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power (Colossians 2:9-10).
In Christ Jesus, you’ve been perfected in all things; you’re complete; nothing missing, nothing broken. The life that you’ve received of Him is a balanced life of glory and excellence; it has no ups and downs; no downsides. Hallelujah!
There’re people who, for example, are doing very well in their jobs, but with ailing health. Some others may have good health and doing very well in their jobs, but battling several inner conflicts. God doesn’t want your life to be that way; He doesn’t want you lacking in any area. He’s given you wholeness in Christ; it’s part of what it means to be “complete in Christ.”
Everyone who has received the message of salvation ought to experience this completeness in Christ, where you prosper in all areas: in your spirit, soul, and body. But if that hasn’t been your experience, chances are, you’re not yet applying the mirror principle of the Word of God. That principle is simply to see yourself to be what God says you are in His Word, and then act accordingly. It simply means acting the Word.
We read in our opening scripture that you’re complete in Christ; see yourself that way. Affirm it always. Christ is in you in all His fullness; there’s nothing more that needs to be done in you to enhance your divine nature. 2 Peter 1:4 says, “Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature (associate of the God-kind) , having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”
God has done everything that He needed to do in you to make you all He ordained you to be. There’s nothing excellent that’s lacking in your life, just as there’s nothing bad that shouldn’t be in you that’s in you. You’re complete and perfected in Him, for as He is, so are you in this world (1 John 4:17).
Dear Father, I thank you for the life of Christ in me. I affirm the truth of who I am in Christ; perfect, whole, excellent and full of glory! Christ has been made unto me righteousness, wisdom, and sanctification; and as He is, so am I, in this world. I’m the effulgence of His beauty and grace! Hallelujah!
FURTHER STUDY: 2 Peter 1:3 AMPC 1 John 4:17
1 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Matthew 13:24-43 Genesis 44-45
2 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Acts 10:21-33 Job 9-10
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