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Prayer Part 2 -Taking Authority

Aug 17, 2007
According to Bible studies from Kenneth Copeland, we have authority over this realm and with prayer we exercise our authority, not by begging, but by an authoritative command to our situation, sickness, weakness, to angels, fear etc. For example, instead of saying "please God heal her." You instead speak directly to the sickness and you say with authority "Sickness, you get off her now!! Her body is made well and you can't have her." " I take authority over this situation right now in the name of Jesus."

To angels we might say, "Angels, move now on her behalf for whatever she needs right now." The Christians speak in the name of Jesus because in his life he was a being of light that acted with supreme authority over sickness, imbalance, and even death. He was not moved by what he saw. He was moved by what he knew. He knew that he was completely divine and that the divine essence was in everything, therefore when he spoke
he would directly activate the power and authority of that divine essence, and what he spoke would come into existence. (Read the Course in Miracles for more insight.)

He only held the picture in his mind of wellness, strength and perfect balance, which is our true and divine nature. With that precept as he spoke, touched, or prayed perfect balance, and even the life, was restored. Jesus also said that all that he was able to do; we were not only able and capable of doing but that we could do more. Many times Jesus reflected back to the person her/his own wants. "What do you want me to do?" "What do you want done?" He made her/him speak out loud exactly what she/he wanted. Then most times in doing what was asked he would say, "Then according to your words it is done." "Your faith has made you well."

If you want more from your prayer life --start by taking authority. Declare the outcome!! Don't believe in the sickness, or the real life picture that you may see. Dismiss it. Instead stand by what you know and the authority that you are given when you inherited by Jesus' examples of many moments that came before that seemed hopeless. He did something about and you can too. Keep that image of wellness in your mind and don't be swayed from it. Remember God is always willing!! copyright 2006 Yoga Kat
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Yoga Kat teaches children's yoga ages 3-6, 7-12yrs and Adults in NJ. The Author of the book DAUGHTER BELOVED and created a children's affirmation CD and an adult affirmation CD. Available for speaking and reached at yogakat@verizon.net or 201 970-9340--COMING SOON -http://www.thecircleofpeace.com
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