Creflo Dollar: We Are Redeemed from Punishment

We Are Redeemed from Punishment - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Creflo Dollar

When we go through painful times in our lives, it can seem like a natural thing to think that God is punishing us. This can stem from a mindset that God is vengeful, angry, and wants to hurt us. The reality is that the choices we make in life can sometimes cause unpleasant circumstances for us. God uses everything that happens to us to try and help us make the right choices, and what we see as a punishment is actually a course correction.

God isn’t a far away deity based in some distant galaxy, out of touch with reality and ready to lower the boom on us when we sin. When we accept Him into our lives, He lives inside of us—you can’t get any closer than that. He developed a beautiful plan for our lives long before we were born, and it’s not His will that any of His children perish (2 Peter 3:9). But He won’t force His plans on us, and He lets us decide for ourselves whether or not to accept them.

In the Old Testament, the people lived under the constant threat of punishment if they sinned. But out of love for us, Jesus came to redeem us from punishment. “For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved” (John 3:17). He was sentenced to death and endured the ultimate punishment for us, so we could be spared.

The definition of “redeem” is to repurchase or buy back, which Jesus did with the shedding of His blood. God is the only One Who can defeat the sin that has attached itself to us since the Garden of Eden. We were doomed to punishment because of our tendency to sin, but Jesus paid our ransom. “As for our redeemer, the Lord of hosts is his name, the Holy One of Israel” (Isaiah 47:4).

When we realize we’re hostages to sin and can’t escape its clutches on our own, we can ask Jesus for help. “For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death” (Romans 8:2). The word “free” is significant. It means that we are free to make our own choices, good or bad. Sometimes we ignore the directions God is trying to give us, and then blame Him for what happens next.

God uses the pain and suffering resulting from our mistakes and bad decisions to redirect us onto another path. The source of the redirection may come from someone else, a life event, or even directly from the Scriptures. But as our heavenly Father, He disciplines us the same way earthly parents discipline their children (Hebrews 12:5-11).

It may hurt when God is correcting us, but He does this out of love. Our choices determine what kind of life we have, and He wants only the best for us. When we learn to seek His will in our lives, it’s easier for Him to steer us in the right direction, and less painful for us. No matter what happens in our lives, God can turn it around and make it into something positive. “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28).

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Creflo Dollar: Victory in Spiritual Warfare

Victory in Spiritual Warfare - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Creflo Dollar

The idea of being victorious appeals to everyone, but the world’s way to achieve victory calls for relying on our own strength. The typical strategies for winning teach us to focus on ourselves and compete with others to come out on top. Watching war movies, TV shows, and televised sporting events gives us a skewed vision of winning, but that kind of victory is hollow.

However, less is said about winning in spiritual warfare. This type of fight is invisible, but just as deadly and real as what we can see. Our way to this kind of victory is through Jesus Christ.

God knows that there will be days when we just don’t feel strong. It’s during those times that the devil tries to drag us down and devour us (1 Peter 5:8). He is constantly plotting and developing strategies to destroy us any way he can. Satan knows that there is no way we can withstand him on our own. However, when we rely on God’s power and strength we gain the victory over the devil. He is powerless against us when we let God fight our battles.

When Jesus died for us, He didn’t stay down for long. In three days He rose from the dead. That’s the ultimate victory. We can lay claim to His finished works when we trust Him and turn over all our struggles and battles to Him. The enemy has brought the fight to us because he knows there’s real power in the promises of God. We fight him by reading the Word, applying it to our everyday situations, guarding our thoughts, and making sure that our words are pure and honest.

During His powerful ministry on earth and despite all the miracles He worked, Jesus remained humble. We can be more like Him by resisting the urge to be prideful, and instead making a conscious decision to be humble. Being humble means to submit or comply, and complying with the Word of God clothes us in humility (1 Peter 5:5-7; James 4:6, 7). When we submit every area of our lives to God’s authority, His power can work in us and through us.

God’s grace makes an amazing difference in our lives, and the beauty of this grace is that He makes us strong when we offer Him our faults and flaws. He turns those weaknesses into strengths so that we—and others—can see His power at work (2 Corinthians 12:9, 10). When we try to force our way through a tough situation, we can end up making a mess of it. But when we acknowledge that God is controlling our lives and we turn over that situation to Him, miracles happen.

Speaking what we believe concerning Jesus’ finished works ignites our faith in the same way that the tongues of fire ignited the disciples’ faith during Pentecost (Acts 2:1-11). Even when we don’t see the manifestation right away, we still have faith that we’ve received the victory. Faith like this is what separates us from the world.

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Creflo Dollar: Grace to Do the Works of God

Grace to Do the Works of God - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Creflo Dollar

God created you for a good purpose, and that purpose is designed to bring Him pleasure and glory. Sometimes we can become so earthly-minded that we forget that we are first and foremost spiritual beings who were born again so that we can fulfill a destiny and calling from God. Every gift, talent, and ability God has given us is for the specific purpose of ultimately glorifying Him. The paths that He has preplanned for us are good paths that lead to abundance. The grace of God on our lives gives us the ability to do everything He has called us to do as we allow our steps to be ordered by Him.

Revelation 4:11 says, “Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.” God has created us to do good works, and the works of God that we are ordained to carry out can only be done through our relationship with Jesus Christ. The grace of God is the catalyst that enables us to do these things.

Understanding how grace flows in our lives is critical to being able to access it so that we can do the things that glorify God. Everything from living holy lives to fulfilling our individual assignments requires the grace of God. Grace is the supernatural ability of God that empowers us to live in a way that pleases God and to serve Him acceptably. This power is available to every Believer; it is resident in our recreated spirits. We don’t have to try to accomplish things in our own strength when we have a revelation of what we possess inside of us. In fact, God will never let us compete with His grace. When we try to do things in our own ability, we are actually operating in pride because we are essentially saying that our way is better than God’s way. Even as it relates to changing certain negative behaviors we may be involved in, will power is not the answer. God has empowered us to overcome our flesh through His grace so we don’t have to rely on ourselves to get the job done.

The process of releasing the grace of God to do the works of God begins with the Word of God. Grace comes through faith and faith is obtained in the Word. Therefore, in order to have the faith to activate grace, we must immerse ourselves in the Scriptures and meditate on the truth about grace. The more we begin to renew our minds to the supernatural ability of God that is available to us, the more our faith in grace will grow in our hearts. When grace is appropriated, power is released, and we get results in our lives.

The principle of activating the grace of God can be applied to any and everything pertaining to our Christian lives. Anything we have to accomplish for the kingdom and everything we are called to do and be can be achieved through this grace. There is a grace for every assignment and instruction God has called us to carry out on this earth.

There may be something you are feeling led to do that is going to require the grace of God. He may have given you an idea or concept that is going to impact many lives. Remember that grace and faith are connected, and faith comes from the Word of God. When you find out what the Bible says about the issues, or you receive a spoken Word from God that confirms what you are setting out to do, the grace of God will hover over that endeavor, giving you ultimate success and maximum results.

Second Corinthians 12:9, 10 says, “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.” Whenever you feel weak or incapable of carrying out what God has called you to do, even as it relates to obeying His Word, remember that the power of Christ is inside you, strengthening you. His strength is the grace you need to be successful. It doesn’t matter if all of hell comes against you; God’s grace is sufficient. Act on your faith by doing a corresponding action in line with what you believe, and grace will put you over the top. Get yourself out of the way so God’s power can work in you and through you to do what He has called you to do.

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Regain Your Losses: God’s Recovery Plan – by Dr. Creflo Dollar

Regain Your Losses: God’s Recovery Plan - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Dr. Creflo Dollar

A question on the minds of many people is: When will the present economy turn around? Many also wonder whether we are anywhere near normal economic activity. God only knows for certain.

However, all of us are aware of the results of the economic downturn, such as families affected by foreclosure. People have lost cars. Children have been displaced from schools due to parents having to relocate. Millions have suffered job losses. Due to financial disaster, too many can identify with Psalm 142:4 (AMP), which says, “Look on the right hand [the point of attack] and see; for there is no man who knows me [to appear for me]. Refuge has failed me and I have no way to flee; no man cares for my life or my welfare.”

No, the answer is not in one man, human that is, but thanks be to God that the world has available to it a Savior, one who sits high but looks low. The Bible says about Jesus in Hebrews 4:15 (MSG) that, “He’s been through weakness and testing, experienced it all—all but the sin. So let’s walk right up to him and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the help.” And help He does offer. I call it God’s recovery plan.

First of all, to approach God for any kind of help, one must recognize that He truly exists and is a rewarder of those who sincerely seek Him (Hebrews 11:6). And how can we seek Him? We do this through prayer and by declaring His Word, reminding God of what He’s already said.

God honors His Word, and in it, He promises us that a payday is on the way. Jeremiah 51:56 describes Him as the God of recompense, a rewarder—the Great Compensator. Now this can be good or bad, depending upon how you are living. Every action, whether positive or negative, will be rewarded.

Speaking of good and bad, Proverbs 12:14 tells us it is all in the power of the tongue. We must not allow our mouths to put us in, or keep us in, poverty by speaking negative words. Say only what you would like to manifest in your life. If you don’t want it to happen, then don’t say it—not even jokingly.

Another requirement for receiving an economic turnaround from God is to live uprightly before Him. This means, whether you are at home, at the mall, or wherever you are—at all times—your lifestyle should agree with His Word.

In order to receive financial reward from God, there must be financial seed sown. Plain and simple. You want a harvest of corn? What do you plant? Corn seed. You desire, or better yet, need money? What do you plant or sow or give? Money seed! Ask of the Lord, and He will direct you concerning giving.

God will guide you in all your decision making, if you ask Him. We have the example of Moses. He was destined to rule Egypt. However, after consulting with God, Moses decided to follow the Lord instead. As a result, God richly compensated Moses for his choice.

It is possible to live in this world and not experience the consequences of it. Some have suffered harshly from making poor choices, only to have the recession amplify the bad results. However, God loves you. He is willing to repay your losses with abundance and ensure that whatever the enemy has stolen be repaid in full. Your part is to call upon His name, pray, and apply faith pressure through His Word, all of which will move the hand of God on your behalf!

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Creflo Dollar: How to Win by Overcoming Temptation

How to Win by Overcoming Temptation - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Creflo Dollar

Temptation is something every one of us face at one time or another, and how we handle it is an indication of our character. We’ve all been tempted in various ways, like deciding whether or not to cheat on an exam, lie on a job application, or gossip about someone we don’t like. It’s not just a feeling that comes out of nowhere—it’s actually an evil spirit the devil sends to try and trip us up, and it’s unfortunate that trips up so many of us. But the Bible shows us how we can overcome it.

Even Jesus Himself faced temptation when He was fasting in the wilderness, but He defeated it when He spoke the Word of God over the situation (Matthew 4:1-11). The devil, who is also known as the tempter, likes to visit us when we’re at our weakest and suggest ideas that go against what the Scriptures tell us. We’re not strong enough to resist using our own willpower, but if we pray and ask for God’s strength, the devil is no match against us.

When we’re tempted to do something we know isn’t the right thing to do, we don’t have to give in to the suggestion that it may be “fun” for the moment. We’re locked in a spiritual battle over who controls our mind and influences our decisions, and it’s up to us who we choose to listen to. “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you” (James 4:7). Satan and his demons may seem strong, but God is stronger. Allying ourselves with God and His angels is a guaranteed victory.

Just like practicing anything else, when we practice deliberately doing the right thing, making the right choice gets easier over time. This includes resisting temptations whenever they hit. “Consider it wholly joyful, my brethren, whenever you are enveloped in or encounter trials of any sort or fall into various temptations. Be assured and understand that the trial and proving of your faith bring out endurance and steadfastness and patience. But let endurance and steadfastness and patience have full play and do a thorough work, so that you may be [people] perfectly and fully developed [with no defects], lacking in nothing. Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted from God; for God is incapable of being tempted by [what is] evil and He Himself tempts no one. But every person is tempted when he is drawn away, enticed and baited by his own evil desire (lust, passions)” (James 1:2-4, 13, 14, AMP). Sometimes it seems like we’re tempted the most when we’re very near to achieving an important goal. Perseverance is especially important during these times.

God knows exactly what we’re going through, and if we trust Him, He promises to always deliver us from evil. When we rely on His strength, He’ll never let us be overcome by anything that goes against His Word. “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it” (1 Corinthians 10:13, NIV). God is aware of all the situations we face because His Son, Who was human just like us, had to endure what we are enduring, and came out victorious. We can have the same victory!

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Creflo Dollar: Cultivating a Proper Attitude

Cultivating a Proper Attitude - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Creflo Dollar

Attitude is defined as a way of thinking or feeling about something or someone, and the attitude we choose affects everyone we meet. It’s something we can’t see or touch, yet it impacts our entire life, for either good or bad. A positive approach can help us succeed, and a negative approach can hold us back. Whether we’re single or married, this is a fundamental truth straight from the Bible.

We’ve all seen how people with bad attitudes treat others, and we’ve most likely cringed and wondered how they ended up thinking that way. When we’re dating, the thought processes governing our attitudes are extremely important to God, but He gives us the freedom of choice to decide for ourselves how we want to think. Being humble, not pompous or proud, pleases God. “Surely He scorns the scornful, but gives grace to the humble” (Proverbs 3:34, NKJV). “A man’s pride will bring him low, but the humble in spirit will retain honor” (Proverbs 29:23, NKJV).

Our thoughts and behaviors are the root of many of the problems we create for ourselves, and pride is often behind any selfish, self-centered ways of thinking. A humble attitude sets us up for blessings, but a prideful attitude works against us. We maintain a godly attitude by putting others’ needs before our own. Jesus, the greatest of servants, repeatedly emphasized this during His earthly ministry (Matthew 20:16, 26-28; Luke 14:8-11).

We can improve a selfish attitude by taking ourselves out of the middle of the situation and putting in Jesus. Developing the type of selfless attitude that He teaches is impossible on our own, but asking Him to change what He doesn’t like gets results. “But Jesus looked at them and said to them, ‘With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible’” (Matthew 19:26, NKJV). Being self-centered is the result of a “me first” way of thinking, but putting God first changes everything.

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that being humble is the same as being a doormat or letting others walk all over us. Truly humble individuals have confidence, a positive self-image, and high self-esteem. They like and respect themselves, because they realize that God made them, and He doesn’t make mistakes. We’re created in God’s own image and likeness (Genesis 1:27) and we become His children when we accept His Word (Matthew 5:9).

Unlike the phoniness we see so often in the world around us, the Word of God is the ultimate truth. Real humility is the act of agreeing with what God says about us, and agreeing with Him is good for the spirit and the soul. When we realize how much He loves us, it’s easier to love ourselves, mistakes and all. Even when we “mess up” and say or do something we know we shouldn’t, we can forgive ourselves, because God has already forgiven us (1 John 1:9).

We know we’re learning true humility when we care less about what others say or think about us, and more about what God says and thinks. Fretting over others’ opinion is always a trap. “The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe” (Proverbs 29:25, NKJV). Unlike people, God’s thoughts toward us are always good. “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope” (Jeremiah 29:11, NKJV). Our attitude can’t help but improve when we reflect on what God declares.

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Creflo Dollar: Trusting God in Every Situation

Trusting God in Every Situation - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Creflo Dollar

Have you ever been in a situation that suddenly imploded on itself and fell apart without warning? Life is unpredictable sometimes, and things can be great one minute and scary the next. If we relied solely on ourselves to accomplish our goals without any guidance from a Higher Power, we wouldn’t get very far without running into real trouble. Fortunately for us, this “Higher Power” isn’t just some fuzzy concept, but a God Who knows exactly what we go through every day of our lives.

When everything goes terribly wrong with no advance warning, we don’t have to struggle with it on our own. We have Someone in our corner Who is God in human form, and is always interceding on our behalf. “Now that we know what we have—Jesus, this great High Priest with ready access to God—let’s not let it slip through our fingers. We don’t have a priest who is out of touch with our reality. He’s been through weakness and testing, experienced it all—all but the sin. So let’s walk right up to him and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the help” (Hebrews 4:14-16, MSG). Jesus promises to help us and deliver us from trouble, and this is a promise we can fully believe. Trusting Him when our back is against the wall turns failure into success.

No matter how scary the situation looks, remember that looks can be deceiving. When Peter saw Jesus walking on water and trusted Him enough to get out of the boat and do the same, Peter gained the ability to overcome what looked impossible. That ability came from God, but when Peter became afraid and stopped trusting Jesus, look what happened. “And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, it is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water. And he said, come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me. And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?” (Matthew 14:26-31).

When the storms of life threaten to drown us—and they will threaten—it takes courage to seek out God’s direction on what to do.  Having faith means trusting, even if what we hear from Him doesn’t make sense at first. When God tested Abraham’s faith by telling Abraham to sacrifice his son, Abraham trusted God (Genesis 22:1-13). God took Abraham out of a nightmarish situation and turned the bad into good, and He continues to do this even now.

Disaster can show up unannounced in our lives at any time and in any form, but there’s no reason to walk in fear. The Bible commands that we overcome fear and other destructive emotions, and accepting by faith what God says to us empowers us to do that. “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths” (Proverbs 3:5, 6). Ask Him for help, and watch what He can do!

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Creflo Dollar: The Strong, Single Christian

The Strong, Single Christian - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar Ministriesby: Creflo Dollar

Being single and remaining true to our Christian faith is no easy task in this day and age. We’re constantly bombarded with messages that we need to get married to be happy. Much of what we see is geared toward couples rather than singles, so it’s no wonder many single people are lonely. But staying rooted in the Word of God keeps the single Christian strong until He sends that special soul mate, best friend, and lifelong partner.

The world can play tricks on the minds of single people, sending subtle messages that say they must have a husband or wife to “complete” them. But Jesus, our perfect role model, was single. He didn’t let His marital status stop Him from enjoying life during His earthly ministry. Jesus carried the fruit of the Spirit with Him everywhere He went, and peace and joy were two important components of that spiritual fruit (Galatians 5:22).

Single Christians have the unique ability to focus on God and His plan for their life without being distracted by a spouse. In today’s world, singles can feel like outsiders looking in, but the world’s standards are backward. The apostle Paul had some wise advice on a godly lifestyle. “I want you to live as free of complications as possible. When you’re unmarried, you’re free to concentrate on simply pleasing the Master. Marriage involves you in all the nuts and bolts of domestic life and in wanting to please your spouse, leading to so many more demands on your attention. The time and energy that married people spend on caring for and nurturing each other, the unmarried can spend in becoming whole and holy instruments of God. I’m trying to be helpful and make it as easy as possible for you, not make things harder. All I want is for you to be able to develop a way of life in which you can spend plenty of time together with the Master without a lot of distractions” (1 Corinthians 7:32-35, MSG).

Getting past the world’s mixed messages aimed at making singles feel bad about themselves is a huge step in the right direction. More importantly, learning to love ourselves the way God loves us leads to higher self-esteem and a greater sense of self-respect. “I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being imperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them” (Psalm 139:14-16).

We’re created in God’s own image! There’s nothing wrong with being single, although the world delivers a different message. God knows what’s on our mind and in our heart, and we can be assured that He didn’t create human beings to live all alone. When we make our prayerful request for Him to intervene and send the person He has chosen for us, He’ll honor the request.

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Creflo Dollar: Healing Belongs to God’s Children

Healing Belongs to God’s ChildrenWho his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed (I Peter 2:24).

We do not have to accept sickness and disease, because not only did God provide for our salvation from sin, but He also provided for our salvation from sickness.

Daily confession is so important to obtaining and maintaining manifestations in our bodies. The more we read and speak the Word, the more our faith grows. The Word is so powerful that with no other effort besides prayer and regular exposure (reading it, speaking it, and listening to it), our faith grows by leaps and bounds. This is consistent with Romans 10:17 which reads, “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.”

When we came to Jesus, not only was salvation from sin offered, but so was salvation from sickness, financial lack, emotional pain, relational issues, and the list goes on. God loves us with an everlasting love, and he wants the very best for us. Third John 1:2 says, “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” You can see the heart of God here. He wants us to prosper in every area of our lives. So then, why would someone say that God will put sickness and disease on us to teach us a lesson or to bring glory to His name? Is that consistent with His wanting us to prosper and be in health? No, absolutely not!

Healing is just as available to you as forgiveness of sins. It takes the same power to do both. God is concerned about your total being, not just the eternal state of your soul. He wants your earthly experience to be enjoyable as well. Being sick detracts from the joy and happiness He wants us to have while we are on Earth. God’s power is in His Word and is always present to heal and forgive. But remember, although they are always present, His ability and power are not manifested until a demand is placed on them.

So if you have symptoms of sickness and disease in your body, place a demand on the healing God has provided for you and be sure to confess the Word of God concerning your healing and wholeness. Your faith for healing will grow and you will see the Word of God begin to work in your body. Be Blessed.

- Creflo Dollar

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Creflo Dollar: Embrace God’s Goodness and Mercy

Embrace God’s Goodness and Mercy - Creflo Dollar - Creflo Dollar MinistriesSurely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever (Psalm 23:6).

It is important for us to grasp the fact that no matter what happens in our lives or the lives of those around us, God is good. Unfortunately, many Believers question God’s goodness when they experience adversity. They forget they have an adversary, the devil, who is focused on trying to hurt God by hurting His children. When the enemy attempts to bring trouble into your life, it is not about you. The issue is he knows he is doomed and he is furious about it. He cannot stand the fact that God loves us so much.

Just as we hate it when our own children come under attack, God hates it when His children are attacked by the enemy. First Chronicles 16:21, 22 says, “He suffered no man to do them wrong: yea, he reproved kings for their sakes, Saying Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.” While God’s will is that we do not suffer harm, He expects for us to learn about the authority He has given us and use it to do something about our problems. When our children face bullies, our initial response might be to go to the school to talk to the teacher and the bully’s parents on behalf of our children because of their immaturity or inexperience with this type of problem. However, after that initial response, we may choose to encourage our children to stand up for themselves when  they are taunted.

Mom and Dad have given Johnny the power to fight back, but it is up to Johnny to use that power. Even though Mom and Dad are backing him up, Johnny has also been given some responsibility in the situation. Similarly, we cannot be lazy Christians who barely attend church, not fast and pray, fail to take time to read the bible and make daily confessions, and then question His goodness when things do not work out in our lives. First Chronicles 16:34 tells us God is good and his mercy (unmerited favor) endures forever. God’s goodness and mercy will follow you everywhere you go, and just as David’s faith in His goodness empowered him to kill a giant with a small stone, your faith in God’s goodness and mercy will help you slay the giants in your life.

- Creflo Dollar

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