Monday, April 2, 2012

God Wants U Cross-Conscious

1 Corinthians 2:2 - For I determined not 2 know anything among u except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.

The apostle Paul, in his letter to the Corinthian church, said that he determined 2 know nothing among them except “Jesus Christ and Him crucified”. In other words, Paul, who wrote two-thirds of the New Testament, had his mind full of Jesus and His finished work.

Beloved, God wants your mind full of the cross of Jesus. He wants u cross-conscious.  But what does it mean 2b cross-conscious?

To be cross-conscious is 2 see Jesus, who loves u so much that He willingly died for u on the cross. To be cross-conscious is 2 look 2 Jesus, who offered His own body 2b punished, so that your body can be free from all punishment.

To be cross-conscious is 2 fix your eyes on Jesus, who has provided for your deliverance and victory at the cross. At the cross, all your enemies were vanquished. All your diseases were destroyed. Your poverty was removed at the cross. Your sins were wiped out at the cross.

When the Israelites tasted bitterness in the waters of Marah, God showed Moses a tree, which he cast into the waters, making them sweet. (Exodus 15:23–26) The tree represents the cross, which turned the bitter waters sweet. Today, Calvary’s tree has turned your bitter situations sweet. Bcoz of the cross, u can expect 2 see the bitter situations in your life made sweet!

When the Israelites were bitten by serpents in the wilderness, God told Moses 2 put a bronze serpent on a pole. The pole represents the cross and bronze speaks of judgment. Those who beheld the serpent on the pole lived bcoz they saw their problem — the deadly serpent — nailed and put 2 death on the cross. (Numbers 21:6–9)

Today, u too will not die but live when u see all your sins judged at the cross, and with them, all your sicknesses, diseases, pains, failures and defeats! At the cross, all that is deadly in your life has been removed!

Joseph Prince Ministries