⁃ “The one who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work.”…1 John 3:8 NIV
Thank you Jesus for you were made manifest to destroy the works of the devil, and his kingdom. Jesus also revealed that it is about TWO kingdoms…
⁃ “If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand? And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, by whom do your people drive them out? So then, they will be your judges. But if it is by the Spirit of God that I drive out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.”..Matthew 12:26-28 NIV
Kingdom of God, and the kingdom of satan. We read further a couple of chapters later at the establishment and “launch” of His Church, Jesus says of the pioneers, His disciples..
⁃ “And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.”…Matthew 16:18-20 KJV
The keys to the kingdom of God, authority to carry out “kingdom business”, and to trample upon snakes and scorpions ..Luke 10:19, whom upon their return, the disciples confirmed…
⁃ “And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.” …Luke 10:17 KJV
⁃ “The seventy-two returned with joy and said, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name.””…Luke 10:17 NIV
Transfer of the keys to the Kingdom of God, and Anointing to set captives free. To break every yoke of darkness…Isaiah 10:27. The overflow of the Anointing bestowed on the Master Jesus by the Father…
⁃ “You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, announcing the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all. You know what has happened throughout the province of Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached— how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him.”…Acts 10:36-38 NIV
Thank you Jesus for the keys to the kingdom of God🙏. May your ministry Jesus and anointing upon JITC be made manifest, to the glory of God.
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