Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him (Ephesians 1:15-16 NKJV)
The apostle Paul knew firsthand the importance of revelation knowledge from the Lord, which is why is why he placed such importance on it in his letter to the church at Ephesus. When God reveals to you a truth from His Word, that revelation always causes you to become positive.
Revelation knowledge of the Word of God determines how you react to the situations you are currently facing. For instance, do you really believe that …
- You are special to God?
- You are God’s most prized possession?
- You are washed by the blood of Jesus from every sin, weakness, and failure?
- You are holy, blameless, and above reproach in His sight?
- You are crowned with glory and honor?
- You have authority over every circumstance in your life?
- God wants to turn every adversity into a victory?
- God wants to turn every stumbling block into a steppingstone?
- God wants to give you good things?
If you don’t have a revelation of a particular Bible truth, then you can’t walk in it. Mental assent to truth is not enough. Without revelation knowledge, you will always live way below your privileges in Christ.
Revelation knowledge comes through reading and meditating on the Word of God, and then choosing to believe that what God says is true. Once you have revelation of how special you are to God, you will be able to walk in every good thing He has for you.
Confession: As I read and meditate on the promises of God found in His Word, the spirit of wisdom and revelation will open my eyes to receive all of the good things God has in store for me.
Author: Jerry Savelle