STAYING CONNECTED TO THE SOURCE OF POWER: JESUS CHRIST (PART 2)(1-07-2012) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bishop Benson K. Ngwiri   

STAYING CONNECTED TO THE SOURCE OF POWER:  JESUS CHRIST (PART 2)
In John 15:5-6 Jesus told His disciple, "I am the vine and you are the branches whoever lives in me and I in him bears much (Abundant) fruit".  However, apart from me (cut off from vital union with me) you can do nothing.  If a person does not dwell in me, he is thrown out like a (broken-off) branch and withers, such branches are gathered up and thrown into the fire, and they are burned.  I f you live in me (abide vitally united to me) and my words remain in you and continue to live in your hearts, ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you.
Jesus reveals that the only way believers can experience and demonstrate fruitful and victorious lives is by staying connected to Him.   Electricity light does not come from the switch alone.  You have to accept the existence of electricity and the necessity of having wires and a bulb.  When all the conditions are met, and the switch is turned on, there will be light.  There are conditions to experiencing God's power and victory, just as there are conditions to getting light in a room.  We must be attached to God, just as the light must be attached to electricity.
Our faith and our prayers must flow from our vital fellowship with God.  It is worth noting that there may be a source of power, wires, a light fixture, and a switch.  However, to have light someone must turn on the switch.  Prayer links the riches of God to our spiritual poverty.  The spiritual lines are humming with power, but we will remain impoverished if we do not exercise our faith through prayer.  Consider these words by Dan Crawford "I cannot do it alone, The waves run fast and high, And the fogs close chill around And the light goes out in the sky; But I know that we two shall  win in the end- God and I"  Praise God!  May the Lord bless you abundantly, as you seek to remain connected to Jesus Christ the source of our power.

Bishop Benson K. Ngwiri