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Victory by the Blood and the Word - Rev.12.

Discover another secret in the Word of God in the book of Revelation 12:11;
"And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death."
The questions;
- Overcame who? - the devil (v9 - devil, Satan, the dragon, the serpent, v10 - the accuser of brethren)
- Overcame how? - *by the blood of the Lamb and *by the word of their testimony...
- Why the last statement, "and they loved not their lives unto the death." - this is because, it was a war being fought.
- What kind of fight? - the good fight of Faith. For it is only this kind that holds on to eternal life (1 Timothy 6:12), and fought in righteousness.
Amplified Bible says in v11 "..., for they did not love {and} cling to life even when faced with death [holding their lives cheap till they had to die for their witnessing]." - well explained.
Now it is easy to think; oh the war is finished and it has all been fought. (Read through Revelation 12 and get the revelation there). The interesting part for this message is the last verse (v17);
"And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ."
Now how do you fight this war to overcome? *by the blood of the Lamb and *by the word of your testimony. (v11).
Notice (v12); "...Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time." - Notice the of.
However, we are in this world but not of this world (as seen in the Master's prayer in John 17:14-16). And in John 16:33 Jesus says "...but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." speaking of what was certain to happen due to his death and resurrection.
So for your victory you need two powerful speaking weapons:
  • The blood of Jesus; which speaks...(Hebrews 12:24), and which is the symbol of the covenant, and through which the victory in John 16:33 is unlocked.
  • The Word of your testimony (which is the word of God from the inside of you)...(Hebrews 4:12).
Be careful not to miss the two specifics "The blood of Jesus" and "The word of your testimony" and not just the word of God because that's not what the devil is after, but the word that has been made real in your spirit (Read. Matthew 13:19-23), cause when you utter that; my God, IT WORKS.
So keep building up (Jude 1:20, Joshua 1:8)
What else can I say, than HALLELUYAH.
I'm not moved by what I see,
I'm not moved by how I feel,
I'm not moved by what the world says,
I'm only moved by the word of God by which I have my Victory by the Blood of the Lamb.
Remain forever blessed.

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