“I pray that the eyes of your heart may be opened in order that you may know … His incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is like the working of His mighty strength, which He exerted in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly realms, far above all rule and authority, power and dominion and every title that can be given…” Ephesians 1:18-23
It’s easy to lose sight of the power that is our God’s as we watch the evening news and manage day to day life. Yet “Thine is the power”, holds as true today as it did when Jesus’ took that step out of the grave! His power over the rulers and authorities in the spiritual realm is real. We can participate in that power because of the presence of His Spirit in our lives as believers.
“…you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you.” Acts 1:6-8
The despair that draws the life out of us is in direct contrast to the mighty power of God which can pour life into us. Our spiritual eyes need to be open so we can see God’s mighty power at work around us. His power works to bring life where it seems to be ebbing away. Resurrection power is the heritage of the believer!
God’s transforming power flows into us when we open our lives to Him. He reorders our lives by His power and for His glory. When we feel powerless in situations that seem impossible, we can ask God to break through the darkness with His power to intervene and move what is required…because the power belongs to Him!
Dear Father in Heaven, Thank you that all power in Heaven and in Earth belongs to You. We often feel powerless as we look around our world. Increase our faith to ask for You to intervene with Your power to transform situations and lives, so that Your glory and Your love is broadcast to those around us. In Jesus’ name I pray, amen.
by Gail Rodgers
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