Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Joseph Prince

     I receive these meditations, entitled "Daily Grace Inspirations" from Joseph Prince Ministries, delivered daily to my email.  Joseph's books Destined to Reign, and Unmerited Favor open up an entirely new understanding of grace and what Jesus achieved for us on the cross.  I highly recommend them.  If you are interested in reading the daily devotionals online, or want to have them sent to your email box, you can sign up at click here.

Blessed Is Everything That Comes Forth From You
Deuteronomy 28:4
Blessed shall be the fruit of your body…

      The Bible records that Jesus’ spit healed a blind man (Mark 8:23–25), Peter’s shadow healed the sick (Acts 5:15), and handkerchiefs and aprons from Paul’s body drove out evil spirits and diseases. (Acts 19:11–12) This tells us that what comes forth from our bodies can be so blessed that it brings about blessings and miracles to others.
       Indeed, God said, “Blessed shall be the fruit of your body…” He was not just referring to your children, or He would have simply said, “Blessed shall be your children.” No, God meant that everything that proceeds from your body will be blessed. All that is of and from your body will be of top-notch quality!
        This includes your health. So even if your doctor has said that you have a particular medical condition in your body, just believe that God calls your health, the fruit of your body, blessed. And expect to walk continuously in divine health!
        God calls your thinking ability, the fruit of your body, blessed too. You will impress your teachers and schoolmates in school with your mental prowess, or your superiors and colleagues at work with your innovative ideas and solutions. Your mental faculties will be of quality par excellence!
       If you are married, you will enjoy a truly blessed marriage and a fulfilling sex life with your spouse. A secular song that laments, “I can’t get no satisfaction…” will never be true for you because God calls your marital relationship (both the emotional and physical parts of it), the fruit of your body, blessed!
        If you are a parent, God calls your children, the fruit of your body, blessed. This means that they are special, having exceptional qualities. So the child you are taking care of is not just a child. You are holding a champion in your hands. He will grow up to be a general in God’s kingdom!
        Beloved, because Jesus has paid the price — His body was beaten, scourged and pierced for you, all these blessings are yours. Blessed shall be the fruit of your body!http://www.josephprince.org/


Anonymous said...

Hi, Brenda- So enjoying your blog.

Country Girl said...

I'm so glad you are. Thank you for encouraging me!

Anonymous said...

Hi, Brenda- Now signed on your blog. I can't get the "Daily Grace Inspirations", when it says click here on Joseph Prince. Otherwise, your blog is wonderful. I so enjoy it.

Country Girl said...

Thanks, for telling me about the Joseph Prince thing. I have fixed it on the blog. Here is the link if you want to sign up for his emails: http://www.josephprince.org/ I hope this works for you. Thanks for all the encouragement, too. It is very 'encouraging'! :o)