One of the most important promises made by Jesus Christ to his disciples is to do anything they ask in his name, and this is because he is the true God and eternal life (1John 5:20) and all power in heaven and on earth have been given unto him, and since he upholds all things by the word of his power (Hebrews 1:3), and his name is above every name, he will do anything his disciples asked in his name, and John 14:14 says something deep about it which I want to share with you, and so I want you to carefully read the entire article as I discuss it in details.
There are some Bible verses you should read before you sleep at night, and this is because they contain God's word which you can use to address the night and take charge of it, and since God upholds all things by the word of his power, you must read and declare the word of God which according to John 6:63 is spirit and life, for God to uphold you, preserve you, and sustain you.
The feeling known as love is unstoppable, sometimes you get hurt and swear never to be in a relationship ever again. Sometimes we say this just because we have not met the right person yet but when we do, we can surely tell. This is the exact story of a 60-year-old Kabera Paul and his wife, Adorusela.
God desires to quicken the mortal bodies of his children, and this is one of the reasons why he has given them his Holy Spirit to guide them into all truth so that they can know the truth, and since God's word is truth (John 17:17), and it's also quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword (Hebrews 4:12), God's children must submit to his Spirit so that he can quicken them by the truth which is God's word because he is the one that quickens.
God wants his children to know the truth, and this is one of the reasons why he has given them his Holy Spirit to guide them into all truth, and since God's word is truth (John 17:17), and it's quick and powerful, and by it God upholds all things (Hebrews 1:3), knowing the truth will not only set them free, but will also make God uphold them with his hand of righteousness (Isaiah 41:5), and John 8:32 gives a deeper meaning of it which I want to share with you in this article.
In Revelation 21:16, John the beloved had seen the vision of the New Jerusalem which was coming down from heaven as revealed by Jesus Christ to him. This New Jerusalem came out to be "the New heaven and the New earth" that began the chapter. In the verse above, John said that "the city", which means the New Jerusalem; "lies foursquare, with its width the same as its length.
Bishop David Oyedepo spoke to his members at their Mid-week Service. It was tagged "Special Feet Washing Service" and he explained what it meant when Jesus washed the feet of His disciples. He said that the wisdom of God is higher; it can't be found in the land of the living.
The Mandate of the Holy Ghost is to teach the children of God all things, and as well make them remember every word of Christ, and this is because God wants his word to dwell richly in them in all wisdom, so that know his will concerning all things that are good, acceptable, and perfect, and since God's children receive power after the Holy Ghost comes upon them, 2Peter 1:3 reveals that God's power (given by the Holy Ghost) grants them all things about life and godliness through the knowledge of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, and John 14:26 says something deep about it which I want to share with you in this article.
Jesus Christ revealed to John, the writer of the book of Revelation, some outstanding rewards that no other man can give to anyone. He made this known by symbolizing these rewards in the form of things that seemed to be unrealistic. However, they are real things.
Many believers experience persecution once they become born again. Sadly, the persecution starts from home. You get persecuted by your family, friends, close associates etc because of your conversion. Jesus talked about this in John 15:18-19 ‘If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.’
Have you ever felt rejected in your life? There is a time in a man's life when it seems like the whole world has rejected him. That time it might seem like you have become a shadow of yourself. Even your parents no longer believe in you not to talk of your friends and colleagues.
The Bible contain God's words which can be used to address the night and take charge of it, and this is because God upholds all things (which includes the night) by the word of his power, and since he (God) has designed the night as a period for rest, renewal, and regeneration, he instructed his children to read and meditate in his law in the day and also at night, so that his word can dwell in them richly in all wisdom, and since John 6:63 and Proverbs 18:21 reveals that God's word is spirit and life and also that death and life are in the power of the tongue, you should read and meditate on the word of God given in some Bible verses for God to uphold you, sustain you, and preserve you at night.
John depicts the reunion of heaven and earth as the descent of a new Jerusalem. Unlike the old Jerusalem that was corrupted and dishonored by most of Israel’s kings, the new Jerusalem would be ruled by a divine king. This new city would be built by God, not by human hands.
John 15:2 ‘Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.’ This purging has been interpreted in many ways. The illustration that Jesus is using is one of pruning; therefore, some have said this purging is a very painful process where the Lord cuts and slashes us through things like sickness, death, poverty, and other forms of tragedy so that eventually we will bear more fruit.
Jesus Christ might not be a regular being like us because He is supernatural but while on Earth, He behaved like a regular person. There were instances where He became emotional. When we talk about being emotional in this context, we mean when He showed some feelings that are common to us the mortal beings.
One of the most important instructions given by Jesus Christ to his disciples is to keep his commandment, and this is because the commandment is a lamp (Proverbs 6:23) and according to Psalm 19:8, it is pure and enlightens the eyes, and since it's also the law of God, those who keep it will be blessed, and they will prosper in whatever they do.
Bishop David Oyedepo, the General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide spoke at the Covenant Hour of Prayer. He read the book of John 15 and explained that we are called to bring forth fruits as individuals. However, here are 7 things he said about Fruit Bearing Believers:
The presence of the Holy Spirit in believers in Christ is one of the characteristics that distinguishes believers from unbelievers. The Holy Spirit is the comforter, teacher, instructor, intercessor, helper, revealer of secrets, most especially the spirit of truth. Jesus said the world cannot receive the Holy Spirit - John 14:17.
John 3:16 says, " For God so loved the world that HE gave His only begotten son that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life," God's love manifested in the sacrifice that our Lord Jesus Christ made for the mankinds. Without the sacrifice, man is doomed for hell fire, " without shedding of blood, there would be no remission of sin, therefore, no greater love than this, that a man (Jesus Christ) surrendered his life for his friends.
During the time of Jesus on earth, He displayed lots of acts of kindness which even got some people offended in some cases, especially the Pharisees. The Pharisees were particularly out to tempt him and find fault in him in anyway they could. Oftentimes, they would ask him intricate questions on controversial matters about the law of Moses to see if they could trap him with his words.