Ephesians 6:10 Strength Through Life-Union #238
I know I am not the only person facing a battle. Am I right? You might be reading this post today because you too are in the the middle of the storm. I love how Ephesians 6 helps prepare us for the spiritual warfare we will face. It starts out in Ephesians 6:10 with, “Now my beloved ones, I have saved these most important truths for last: Be supernaturally infused with strength through your life-union with the Lord Jesus. Stand victorious with the force of his explosive power flowing in and through you.”
First let’s notice how Paul starts out with saying that he’s saved the most important truths for last. In other words, what he is shares in the following verses we know will be extra important. I love his interjection for us. Then the verse goes on to to tell you to ” be supernaturally infused with strength through your life-union with the Lord Jesus.” Did you get that? How is one to find strength during a battle? It comes by being in life-union with Christ. I shared a lot about being in life-union back when I posted about John 15, which talks all about being connected to him, the vine, and therefore remaining in life-union with him. When you connect yourself to him, the source, he will supernatural infuse you with his strength. Isn’t that amazing? True strength can only come from him! Where do you look for strength in the middle of your battle?
The rest of the verse goes on to say, “Stand victorious with the force of his explosive power flowing in and through you.” Do you feel like you have superpowers as you read this verse? I know I do. You are commanded to stand victorious and you have every reason to do so when God’s explosive power flows not only in you but through you. Do you realize you have access to his mighty power? But are you even accessing it?
So God is going to infuse you with his strength as you stand victorious with his power within you, right? Right, but this verse is contingent on one thing and that is you. Remember the key to receiving his strength, victory and power is living in life-union with him. The key is connecting yourself to him as your source. That means walking intimately with him day in and day out. It means opening up your Bible. It means talking to him all throughout your day. So do you want superpowers? Do you want to be infused with strength? Do you want to stand victorious? Well you are going to have to put effort into walking in life-union with Christ and when you do? You will be prepared for every battle you face because of Christ’s power within you!
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