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PROMISE 2

There is no condemnation in Christ.

Too often, we can slip back into old patterns—the residuals of thinking rooted in guilt and self-condemnation. Sometimes, I fall back into these patterns after I screw up, like when I’m short with my kids or lose my patience in traffic; when I don’t get my way and pout like a two-year-old in a grown-up body; or when I stick to my health plan for a few days only to gorge on chicken nachos instead of hitting the gym. Afterwards, I’m disappointed in myself and guilt and condemnation rise up.

God’s presence may be the promise, but sometimes it feels like I deserve to be cut off from his presence because of my own stupidity. I fear that I’ve disqualified myself from his grace, and selfishness has put me on probation. Can you relate? Do you believe that God forgives others, but you still wonder if he forgives you? Do you get that God loves you, but you still feel like a failure? As a fellow struggler, I can only remind you of what I tell myself: there is no condemnation in Christ.

Nothing—past or future—can cut you off from God’s presence through Jesus. This restoration promise makes it clear that God knows all about the mind games we play and the ways our enemy can exploit them. But God’s gift of grace is a precious gift. Paul describes it as the chain of actions that lead to our salvation.

“For those whom [God] foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified” (Romans 8:29-30 ESV).

The power of the past and the penalty of your sin have been utterly demolished by this golden chain of salvation. You’ve been foreknown, predestined, called, justified, and glorified. Our old habits might keep us feeling caged, but God has blown the door wide open. God’s mercy is new every morning. His grace is fresh every day. Great is his faithfulness! He does not treat us as our sins deserve!

Live free in the promise: there is no condemnation in Christ.

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The Importance of God’s Words

But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shaltx speak. Then the Lord put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the Lord said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth. See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Jeremiah 1:7‭, ‬9‭-‬10 KJV

Each and every insight that God provides for you is important. Iij result of the revelation will often kbe determined by your reply and response. If you just think on it for a day or two and then let it go, you will probably miss the full effect of the oil on that word. If you write, record, and then go back to it with prayer and seeking strategy, you will keep pressing that word and extract the oil.

Sometimes you are struggling and need a breakthrough. God will send a word to you that contains bondage-breaking power. It may not be a word that has long-term application but is sent for that very moment. Some words frame times and seasons. There have been times in my life that I keep pondering a word over and over, and each time I got more application. It becomes a mission statement for a season of my supernatural journey.

There are other words that are very specific and hold instruction for a particular assignment. All of these things must be prayed out and discerned. This is why rezcorkdinjghg, writing, and praying over ijjikmi revelations is so critoical. Toh liij anj person who walks in the supernatural, you must learn to place emphasis and value on insight and revelation.

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Abide in God

I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing. If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned. If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
John 15:5‭-‬7 KJV

Many believers have more faith in the ability of the enemy to deceive them than in their own ability to hear from God. We must understand that hearing from heaven is not something that we do but rather a part of who we are.

Picture a satellite receiver. It receives communication from the primary satellite. You do not have to constantly worry about whether or not it will receive communication. It was made to do just that. You simply connect it to your devices and voilà, there it is—broadcast received, data relayed. There is clear communication without disruption because that is what it was created for.

We are called to abide in God. Part of that abiding is becoming aware of His systems of communication and the fact that revelation is our birthright as children of God. The Father has laid out a unique and blessed path for each one of us; it is our privilege to discover every step. Not only that, but His voice creates light upon the path so we clearly see the way and navigate forward. We are to live lives that are in sync with the thoughts and intents of our Father’s heart. We are to be planted fully and deeply in Him without shame or fear.

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A Supernatural God of Supernatural People

And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought: But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:
1 Corinthians 2:4‭-‬7 KJV

We seem to be trapped in a religious haze. Much of the Western church holds God as an idea that they fit somewhere into their busy lives. He is a concept, an idea, or a theology but not an actual person from another realm who has become their fascination and the central theme of their whole lives.

The reality is this: God is a supernatural God! When we were born again, we became supernatural people called to manifest the kingdom of God.

I have always been a radical. I have never been a half-volume, half-hearted kind of guy. I go in strong, and I go in full force. It is with this personality that I came into the gospel. I was radically set ablaze by the power of God. My life took a bold turn toward the call of God, and I found myself leaving everything that was familiar to step out into the unknown.

You can be effectively led by Holy Spirit. You can know and discern the will of God for your life. You can operate in tremendous miracles and authority. The supernatural life is for you. You are a child of God, born into His kingdom with all the rights and privileges of an heir. Let’s journey deep into the mystery and wonder of our majestic Father.

Discovering Destiny part 2(Kingdom Identity)

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
John 4:34 KJV

In the kingdom, destiny is not about where you’re going, it’s about who you’re going with. Calling has to do with “what” you will do. Destiny has to do with “who” you are called to. What happens when “where” or “what” changes? Nothing if you understand destiny has to do with “who”! Consider this: Ruth got her Boaz because she stayed with Naomi. The disciples walked in their destiny because they stayed with Jesus.

Elisha received the double portion because he refused to leave Elijah’s side. Saul of Tarsus became Paul the apostle because he stayed in relationship with Barnabas and other key figures. Passion, skills, and talents will give you the tools to live out your calling, but relationships will keep you on your destiny track. Always remember, your alignments determine your assignments!

Discovering Destiny part 2(Kingdom Identity)

Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
John 4:34 KJV

In the kingdom, destiny is not about where you’re going, it’s about who you’re going with. Calling has to do with “what” you will do. Destiny has to do with “who” you are called to. What happens when “where” or “what” changes? Nothing if you understand destiny has to do with “who”! Consider this: Ruth got her Boaz because she stayed with Naomi. The disciples walked in their destiny because they stayed with Jesus.

Elisha received the double portion because he refused to leave Elijah’s side. Saul of Tarsus became Paul the apostle because he stayed in relationship with Barnabas and other key figures. Passion, skills, and talents will give you the tools to live out your calling, but relationships will keep you on your destiny track. Always remember, your alignments determine your assignments!

Sexual Temptation

I’m guessing the biblical Potiphar’s wife must have been a very attractive woman with charm, based on her position and the settings of old Egypt. Yet, in the face of temptation, Joseph fled. He wasn’t contemplating whether to yield to her advances or not. He fled!
Let’s relate it to this present times; a time when a man must be overzealous with women in an attempt to prove your virility.
And should your male peers (even females) hear that a woman as elegant, connected and wealthy as Potiphar’s wife approached you, begging for sex, and you turned her down, you may be vilified and called ‘weak’ for not grabbing such opportunity with both hands.
Maybe, just maybe the story about Joseph and Potiphar’s wife would’ve been told differently. Just like this.
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Her husband Potiphar was never home. As the Commander in chief of President Pharaoh’s guard, he followed the President everywhere he went – high profile functions, meetings, international trips, etc.
While Potiphar globe-trotted, sex was lacking in their matrimonial home. Potiphar’s wife needed a man to take her to bed and satisfy her.
No other person caught her fancy other than Joseph; her husband’s most trusted aide. Joseph was handsome, well-built and had a taut body. She desired him. Because she had developed interest in Joseph, Potiphar’s wife started visiting the gym at the workers’ quarters; even though she had the facilities in her own chamber. She’d go to the gym solely to feed her wandering eyes, as Joseph worked out. Most times she requested that Joseph trained her, so that she could have a close feel of him.
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After delivering a message to his master’s wife, Joseph was about exiting Potiphar’s wife’s tastefully furnished lounge when Potiphar’s wife spoke,
“Can i talk to you about something important, Joe boy?”
These days she specifically requested he did everything for her, even when she had maids and assistants.
Interestingly, she now called his name endearingly. ‘Jojo, Joe or Joe-boy’
Joseph didn’t understand the true purpose behind it. It could simply be her being nice. He always thought.
“I’m at your service ma.” Joseph replied, humbly.
“Sit down please.”
“Don’t be scared, relax.”
Standing and smiling, Potiphar’s wife offered him a seat and he sat.
She asked, “You care for a drink?”
“No, thank you ma.”
Potiphar’s wife shrugged.
“This is it dear. As you know my husband is a busy man. He travels constantly.”
Joseph nodded.
“You see, sometimes I feel lonely.” She paused, fixed her eyes on him and continued.
“I feel bored in this big house and…” She paused again, dropped the glass of wine in her hand on the glass side stool and rose from her seat.
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“Joseph, You are aware that you’re the only one I like having around me uhm? Can you make me happy?”
Joseph being a novice replied,
“Ah, anything you want ma, I fit do am. Sweet films dey wey i fit bring come wey go make u hapi. You don watch “game of thrones?” Joseph exclaimed naively.
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“Nah, come on Joe. Not movies, I want this…” She purred, throwing her hands around his shoulders and nudged him with her boob.
Joseph quickly took her hands off him and retreated a few steps back.
“Hei God! Abeg, Madam I no fit do dis kain thing for oga back o. Oga Portoo na good man, e gimme work, e gimme food, e gimme house. I tay God beg you madam.”
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Visibly angry and disappointed, Potiphar’s wife barked, “Don’t be silly dear! Are you a baby?”
“No ma.”
Reaching forward, she tried to kiss him, Joseph ducked down and kept a distance.
She smiled, picked up the glass of wine from the side stool and gulped.
“How old are you again?”
“25 ma.”
“Do you have a girlfriend? When last did you do it with her?”
Joseph cut in sharply, “Madam I have to go please”
“Don’t leave! Until I say so.”
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Joseph was nervous. He swallowed hard and wore a frightened look.
Tall, fair, well endowed,
Potiphar’s wife was goddam beautiful.
He had to leave before things take a different turn. He quickly made for the door.
Fist clenched and utterly frustrated, Potiphar’s wife yelled, “I’ll get you little boy! Fool! Weak man!”
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The days that followed, Joseph pretended that nothing had happened.
Regardless, his madam kept up with her pestering and sexual harassments. Several erotic text messages flooded his inbox expressing her desires; as well as requests to spend weekends outside town with him on days her husband was away.
Sometimes madam would walk past him and brush his manhood, winking, sticking out her tongue seductively, and mentioning how good he looked.
The other day he was washing the cars, his master’s wife wore a skimpy flowered dress to the garage. She intentionally threw an object on the floor and bent down to pick it, flashing her underwear. This got him aroused.
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It was one of those nights that Potiphar had taken a trip out of the country with President Pharaoh.
Joseph was restocking the house with cartons of wine from the store. Potiphar’s wife watched him as he lifted each carton like they weighed nothing. He was so muscular and strong. Her body was on fire, she felt engorged around her lower region.
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She quickly stripped off her silk night wear. This was her moment to have him. She thought.
Wearing just a Victoria’s secret lingerie, she tip-toed towards him and caught him by his T-shirt.
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“Yes! I’ve caught you today. You’re coming to bed with me o. You must give it to me now! Or can’t you handle a woman?”
She exclaimed, gasping.
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He could easily overpower her and bolt away. On a second thought, he imagined if he slept with this beautiful woman, won’t it be a great way to lose his virginity – A covenant he made with God? Such restrictive covenant has been difficult to keep over the years. As he had always wanted to know what sex feels like. Moreover, this encounter would earn him bragging rights among his peers.
Joseph grew weak as Potiphar’s wife groped him; her eyes were filled with raw desire.
“Madam..but..” Joseph said feebly.
“Joe baby..I know, come to me.” She cooed.
Remembering his master, oga Portoo, Joseph felt a pang of guilt. But looking at the naked wife of the captain of the President’s guard, his erection grew.
Who wouldn’t want to have a taste of this steaming appetizer?
The flesh is indeed weak. Joseph took off his clothing slowly and allowed Potiphar’s wife drag him to the master’s bed.
This will be their little secret.
Oga Portoo won’t ever know.
God will understand.