Insist on the word


“For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart” (Heb 4:12). 


Imagine that you’re student who failed an exam and was given back your script and the teacher’s marking scheme to compare with each other.  What would you do if you realized that the answers you wrote and the answers on the marking guide are the same thing? Would you complain that the marking guide is wrong or would you insist that your script aligns with the marking guide?

You can apply this scenario when it comes to insisting on God’s word. Many times, when you see situations in our lives that don’t align with God’s word, instead of insisting on God’s word concerning them, we question the word. That isn’t the right way to go.

When you see sickness in your body, don’t wonder question what God’s word says about your health; insist on it. When you expect a situation to change and it seems to remain the same. Don’t question the word, insist on God’s word concerning that situation in the place of prayer.

When you see yourself falling into a habit time and time again, don’t doubt God’s word which says you’re dead to sin. Keep insisting on the word. Get up every time you fall. Write out scriptures concerning that situation. Meditate on them and pray in tongues. Listening to edifying messages. Every time it tries to rear its ugly head, insist on the truth of God’s word concerning you.