You Are Royalty

But you are a chosen people,
a royal priesthood, a holy nation,
God's special possession,
that you may declare the praises of him
who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

You are Royalty

 

First, we must understand Royalty. Royalty- A person of royal rank or lineage. In royalty you have your Emperor, King, Queen, Prince, and so on.

Every Emperor has it's empire, which consists of many territories, Nations, or kingdoms. Every King has it's kingdom, and every Prince has it's Principality,and every Priest has their levitical priesthood.

God(the father) has a massive Kingdom, where his son Jesus(God the son) reign's as King of all kings and Lord of all Lords. But God(the father) reigns as emperor over the kingdom.

Now that we understand royalty, lets see where we fall in in the royal side, and what lineage do we have in Jesus Christ.

When a king and a queen comes together and brings forth a man child, the young boy is automatically born a prince who will one day become king. Same thing goes for a woman child who is born a Princess and will soon become a queen.Satan understands royalty, and where he came from. Jesus said in Luke 10:18-19 " I beheld Satan as lightening fall from heaven." Jesus didn't say I beheld satan as lightenin fall out of the clouds, or out of the sky, but he said from Heaven. see "the fall of lucifer" Isaiah 14:12-19. Only a king, queen, prince, or someone in royalty can wear a crown. And when God created Adam he gave him a crown of dominion over all the earth (Genesis1:26). (Because he was Prince Adam, and his father who created him is God the father/ emperor/ king).

Now when Satan fell from heaven to the earth because he wanted God's throne, he saw Adam's beautiful crown of dominion and he wanted that too! Remember...Jesus said the thief, which is the devil, comes not but for to steal, kill, and to destroy (John 10:10). And by subtility, and trickery he deceived Adam and stole his crown causing adam to fall. Whenever a king defeats another king by slaying him, the king's crown who was slain falls off of his head, and the other king picks it up and put's it upon his head. Now that king is over the region, territory, or kingdom he has just won (2nd Samuel 12:30). So Adam lost his crown to the devil (Lamentations 5:16) Who is now the prince of this world and the prince of darkness......but Jesus is the Prince of peace.

Be not dismayed children of the most high God. Because we have already gotten our crown's back. Only this time, it is a king's crown (Revelation 1:5-6). When Jesus came on the scene as the second Adam to redeem us from poverty, sickness, and the second death, he was God the son in the flesh. Then comes satan, who tries to deceive and trick Jesus just like he did Adam. By satan being prince of this world he tried to offer Jesus all of the materialistic things of this world since it was his to give anyway, only this time it did not work. The Lord rebuked him (Matthew 4:1-11). When it was almost time for Jesus to die/become glorified, he heard his father's voice from heaven, and Jesus said."Now is the judgment of this world;Now shall the Prince of this world be cast out (meaning the devil). (John 12:28-32) it was time for the devil to give up that crown.

After Jesus died he went into hell (Colossians 2:15) trampled death under his feet, seized the prince of hell, and deprived the enemy of ALL his power openly in front of all the other demons and imps.We need to know how the enemy works, since it is obvious that he uses the same tactics all the time "deception." Satan works with the thought process, and in order for it to work he needs you to agree with him. (that's spiritual law) Again I say unto you, that if two of you shall Agree on earth as touching anything, it shall be done (Matthew 18:19). Remember to every Genuwine there is a counterfeit. The devil operates contrary to God's word. Just as God needs your agreement in Heaven for his will to be done in earth, the devil needs your agreement also. If you agree with God for good, you will get good things. If you agree with the devil for bad, you will get bad things. So what can we do to stop it?

We must not walk in the vanity of our own mind. If something comes to your mind that does not match up with the word of God, it's NOT God. Cast it down. (Romans 12:2) We must not be conformed to this world, but we Must be transformed by the renewing of our mind, that we must prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

If it's that simple why are people still bound? And why are people not casting down all of these thoughts and imaginations?

Because of (2nd Corinthians 4:4) Which says The god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them (now we know the god of this world is satan). Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the Prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience (Ephesians 2:2). For we wrestle not against flesh and blood but against Principalities, against powers, against the rulers of darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. If you noticed, the last two scriptures I gave you talks about rulers in high places. A Prince is a ruler who sits in a high place. And a Principality is a territory, position, or jurisdiction of a prince.

Satan is the Prince of this world, and in order to be a prince you have to have people to rule over (Proverbs 14:28). Since satan is the head general he calls one of his demons, also known as fallen angels who rebelled with him and was thrown out of heaven. He calls his demon of fornication (fornication means to have sexual entercourse before you are married, which is also a sin) and gives him an assignment to seduce, mislead, deceive, and intice the people to have sex prematurely. Then that young man or woman agrees with him in their mind and gets someone else to agree with them, thinking it's cool and that it's the thing to do. Before you know it the whole region is doing it. Once the devil sees this, he promotes the demon of fornication into a prince, sets him high up in the air to give assignments to the other demons under him to rule over the multitude he now has, blinding their minds and deceiving them. The prince of fornication now has his Principality which is a territory, position, or jurisdiction of a prince.

If you notice when you go to a certain place there are certain people there. 4 example, JUST USING AN EXAMPLE. On 53rd you might have homosexuals in that area. On 69th you might have lesbians in that area. That's how he works, he has to go to a certain place or territory where he can get people to agree with him. There are different principalities in different areas. The devil does the same thing with the demon of homosexuality. Once he gets enough people to agree with him he gets promoted into a Prince. The demon of lesbianism, witchcraft, and all sorts get promoted into a prince in high places. This is how we must fight them. We must first Plead "call on the blood of Jesus." and do what (Ephesians 6:12) says. " For we wrestle not against flesh and bood, but against Principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Cast down those imaginations, lustful desires, thoughts, and evil ways that comes in your mind. Because as a man thinks, so is he. Pulling down strongholds. In order for something to be pulled down it must be above you so you can pull it down. In order for you to cast something down, it must be in the air so it can be cast down.

In closing, Once ALL of these principalities are cast down, they will fall and their crowns will fall off of their heads. Remember I told you that whenever a king's crown has fallen in battle someone has to pick it up (2nd Samuel 12:30). That someone is Jesus Christ son of the living God. When he does pick up those crowns he will dust them off and they will be made crowns of Righteousness (Revelation 19:12). Now Jesus will be in the place where those principalities used to be, and now Jesus can break the bondage from off of the minds of the people and they can now choose Jesus. That's why Jesus said (John 12:32) "And I, If I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me." The devil came to keep us in bondage, but Jesus came to set the captives free.

I am glad that even now Jesus is far above ALL principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and EVERY name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come. And he put ALL things under his feet (Ephesians 1:19-22).

Praise God, in Jesus name. To be continued................

King James Version Holy Bible

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