Matthew 6:25-32, Mark 11:23
*Matthew 6:31 "Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?" (KJV)
*One major way to take thoughts is by saying them*. As we see from the opening scripture, Jesus admonishes us not to take the thoughts we do not want to see fleshed out in our experiences. *He said to, "take no thought, saying..."* A lot of believers have ignorantly taken thoughts suggested to them by the devil by vocalizing them. *Once you speak those words out of your lips, you set a law in motion. It is either you release life, or you release death through your words.* There are no neutral words. Life and death are in the power of your tongue. *Your words are powerful, and the devil knows this. So, he comes around with thoughts that do not align with the word of God to put pressure on you until you speak it out by your own self.*
The Word tells us in Mark 11:23, that you shall have whatsoever you say. *This tells you that your words are not empty; they carry substance*. When God was going to create in the beginning, He used words. We repeatedly see in Gen 1:2-26, "And God said". There is something powerful about your words. Refuse to cave in to pressure to speak death into your life. The primary way to do this is to begin to speak the right words. *However, you must understand that speaking the right words will not come to you automatically. It starts first by allowing the word of God dwell richly in you. Beloved, learn to bank the Word of God in your heart heavily. When you need them, they will come back to you*. The word of God spoken out through your lips will profit and enrich your life, it will bring advancement, it will establish you in grace and you will have what you say. *Speak the Word today and always.*
My Solid Front (Confession): In the name of Jesus, I refuse to take the suggestions of the devil through my thoughts. I speak the word only and I get into a consistent flow of having the Word as my experience in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Further Meditation: Matt 12:37, Prov 18:21