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,
The power of resurrection is the power which God wrought in Jesus when He raised Him from the dead and set him enthroned at His own right hand far above all realms, names, beings and authorities. This is the greatest manifestation of the power of God that was ever recorded. Ephesians 1:19 describes its greatness as exceeding greatness This shows that it exceeds all other manifestations of power.
When God wrought this power in Christ, it turned the dungeon of death (the everlasting destruction) into the womb for the birthing of the first begotten son of God. Spiritual death (separation from God) had been the bane of man. It is the cause of man’s enslavement to his senses, to sin and to Satan. Physical death (and it’s agents like sicknesses etc) are its byproducts, but its main aim is to deliver man into “the Second Death”. No man could come out from it
Upon the cross, Jesus took upon Himself the sin of all humanity so that He could qualify to die, not only the physical death but more importantly, the spiritual death. But after He had fulfilled the demands of righteousness through obedience, God loosed the pain of death from Him. The resurrection power came upon Him by the Holy Spirit. Jesus did not tiptoe out of hell. With this power, He soundly defeated the devil and all his minions and delivered humanity from his grasp. He stripped the devil of all the powers in which he trusted, paraded him in hell as a defeated foe all around the realms of hades, released the souls of all the righteous men trapped by the power of death in hell, saved all humanity and came out gloriously victorious as the first begotten from the spirituality death! Hallelujah!
That was not all about the power. By the operation of the power of resurrection, God lifted up Jesus and set Him at His own right hand in heavenly places far above all dominion, authorities, names etc. He put all things under his feet. What power! What a dominion, what a glory! Now, for every one of us that is born again, we died with Jesus and resurrected with him. The same power of resurrection which God wrought in Jesus was also wrought in us and gave us the same dominion with Christ (Eph 2:5-6). Today, God wants you to know that that same power is available for you (Eph 1:19). The power defeated Satan when he had the power of death, how much more now that has nothing. The devil is a defeated foe, a toothless dog whose arsenal now consists only in tricks by which he exploits people’s ignorance. That’s why God wants you to know this so you can live victoriously every day of your life.
- Thank you Father for the Power of resurrection that you have made available to me
- I am complete in Christ. The victory of Christ is mine in Jesus Name
- I walk in victory every day of my life in Jesus Name
- Father open the eyes of your church to know what you’ve done for us by the resurrection of Jesus
- Today by the power of resurrection, we frustrate all the works of the enemy over the nations of the earth in Jesus Name
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