WE HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO LEAD CAPTIVITY CAPTIVE.

WE HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO LEAD CAPTIVITY CAPTIVE.

2 Corinthians 10:3-4 Kjv

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:

(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)

Christian mission to go into all nations and make disciples is likened to the activities of soldiers on a battlefield. The soldiers launch an ambush to attack the Enemy’s camp by surprise; without their knowledge. Having destroyed the whole camp and taken some captive,the soldiers plunder the Enemy’s goods.

Likewise, as we go out to win souls,we are not supposed to make any treaty or agreement with the enemy nor seek counsel with him.All we have to do is to attack the enemy’s camp and lead captivity captive.

Wherever we are,and whatever we are doing ,it is our responsibility to tell others about Jesus.With great courage and intrepidity of mind,get to work.We can’t leave it to chance that someone else will do it for us.For amid the Enemy’s camp are many who are captive.Though sure enough that he will be defeated,the enemy will try to fight back,but we as the soldiers of Christ should stand in the hottest place of the battle and sustain the whole fire of the enemy.

Utilize every available chance in preaching the Good news. If you meet a sick person,pray for them that they may get well.In the same way,when you encounter a demon-possessed person, use the opportunity to rebuke and drive the demons out of them so they may be free.Thereafter,tell them about Jesus.

Let not anything deter you from teaching and preaching the gospel.Factors like age,education,status,fame,way of dressing,among others should not scare you. Don’t compromise on anything, whether the person is your leader,or your teacher, or you’ve just met for first time,preach to them fearlessly. You have been furnished with “weapons mighty through God to pulling down of strongholds.” Remember, there are many whose lives were changed through people who have never been to school. All you need to do is to put on God’s amour and get to work.

The very power by which you were changed is the same that will change others.Until you came to believe and obey the gospel, God used his servant to lead you to liberty,and so you became a slave to righteousness through Christ. He then gave you the grace to serve him in the newness of life.The gift given unto you is a weapon by which you are to win more souls for him.

Ephesians 4: 7-8 Kjv

7 But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.

All who have accepted Jesus are indebted to him in everything. It is our responsibility to share the gospel with others so they may be changed.We are to actively take the gospel to all people,whether in the villages,schools, hospitals, prisons,within the country or in foreign countries. Don’t hesitate in fulfilling your purpose to make disciples. God has promised to be with you:

Matthew 28:18-20 Kjv

18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

God is faithful and as he has promised in his Word,so it shall be.He will be with you until the end of times.But this will only be if we will go into all nations and make them disciples of the Lord.May the Lord of all power and grace help us to trust him.

Our motive should not be on gaining fame or getting money,but to pass along to others the kindnesses shown to us.We are to be faithful in our mission,knowing that we have a reward kept for us in heaven. Seek God’s erring children lone and lost,and help lead them to the place of safety.Christ is coming soon(quickly).

Revelation 22:12-13 Kjv

12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.

13 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.

God bless you.

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