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The Four Abilities of God (Pt3)

(3) Ability To Turn Captivity: "And the Lord turned the captivity of Job when he prayed for his friends. Indeed the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before his captivity" (Job 42:10). The third ability of God am considering here is God's ability to turn any kind of captivity around. It does not matter how old it has lasted, God is older than every captivity. It does not matter how big the challenge is, our God is immeasurably and unquantifiable in might and power. It does not even matter the diagnosis that man in his learning and expertise has given to the captivity, God is bigger than the wisdom (analysis and understanding) of man. No matter what man learns and discovers tomorrow he is still limited where God is concerned. Consequently, it is only God that can turn captivity. Man can only try to treat but healing only comes from God. Some get certain challenges in life and they think that a more knowledgeable professional will be able to help but many times disapp…

The Four Abilities of God Needed for a Turn Around (Pt2)

In part one of the topic: The Four Abilities of God Needed for a Turn Around, I started by saying that God has several abilities. If we truly understand some these, it will bring a kind of transformation that is marveling. The first ability I mentioned is His reconciling ability. Read the post for more on that. Today we are going further to the second one:
(2) Ability to Cancel all our Debts: "And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by cancelling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This he set aside, nailing it to the cross." (Colossians 2:13-14)

The Four Abilities of God Needed For a Turn Around

The reason people troop to the wrong places looking for answers to the various questions that life asked them is because many do not understand the ability of the Almighty God to save through Christ Jesus. Many have been duped, raped, destroyed and plundered because instead of coming to God who can truly save, they were deceived by people, personalities and powers claiming to offer solution.  God in Himself has several abilities that He has manifested at various times and I will just discuss shortly four out of the many needed to turn the situation of any man around:

Our Salvation Nearer Than When We First Believed

Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.(Romans 13:11)