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Agreement and Alignment (32 of 40)
Series: Emerge: Kingdom
Jesus Culture - Banning Liebscher
Matthew 18:20; Matthew 16:19; Ephesians 2:6
Every time we pray, we need to remember that we are seated with Jesus in heavenly places. We are ''united'' with Him (Ephesians 2:6). That is the position we pray from! We aren't barely surviving here on Earth, hoping for a victory - the war has already been won!
Main Scriptures: Matthew 18:20; Matthew 16:19; Ephesians 2:6
EQUIP: Our position in prayer is one of agreement and alignment with God.
Teaching Point 1: We are to pray from the victory of Christ's position in Heaven.
- In Ephesians 2:6, Paul writes, ''For he raised us from the dead along with Christ, and we are seated with Him in the heavenly realms - all because we are one with Christ Jesus.''
Do you look like your mom or dad? Children usually look like their parents in one way or another. The same is true in our relationship with God. We look like Him, because we are His kids (2 CORINTHIANS 3:18).
Jesus did only what He saw His Father doing. ''I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself. He does only what he sees the Father doing. Whatever the Father does, the Son also does'' (JOHN 5:19).
Jesus taught us the Lord's Prayer, a prayer that is in alignment with the Father's heart (MATTHEW 6:9-13). He declared God's will for the Kingdom of Heaven to invade Earth. ''Our Father in heaven, may your name be kept holy. May your Kingdom come soon. May your will be done on earth, as it is in heaven'' (MATTHEW 9:9-10).
We are seated with Jesus in Heaven. ''He raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus'' (EPHESIANS 2:6). Every time we pray, we need to remember that we are seated with Jesus. We are ''united'' with Him.
Jesus has the absolute, complete, 100-percent victory. Therefore, when we pray, we pray from a position of absolute victory. ''But thank Go ...
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