Called to Conquer (1 of 3) by Mark Baker
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Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
The Greek Word for conqueror here is hupernikao. Vines New Testament dictionary says that hupernikao is to gain a surpassing victory, lit., we are hyper-conquerors, i.e., we are pre-eminently victorious.
We are not just conquerors, nikao, we are much more, we are super conquerors, hupernikao. WOW.
This may come as a revelation to many Christians, but we placed here on the Earth to be punching bags for the devil, this is not what God called us to be. He called us to be conquerors and to walk in victory over every adversity. Many Christians pray and ask God to please take away the problems of life, they just don't realize that this is our very purpose while we are here in the Earth. We are the salt of the Earth. We're here to preserve and protect what God has placed in our hand, and not just barely get by. God has equipped and empowered us to do this very thing. We need to change our mindset and realize who we are, and why we are here. We have been called to walk in the victory that has been bought for us. We will never fulfill God's will and complete our mission if we don't know what that mission is. I realize this sounds like an obvious statement, however this is where many Christians are. They don't understand what salt is. They are looking to the world for answers, and in reality it should be the other way around, the world should be looking to us. The Word of God has a lot to say about this, and not just in the New Testament, this is a recurring theme through the whole Bible.
It started in the Garden of Eden. Genesis 1:28. Then God blessed them, and ...
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