KEY SCRIPTURE: John 7:17 KJV “If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.”
Bishop David Oyedepo once said,” the secrets of men are in their stories”, in the same way, the ways of God are in His doctrines. His teachings reveal who He is, and how He does His things. Doing His word brings you into knowing Him. The Lord said, if a man will act on God’s word He will encounter God, and then know that, God is the source of that teaching. What is the mark of God’s presence in anything?
1. The first sign of the presence and power of God, in any place or life, is the perfect peace, He fills one’s heart with.
2. The next is a life of uprightness and hatred for sin, as well as love for all persons. If one has no genuine love for others, God is not in that person’s life.
3. Then comes freedom from satanic and demonic dominance.
There are also other blessings like divine wisdom, healings, prosperity and supernatural occurrences that demonstrates the works of God, and in some cases persecutions. Mark 10:30
The grounds, on which to experiences these, is by doing what the word says. James 1:25 KJV “But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.”
The scripture says if you would act on the scripture, you would be blessed in that deed. It means God will approve of your actions by making it bring positive results.
If your heart and mind is tormented by all kinds of issues, then the scriptures say, be anxious for nothing, but in everything, with prayer and supplications, with thanksgiving, let your request be made known unto God, and the peace of God which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and mind in Christ Jesus (Phil 4:6,7). Peace will surely come to the man who honors this word. The scripture says further in Isaiah 26:3 that, God will keep the man whose mind stays on Him in perfect peace., so if you would fix your thoughts on him, you would maintain your peace.
Dear one if you are struggling with any bad habits, just spend a great deal of your time reading over and over again scriptures that shows you, how that Christ has made you conquer that habit. As you start affirming that, indeed, you are free from that habit, you would indeed see your freedom from that lifestyle. When you continue in the word, you would know the truth indeed, and it would surely make you free (John 8:32). Dear one you continue in the doctrines of scripture and experience the mystery of answered prayer, and healings of sicknesses.
The bible is not a history book, it is the breath of God expressed in words and thoughts.
THOUGHT: TO EXPERIENCE GOD, DO HIS WORD
John 8:31 KJV “Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.:
Prov. 4:20-22 KJV” My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.”