Archive for December, 2009
Christmas is one time of the year that means a whole lot of things to a lot of people.
for some it is a season of celebrations generally speaking, like it’s another public holiday, for others it is a time of visiting: people, places, events, etc.
for some, it’s an evangelical time – used for outreaches and engage in other nice christian stuff.
for some also, it’s a time to just relax at home and take some deserved rest,
for some others it is a good time to fix for marriage ceremonies, end of year parties, church retreats, et-al.
for some too, it’s a fun time to go shopping, get new clothes, shoes and so on.
for some still, it’s just a time to watch others celebrate, cos to them it’s all just a bloody waste of money!
for some again, years ago Christmas used to mean something to them when they were much younger, but now it means practically nothing, cos there’s no money to felicitate with.
but for whatever it’s worth, Christmas time must mean something to you, or nothing at all. so do share with us what CHRISTMAS MEANS TO YOU!
i’m sure it would be fun reading your comments.
God bless you.
Earlier this week, new words of Prophecy came from the Holy Spirit by the man of God, Pastor Chris, just for you.
You can visit the Pastor Chris Prophetic Blog at:
for several prophecies by Pastor Chris.
This last prophecy on December 13th went thus:
“Be sober, be vigilant and watch unto prayer; for the Spirit seeks your attention.
If you will listen to hear Him in the next seven days, His glory in your life shall be increased and He shall make known unto you that which shall lead you into the plan of God for your life; and the brightness of your light shall be seen.
God bless you.”
The instruction of the Spirit is very clear here:…….”If you will listen to hear Him in the next seven days, His glory in your life shall be increased and He shall make known unto you that which shall lead you into the plan of God for your life……..”
I have thus far carried out this spiritual instruction and it’s been amazing what the Lord has revealed to my spirit. For example, this morning while listening to Him, the Lord said…….
‘I have called you with an everlasting calling. It’s a faithful calling. It’s a holy calling.
My grace is mighty upon you. All that you see before you and that seem impossible, they are all surmountable. They have all been defeated just for you! If you would only let me help you.
For my word is your helper and my word is me. Only be not unbelieving. Speak the word in faith and you shall have absolute victory. Dogged faith if you have to, but be assured that you have that joy already!
Yes. It’s a good fight and it’s victory assured.
Therefore be bold and very courageous! For the challenges are for your promotion only, they can’t destroy you! Do what you must do and be acquitted strong!’ amen.
Wow! Praise God. What has the Lord been saying to you? You can share it with the rest of us on this forum, by dropping your comments.
And if you haven’t started yet to carry out the spiritual instruction given through our man of God, you can begin today, and the Lord would surely speak to you.
God bless you.
TO SAY THAT THE MINISTRY OF PASTOR CHRIS HAS BEEN A BLESSING TO US IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT.
SO I IMPLORE TO US TO MAKE THAT NOISE, INVITE OUR FRIENDS TO THIS GROUP, 1 MILLION PEOPLE WHO’VE BEEN BLESSED BY PASTOR CHRIS!
SO SHARE OUR TESTIMONIES AND APPRECIATIONS ON THE WALL, POST LINKS, VIDEOS, WRITE UPS THAT ALL TESTIFY THAT WE ARE PARTAKERS OF HIS GRACE.
SOME ASK ME: WHY CELEBRATE A MAN THIS MUCH, BUT MY BIBLE TELLS ME TO ESTEEM HIM SO HIGHLY………..1THESSALONIANS 5:12-13..”AND WE BESEECH YOU, BRETHREN, TO KNOW THEM WHICH LABOUR AMONG YOU, AND ARE OVER YOU IN THE LORD, AND ADMONISH YOU; 13AND TO ESTEEM THEM VERY HIGHLY IN LOVE FOR THEIR WORK’S SAKE. AND BE AT PEACE AMONG YOURSELVES”.
THANK SO MUCH, MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL. AMEN
ALSO A BIG THANK YOU TO EVERY1 WHO HAS JOINED THIS GROUP AND ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE SWEET AND WONDERFUL COMMENTS ON THE WALL.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS GROUP IS TO LET THE WHOLE WORLD KNOW THAT PASTOR CHRIS HAS INDEED BEEN A BLESSING ACROSS EVERY GLOBAL PLATFORM! THE ANOINTING CUTS ACROSS!
‘COS THE VISION IS TO TAKE GOD’S PRESENCE TO ALL THE NATIONS OF THE WORLD!
SO LET’S BRING ALL OUR FACEBOOK FRIENDS AND EMAIL CONTACTS ON THIS PLATFORM TODAY. I’M QUITE SURE THEY ALL HAVE BEEN BLESSED BY THIS GREAT MINISTRY.
THANK YOU AND REMAIN BLESSED,
PASTOR GBENGA AYODELE
Amuzie Ebevil Queenieth
SIR,HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAY D GOOD LORD CONTINUE TO UPLIFT U, U VE BEEN A FATHER TO ME.ON MY BIRTHDAY I LONGED FOR INSPIRING WORDS FROM YOU N I GOT IT FROM UR TAPES N I WAZ BLESSED GREATLY.TANKS FOR MAKING UR WORD AVAILIABLE TO ME,TANKS FOR PASTOR DEE,TANKS FOR ANSWERING GODS CALL.PASTOR ONCE AGAIN HAPPY BIRTHDAY, I LOVE U .
pastor,you are the most influential person in my life.you’ve so impact me with our message that i have become the message.7th Dec was the day your body was seen.form that day, God’s hand has been on you.on that same day an entire generation was born.i’m very much grateful to God to be a part of ur Grace.my father,ur birthday is a blessing to us.thank u for letting us sow into the anointing upon your life.i love you my father
Adebisi Faith Adelaja
Pastor i love u, u being an inspiration to me, since i became a member of CE, I am no longer living d ordinary, thank God u came to make a difference, Happy bday
Oluwasegun ‘pathfinder’ Obassa
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD! U LEAD I FOLLOW….. 3pple twaile baba….
My President, My Life coach, My boss, My dad,My mentor….thank you for giving me life and for the words…..you are more than a father……i love you sir!!!!!!
Ajayi Michael Ogie
Happy b’day to you my Pastor… Your inspirational words has really motivated me. I cant but to say I LOVE YOU.
MY FATHER,thank you for teaching me the word of God.HAPPY BIRTHDAY,I’M SAYING I LOVE U,GOD BE WITH YOU TILL THE END OF TIME….,I’M SAYING WELL DONE
Alot has been said about you already… To show your impact in human lives, everyone has sometin to say concernin,both d young and d old, d married and d single,men and women.
I met you wen i tot i had lost everytin in life, like i was religiously made2 believe dat future changers,destiny changers had twarted my dreams. I was made2 accept dat i cud only correct al dat in my next world which i dint know wen it wud come.
Pastor, i came in contact wit u wen i had alot to settle wit my life and my family… Many questions to be answered, clustered doubt to be resolved… D first day i saw you, you came wit a totally different message of RIGHTEOUSNESS, LOVE, JOY, PEACE, PROSPERITY, SELFLESS LIVING. All these wer not d usual sermon of REPENTANCE, SIN, WRATH, GENERATIONAL CURSES N REPERCUSSION, FEAR & HELL I was accustomed 2.
Pastor, i sti remember d word u said dat became my watch word: IT CAN ONLY GET BETTER, I KNOW WHO I AM…
Immediately i broke down in tears cos i felt i was gettn to know Who God was for d first time, i felt i was bein sophocated wit some ALIEN WORDS which made me feel wanted, loved, dey made me feel so right as i held dem dat day….
Pastor, even as i left4 my home dat day, i knew i had found dat thing missing in me dat didnt seem normal,i kept cryin n tryin to pray although at dat point,i was void of words,i felt restless as i got home bt one thing was already settled,dat i Had found my Rest in Christ…
Pastor,to be frank,am not sure this entire blog wil contain my experiences wit you if I decide to start naming and listing them.
I may not have been able to narrate my first encounter wit you correctly but I know dat your Influence in my life n my entire household can neva be overemphasised…
I dnt know if there was a mistake but i can tap my chest and say dat YOU ARE D MAN SENT BY GOD 2me. You have touched every sphere of my life dat you have now brought out D BEST IN ME.
Because you, i didnt succumb to d pressures of life…
For your I Am still alive till date after a fatal accident dat d okada man died instantly, I came out witout a scratch…. Your prayers n love kept me…
I dnt know if am expressing my joy d best way but all Am sure of is dat ur footprint n legacy in my life wil live forever.
Thank you Sir for being my Daddy, my mentor, my role model, my inspiration, my confidant, and for accepting me as your faithful daughter…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD… Words cant express all d great tins dat i wish for you.
May your be full. May your heart desires be granted. You shall forever be strong in faith n grow in wisdom n knowledge. D evil ones can never see you cos u area man after God’s heart .
Many more happy returns daddy. You re d best gift to dis world.
I love you ALWAYS.
Happy Birthday Pastor, we love you so much. May God keep multiplying you as He uses u to touch many lives.
Happy birthday sir. God bless you
THANKS FOR BEING SUCH A BLESSING NOT ONLY TO OUR GENERATION BUT TO THE CAUSE OF HUMANITY AS A WHOLE.WE LOVE YOU……
You made my life beautiful. I can’t thank you enuf, i love u pastor! Happy birthday sir!
I thank God, He sent in my time..you are truly an inspiration to the world..HAPPY BIG BIG BIG BIRTHDAY TO YOU PASTOR..I love you.
my mentor sir! for real the word is at work in me,am a product on the word,the people around me are amaze at the glory of the lord that is at work in me,all of this is because u transfer the word,am for ever gratefull to GOD and you my mentor and master of the word,the world mavel at your ministry,happy birthday sir!!!
Saul Wekesa Wanyonyi
have a blessed day and May Jehovah bless you in a very mighty way
Amen. I wish you a bountiful birthday and God’s blessing in all you do sir.
Doris Ebubedike Ikoro
May God’s word and light never depart from you and May God continually use you to give hope to the hopeless,healing to the sick.Keep imparting the word of God in my generation.Happy birthday Pastor
happy birthday…we are saying we love you…….thanks to touch my life so deeply.u r a blessing in mahi’s life…
From Diane Maartens:
There are not enough words in the human language to describe this man of God!! or to even begin to thank him enough for what he has done in his lifetime! God gave me the gift of eternal life, and the second greatest gift he gave was Pastor Chris Oyakhilome! I love you Pastor more than words can say! Have a wonderful Birthday!
Mtha Ty Ncube
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIR,MAY GOD CONTINUE BLESS YOU AND USING YOU GREATLY,YOU ARE SUCH A BLESSING TO US! I LOVE YOU PASTOR!
Ubi-Adueye Bawo Jennifer
Thank u Pastor for giving my life a meaning, the good life am living now is cos of the words ur have taught me. Thank u for saying yes to Jesus and affecting my world is such a blessed way. God bless u sir and happy birthday to u
BAKATALABO LESOCRETO. LOVE YOU PASTOR. I’V NEVER SEEN A TEACHER LIKE YOU B4 SO, I’M GREATFUL DAT I HV D BEST MENTOR IN D WHOLE WORLD. HAPPY BIRTHDAY PASTOR
Happy birthday pastor.I just want to say thanks a million!! Forward & upward only!!
Am ever so greatful & thankful to the Lord for blessings us with your presences in our life for you have moved me to a high life in Christ with your teachings & you are a heaven saint & truely blessed! May the heavenly Father keep showering you with His everlasting love & blessings!!
Have a lovely pleasent blessed Day! Happy Birthday Pastor Chris!!!!!
Onyeka Greg Mgbulum
Thank you so much Pastor, for saying yes to the call of God upon ur life, today, that vision is reaching/tourching lives all over the world, you have moulded millions of lives by that special message (The Gospel According to Pastor chris. TGAPC). thank god am a vital part of a message that works. i love you more than life sir. u are my best coach. happy birthday sir.
Onyeka Greg Mgbulum
Thank you so much Pastor, for saying yes to the call of God upon ur life, today, that vision is reaching/tourching lives all over the world, you have moulded millions of lives by that special message (The Gospel According to Pastor chris. TGAPC). thank god am a vital part of a message that works. i love you more than life sir. u are my best coach. happy birthday sir. BRO GREG O. GREG. CEPH Nigeria.
happy birthday pastor and thank u 4 being a blessing to my generation.
THANK YOU SO MUCH PASTOR FOR ALL GOD HAVE USED YOU TO DO IN MY LIFE AND IN MY FAMILY.I HAVE BEEN A STUDENT OF THE WORD UNDER YOU FOR SOMETIME NOW AND MY LIFE IS IMPROVING AND I AM MAKING PROGRESS.YOU ARE INDEED A BLESSING TO THIS WORLD.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU MY PASTOR AND MY FATHER.
Happy birthday Pastor! Thanks & thanks again for showing me the way!
Joy Osivie Bourdillon
Happy birthday to a man sent from God whose name is pastor chris. Your words av made me pastor. Thank you for saying yes to God
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIR…THANK U SO MUCH FOR THE VISION ..AND THANK U FOR WE ARE MOVING FROM GLORY TO GLORY ..HAPPY BIRTH DAY SIR ..THANK U SIR.
Adeseye Isaac Adeyemi
Happy birthday to my pastor, mentor, father and friend. Thank you for hearing the call of God and teaching us the word of God with simplicity. May God cause you to do more and more for his kingdom. Happy birthday sir
Happy birthday Sir!
happy birthday sir!
Mark Omoikhudu Alofokhai
words are not enough to express our gratitude, for you have shown us things we never thought possible, just like my Dad will say ”As if he was there when the things in the bible were happening” you made us rich in every thing, understand love, inspired faith in us, good communication and how to handle the world and conker it. i’m so glad you are my pastor. Happy Birthday SIR
Happy birthday Pastor Sir i love u so much,you have changed my entire life by the gospel of Jesus,i wasn’t a churchgoer but the moment i set my foot in Christ Embassy i knew that this is where i belong,u taught me Sir how 2 fellowship with the Holyghost.i love u Daddy so much.from South Africa.
Siphathisiwe Mojapelo Happy Birthday Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Phd.
Pastor they are no better word to describe you, you are more than a daddy, more than a teacher more than a Pastor more than a life coach, the word of God says they was a man sent from God and his name was Pastor Chris you are really a man sent from God because of your teaching…gs l now know who am l in the midst of Muslims l can still walk tall. l love you Pastor thank you for answering your calling, l love my mother Pastor Anita and the rest of your family. Your ministry has not only blessed me but everyone who comes in contact with me and my family because of you today l can speak in tongues thank you sir.
Gabriel Mapondera Mubaira
Happy Birthday, I am saying I love yooooouuuuuu!… See More
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Happy Birthday Sir :):):)
happy birthday Pastor may the lord meet you at your point of need and continue to bless you.
Eden Ebuwa Adun
Happy Birthday to my pastor and my mentor. My life and my world have been blessed because you have given yourself for the service of God…thank you. Happy birthday sir. I love you.
Fungai Lizze Nz
Happy birthday Daddy,i love u so much and m grateful to God for letting me know u,m family and my life have never been the same and u have raised in me a daughter in the house i love u so much!!!!!!
9 hours ago ·
Ibeanu Nwabueze C.
Pastor. my family is grateful for all You’ve done for us.
We look forward for 2010!!!
2009 is indeed filled with 7fold increase & we are fully part of them.
Ibeanu Nwabueze C.
happy Birthday Pastor You mean so much to us.
Pastor Chris my father,I thank u for making me realize my purpose and function in life.I am glad to belong to a family like this.I WISH U A VERY VERY VERY HAPPY BDAY and wish u many more to come.I love u dad.Yo one and only son Dennis(Christ embassy ,Durban Central)
Today at 18:37 ·
i was born into a christian family, but there was a vacuum that needed to filled. I was empty on the inside until i came to Christ embassy. Pastor, U ARE A BLESSING TO THIS WORLD! I join millions of people all over the world to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU,SIR. we love you so much.
Yesterday at 18:25
HAPPY BIRTH DAY SIR…..i love u sir your teachings made me the great man i am 2day
Yesterday at 17:46
Preshas Kgethi Madigage
When I was not happy with what life had to offer I began search? I asked God to show me, direct me and one day I found me listeni to Pastor’s teachings I never lukd bek…… My life has never been the same ever since, my life will never be the same…… A million * thank you Pastor, for your life, the invested tim…e in studying the word, and allowing the word to work thru u, your love for us……… Continue Pastor to conquer and as you do, we do too. Hapi day Pastor ! I love you…….
WE ALL LOVE YOU PASTOR………
Mpume Destiny Xulu
happy birthday Pastor,my father,mentor,teacher.am honored to be connected to you.am what I am today because of your teachings.thank you for giving your life to the ministry just for us.your love is like that of Jesus.thank you ,thanks you,thank you.I love you so much Pastor.
hpppy birthday my pastor n mentor through u God blessed,strenghtened,encouraged us through u He raise the dead heal the sick i love you coz my family hav been saved through ur teachings m
may God increase in you double portion of his power his revelation his love grace, dat u enpower us again n over again thanks u for all u h
hav done for us be bless n we are a world of love be blessed also all the members of loveworld we are a family family of God he loves us n i love u!!
Happy Birthday pastor.Thank you Sir for teaching us Gods word.We love you Pastor.
sometimes i wonder what my life would be like without you, you have really touched my life in a special way. words cannot explain how i feel about you but just want to wish a wonderful birthday pastor. indeed you are an inspiration. I love you.
What can i say… Thank you sir for showing me how to love the Lord. My Father, Life Coach, Mentor, Teacher and Prophet. Happy Birthday Sir
happy birthday Pastor Sir with lots of love,
knowing pastor is more than a bonus its everything about our lives!
pastor, happy birthday sir, sometimes i sit down and think, what the world would have been like if you were not in it, i thank God always for calling you and giving you the vision of taking His divine presence to the peoples and nations of the world! I also know that God sent you specially for me, and i thank God for bringing you my way, i love you… See More so much, you have imparted my life in such a special and unique way that if i am to write there will not be enough space. thank you sir, for saying yes to the call. i love you so much sir with the whole of my heart! happy birthday!
Only God and i know,all you’ve done for me and helped me discover and accomplish Pastor!I love you dearly Sir and ill follow your direction for the rest of my days….Happy Birthday Sir!!!
Happy birthday pastor, as you celebrated it many celebrated with u also
DID YOU ATTEND THIS YEAR’S IPPC?
THEN WHY DON’T YOU SHARE YOUR INDIVIDUAL TESTIMONIES AS A RESULT OF THE CONFERENCE WITH THE REST OF US.
THIS WILL ALLOW OTHERS WHO DIDN’T OR COULDN’T ATTEND BE BLESSED AND INSPIRED ALSO BY YOUR EXPERIENCE.
From Grace Makombe.
Pastor Gbenga Ayodele sir, thank you so so much for sending us the messages and networking this whole facebook chariot with the word of God. I have so truly been blessed by Pastors Chris and Anita, and have come to know that even more so, I am a blessing to my world. Wow, what a beautiful and exciting time to be in thi…s world and do so much for Jesus, sharing and partaking of the vision of our mentor, father, teacher, prophet, pastor and more. The just ended IPPC was Wooooooooooow – i have promoted to greater heights and oh my God – watch out world, I have landed.
from Enebeli Kevin Hello All,
i have been richly blessed and i must speak…….Pastor revealed that we should walk by the spirit and that when u are at work, do your job not because you want a promotion or money but because you have something inside you that you want to express which will definitely give results, by so doing all the good things will come…Thank you Pastor Chris
from Iyke Onyeabor
DIS YEARS IPPC WAS VERY PROFOUND, BUT THE ONE THING PASTOR CHRIS SAID ON THE 1ST NITE OF THE PASTORS CONF WAS THAT WE MUST ALWAZ LISTEN TO WHAT THE HOLY SPIRIT TELLS US & THAT WORD CAN COME FROM UR MAN OF GOD. HIS TEACHINGS ON THE PURSUIT OF PURPOSE WAS VERY APT, AS HE GAVE LIVING EXAMPLES. BOTTOM LINE: IT PAYS TO HAVE… AN UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT GOD WOULD HAVE YOU DO & BECOME. OUR LIVES ARE FOR THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.
from Ngoni Fred
Thnx 4 transmitting info around the world. God bless u
from Akanimo Richard
Wow IPPC is over but the effects and friuts of the meeting will be evident in me for years to come.
from Ngozi Oti
Im so glad i made it 4 IPPC n YLC. Pst made us knw dt d cal 2 fellwshp of his son,Jesus is d highest calling.Smtin else he said;God doesnt tk anybody away by death…….did u knw dis?
from Edith Agbonlahor
l know l will continue to see better days ahead becos Pst Chris has thought me in d word of God. Thank U Pst Chris.
from Gbonjubola Moyede 24 November at 22:32
My IPPC 2009 experience was awesome. From session one i.e
Monday night, I knew we would leave on another level.
I heard the Spirit say…
For I have given you a voice that must be heard.
I have amplified your voice beyond your natural ability.
For a quick work shall be done.
Indeed, these are the days of My power.
I have made you willing.
For I have filled you.
I am at work in you.
All that is required for the work is available.
Say not to yourself “where is my help?”
I am your ever present Help.
I have made you the beauty of My Word.
My grace have I bestowed on you in abundance.
Grace for the Work
Grace for Life
Grace to make a difference.
I have filled your life with beauty and grace.
I have made you a foretaste of my Kingdom.
Rejoice for it is your season, your time.
I have blessed you with My Presence and My Life.
Rejoice, says the Spirit for you indeed are walking in the light of My Word.
This is the time of your manifestation.
This is the Day of Exploits
For the urgency of the times.
Pastor Chris reminds us that some gave their lives for the Gospel, today, we have the opportunity to give money. What great privilege.
from Frances Nwanneka Emordi 24 November at 18:37
i have had this growth between ma legs for like 4 months now and making me uncomfortable.i took drugs bt to no avail.then on Saturday during the ippc when pastor was ministering he mentioned my case bt i didn’t come out i just took advantage of the anointing that was workin and i laid ma hands there and prayed.i didnr check till two days after and i noticed they were no longer there and not even a sign that i ever had anything there.am so happy and i believe in miracles and God’s word works.
from Mariam M Osagie 23 November at 22:51
Awesome, spirit fillled. brainstorming. Iam better equiped to pursue my purpose in life.I have been elevated right up to the mountain top from where I operate intending to jam-pack the kingdom of God with souls.Iam confident with the devil completely under my feet, I am a victor ,champion, winnner in achieving my purpose for being alive.
from Damiete Bala 23 November at 19:44
ippc was an impact.in summary,i just downloaded the software for 2010.praise GOD
from Aminat Oluwatoyin Bankole 23 November at 14:31
I just want to thank God for the promotion.Our man of God specifically declared it a conference to promote us and i have indeed bin promoted by the power of the Holy ghost.we are indeed blessed.it was awesome fr me.I received rhema and my life has changed forever.Pastor talked specifically abt fellowship with the father,son and Holy spirit,which gives us the ultimate advantage.
from Uadiale Benadette 23 November at 12:59
IPPC 2009 my 1st ever to attend is a life changer. I got so many answers to so many questions, healing & peace in my soul when pastor said we have been called into fellowship with Jesus. He said, being in fellowship with the master means having a dignified life Hallelujah.(Friday, morning session) when Pastor said it is a promotion meeting it was as if it was directed to me. I would like to encourage people out there who still believes & holds on to Gods word to keep holding unto it in no time you will got tremendous results. Cheer up the word of God works.
from Ernest Chris 23 November at 11:04
Wonderful….IPPC was indescribably orchestrated by the Spirit to shine true light on our personality…I was sooo blessed I believe I just cant describe that in English(the language is limited)…so in tongues it was laskishidoscrabiasowndei…..”God’s plan himself”….Thanks for the notes….
DID YOU ATTEND THIS YEAR’S IPPC?
THEN WHY DON’T YOU SHARE YOUR INDIVIDUAL TESTIMONIES AS A RESULT OF THE CONFERENCE WITH THE REST OF US.
THIS WILL ALLOW OTHERS WHO DIDN’T OR COULDN’T ATTEND BE BLESSED AND INSPIRED ALSO BY YOUR EXPERIENCE.
KEEP WINNING AND KEEP TESTIFYING.
GOD BLESS YOU.
Man is a spirit, and not a physical body. The real human person is the human spirit. The real ‘you’ is a spirit. Your body is not you, your body is your house.
What character you come up with in life is dependent on the quality of your spirit: whether you’re patient, hot-tempered, harsh or otherwise. And whether or not you are successful in life is dependent on the quality of your spirit. The good thing is that we can change the quality of our spirit through the word of God.
THE RECREATED HUMAN SPIRIT
Now talking about the human spirit that is re-created; it’s your spirit that is born again and not your mind. That your spirit got born again by the agency of the word of God. By receiving the gospel, the human spirit can be re-created. He can be re-born. But without the gospel of Jesus Christ, the human spirit can’t be saved.
Acts 4:12. “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved”…….meaning, except by Jesus Christ, no one can be accepted of God. Jesus was the only one that was divine because His blood was spotless, and His life was sinless. Thus, it was the sacrifice of the death of such a ‘sinless one’ alone that could be accepted. But then, his death only brought salvation, and not Christianity. That sacrifice of his death on our behalf earned us the remission (removal) of our sins.
So Christianity was only made possible when Jesus was resurrected from the dead. If he had not been resurrected from the dead, there would have been no Christianity. The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead was what made the impartation of the life of God into the human spirit possible when you declared His lordship over your life.
Bible says if any ‘man’ be in Christ, he is a new creation…2Corinthians 5:17. That ‘man’ is the human spirit, that’s the real you. The spirit is the man God seeks to save. So it’s your spirit that’s born again and becomes a new creation.
That new creation now needs to grow up unto maturity. He needs to get rid of the wrong thoughts and and habits he’s been used to all his life. This is the salvation of the soul, salvation from the evil deeds and thoughts. After you come to Christ, God gives you new ways of thinking.
So He says in Romans 12:2…“be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed (transfigured, changed, configured, metamorphosed) by the renewing of your mind”.
Meaning that changing your way of thinking to be in line with the word of God, accepting His thoughts, and learning to talk like Him; would result in a total transformation in your physical and mental state. But you can’t think like Him except you have His materials for thinking, and that’s His word.
Say this with me: “My spirit is born again. I’m not the old man anymore. I’m recreated, I’m born anew. I’ve got a new life in me. Amen”.
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE RECREATED AND THE NATURAL HUMAN SPIRIT
So what’s the difference between the spirit that’s born again and the one that’s not? Ephesians 4:20 – 24. He says put off the ‘old man’, not talking about your daddy, but your old nature. Don’t permit the old nature that was crucified with Christ and which is now dead to still have it’s hold on you. You have been used to the lifestyle which the old nature produced in you, but now that you have a new nature, don’t continue with that lifestyle anymore. So He says; ‘And be renewed in the character of your mind’, the way your mind has the raised up, the way it has been taught to think and to reason – let be that be renewed. It’s just like some folks who have developed a proud character, even in the way they now naturally talk or look at people; while some others always think very little and nothing of themselves.
So he says be renewed in the character of your mind, how by changing your way of thinking. E.g. the Bible says: “If any man be in Christ, he is a new creation…”…2Corinthians 5:17…that is a present hour reality, and not a promise. God did not promise that when you come to Christ, He would make you a new creation; no, He says the day you came into Christ you became a new creation. And now that you’re in Christ, you don’t have that sickness you were born with any more. You’re a new man in Christ now, that fearful man is no more, you’re a new creation now.
You’ve got to start thinking and talking this way! God has saved your spirit, now you save your soul!
Say this with me: “I think high thoughts, I think good thoughts, I think high thoughts about God’s re-production, and that’s me because I am God’s reproduction! Amen!”
The choices of life and not the compulsions reveal character. It’s those things you say when you’re off guard that reveal your true personality not the things you prepare for. When you’re meant to do something, your character is not revealed. It’s when you’re allowed to chose that your real character is revealed.
In verse 24 of that Ephesians 4, we’re instructed to “put on the new man which in the likeness of God is recreated in righteousness and holiness of truth”. If you’re born again, your spirit has been recreated, reborn – in righteousness and true holiness. So you don’t have to struggle to be righteous. That is why He says to ‘put on the new man’, meaning my spirit man should dominate my body, dominate my mind. Hallelujah!
Ephesians 2:1 – 6. You have been made alive together with Christ, you have been raised together with Christ. This must be a reality to your spirit, an understanding you must have about your place of authority! You’re sitting in the place of Jesus in the heavenly realms! Your spirit has been positioned in such a place of authority!
Ephesians 2:10- “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them”. You’re God’s product, He has His label on you, created unto good works, talking about your born again spirit. You’ve been fashioned for good works.
Say this: “I’ve been fashioned for good works. I don’t destroy things, I make things good. God already planned out these good works before I was born”. Now, if you function by your spirit, you would function in those good works which God pre-destined for you.
There are certain folks who’re living in the wrong house, they are in the wrong marriage, in the wrong job, having the wrong kids….the list is endless.
Sometimes, you find that they bring these ills upon themselves by the kind of things they say…….If you find people speaking against ministers of God, walk away from them, such things bring curses into people’s lives. You can have a journey of moving forward and upward only in your life, but these are some of those things you make sure you don’t engage in, for your own promotion.
Ephesians 2:19- “Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God”; You’re numbered in the household of God, praise God!
THE NATURAL HUMAN SPIRIT
Now let’s take a picture of the man that’s not born again: Ephesians 4:17-19. The man that’s not born again is in darkness, he’s completely cut off from the life of God. His thinking is vain, he’s ignorant and his heart is blind (cannot perceive spiritual realities). How sad!
Ephesians 2:2-3. The man that’s not born again is a child of disobedience, appointed unto the anger of God. He has no hope and he is without God in this world. He goes to work, goes back home, and goes to bed without God.
You learn to pray for such people: that they don’t continue living without God, that they would not die without God. Because there is no other salvation outside of God. That’s the reason for the preaching of the gospel. What a life it is to live without God! Imagine the darkness! A human spirit without God – and he doesn’t even know it. There’s no way to describe light to a blind man, because light is that which describes.
Tonight, think about the others around you, hopeless and living without God in utter darkness. Spare a thought for the unsaved around you. Don’t ignore them, you’re there opportunity to God, and God’s opportunity to them. They may be your neighbors, cousins, uncles, aunts, colleagues, and whoever they are around you. You must learn to intercede for these ones, pray for their salvation, pray for the understanding and acceptance of the gospel to be granted unto them. Declare the name of Jesus over their lives, and against the forces of darkness working in their lives.
Then look out for every opportunity to share God’s word with them, and use it!
God bless you!