Wednesday 5th October, Today’s Article: Jesus Is The Life (Rhapsody of Realities Today)

JESUS IS THE LIFE Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life… (John 14:6).

Knowing the origin of life is one of science’s most perplexing mysteries. No one has ever created life. The very source or substance of life hasn’t been known to man. But 1 John 1:2 tells us something so profound; it says, “…life was manifested, and we have seen it….”

This means life came out of obscurity and was shown to us. How? Who or what did John and the people of his day see that they called life? It was Jesus! He is life personified. Hallelujah! Imagine that you saw someone or something that says to you, “I’m life; I’m responsible for
your existence.” What would you think?

Well, it happened. That’s what we read in our theme verse. Jesus said, “…I am the way, the truth, and the life….” That’s an amazing declaration! Who could ever dare say such a thing? Jesus proved His claim: A man named Lazarus was dead and buried for four days, and
they sent for Jesus. When Jesus got there, He said to Martha, Lazarus’ sister, “…I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live” (John 11:25).

Moments later, Jesus stood by the grave of Lazarus and “…cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth” (John 11:43). To the utter bewilderment of the people gathered, Lazarus came back to life! Hallelujah! That wasn’t the first person He would raise from the dead. He had raised the widow’s son at Nain (Luke 7:11-17), and
Jairus’ daughter (Luke 8:41-56).

Jesus is the resurrection and the life. God gave Him power over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to as many as God has given Him (John 17:2). This covers everything that He came to do; it’s the biggest of them all: He came to give us life. You received that life and became a partaker of the divine nature when you were born again.
1 John 5:11-12 says, “… this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life, and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.” Glory to God!

CONFESSION

I have the very life and nature of God in me because I’m born again. This God-life makes me impregnable, causing me to walk in victory, glory, dominion, and excellence always, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

FURTHER STUDY:

John 10:10 AMPC; 1 John 5:11-13 NIV; 1 John 1:1-3

1-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Philippians 3:12-4:1-3 & Isaiah 40-41

2-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Philemon 1:10-25 & Lamentation 1

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About the author

Rev. Chris Oyakhilome D.Sc., D.D, the President of LoveWorld Inc. , a dynamic, multifaceted, global ministry, is the author of Rhapsody of Realities, the world’s #1 daily devotional, and more than 30 other books. He’s a dedicated minister of God’s Word whose message has brought the reality of the divine life to the hearts of many.

 

Millions have been affected by his television broadcast, “Atmosphere For Miracles,” which brings God’s divine presence right into people’s homes. The scope of his television ministry extends throughout the world with LoveWorld satellite television networks delivering qualitative Christian programming to a global audience.

 

At the world-renowned Healing School, he manifests the healing works of Jesus Christ and has helped many receive healing through the operation of the gifts of the Spirit.

 

Pastor Chris has a passion to reach the peoples of the world with God’s presence—a divine commission he’s fulfilled for more than 30 years through various outreaches, crusades, as well as several other platforms that have helped millions experience a victorious and purposeful life in God’s Word.

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