See Yourself In Christ
3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
I remember going through a terrible time of depression when I was 18 years
old. Believing that I was demon-possessed, I sought out a great man of God
to have him cast the devil out of me. But when this man of God laid hands on
me, he began to prophesy over me. He said, “Joe, I see you preaching to thousands
and used by God to impact thousands of lives. Joe, you are called by God and the
devil is attempting to stop you.”
“What? I came here for deliverance! I am only interested in saving my own
life, not preaching nor impacting lives,” I thought to myself then.
You see, what happened was that at that moment, God allowed this man to
step into the timeless zone He exists in to bring my future before me. As far as
God was concerned, my future had already happened, though I was only 18 years
old then. Today, I am a pastor of a church which has more than 30,000 members.
Today, I am seeing what was told to me long ago.
God does not see as we see. Abraham was a childless, 100-year-old man. His
wife, Sarah, at 90 years old, was doubly dead in her womb. (Genesis 17:17) Yet,
God saw him and talked to him as if he were already the father of many nations.
My friend, God wants you to see the way He sees. Right now, you may see
yourself going through a trial in your marriage, work, finances or health. But God
sees a blessed marriage, success at work, supernatural provision and a healed body
because He tells you that you are already blessed with every spiritual blessing in
the heavenly places in Christ.
You see, God sees you in Christ. So when you see yourself in Christ, who is
outside time, you step into the timeless zone. In that timeless zone in Christ,
whatever needs and trials of yours are already removed, repaired, restored or resurrected!
In that timeless zone in Christ, you are already blessed with every spiritual
blessing in the heavenly places!