Next Realm of Power
Philippians 3:10-11 (KJV, key verse 10)
10 That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; 11 If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
Many believers have surrendered their thinking to fascination and mental occupation of the world’s system: celebrating the Easter bunny, chocolate candy eggs, festive dinners and new garments for dress up attire. But those apostolic prophetic disciples for Christ who are mature in the supernatural things of God are daringly celebrating death on the cross, burial in the tomb and resurrection on the third day of Jesus Christ, the Son of the Most High God. Jesus Christ is alive…yes our King Jesus lives! He is made alive within the hearts of every believer through the power of his resurrection. This is not that power exerted by his Father, and by himself, in raising him from the dead; but moral and ethical principles of righteousness which arise from his resurrection and its influence. Therefore believers are all given keys to the Kingdom of God through the power of the resurrection of Jesus Christ…“for the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power” (1 Corinthians 4:20). As a child of God you are commanded to live holy because you are the righteous, the redeemed, the sanctified, the meek, the humble, the salt of the earth, the light of the world and the temple of the Holy Spirit. You have authority to possess (dominate) the Kingdom and represent Christ to the world and thereby influence its morality. Let the glory of the Lord rise…He reigns forever!
It is expected that since we reign with Christ we shall also suffer with him. Saints you have survived numerous spiritual transitions: taking prayer out of the class room; encouraged not to mention the name of Jesus in work place holidays; say his name during public speaking and the guilt of leaving his name out of songs created to exalt him. Through the years you have been frightened by religious spirits and the world’s system to the point of trembling at the thought of mentioning the name of Jesus Christ. Why, because there is power in the name of Jesus and the world’s system is designed to diminish or weaken this power. You have authority in the name of Jesus to rule and to reign over specific regions and territories here on earth where you have dominion and influence as kings. You have power and authority over sickness and disease; power and authority to prosper; dominion over spiritual wickedness in high places, and you have the power to declare and decree a thing and it shall be so.
Romans 13:1-7 is a lesson of subjection to lawful authority. Power is expressed not by the persons that are in authority, but the place of authority itself. In other words positions identify the authority or power. Let’s take a look at an example. In the work place the chairman of the board or president of a company has supreme authority and delegate authority to other positions. The “higher powers” are the rulers of government or your superiors at work even though they are not believers, but if the current chairman of the board is removed from that position their authority or power over you cease to exist…amen! Your position as believers is in Christ. He is the King of kings and Lord of lords…He reigns forever!
Today the apostolic prophetic reformation movement is boldly advancing the Kingdom of God and restoration to divine order the things of God that Jesus Christ commanded. The next realm of power is taking place here and now…a divine mindset in the heart of God’s people! I’m talking about a decision to live holy and righteous, prophetic praise and worship, prophetic intercession, exalting King Jesus, dwelling in his presence and restoration of the office of the apostles and prophets according to Ephesians 2:20…“and the household of God are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone” or Chief Apostle, “sent one.” Hallelujah…He reigns forever! By Apostle D Tyler Brown, Founder Fresh Hope Bible Church, Web Site: http://fhbchouston.ning.com Phone: 713.504.3092.