The Oil Of Joy - Food and Words
4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.
Both words and food are part of the thing processed by the mouth. One goes into us and the other one comes out of us. Where do our words come from? They come from our human spirit and they contain life. Therefore if we want to know the status of our spirit we must check our words. When those words come out they either defile us or they edify us.
The words in our heart are from two main sources,the words we speak and other people's words to us. Therefore to change what is in our heart we must let what we hear line up with what we want. If we want to live by the word then it must abide in us through hearing and speaking. We must apply it in our heart by creating a mental picture of the word in action. This will make it constantly come out of our mouth which will continue to edify us, which means to charge similar to charging a battery.
Whatever gets established in our hearts will eventually be established externally. This is why God told Joshua to never let the word depart from his mouth. It is because the word creates a picture of success on the inside which leads to Automatic success on the outside.
LIVE BY THE WORDS OF THE FATHER TO BECOME STRONG SPIRITUALLY
Prayer: Father, Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O my LORD God of hosts in Jesus Name. Amen.
( Jeremiah 15:16 paraphrased )
HAPPY END OF YEAR: BE EDIFIED IN THE YEAR 2017
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