As we give attention to God’s word by reading and studying the Bible, reading anointed books and listening to messages, we have a responsibility of keeping it in our hearts. Paul told the church at Colosse to let the word of Christ richly dwell in them in all wisdom. We need to keep God’s word in our heart because the enemy also wants to sow evil seeds to cause fear, doubt and destruction. The word of God will not bear fruits in our hearts and life if allowed to fade away (Luke 8:5-8).
So many are in satanic bondage because they lack God’s word in their hearts. They have failed to enjoy their redemptive rights living in foolishness, poverty, sickness and frustration. Their lives are characterized by negative confessions and fail to appropriate God’s word for ugly situations they face. David Ibiyeomie, a great man of God, shared a testimony of how he was healed of Hepatitis after meditating on God’s word that says, “…Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses” (Matt 8:17). You too can be free from that disease and sickness by meditating and acting on God’s word concerning healing.
How do we keep or allow the word of God to dwell in us richly? In Joshua 1:8, we are given a formula, which is to meditate therein day and night. In Psalm 1:2, we are also told that a blessed man or woman is the one that delights in God’s word and meditates therein day and night. What do you spend time thinking deeply about? What do you take delight in? The kind of facts, news, reports and information you delight in and allow to dwell in your heart determines the extent to which your light shines before men because the word of God is light (John 1:5). You overcome the issues of life and have more understanding of who God is and His promises as you keep meditating on His word. Your words were found and I did eat them and Your word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart (Jer. 15:16).
Dear reader, you cannot have this unspeakable joy, walk in divine health and succeed in life if you have not accepted Jesus into your life. Jesus is standing at the door of your heart today and knocking; allow Him to come in and your life will change for good (Rev. 3:20). Say this prayer of salvation today if you have never done so. Congratulations, if you said that prayer; take a step further to meditate on God’s word day and night.
Prayer: Father, I receive grace to allow Your word to dwell in me richly.
By: Sunday Omori