Easter: Bishop David Oyedepo Reveals the Real Power Behind Easter



Encounter With the Power of the Resurrection


...And How to Encounter this Supernatural Resurrection Power.



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 Easter is about the demonstration of resurrection power



Posted by Ambassador T. Brikins

While meditating before the Easter celebrations, the highly revered clergy Bishop David Oyedepo said, God told him to tell the people to be ready to receive His breathe. 

You remember that the disciples were with Jesus for about three years  and they did not really know him until He breathe on them and their understanding was opened.

Easter Celebration at the Faith Tabernacle, Sango Ota, South West Nigeria, the world’s largest Church burned with the fire of  the core of  Christianity, the power of the resurrection.The message went beyond the well known themes of peace, love, grace etc.
The Bishop said, this is the greatest season in Christianity as it is the validation of the faith.

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Interior & Exterior of Faith Tabernacle, World's Biggest Church Building
Acts 1:3
“To whom also He showed Himself alive after His passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of things pertaining to the kingdom of God”.
Jesus celebrated it for forty days before He ascended into heaven. Resurrection celebration is a 40 day affair. So, members should should celebrate the resurrection power the next forty days and expect an encounter with Christ.

“…being seen of them forty days, …”

So,what  does the resurrection power do?


1.   "  Resurrection", he said, " is the demonstration of the mighty power of God. God's  mighty power is irrestible, unstoppable and unmolestable."
Ephesian 1:17-20.
"That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:



2.       The resurrection power destroys the veil that is cast over our hearts.

 The veil in the temple was torn providing free access to the holy of holies. The power of resurrection was burning up the veil in the mind covering their heart...




3. The power of resurrection translates us from the realm of darkness to the kingdom of His dear son.
 Next to salvation, is  light,which  is the greatest asset to the believer.
1Corinthians 1:13


John 8:32

2 Corinthian 4:4


The devil is against access to spiritual  light. And you can’t enter the holy of holies without the blood. And it takes the blood of resurrection.
Isaiah 60:1-3,20-22.




4.  Resurrection power changes position.

Luke 24:6.

5. The resurrection power translates from filthiness to holiness.

Romans 1:4

Romans 8:13

Romans 8:11

So, we engage the power of resurrection  to ensure our translation from fithiness and unholiness.

6. The resurrection power translates from captivity to liberty.

Mathew 27:51,52


7.  The resurrection power translates from sickness to health and vitality.

Romans 8:11

It quickens our mortal body, that includes our organs. The resurrection power quickens the three realms of our body-spirit ,soul and body.

He breathe on the Apostles. Non of them died from sickness or disease. Genesis 2:7 shows that man is a product of God’s breathe. "And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul."

Don’t let no devil to mistake your condition for your portion. Your condition is temporal, your portion is permanent.

8.   Resurrection power makes you complete. Ye are complete in Christ.

9.   The Resurrection power translates from defeat to triumph.

Colossian 2:15

When Jesus did that we were in him.  So, by the act of resurrection you are ordained for unquestionable triumph over all your challenges.
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2 Corinthians 2:15

Ephesians 2:6



 10.   Resurrection power turns our struggles into breakthroughs.
Acts 4:33

The resurrection power was at work in the lives of the Apostles. The clear effect was that they changed from one lower level to a higher one.From three thousand they graduated beyond arithmetic counting to great multitude where the whole city heakened to the word of God.
Acts 2:41;4:4,33;5:14
 11. The resurrection power translates from shame to glory.

1 Corinthians 15:43


Isaiah 61:7

 12.   The resurrection power translates from death to life.
Therefore the  dominion of man over death was re-established by the resurrection power.

Revelation 1:18


It is to our advantage that He holds these keys.

So, as true responsible believers we  are free from the fear of death.
Philippians 1:22-25.
 This statement shows that Paul was not at the mercy of death. This is the power of the resurrection.

Death becomes a matter of choice when resurrection power takes hold of you.

But How Can You Encounter this Resurrection Power which Easter Brought?



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The British Prime Minister & His Wife & President Jonathan on Easter Day 2015
                 
Everything in life demands genuine desperation, thirst, and endearing supplication.
This demand  can encountered on the altar of payer and fasting among other things. However, note that we can’t pray to receive the power of resurrection. It is by revelation. We can pray for revelation as we engage in the knowledge of God.
Philippians 3:10.
We must pray and fast to access revelation. It is not what you read. It is a thing you see, "...to know".
Isaiah 2:1


It is a thing to know not to beg for.
Philippians 3:10

Ephesian 1:19
 

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