Know Your Inheritance In Christ

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Wednesday, 6th February, 2019

Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all. – Ephesians 1:15-23

Christians lose many battles, not because the devil is powerful, but because they do not know their authority and their inheritance in Christ. The battles Christians lose to the devil are always in the areas where such Christians lack knowledge, wisdom, and understanding.

In the beginning, God created man in His image and likeness and gave him dominion over all other things in creation. That dominion was lost when man sinned and the dominion God gave to him was taken over by the devil. Sin opened the way for sickness, poverty, and hell. But Jesus came and with His own blood, paid the penalty for man’s sin, restoring him to the original position of authority and dominion.

The regenerated man has this assurance from Jesus, “Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you ( Luke 10:19 ).

E. W. Kenyon said, “ There is no sickness problem. There is simply a problem of the believer’s coming to know his inheritance in Christ .”

What you must do is to pray the prayer in Ephesians 1:18-19 until you catch a better revelation of who you are in Christ. “ The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power ”

PRAYER : Pray that Christians will hear the voice of the Good Shepherd and follow Him; not that of a stranger.

Pray for a fresh understanding among Christians of their inheritance in Christ.

CONFESSION : The more I know you, the more I want to know you. Open my eyes, Lord, to know you more.

Pastor David Ogbueli
David Ogbueli is an international speaker, Author, a management and government consultant. He is the senior pastor of Dominion City church worldwide and the president of the Dominion Leadership Institute.

He is the host of the TV and Radio Program ‘Expand your world’ that runs on many TV and Radio stations throughout the nation. His teaching and healing ministry has brought tremendous blessing to the lives of many people all around the world.

He has authored many books which include: Discovering Your Ministry, Discovering the Power of The Blood covenant, and Secrets of The Greatest Men That Ever Lived, Dealing with Rejection, The Location of Hell and The Essence of Life.

As a well-known conference speaker, he has traveled extensively, passionately taking the message of personal and national transformation to the people and leaders of nations around the world.

He is on the board of various organizations which include the Golden Heart Foundation, the principal convener of the National Youth Summit – A youth development initiative that has impacted over 100,000 youths in the nation. He is married to Sarah Ogbueli and they are blessed with four children.

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