KEY SCRIPTURE: Matthew 4:4 ” But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God”.
In our previous study we learnt that the Lord Jesus answered the devil. Today we would consider what Jesus said and it’s implication
When Satan attempted to tempt the Lord, he (Jesus) did not attempt to consider the word of the devil whether it was true or not. He did not argue with the devil. The Lord went straight to the divine law of truth, the word of God. He said it is written. God’s word is written in the bible and it is also settled forever in Heaven, for His faithfulness is unto all generations (Psalm 119:89,90).To confess ; is to say the same thing in consent. Confession is a way of endorsing what you believe as it has been declared by God. Romans 10:10 says “For with the heart man believes unto righteousness and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. You are saved by what you say. God always looks up to our confession of what we have believed to affect our salvation in every area of our lives.
If the devil attacks your body with any infirmity, you speak out what is written in the bible and is also settled in heaven. The scripture says in 1st Peter 2:24b, “…..by whose stripes you were healed”. You likewise believe and say, “by His stripes I am healed”. Please note that every word of the devil is a lie or half-truth. John 8:44. “You are of your Father the devil, and the lusts of your Father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in Him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own, for he is a lair and the Father of it”. Please read carefully what the word says about our adversary. He is a liar, and the Father of all liars. He cannot speak the truth.
Please learn this, although his (Satan) words are lies, believing a thing have the power to create that thing. If you believe Satan’s lies, that thing which appears to be so would materialize. Your way out is to turn away from Satan’s words to tell him the truth. IT IS WRITTEN
The written word of God is the eternal truth. I live by the Lord and declare that what God has said about me is the truth. I am walking in victory, power, health, peace and blessings in Jesus name..
Genesis 1:2-3 “And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light”.
Psalms 119:89-90 “Forever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven. Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.”