Vessels Of God’s Glory (John 11:4)

When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.

John 11:4 (KJV)

It is the will of our heavenly Father that His glory be made manifest in and through His people. And so whether it be sickness, lack, anxiety, or anything else, God wants to use our challenge to manifest His glory in us. This means healing, deliverance, provision, soundness and protection.

You Were Created For The Glory Of God (Isaiah 43:7)

Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.

Isaiah 43:7 (KJV)

We have been created for the glory of God. This means our purpose for existing as born again children of the Most High God is so that we may be vessels and instruments through which His goodness can manifest in this world. We live not for ourselves, but for Him who has called us to a magnificent purpose and destiny.

Draw On His Strength (Isaiah 40:31)

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)

Trusting, relying and depending on God supplies us with supernatural strength and ability. We grow weary when we try to do things in our own strength, relying merely upon what we can accomplish. Yet when we know, “It is not I, but Christ that liveth in me,” we will find ourselves drawing upon His strength and His ability. We will be equipped and empowered to thrive and succeed in all we are called to do.

Depend On God In All Things (James 4:6)

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.

James 4:6 (KJV)

To be proud is to think that we can be someone or achieve anything of lasting value separate and apart from God, whereas humility is to completely depend on God for everything. A humble person is not afraid to look to Jesus and say, “Lord, I need You. I cannot do this without You, I depend on You.” As we recognize our need for God in even the smallest areas of our life, we open ourselves to receiving an abundance of His grace—His unearned, unmerited favor—in those areas.

Nothing Hid That Shall Not Be Revealed (Mark 4:22)

For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested; neither was any thing kept secret, but that it should come abroad.

Mark 4:22 (KJV)

Sooner or later God will always bring to light the hidden things of the heart. For us specifically this means that as our hearts are filled with the Word of God, as we allow the promises of God to take root in our hearts, sooner or later we will see the manifestation of all that God has put in us. Our role is to remain faithful, to not waver in the face of opposition, and to give thanks for the coming harvest of manifestation.

Grace And Peace Multiplied (2 Peter 1:2)

Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,

2 Peter 1:2 (KJV)

The knowledge of God and the finished works of Jesus yields in an increase of grace and peace. The more we meditate on the truth that Jesus has done everything He needed to do to give us full and complete access to the riches and blessings of the kingdom, the greater becomes our peace in Him. This dissolves anxiety and feelings of doubt and unbelief, and we start to expect to see the manifestations of His goodness in our life.

Grace And Peace Be Multiplied (2 Peter 1:2)

Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,

2 Peter 1:2 (KJV)

The knowledge of God and the finished works of Jesus yields in an increase of grace and peace. The more we meditate on the truth that Jesus has done everything He needed to do to make us righteous and to give us full and complete access to the blessings of the kingdom, the greater becomes our peace in Him. This dissolves anxiety and feelings of doubt and unbelief, and we start to expect to see the manifestations of His goodness in our life.

You Are Not Under The Law (Romans 6:14)

For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.

Romans 6:14 (KJV)

The purpose of the law of Moses was to bring people to an end of themselves. The law was given to recognize our need for a Savior. And so the law does exactly what it was designed to do: it keeps people in bondage to sin. Grace, on the other hand, liberates us from all guilt and condemnation, thereby enabling us to live right. Grace transforms us from the inside out, teaching us to live godly, victorious and overcoming lives. And grace is not a curriculum or a doctrine; grace is a Person, His name is Jesus.

Grace And Peace Be Multiplied (2 Peter 1:2)

Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,

2 Peter 1:2 (KJV)

The knowledge of God and the finished works of Jesus yields in an increase of grace and peace. The more we meditate on the truth that Jesus has done everything He needed to do to make us righteous and to give us full and complete access to the blessings of the kingdom, the greater becomes our peace in Him. This dissolves anxiety and feelings of doubt and unbelief, and we start to expect to see the manifestations of His goodness in our life.