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Word of Faith

by Norman P. Grubb


The royalty is our enrichment “God, who is rich in grace . . . hath quickened us together with Christ . . hath raised us up together, and made us sit in heavenly places in Christ Jesus . . far above all principality, and power, and might”.

Ephesians 2:4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, 5made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions--it is by grace you have been saved. 6And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus,

Ephesians 1:21 far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every title that can be given, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.

This is our Throne Life, “The power of His resurrection”. The king as well as the priest. It has as its basis a new stretch of understanding of God, not just personal, but universal, and that He means, not just weakly permits, all that comes to us, evil or good.

The most used scripture to illustrate this is when Joseph said to his repentant brethren, after their selling him as a slave, and all that followed with Potiphar’s wife and years of imprisonment,

“You thought evil against me; but God meant it for good” – Genesis 50:20

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