TODAY YOU CAN BE OF GOOD CHEER

today you can be of good cheerJohn 16:33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
The Christian life ought to be one of joy, in fact, fullness of joy. That is not to say problem free, trouble free, or trial free but joy in the midst of it all. This joy is our strength and it is ours because of Jesus’ victory. Jesus HAS overcome the world, not “going to,” not “I will,” not “I’m in the process of,” not “someday I plan to,” but I HAVE.
He defeated sin. WHERE? In the world.
He defeated sickness, WHERE? In the world.
He defeated satan, WHERE, In the world.
He defeated the curse. WHERE? In the world.
His overcoming the world and victory on the Cross is the basis of our joy. Our joy is based on something unchangeable and an already accomplished fact. That’s something to rejoice and shout for joy about.

It does take our faith, our believing, our putting our trust in what His Word says is ours in order for us to experience it but He has also already dealt to every Believer a measure of that faith (Romans 12:3). You can be of good cheer today!

Pastor John Rasicci is the founder and Pastor of Word of His Grace Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where we are building people who are building the Church. Pastor's ministry mission is to help people discover God's dream for their Life, the Local Church, and the Last Days' Harvest. With a strong emphasis on the grace of God and with a prophetic voice, Pastor John preaches and teaches in churches, conferences, and crusades both locally and throughout the world. He has produced books, tapes, and other teaching materials to empower, enable, and equip Believers with the Word of God. Pastor John is married to his wife Candy who with their three children, Krista, Joanna, John Anthony, and two son-in-laws, Matt and Doug, serve together in the ministry. After graduating from Kent State University, Pastor John pursued a career in professional baseball before accepting the call to the ministry. He and his wife, Candy, received their ministry training from Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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