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He is GREATER!

August 15, 2015

1 John 4:4-6 AMP
4 Little children, you are of God [you belong to Him] and have [already] defeated and overcome them [the agents of the antichrist], because He Who lives in you is greater (mightier) than he who is in the world.
5 They proceed from the world and are of the world; therefore it is out of the world [its whole economy morally considered] that they speak, and the world listens (pays attention) to them.
6 We are [children] of God. Whoever is learning to know God [progressively to perceive, recognize, and understand God by observation and experience, and to get an ever-clearer knowledge of Him] listens to us; and he who is not of God does not listen or pay attention to us. By this we know (recognize) the Spirit of Truth and the spirit of error.

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Notice the “ground” of the overcomes’ victory
The Spirit of Truth –
Jn 4:24,16:13
A firm foundation
Jesus Christ the Rock of ages –
Is 26:4
A firm place to stand.
Ps 40:2

Be careful who you listen to, choose wisely
There are only 2 places to stand!

Greater is He who lives in the children of God
=> than He who is in the world.

John 10:27-29 AMP
27 The sheep that are My own hear and are listening to My voice; and I know them, and they follow Me. 28 And I give them eternal life, and they shall never lose it or perish throughout the ages. [To all eternity they shall never by any means be destroyed.] And no one is able to snatch them out of My hand. 29 My Father, Who has given them to Me, is greater and mightier than all [else]; and no one is able to snatch [them] out of the Father’s hand.

1 John 2:26-27 AMP
26 I write this to you with reference to those who would deceive you [seduce and lead you astray]. 27 But as for you, the anointing (the sacred appointment, the unction) which you received from Him abides [permanently] in you; [so] then you have no need that anyone should instruct you. But just as His anointing teaches you concerning everything and is true and is no falsehood, so you must abide in (live in, never depart from) Him [being rooted in Him, knit to Him], just as [His anointing] has taught you [to do].

Greater is He

July 23, 2010

He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. -1 Jn 4:4

He is my shield of victory{salvation}

7 My victory and honor come from God alone.
He is my refuge, a rock where no enemy can reach me.
8 O my people, trust in Him at all times.
Pour out your heart to Him,
for God is our refuge. -Ps 62:7-8 NLT

His right hand sustains and upholds me
He stoops down to make me great
His willingness to help enables me to prevail.
……………………………… -Ps 18:35; 2Sam 22:36

20 Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield.
21 For our heart rejoices in Him, because we trust in His holy name.
22 Let Your mercy{lovingkindness}, O LORD, be upon us, just as we hope in You. -Ps 33:20-22

Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. -1 Cor 15:57

The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, And with my song I shall thank Him. -Ps 28:7
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The Lord On My Side
When The Lord Stoops