That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man (Eph. 3:16 KJV) The Spirit’s desire is for you to be strengthened with might in your inner man( the spirit man). I will briefly look at three key phrases from this
For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ (2 Pet. 1:8 KJV) The Apostle Peter through the Spirit tells us if “these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him (Lk. 2:40 KJV) Jesus, as a Man, is God’s perfect picture of what the first Adam was supposed to be, and He is called the last Adam. He was born as a man and had
You visit the earth and water it; you greatly enrich it…You water its furrows abundantly, settling its ridges, softening it with showers, and blessing its growth (Ps. 65:9-10 ESV) The title of this devotional is certainly going to be very unusual to many people, not because changing our hearts is not something we desire but
And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him (Col. 3:10 KJV) The new man that has been created in Christ is renewed day after day to become more and more like Christ in expression. When we receive Christ, our spirit becomes born again
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear (Matt. 11:15 KJV) When Jesus told His followers that John came in the spirit of Elijah, it was undoubtedly a hard truth for them to assimilate. He added, “he that hath ears to hear, let him hear”. It is evident that those who were listening to
For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee (Isa. 60:2 KJV) The Prophet Isaiah spoke so accurately under the Spirit about what is going on in our days. He talked about the future and said:
For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace (Rom. 8:6 KJV) Phronema is the Greek word in the text above that is translated by “minded.” It means mindset. A remarkable insight in this text is the relationship between our phronema in life and the outcomes we get.