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God’s grace and the evidence in believers’ lives

By Prophet O. Azuka
04 December 2022   |   2:16 am
The topic above interrogates the evidence that indicates that believers have encountered the grace of God. The message is pertinent, as it would make us to avoid the pitfalls of the puritan believers who died of terrible diseases ...

Azuka

The topic above interrogates the evidence that indicates that believers have encountered the grace of God. The message is pertinent, as it would make us to avoid the pitfalls of the puritan believers who died of terrible diseases and sicknesses because they never believed the grace of God that produces healing and miracles for God’s children.

A believer, who professed to have encountered God’s grace, but barren financially and in childbearing, has not really encountered God’s grace. The grace of God delivers from poverty and sicknesses. Those who showcase poverty, as a Christian virtue need to change mind and thought. Poverty came as a result of the disobedience of Adam and Eve, but Jesus came to redeem man from the curse that came upon man in the Garden of Eden. Therefore, a believer who claims poverty as a virtue has not encountered redemption.

A Christian who does not enjoy the benefits of grace, is really lacking the real grace of God. Jesus is an embodiment of grace and as such, He is not poor and can never fall sick. If believers understood the grace of redemption, unbelievers around would long have turned to the Lord. But the reverse is the case! This is because there is no practical difference between a child of God and the unbeliever, in the way the child of God behaves. Sadly, many believers are still living in the condition of the fallen Adam. Poverty and sicknesses are products of the fallen Adam. Grace that came through the redemptive work cancelled poverty and sicknesses. The experience of salvation delivers us from the debased nature of the world. It is abnormal that believers encounter same experience with those in the world. A replica of what a believer’s life should look like is found among the Apostles of Jesus Christ.

The purpose of grace is for full restoration of all that man needs. Therefore, it will be out of place for a believer who has encountered God’s grace to struggle with life. Redemption takes away suffering and poverty and the evidence must show in all facets of life. The right redemption confers on believers are inexhaustible. The list of heavenly riches for Christians is endless. For instance, believers are to inherit the earth. It is foolishness and a mistaken belief that the earth belongs to anti-christ. Those who ignorantly will their rights to anti-christ, should have a rethink!

The Apostles have abundance testimonies of God’s grace in their lives. It was reported in the Acts of the Apostles that the disciples of Jesus Christ lacked nothing. They had enough of the good things of life. God’s grace changed their standard of living. God’s grace will enable us to live and also to strip us of the rags the enemies have put on us. God’s grace came to put crown of glory on the believers and to reverse the sentence passed against man in the Garden of Eden.

Redemption has paid for all. All that is needed is in Christ Jesus. Encounter His grace and your life will blossom in joy and happiness.

• Further reading: Gen. 1:26-31; 3:16-19; Gal. 3:13-14; 2 Cor. 5:17;11:4; Gal. 1:6-9; Acts 2:44; 4:32-37; Matt. 3:5; Acts 4:33-34; Gen. 1:31. You can fellowship with us @ Kingdom Power International Christian Praying Centre, 65, Oluwatedo Estate, Isashi, Ojo, Lagos State. For details of our programmes, visit us @www.kpicpc.org. You can also follow us live on Facebook @kpicpc & YouTube @ kpicpc.

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