Rhapsody of Realities 8 August 2020 By Pastor Chris Oyakhilome (Christ Embassy) — Cast Out Devils In Your Nation
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Topic: Cast Out Devils In Your Nation
But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them (2 Corinthians 4:3-4).
In our day, activities of demons are rampant in many cities, with a bid to stopping people from receiving the Gospel. Part of our theme verse says, “…the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not….” That’s Satan at work; he’s the god of this world and has his agents in different nations, with a mission to stop people from receiving the Gospel.
Also Read: Open Heaven 8 August 2020 – Fire-Quenchers
When you notice a slowness in people heeding the call to salvation in certain places in spite of the vigorous preaching of the Gospel, do what Jesus said to do: cast out devils (Mark 16:17). Cast them out of the cities, towns, villages, localities and nations, as you pray fervently in the Spirit. Until and unless you act and put a stop to the works of these demons, they’ll keep running rampage, making the inhabitants of such regions less and less receptive to the Gospel. But thanks be unto God! We have the authority in the Name of Jesus to dislodge and dispossess them of their hold over these regions and reassign the desolate heritages. We have the right to reassign these regions, formerly destitute of the Spirit of God, to angels.
It makes no difference what obtains in the city or nation where you live or the demons in that particular region that hold sway over men’s lives; cast them out! Once you do, the hearts of many in those regions will become open to receive the Gospel gladly and heed the call to salvation.
Make it your life’s work that the Gospel of Jesus Christ would grow mightily and prevail where you are. Let the desire for His righteousness to be established in your city, locality and country cause you to intercede and break the cords of bondage over men’s lives; let it mean everything to you.
Thank you, blessed Father, for all the nations are yours. I proclaim the Name of Jesus over every city, every nation, and every government. The power of evil is broken over the cities and the nations of the world, and the Gospel grows mightily, prevailing gloriously, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
Acts 19:11-20; And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul:(12) So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them.(13) Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took upon them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, We adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preacheth.(14) And there were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jew, and chief of the priests, which did so.(15) And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?(16) And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.(17) And this was known to all the Jews and Greeks also dwelling at Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.(18) And many that believed came, and confessed, and shewed their deeds.(19) Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men: and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.(20) So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.
Mark 16:15-17; And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.(16) He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.(17) And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
1-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN
Romans 11:1-24 & Psalms 79-81
2-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN
Philippians 1:1-8 & Isaiah 59
Rhapsody of Realities 8th August 2020 Devotional was written by Pastor Pastor Chris Oyakhilome (D.Sc., D.D.). President of Loveworld Inc. aka Christ Embassy Int’l.