According to Your Word
"And the Pharoah said, Tomorrow. Moses said, Let it be done according to your word..." Exodus 8:10
In ancient history, the Israelites were slaves to the Egyptians. God told His prophet Moses to go to the ruler of Egypt, Pharaoh, and tell him to set His people free. But, Pharaoh did not allow it! Because Pharaoh did not listen to Moses, God sent ten different plagues over Egypt to convince Pharaoh to free the Israelites. The second plague of Egypt was frogs. Pharaoh said to Moses, “Take away the frogs from me and my people.” Moses asked, “When?” Without thinking it over Pharaoh said “Tomorrow.” Why didn’t he say, “Today?” Moses answered, “Be it done according to your word.”
The Bible revolves around the one thing that can change everything; by the words we speak. God designed us to speak His Word (Romans 10:8). He says our words are important, significant, a creative force, abundant life, the future. They vibrate with result producing power by the meaning behind them. God’s Word is the key to living consistently with power, purpose and plenty.
It’s a natural human response to delay life by looking forward to something exciting to happen tomorrow. An attitude of ‘if I do this’, ‘if I have that’ or ‘if I do this tomorrow’ I will feel better about myself will not produce peace or give power. In this world, where peace is hard to find, God’s Word tells us that His peace is available. God offers His gift of perfect peace by the blood of Jesus’ chastisement (Isaiah 53:5). It is for everyone who believes in Christ and accepts His Word. Jesus said, “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” John 14:27. God’s peace provision of Christ is our power position to accept ‘what is’ in our lives.
Jesus’ peace is in all believers, waiting for us to say so. God’s Word says if we would believe in our hearts and say it is a personal, present-tense way (by faith), it will be done unto us (Matthew 8:13). It is not that we, as Christians, don’t have enough faith or belief in God, but we may not have the faith response to things in order to produce amazing results.
Everything changes for the better when you say, “Thank you Lord for being my peace. I receive it now with thanksgiving and praise.” The Holy Spirit is our ability to accept all things, to receive all things and to be thankful in all things. A thankful attitude and our spoken words of faith activate the Holy Spirit to activate the provision of God’s promises.
Why is it important to choose a moment-by-moment attitude of thanksgiving? In the Old Testament, we are called to be choosers (Deuteronomy 30:15). If we do not live with joy and gladness for the abundance of all things, we will not be victorious in life, and we serve our enemies (Deuteronomy 28:47). One of the biggest schemes the devil uses is blocking revelation and knowledge. His plan is to get us emotionally and circumstance controlled, away from the truth in God’s Word.
What we are today is a result of our past attitudes, our thoughts, the words we speak, our judgments and our beliefs. What we deeply believe we will see in life. Today is our most important time of all. What we think, what we speak and how we act will be seeds for our tomorrows. Understanding this truth, we choose to live our lives according to God’s Word. What a privilege to work on changing every belief to what God says! Learn to have joy in the moment from and in each thing we do. Nothing is too small or unimportant in our now. The higher our perception to behold our position in Jesus Christ, the greater God’s provided blessings crowd into our lives.
Thank you Lord Jesus Christ for being my Savior, my peace, my power, my plenty and my purpose. By You, Holy Spirit, I live above lack, fear, disease, pain and offense. I have access to a supernatural life. I see it and I say it! Because of You, there is always plenty. Amen.