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Meeting in the Meadow: The King and His Kingdom in You
Kingdom of God makes all the difference in you and in your day because you are
a part of it. There is no kingdom, rule, or authority that is greater than
God’s Kingdom. The Kingdom of God is all about the reign of Jesus Christ in
your life. Jesus is the King of the Kingdom, and every benefit of the Kingdom
is yours because you have the King ruling your life.
reigns and rules over everything that He has overcome, over everything He has
defeated, and over everything He has conquered. Jesus is the triumphant King,
the mighty Warrior, and the risen Lord. He faced the onslaughts of Satan’s
attacks and crushed them; He faced the temptations of sin and overcame them; He
faced the grip of death and triumphed over it. Today, Jesus is your authority
over the kingdom of darkness, He is your deliverer over the power of sin, and
He is your victory over the fear of death.
Kingdom within you is unshakeable, indestructible, and impenetrable. Nothing
can come against it and prevail; nothing can challenge it and win; nothing can
defy it and overcome. The Kingdom of God means that you do not have to live
this day in your own strength, but by Jesus’ power; not in your own efforts,
but in Jesus’ finished work; not in your own abilities, but in Jesus’ endless
you are facing temptation today, resist it and let Jesus’ victory be yours.
the enemy is trying to pull you down and discourage you, let Jesus’ strength
lift you up and cause you to stand firm.
you are facing fear or worry, let Jesus’ be your confidence, your hope, and
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The new posts that I wrote for Balanced and Beautiful in Christ are now live on their Facebook page, and here on my new blog site (subscribe there so you don't miss a thing!). It's been a crazy few weeks (ok...are we going on several months now??) but I'm grateful that God had me write (and schedule) these several weeks ago. I pray that the words bless you and draw you closer to Himself. Blessings, marina
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