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A Pillar In God’s House

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The one who conquers, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God. Never shall he go out of it, and I will write on him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down from my God out of heaven, and my own new name. (Revelation 3:12 ESV)

Those who persist and overcome the flesh, the world and the devil are those that are made pillars in God’s house. They are the vessels of honor who carry God’s anointing. The reason that the anointing is so scarce in the Church of Jesus Christ today is because there is an overcoming to do. It is done by the grace of God and by prayers. The more we seek God’s face, the more we are transformed until we are transformed from glory to glory into His image.

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12:9

And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all. Acts 4:33

It is like climbing a holy mountain bit by bit by the grace of God. When we eventually get to the mountaintop of Christian maturity where we produce all the fruits of the Holy Spirit, we are eventually crowned with glory and power. It is this resting of God’s power upon us that makes us pillars in God’s house. The power of God makes us effective ministers.

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9 Comments

  1. Betty Jo/ The Journey says:

    Hallelujah!! I Strongly Agree!! His Grace is Sufficient. I’m Grateful and Thankful. \0/\0/

  2. ytl says:

    Sorry, but I don’t understand a portion of your post. Overall, the post is great, but please clarify what you mean with, “The reason that the anointing is so scarce in the Church of Jesus Christ today is because there is an overcoming do.” For some reason I can’t determine what you mean here.
    Thanks,
    – Yosef

    • laurabon says:

      What I mean is that we need to overcome the flesh and walk in the Spirit. Nowadays, some people think that because Jesus overcome for us, we do not need to do anything or crucify the flesh.

      There is need for us to seek God’s face and wait upon Him so that we can become sanctified vessels of honor by God’s grace. In doing this we need to put on the whole armor of God until we are transformed from glory to glory. When we cleanse ourselves by the grace of God and become purified, sanctified, clean vessels, God’s power will rest upon us – His anointing will be more prevalent. ❤️

      • ytl says:

        I completely agree. Whole heartedly. But perhaps I should have been more specific in my earlier comment. The phrase, “overcoming do” is what I have problems with. Is it an expression I am unfamiliar with, or a typo? Thanks,
        – Yosef

        • laurabon says:

          Your eyes are very sharp – of course it’s an error and I have corrected it. I read my draft over and over again during edit but sometimes, some of these errors can go unnoticed. Thanks for the observation. 🙏❤️

          • ytl says:

            Makes sense (and is absolutely true!) now.

            I don’t point out typos unless I can’t understand what is meant. Usually the context resolves a typo. But every now and then… and I hope that when I make such typos people will point them out to me. Anyway, thanks for correcting it and letting me enjoy the full meaning of what you wrote.

            – Yosef

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