Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 2:13 and Ephesians 6:17
“For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.” (Hebrews 4:12, NIV84)
“And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.” (1 Thessalonians 2:13, NIV84)
“Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” (Ephesians 6:17, NIV84)
A Christian cannot be an effective CONVERTERLATOR without the Word of God. Along with the Holy Spirit, the Word is a modality for bringing the necessary transformation in our hearts, attitudes, and mindsets. It is the means for nourishing and fueling the very roots of our being. The Word also is usually the major means we learn about the will of God and how to implement the strategies he reveals to us through his Word. He communicates with us through his Word.
Unlike other written documents, the Word is living and powerful; it works like a powerful medicine in the one who has the right relationship with it. That is why in KingdomNomics we say read it, eat it, live it, and God will perform his good Word toward you.
The generation of CONVERTERLATOR power is only sourced in the Holy Spirit of God. The yield-active, fruit-bearing CONVERTERLATOR lives by the Holy Spirit. When he lives life under the Spirit’s control, he is able to put to death the misdeeds of the body. This enables him to triumph over the CONSUMERLATOR’S temptations of the flesh and overcome the lures of the world that attempt to mitigate our CONVERTERLATING efforts to convert the perishing into the imperishable.
“For if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live.” (Romans 8:13, NIV)
The process for making this a reality in the life of the CONVERTERLATOR is done through soak, sow, and flow, which is discussed in KingdomNomics. This is the divine dynamic for making the Word of God personally operative in our everyday lives.
The CONVERTERLATOR weaponry enables us to be on offense so we can take new ground and remain standing. A young soldier dying in the American Civil War said, “Write home, and tell them I died facing the enemy.” We always want to be facing the enemy and advancing for the kingdom.
Today, ask yourself:
Am I using the Word of God as a weapon to be a yield-acting, fruit-bearing CONVERTERLATOR? How can I increase my effectiveness?
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