Huge Cost

Galatians 5:16 “So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves.” (emphasis added)

 

There is a cost to not winning the battle raging on our inside. The first cost is Confusion. The second is Guilt And Shame and the third is Compulsion And Addiction. Read the rest of this entry

The Cost

Galatians 5:16 “My counsel is this: Live freely, animated and motivated by God’s Spirit. Then you won’t feed the compulsions of selfishness.” (MSG, emphasis added)

 

There is a cost to not winning the battle raging on our inside. And if we do not know how to navigate this raging storm, we are going to pay the price. We would start by looking at the cost to not winning the battle within. Read the rest of this entry

Set Free

Romans 7: 15-16 “I don’t understand myself at all, for I really want to do what is right, but I can’t. I do what I don’t want to—what I hate. I know perfectly well that what I am doing is wrong, and my bad conscience proves that I agree with these laws I am breaking.” (LB)

 

Like we mentioned yesterday, Paul was the apostle of apostles, the man who wrote most of the New Testament, and the strongest documented Christian if you will. Read the rest of this entry

Battle Within

Romans 7:17 But I can’t help myself because I’m no longer doing it. It is sin inside me that is stronger than I am that makes me do these evil things.” (LB)

 

Over the next couple of weeks, God is taking us on a journey of winning the invisible war and our kick-off point is Winning The Battle Within. We have written a book on Winning; gaining and sustaining victory in the battles of life. Read the rest of this entry

From Zion

Nehemiah 9:22-23 “Then you helped them conquer great kingdoms and many nations, and you placed your people in every corner of the land; they completely took over the land of King Sihon of Heshbon and King Og of Bashan… and brought them into the land you had promised…” (LB)

 

The highest mountain of influence is Zion. And when we come to Zion and operate from Zion, we are able to influence the seven mountains. However, for the folks on the seven mountains to be successful they must keep their link with Zion. Read the rest of this entry

Alignment

Acts 19:18-19 “Many who became believers confessed their sinful practices. A number of them who had been practicing sorcery brought their incantation books and burned them at a public bonfire. The value of the books was several million dollars.”

 

What prompted the move we see in today’s anchor scripture? The back story is in Acts 19:13-16 A group of Jews was traveling from town to town casting out evil spirits. They tried to use the name of the Lord Read the rest of this entry

Claim or No Claim?

John 14:30 “…for the prince (evil genius, ruler) of the world is coming. And he has no claim on Me. [He has nothing in common with Me; there is nothing in Me that belongs to him, and he has no power over Me.]” (AMPC, emphasis added).

 

The challenge out there in the world is real. You cannot on the strength of the gospel of salvation go and take mountains that require the gospel of the Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry

Get Involved

Mark 15:42-43 “It was toward evening when Joseph of Arimathea arrived. He was a respected member of the Council, who was waiting for the coming of the Kingdom of God… so Joseph went boldly into the presence of Pilate and asked him for the body of Jesus. (GNT)

 

We will kick off today’s devotional with our final thought from yesterday. We said that the Kingdom influence of the Church has been limited through statements like,

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Get Equipped

Deuteronomy 7:1 “When the Lord brings you into the Promised Land… he will destroy the following seven nations, all greater and mightier than you are: the Hittites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, the Jebusites.” (LB, emphasis added)

 

We are to enter into these mountains not to be what they are but to change what they represent. But our people cannot do it if they are not equipped to do it. Read the rest of this entry

Kingdom Influence

Revelation 5:12 “Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.” (KJV, emphasis added)

 

Bronwyn O’Brien, the author of Seven Mountains of Influence says, “After researching the original Greek meanings of these words, it became evident to me that power speaks of Government, riches speak of Economy; wisdom speaks of Education; strength speaks of Family; honor speaks of Religion

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