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Pursuing For A Life Of Power

Updated on March 10, 2018

Pursuing For A Life of Power

“For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.”

2 Timothy 1 :7

“For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.”

I Corinthians 4:20

The life of a true disciple of Christ is a life of power. The early believers had turned the world upside down for Christ. Which life do you prefer ? A powerful life as seen in the life of the Apostles or a powerless life as seen in lukewarm Christianity today ?

What is a powerful christian life ? A powerful Christian life is a life that is mightily used by God for bringing salvation to sinners. A powerful Christian life is used by God mightily to transform sinners into sons of the Kingdom of God. A powerful Christian life is the kind of life mightily used by God for kingdom purposes. A powerful Christian life has indeed great impact to the lost world. A powerful Christian life brings real joy to the believer and brings great glory to God.

Do not settle for lukewarm Christianity which is so prevalent in our time. Some professing Christians are are just simply contented in attending worship services and making petitions to God to bless and improve their lives. They never make extra effort to reach out for the lost souls and make disciples while they are busy engaging themselves with some worldly affairs. This is indeed powerless Christianity. It has no impact to the world and does not bring glory to God. True Christianity will produce fruits as revealed in the Parable of the Sower. A true believer is the good soil, the one who hears the word and understands it . He produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown. (Matthew 13:23). True Christianity will not settle for anything less other than the life of power and impact.

Jesus has the power of an indestructible life. Jesus life indeed is a demonstration of God’s power.Jesus has truly impacted Israel during his time. Jesus life is mightily used by God for the purposes of the kingdom of God. Apostle Paul indeed has lived a life of power and has truly impacted the Gentile world. Apostle Paul was able to bring great glory to God with the kind of life he lived. Missionary Hudson Taylor truly lived a life of great power and purpose upon bringing the gospel of the Lord JesusChrist to China. This is also one Christian who truly impacted the world and truly glorified God in his lifetime.

As Christians we should never settle for anything less than the life of power. We have to pursue for it daily in our lives. We should not settle for lukewarm Christianity so prevalent in out time. We should never be simply content with sitting down while watching the world and its people perish. We should never be satisfied with the kind of Christianity which has no impact to the world. We have to wake up and do something. We have to reach out and and make impact to people lives. We have to get out of our comfort zones and die to ourselves. We have no other alternative but to minister the salvation of Christ to the dying world.

Only in living a life of power we can truly be joyful as Christians. Only in living to fulfill God’s purposes we can find true satisfaction in life.

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    • cristina327 profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      5 years ago from Manila

      Hi Cherry4 great to hear from you again. I am greatly blessed and encouraged by your visit. Thank you for taking time to read this hub. Your visit and comments are great encouragement to me. Many blessings to you and to your family. Best regards.

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      Cherry Ann 

      5 years ago from New York

      cristina it is truly every where and many ministers are now selling out for money and no power. once again great hub of truth. I extend love to you and your family through the love of God and it is truly a blessing to be reading your words of wisdom and love. Many, many blessings to you.

    • cristina327 profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      5 years ago from Manila

      Hi teaches12345 I am glad to hear from you again. Thank you for gracing this hub. I am greatly encouraged by your visit and comments. Thank you so much for appreciating this hub. Many blessings to you and your family. Best regards.

    • cristina327 profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      5 years ago from Manila

      Hi BlossomSB great to hear from you. Thank you for dropping by and appreciating this hub. Yes I agree with you only by the power of the Holy Spirit we can truly live a life of power. Only by the power of the Holy Spirit we can live the supernatural life of a believer. Many blessings to you and to your family. Best regards.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      5 years ago

      A powerful Christian life does bring joy to the believer and reflects the love of God to others in your life. Love your scripture references and how you portray life as powerful when you have the right balance of faith.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      I love your comment, "We should never settle for anything less than the life of power." It is only through the power of the Holy Spirit that we can be enabled to help others. A thoughtful hub.

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      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      5 years ago from Manila

      Hi teacherjoe52 great to see you again on my hub. Thank you for taking time to visit this hub. I am greatly encouraged by your visit. Yes God's purposes are not sitting on our hands. We have to get out of our comfort zones and die to ourselves and reach out for the perishing world. They have to know the awesome love of God. They have to know personally the great and awesome God of the universe. Remain blessed always. Best regards.

    • cristina327 profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Cristina Aquino Santander 

      5 years ago from Manila

      Hi Lifegate I am glad to hear from you again. Thank you for dropping by. We cannot settle for anything less other than the life of power for so much of the world today is perishing so fast. We cannot simply sit and watch the people of this world perish. We have to do something for them to find God's love. For only a life of power brings glory to God. Blessings to you and your family. Best regards.

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      teacherjoe52 

      5 years ago

      Hi Cristina

      I agree. God has a purpose for each one of us and it is not sitting on our hands.

      God bless you.

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      William Kovacic 

      5 years ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

      Hi Cristina,

      You said, "As Christians we should never settle for anything less than the life of power." My question is, why would we want anything less? But lukewarm Christianity abounds everywhere. There truly is something wrong with Christ's church today. Thank you for exposing it.

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