In high school, I had to study English grammar and, like everyone else, I thought it was boring. That was until something very remarkable in the Word of God began to grip me. The unfolding of this to my understanding was part of my preparation for ministry.
How do we stand fast in the liberty by which Christ has made us free? Should a fiery dart of hell manage to wound us, we are to deal with it unto healing so that it doesn't become a spiritual "infection."
There are very real, rich, and profitable reasons for fasting; so vital that fasting becomes a kind of feast, a celebration in the spiritual realm. Let me share with you concerning this meaningful practice.
God’s “hopes” are what He already sees and anticipates ready to be released in His people. All they need to do is align with what He’s ready to do. "The Kingdom of God is at hand" means it is within our reach. The victory is the Lord’s, and the battle is secure. We must enter into the fray, for it does not happen automatically.
Life or death, health or sickness, poverty or provision, communication and healthy relationships or division and strife—all have to do with more than circumstance. We are on a planet where the cosmic struggle is being played out, but we are not just pawns in the game. We have been made kings and priests under Jesus, and we need to declare war.