You Can’t Be Pitiful And Powerful At The Same Time

You Can’t Be Pitiful And Powerful At The Same Time


Being pitiful and powerful at the same time is almost impossible.

This was a statement that the Holy Spirit gave Joyce Meyer when she was still struggling with depression and low self esteem.

Her low self esteem and depressive tendencies were rooted in her negative thinking.

She said, she was so much used to thinking negatively that if she thinks a few positive thoughts her body will go in a fit.

Thank God for His Mercy and faithfulness over Joyce Meyer. Her story inspires me a lot.

It gives me hope that there is no one God cannot redeem. It does not matter how far we have gone, He can still reach us, if we are willing to listen and obey Him.

She explained that you can either be powerful or be pitiful but you cannot be both powerful and pitiful.

The choice is ours. The duo are mutually exclusive.

You are pitiful when you allow just any thought to fill your mind.

We are meant to take charge and be in control of the thoughts we are thinking.

2Co 10:5
Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

2Co 10:5 MSG translation:
We use our powerful God-tools for smashing warped philosophies, tearing down barriers erected against the truth of God, fitting every loose thought and emotion and impulse into the structure of life shaped by Christ.

We are to bring every loose thought and emotion and impulse into the structure of life shaped by Christ

Let our evil thoughts, thoughts of hatred, bitterness, self defeat, low self esteem be replaced with God’s word.

When you fill your mind with God’s word then you are powerful because God is His word.

Choose to speak these words of God to yourself. That’s the way to being powerful.

God bless your marriage

Confession of the day
I am powerful because I fill myself with God’s word

Prayer for the day
Lord, help me to meditate on your word and fill my heart with your words

Action plan
Have scriptures you confess daily

Thoughts of the day
2Co 10:5
Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

Bible Reading
John 14

Pastor Sophia Bola Okunowo

Sophia Bolanle Okunowo pastors alongside her husband at Shouts Of Grace Center in Ibadan. She is an administrator with a Health Provider company. She desires to see marriages blessed and fulfilling it's purpose.

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