be conscious of the spiritual
Be sober, be vigilant because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour
1 Peter 5:8
Rhapsody of Realities Daily Devotional For Sunday 18th July 2021
In Luke 13, a woman who was bent double came into the synagogue the Bible says for eighteen years she couldn’t straighten up herself. But Jesus knew her problem was spiritual. So He said to those present, “…ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?” (Luke 13:16).
Who could have thought it was a spirit of infirmity that held her bound? Medical doctors would have been trying to find out what happened to her bones, the muscles, the tendons, or her ligaments—carrying out futile tests. But Jesus discerned that it was a spirit of infirmity.
It’s important that you’re spiritually discerning be spiritually minded. You have the Holy Spirit living in you He’s the Spirit of knowledge. Through the revelation and enlightenment He brings to your spirit, you can know the truth about any situation. He’s the Spirit of truth, and part of His ministry in your life is to guide you into all truth. That way, you can always tell what’s behind a particular problem or situation.
It’s also not enough to simply know what’s behind the problem or that a case is spiritual. Learn from what Jesus did the Bible says, “And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity. And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God” (Luke 13:12-13). Hallelujah!
Jesus said the woman was bound by the devil, and if His diagnosis was wrong, His prescription or response would have yielded no result. Jesus always interpreted and dealt with issues from the spiritual standpoint. Likewise, you must be spiritual and spiritually minded. Listen to the Spirit of God study and meditate on the Scriptures pray often in the Spirit, and your spiritual alertness and sensitivity will be at its peak always.
The eyes of my understanding are flooded with light, and I’m conscious of the spiritual realm always. As I speak in tongues, I’m filled with the Spirit and my spiritual alertness and sensitivity are at their peak. And with the Word of God in my mouth and the Name of Jesus, I reign over circumstances, Satan and the world! Hallelujah!
Colossians 1 19
19 - For it pleased the Father that in Him all fullness should dwell.
1 Corinthians 2 14-16
14 - But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
15 - But he who is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is judged by no one.
16 - For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ.
1 John 4 1-4
1 - Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits to see if they are of God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
2 - By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God;
3 - and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God. And this is the antichrist you heard is coming, and even now is already in the world.
4 - You are of God, little children, and you have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
1 Year Bible Reading Plan
Acts 25 13,Acts 26 1,Psalms 11 1,Psalms 16 1
2 Year Bible Reading Plan
Luke 9 128-36,Joshua 14 1