Your Words Have Power

Published Date: September 2, 2019

SCRIPTURE:

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
(John 4:24)

DEVOTIONAL:

God created Adam and Eve to operate the same way He operates. As speaking spirits, they were designed to follow His example, using their words to accomplish His plan by being fruitful, multiplying, replenishing, subduing and taking dominion over the Earth (Genesis 1:26, 28). As long as they were in complete unity and one accord with God, life was perfect. Their words reflected God’s mind and heart, which meant their lives and everything around them was good. But then the serpent came, tempted Eve, and many things changed.

How did the serpent tempt Eve? He challenged God’s Word. He said, “Hath God said…?” (Genesis 3:1). The devil has never changed! He is still trying to cause believers to doubt God’s Word today. He knows the power of words, especially God’s words.

When Adam and Eve disobeyed God, they left a spiritual existence and fell into a natural one. Their carnal reasoning and physical senses became the extent of their ability. However, their mandate from God remained the same, and so did the power of their words. Their nature had changed, but they were still to be fruitful, multiply, replenish, subdue and take dominion!

Friend, this is still God’s mandate for you and me today. Your words have power!

PRAYER:

Father, thank you for Your mandate to be fruitful, multiply, replenish, subdue and take dominion in the earth today. I choose to speak words of life and blessing, and purpose to take dominion over the land and resources You’ve put in my charge—all for Your glory! In Jesus’ Name, Amen.


This devotional is excerpted from Bill Winston’s book, The Law of Confession. To order this powerful, must-read book, click here. Discover how the words you speak produce either good or evil and will determine your destiny and affect everything around you.

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"No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon." - Matthew 6:24 (King James Version-KJV)