Embracing the Enemy's Purpose in Your Life (1 of 4) by Duane Bemis

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Embracing the Enemy's Purpose in Your Life (1 of 4)
Series: Embrace Your Cross


In our quest to walk in the supernatural power of God our journey is to walk in the scripture, which Jesus spoke; listed at the top of every page. Did you understand what I just said? The importance of this book is found in this passage spoken by Jesus. Read the scripture above or below one more time. Place this scripture in the front of your thinking while you read following chapters.

Then He said to them all, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it. (Luke 9:23 and 24) NKJV

The preachers of today seldom teach on embracing the cross of Christ. However, Jesus told us we would need to think about this every single day that we are on the face of this planet. Before we begin let us join hearts and pray for this chapter is important to grasp. We need Jesus to expose the plans of the enemy. We need Jesus to shed His Light on this dark subject. "Father of truth, show us the way. Reveal the enemies plan to steal, kill, and destroy. You are our Shepherd and we shall not lack. You are the One that leads us by quiet waters. Open our hearts, our ears, and our minds to understanding more about our evil opponent. Amen and amen."

Let us spend some time on our key verse and let us meditate on it.

First of all as you look on the top of this page and you read the words, "If anyone desires to come after Me..." So the question is, do we want or do we desire to follow Jesus? Do you hunger to follow Him? Do you thirst to tag along after Jesus? Do you want His highest will accomplished in your personal life? If you desire to follow Him then one must become a doer of His word as you pick up your cross daily. Other wise you are just a person full of hot air. Talk is cheap and actions speak. What has your actions over the last ...


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