Nowadays, Christians find it hard to know what they are, the position they’re in, the power bestowed unto them to achieve great things. However, there are certain things Christians should never forget. These we are compiled in this article.
Dear Christian, here are top 7 beautiful truths to always bear in mind. You should never forget them even in a hurry. At any moment of your life!
1. The Old You Is Totally Gone
You are not that man who was lost, completely immersed in sin and never cared about God. You are not that man anymore. You are a brand new man, not a “refurbished” sinner.
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” (2Co 5:17)
You are the man in Christ, a new specie of men. A saint by default. That is who you are Now!
“Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours.” (1Co 1:2)
2. You Are The Righteousness Of God In Christ
What the above simply means is that you have been given an eternal righteousness in Christ. At every moment of your life, you are exactly as righteous as Jesus is. Every moment of your life.
“For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2Co 5:21)
“For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.) Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.” (Rom 5:17-18)
Do not ever let that slip from your mind. When the Devil brings up an accusation against you, you make sure you look him in the eye and tell him that.
3. The Spirit Of God Dwells In You And Will Never Leave
Your body is the dwelling place of the most high God. The Spirit of God lives in you, even now. You carry Him everywhere you go, everywhere.
He doesn’t leave you when you are emotionally down or made some mistakes to come back later when everything is OK with you. No! Your body is His permanent place of abode and He has promised never to leave nor forsake you at any time of your life.
He is not in you for a visit. He is in you to stay eternally.
“And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.” (Joh 14:16-17)
“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.” (Heb 13:5-6)
4. You Have Been Equipped With Power
“But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.” (Act 1:8)
You have the power of God at work in you now through the person of the Holy Spirit. Let this reality down on you.
Whether in school, at work, in market or even at home. Wherever you find yourself, always remember you have been empowered to do the very works of Jesus on earth.
Whenever the need arises, stand up in faith and demonstrate the power of God by stretching forth your hands to heal the sick and oppressed.
Your words also carry the power of God, use them and recreate your world.
5. You Have Passed From Death To Life. Hell Has No Business With You
“Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you. We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.” (1Jn 3:13-14)
The man in Christ has passed from death to life. He has no business with hell anymore. Do not ever be afraid of ending up in hell after you are done on earth here. You have eternal life now. The very life of God. There is no possibility of you ending up in Hell anymore.
“And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. =
He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.” (1Jn 5:11-13)
Let your conducts and speech be full of Christ. As much as you can, represent Christ in your behaviours. But this is not so as for you not to end up in Hell. No! It’s because you are a new creature, a heavenly citizen. You have no business looking like those headed for Hell.
6. God Takes Pleasure In Answering Your Prayers
Always remember you can talk to God about anything. Regardless of how big or small it is. He takes pleasure in hearing your prayers. It is His will to always answer you. “Always” I say.
“And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.” (1Jn 5:14-15)
You can talk to God about anything. Including the pimple on your nose. He is concerned about whatever it is that bothers you and is always ready to help you take care of it if you let Him. Do not ever forget this.
You can talk to Him about that job, that relationship, that marriage, that business, your challenges etc. With Him you have nothing to be ashamed of. So open up your heart and pour it all out to Him.
7. You Are Never Alone
You might be going through a storm right now. You might be going through the worst moment of life. Business is bad, the salary is not coming, no peace at home and your life feels stuck. You may be facing the greatest financial battle of your life and it doesn’t seem like it will end soon.
‘Your friends may have abandoned you and no one seems to be asking after your welfare. Life is going the way you never expected and it’s all like you are alone. But hey! You are not alone. God is right there with you. And He has promised to help you.
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.” (Isa 41:10)
“Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the LORD, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.” (Isa 41:14)
“I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.” (Isa 41:18)
In the midst of trials and much difficulties, never forget His promises. Hold on to them and let them strengthen and guide your actions.