As Christians, we have this amazing opportunity to walk in victory and freedom — in Christ! So often though, we do the opposite. Why is that?
I believe it’s because we don’t understand our position in Christ. We lose perspective, and we begin to falter.
The truth is quite simple.
We are overcomers because He overcame!
Our position is in Christ, and as such, we inherit what He has!
Jesus said the disciples should get excited that their names were registered in heaven, because that meant the grounds of their authority were secured through God’s throne — His kingdom — and that’s why the power of hell could not prevail against them.
— Jack Hayford
We can speak with “authority” so long as we are speaking His words.
We can walk in confidence, which means in faith, because He is completely trustworthy.
The following verses are some great words of encouragement, reminding us of who we are in Him and what we have in Him:
14 who[a] is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.
18 the eyes of your understanding[a] being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
12 giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light.
4 having become so much better than the angels, as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.
15 And for this reason He is the Mediator of the new covenant, by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions under the first covenant, that those who are called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.
1 Peter 1:3-4
A Heavenly Inheritance
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you,
Let’s walk in the victory Christ won for us and in faith because Faithful is He who called us!