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Faithful Father we Thank You, we bless Your Holy Name. We adore You Lord for Your kindness, Your love, Your and peace over Your children. Thank You for the power that raised Christ from death. What a powerful God You are.

Faithful Father we thank You, we bless You for the gift of another day and grace therein to function, Thank You.

Beloveth, the grace of yesterday is not sufficient to function today, that is why we need  constant supply or call it refilling from the Throne. We must not be tried of our fellowship with our Father.

Beloveth, while meditating and gathering materials on the theme of the month, I observed that Apostle Paul and Peter while writing all their letters in the new testament used the word “grace and peace” in the beginning and also at various point at the end. In the last letter of Apostle Peter, he advised that we should “grow in grace.”

This made me to come to the conclusion that in the life of every child of God these two are very important. Its presence in a man’s life make a great difference while its absence leads to desperation. It is something we must aspire to have in greater measure in order to fulfill our destinies here on earth.

In our faith clinic for today, we are falling backward to lean forward. We are depending on our yesterday teaching to continue with today’s discussion. God’s complete protection did not exclude us from the assault in world but the assurance we have is that in vain do they battle against us.

Every of their effort and enterprise will not prosper. When they gather in one way, they will flew in seven ways according to the Word of the Lord. When they come against us like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will raise a standard against it. When they lie, accuse you falsely and cheat against you, the hand of the Lord will open another door for your escape and prosperity. In all of it they shall fall in their quest to harm you. Can someone shout a halleluiah to the King of kings, the Almighty God!

With this knowledge of the battle going on and being won on our behalf, say with me in confident that “I know that my Redeemer liveth” come with me as we consider today’s teaching in detail:

                “I know that my Redeemer liveth.” Job 19:25   

The marrow of Job’s comfort lies in that little word “My”—”My Redeemer,” and in the fact that the Redeemer lives. Oh! to get hold of a living Christ. We must get a property in Him before we can enjoy Him. What is gold in the mine to me? Men are beggars in Peru, and beg their bread in California. It is gold in my purse which will satisfy my necessities, by purchasing the bread I need.

So a Redeemer who does not redeem me, an avenger who will never stand up for my blood, of what avail were such? Rest not content until by faith you can say “Yes, I cast myself upon my living Lord; and He is mine.” It may be you hold Him with a feeble hand; you half think it presumption to say, “He lives as my Redeemer;” yet, remember if you have but faith as a grain of mustard seed, that little faith entitles you to say it.

But there is also another word here, expressive of Job’s strong confidence, “I know.” To say, “I hope so, I trust so” is comfortable; and there are thousands in the fold of Jesus who hardly ever get much further. But to reach the essence of consolation you must say, “I know.”

Ifs, buts, and perhapses, are sure murderers of peace and comfort. Doubts are dreary things in times of sorrow. Like wasps they sting the soul! If I have any suspicion that Christ is not mine, then there is vinegar mingled with the gall of death; but if I know that Jesus lives for me, then darkness is not dark: even the night is light about me.

Surely if Job, in those ages before the coming and advent of Christ, could say, “I know,” we should not speak less positively. God forbid that our positiveness should be presumption. Let us see that our evidences are right, lest we build upon an ungrounded hope; and then let us not be satisfied with the mere foundation, for it is from the upper rooms that we get the widest prospect. A living Redeemer, truly mine, is joy unspeakable.

I hope you know that Jesus resurrected from death on the third day according to Word of the Lord, therefore your Redeemer liveth (Matt 28:2-6; Jn 20:11-17; Mk 16:3-7; Lk 24:4-7). He is risen now and sitted at the right hand of our Father interceding for us (Rom 8:34; Isa 53:12; Heb 7:25-28). Let’s keep going:

“Who is even at the right hand of God.” Romans 8:34

He who was once despised and rejected of men, now occupies the honourable position of a beloved and honoured Son. The right hand of God is the place of majesty and favour. Our Lord Jesus is His people’s representative. When He died for them they had rest; He rose again for them, they had liberty; when He sat down at His Father’s right hand, they had favour, and honour, and dignity.

The raising and elevation of Christ is the elevation, the acceptance, and enshrinement, the glorifying of all His people, for He is their head and representative. This sitting at the right hand of God, then, is to be viewed as the acceptance of the person of the Surety, the reception of the Representative, and therefore, the acceptance of our souls. O saint, see in this thy sure freedom from condemnation. “Who is he that condemneth?” Who shall condemn the men who are in Jesus at the right hand of God?

The right hand is the place of power. Christ at the right hand of God hath all power in heaven and in earth. Who shall fight against the people who have such power vested in their Captain? O my soul, what can destroy thee if Omnipotence be thy helper? If the aegis of the Almighty cover thee, what sword can smite thee? Rest thou secure.

If Jesus is thine all-prevailing King, and hath trodden thine enemies beneath His feet; if sin, death, and hell are all vanquished by Him, and thou art represented in Him, by no possibility canst thou be destroyed.

“Jesus’ tremendous name

Puts all our foes to flight:

Jesus, the meek, the angry Lamb,

A Lion is in fight.

“By all hell’s host withstood;

We all hell’s host o’erthrow;

And conquering them, through Jesus’ blood

We still to conquer go.” 

Beloved, let us by faith covert the protection of our God as He hath promised and we know that He cannot lie. We must also bear witness that Christ is risen and He liveth forever more. May this season of grace and peace endue us with fresh grace to be abound unto every good works and peaceable habitant for all round rest in Jesus Name.

Finally my beloved, we must respond to the advice given to us by Apostle Peter “but grow in grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, so that we will not be lead away with the errors of the wicked people around us.”

Remain blessed in the Lord.

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IFEOMA OHONDU is the founder of the MattersoftheHeart foundation, a platform where issues affecting our everyday life are discussed and where necessary proffer solution. She is part of the end time army, who will not break their rank to fulfill the urgent call of God upon her life by declaring His word to the helpless, the doubting, the comfortless and the dying world. The world will experience great restoration and healing in the Word of God through her ministration. She is a voice to emphasize key spiritual truth about Faith, Healing and Encouragement.