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We Are His Instruments

Posted by Rev. Patricia Hepner on

As born again believers we are one with Jesus. He is the Head and we are the Body. We are His instruments in the earth. We must be bold enough to SPEAK the words the Bible speaks and do whatever Jesus tells us to do. The Spirit of God will anoint us and great things will happen.

When Jesus trained the first twelve disciples, He taught them the same strategies He had been using on the earth. "Go preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely you have received, freely give." (Matthew 10:7-8). He told the seventy disciples in Luke 10:8-9 the same thing. His plan for US is the very same thing. His last words before He ascended to heaven were the same instructions. "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature... And these signs shall follow them that believe: In My name shall they cast out devils... they shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover." (Mark 16:15,17-18).

We have the same new birth, the same Holy Spirit, and the same commission those first disciples had. Do you remember what happened to them after Jesus left? They kept right on doing what Jesus had done. And the crowd treated them just as they did the Master. They brought the sick so they could be healed. They laid the sick in the street, so Peters's shadow might fall on them as he walked by. Why? Because the word had gotten out that if one could get to where the Christians where, they could get healed. The Christians had a reputation. It was the same reputation Jesus had, and the early church grew at a rate of thousands a day!

Now, that's the way it should be for us today. If you are saying, "I can't heal the sick, I can't cast out devils!" God can, and He is in you. The scripture tells us, "The person who is united to the Lord becomes one spirit with Him ." (1 Corinthians 6:17 AMPC). Jesus said, "At that day ye shall know that I am in My Father, and ye in Me, and I in you." (John 14:20). We are one with Jesus! The Spirit of God will anoint us... and great things will happen! SPEAK the word! Confess "I am united with the Lord, I am one spirit with Him."