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The power and victory of Light over darknessPastor Ben Orija

Declare with me---
Isaiah 54 - 17. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

Declare over your own life ---

Now be a prophet to your neighbour ----
- I prophesy the siege, chain and power holding you captive from your destiny is broken in Jesus mighty name.

- I declare over you, the curses, weapons formed and active against you are destroyed by the blood of Jesus Christ.
- This new month, YOU shall do better, you shall achieve more, you shall be blessed more, you shall be favoured more in Jesus mighty name.

The power and victory of Light over darkness -

1 John 1 - 5. This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. 6. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth: 7. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.

The powers and forces of darkness hate the light and all that born of the light. But in the mighty name of Jesus Christ, the powers of darkness shall fail against you, against your family, children, finances, career, the works of your hands, your health and all that pertains to you.

A man was in the way to do evil and light shone from heaven. He had an encounter with the Light and his life was transformed. In the name of Jesus Christ, the people who are determined to harm you and your family shall have an encounter with the light of Jesus Christ and shall turn from their evil works against you. Amen

Acts 9 - 1. And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, 2. And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem. 3. And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven: 4. And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Our battle is predominantly against the forces of darkness.

The forces of darkness are always against the children and agents of Light.

Ephesians 6 - 12. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 13. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

1 Samuel 2 - 9. He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

John 1 - 1. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2. The same was in the beginning with God. 3. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4. In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 5. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.

The Word of God is light - Jesus Christ is the light revealed to conquer the works and powers of darkness.
--- In the mighty name of Jesus Christ every secret works of darkness are exposed and disgraced in your life.
--- Every secret works done in the darkness against you are destroyed in Jesus mighty name.

Gen 1:1 in the beginning there was darkness on the surface of the earth - it remained there until God said let there be light - and there was light.
If darkness was the ideal cover for mankind, there would not have been a need to create light.
This teaches me that unless you deliberately and intentionally command the works of darkness to leave you it has your permission to remain.

Unless you say to certain things enough is enough, thus far will you go they will take liberty and treat you badly.

You look in the modern day, our children, even though you tell then how far and how much they can go or do, they will still test boundaries, so you can imagine the adversary.

God not only told the works of darkness to disappear, he also commanded the powers of darkness, the sun he created to rule the day and shine bright throughout the world. The moon he gave permission to rule the night so that there is no perpetual darkness.
Some charms, spells, arrows, curses, evil works are done using the powers of darkness i.e. The SUN MUST NOT BE OUT when they are sent.

---- some of us wonder and ask why is it that whey do good and expect good, evil always seem to come - we should ask brother Job.

Job 30 - 20. I cry unto thee, and thou dost not hear me: I stand up, and thou regardest me not. 21. Thou art become cruel to me: with thy strong hand thou opposest thyself against me. 22. Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to ride upon it, and dissolvest my substance. 23. For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living. 24. Howbeit he will not stretch out his hand to the grave, though they cry in his destruction. 25. Did not I weep for him that was in trouble? was not my soul grieved for the poor? 26. When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.

XXXXXXXX Jesus said as long as I am in the world I am the light of the world.
Light exposes, disgraced, terminates and expels darkness - naturally.

Matthew 4 - 16. The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.

John 8 - 12. Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

We are like Jesus and we are commanded be to be extension and ambassadors of Jesus Christ who is truly light in the world.
Because of the light you carry consciously or unconsciously, the powers of darkness and their agents will fight against you, they will contend with and seek to destroy you soul, joy, happiness and success but in the name of Jesus Christ, they shall fall by the sword and shall be a portion for the foxes in Jesus mighty name.

Psalm 63 - 9. But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth. 10. They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.

XxxxxxxMatt 5:14-16 You are the light of the world - a light that cannot be hidden
1 Peter 2 - 9. But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

PSA 119:30 - the entrance of his word giveth light.

1 Peter 1:25 - But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.

- we sometimes wonder why despite the light we see in the world, there is still so much darkness, the reason is men love darkness and the deeds of darkness more than light.

John 3 - 19. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. 20. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

ISA 60- there is a call for you to arise then begin to shine. This tells me that your current state is sitting, depressed, oppressed, in darkness and unsure of the way forward.
The prescription seem to be that you need to begin to shine because your light is come and the glory of the Lord has finally risen upon you.

--- In the name of Jesus Christ you shall shine brighter.
--- In the name of Jesus Christ the glory of the lord shall rise upon you.

In the Old Testament we read about the ark of covenant. It went with the children of God and the presence of God was with them. As a result, they were victorious.
In the ark was 2 tablets of stone which Moses put at Horeb when the Lord made a covenant with the children of Israel when they came out of Egypt.

The ark represented the presented and glory of God which was the Light of God.
When the presence and his glory was ignored there was total defeat and failure, stagnation and fear gripped their hearts.

2Sam 6:11-13
The light in the house of obedidom chased away sicknesses, poverty and shame.

The ark in the house of obedidom caused him to prosper. That means the presence and glory of God in your house will cause your light to chime and keep the forces of darkness and their works in check. Making you victorious and triumphant in all battles.

With the presence and glory of God around you, your light will never go dim, you will not be short of ideas of knowing what to do at the right time, the wisdom of God will guide and order your steps.

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