+234-803-445-5678    info@centrendl.org
CentreNDL on Facebook CentreNDL on TwitterCentreNDL on Google+CentreNDL BlogSend Email to CentreNDL

                                Home > Blog > Spirituality > Spiritual Restructuring


Subscribe to Better & Leading You TODAY!

Featured Videos

Popular Posts
Have You Also Been Called  A Leader?
HAVE YOU ALSO BEEN CALLED A LEADER?
Vision of Mount Carmel - Children from the Rock!
VISION OF MOUNT CARMEL - CHILDREN FROM THE ROCK!
The Burden of Nationhood
THE BURDEN OF NATIONHOOD
Leading By Prayer
LEADING BY PRAYER
Self Entrepreneurship
SELF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Life Growth Strategy
LIFE GROWTH STRATEGY
The Law of Impact
THE LAW OF IMPACT
Trembling Leadership
TREMBLING LEADERSHIP
Leadership Principle
LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLE
Future Planning
FUTURE PLANNING
Latest Posts
The Order of Transaction And Execution In The Kingdom of God
THE ORDER OF TRANSACTION AND EXECUTION IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD
Life Treatment: DISTRACTION (Episode 15)
LIFE TREATMENT: DISTRACTION (EPISODE 15)
Developing Character
DEVELOPING CHARACTER
Towards Fulfilling Your Ministry - Acknowledge HIM
TOWARDS FULFILLING YOUR MINISTRY - ACKNOWLEDGE HIM
Life Leadership
LIFE LEADERSHIP
How to Harvest the Word of God
HOW TO HARVEST THE WORD OF GOD
Understanding the Ministry of Angels to Mankind
UNDERSTANDING THE MINISTRY OF ANGELS TO MANKIND
Life Treatment: UNFORGIVENESS (Episode 14)
LIFE TREATMENT: UNFORGIVENESS (EPISODE 14)
The Forgetful Marathoner | For A Better Leading You
THE FORGETFUL MARATHONER | FOR A BETTER LEADING YOU
The Ministry of Fools
THE MINISTRY OF FOOLS
Latest Podcast
Deeper Dimensions: An Introduction
DEEPER DIMENSIONS: AN INTRODUCTION
Understanding The MINISTRY of Angels To Mankind - Caution For New Testament BELIEVERS
UNDERSTANDING THE MINISTRY OF ANGELS TO MANKIND - CAUTION FOR NEW TESTAMENT BELIEVERS
The PERIL of Double AGENTS In The CHURCH of Christ
THE PERIL OF DOUBLE AGENTS IN THE CHURCH OF CHRIST
The Lonely Marathoner: Overcoming 5 Obstacles To Personal Success | For A Better Leading You
THE LONELY MARATHONER: OVERCOMING 5 OBSTACLES TO PERSONAL SUCCESS | FOR A BETTER LEADING YOU
Life Treatment: DISTRACTION (Episode 15)
LIFE TREATMENT: DISTRACTION (EPISODE 15)
The ORDER of EXECUTION And Transaction In The Kingdom of God
THE ORDER OF EXECUTION AND TRANSACTION IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD
How To Harvest The Word of God
HOW TO HARVEST THE WORD OF GOD
The Ministry of Angels To The Mankind: An Introduction
THE MINISTRY OF ANGELS TO THE MANKIND: AN INTRODUCTION
The Ministry of Fools: When Anointing Is Not Enough for Growth And Advancement
THE MINISTRY OF FOOLS: WHEN ANOINTING IS NOT ENOUGH FOR GROWTH AND ADVANCEMENT
The Forgetful Marathoner | For A Better Leading You
THE FORGETFUL MARATHONER | FOR A BETTER LEADING YOU
Life Treatment: UNFORGIVENESS (Episode 14)
LIFE TREATMENT: UNFORGIVENESS (EPISODE 14)
The APPROVAL Of God At Such A TIME As This
THE APPROVAL OF GOD AT SUCH A TIME AS THIS
Most Downloaded Podcast
The Mantle of Praise: Understanding What Anointing Is Meant For
THE MANTLE OF PRAISE: UNDERSTANDING WHAT ANOINTING IS MEANT FOR
The Consequences of Voting Bad Leaders in Forthcoming General Elections in Nigeria
THE CONSEQUENCES OF VOTING BAD LEADERS IN FORTHCOMING GENERAL ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA
The Law of Seed: Whose Leadership DNA Do You Have?
THE LAW OF SEED: WHOSE LEADERSHIP DNA DO YOU HAVE?
Returning Back To The Father of spirits: Am I Pleasing The Lord?
RETURNING BACK TO THE FATHER OF SPIRITS: AM I PLEASING THE LORD?
What Is The BURDEN of Your Life?
WHAT IS THE BURDEN OF YOUR LIFE?
Leading Your Way To Victory Though Faith
LEADING YOUR WAY TO VICTORY THOUGH FAITH
The Dangers of Encroaching Into The Leadership Garden of Your Neighbour
THE DANGERS OF ENCROACHING INTO THE LEADERSHIP GARDEN OF YOUR NEIGHBOUR
March On, Do Not Be Tired! - Discover The Love-Side of Waiting on God
MARCH ON, DO NOT BE TIRED! - DISCOVER THE LOVE-SIDE OF WAITING ON GOD
Leadership Promise: How Leaders Are Chosen
LEADERSHIP PROMISE: HOW LEADERS ARE CHOSEN
How to Gain Competitive Advantage In An Hostile Business or Corporate Environment
HOW TO GAIN COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN AN HOSTILE BUSINESS OR CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT
Hunger -  The Prerequisite for More in God
HUNGER - THE PREREQUISITE FOR MORE IN GOD
Leading Your Destiny for A Secured Future
LEADING YOUR DESTINY FOR A SECURED FUTURE
Popular Categories
Self Growth (116)
Leadership Growth (95)
Spirituality (101)
Self Awareness (36)
Work, Career & Ministry (44)
Leadership Awareness (37)
Relationship & Marriage (20)
Politics & Governance (15)
Spiritual Growth & Maturity (16)
Churchshift (13)
Spiritual Warfare Strategies (10)
Five-fold Ministry (11)
Kingdom of Christ (9)
Church Identity (5)
Church Growth (5)
CentreNDL™ MBTI Personalities
 The Artist
The Artist (ISFP)
The Caregiver
The Caregiver (ESFJ)
The Doer
The Doer (ESTP)
The Duty Fulfiller
The Duty Fulfiller (ISTJ)
The Executive
The Executive (ENTJ)
The Giver
The Giver (ENFJ)
The Guardian
The Guardian (ESTJ)
The Idealist
The Idealist (INFP)
The Inspirer
The Inspirer (ENFP)
The Mechanic
The Mechanic (ISTP)
The Nurturer
The Nurturer (ISFJ)
The Performer
The Performer (ESFP)
The Protector
The Protector (INFJ)
The Scientist
The Scientist (INTJ)
The Thinker
The Thinker (INTP)
The Visionary
The Visionary (ENTP)
Tag Cloud

Your   how  Great   Bwari   ministry   Church   leaders   taking responsibility   power   work   Jews   Joy   Islam   vision    Disequilibrium   God   life  7   Judaism   human race   purpose  how to   CentreNDL   Leadership Coaching in Nigeria   nigeria   discipleship  leadership   Leadership Coach   leader   relevance  
Spiritual Restructuring
Stats: 2,037 words / Reading Time: 10.19 mins

Published: Wednesday 24th July 2019

Spiritual Restructuring is read 1.1K times on CentreNDL.org 1.1K

Spiritual Restructuring

Understanding How The Word of God Can Restructure A Life

"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life. But there are some of you who do not believe."

John 6:63-64

 

The word of God is a life given tool to as many people that believes in it. When you see a life that has been shattered and battered by the devil, the word of God is the only needed tool to restructure it, and put such a life back in shape. To restructure simply means to organize differently for effectiveness.

 

The word of God has both reformative and transformative capacities to change people completely, setting them on a new path entirely different from their initial negative experiences. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 tells us "For this reason we also thank God without ceasing, because when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which also effectively works in you who believe."

 

Now, if we examine verse 64 of our opening Scripture, it tells us that not believing the word of God will not produce any results in a man's life. When the word of God came to Paul of Tarsus on his way to Damascus in Acts 9, he didn't argue. What simply came of his mouth was "Lord, what do you want me to do?" This should be our attitude to the word.

 

 

Avenues Through Which the Word of God Restructures Our Lives

 

1. Through Reading It

Knowing the word of God starts from reading it. For example, you cannot know the content of a book until you have opened it to find out what the content says. If someone says to you "take this book, read it; it will change your life forever if you do." If you take the book and use it as pillow for the rest of your life, the content of it will not jump into your brain. If you take the book, cut it into pieces and then swallow it, the content still won't be known to you. The same thing is applicable to the word of God. The word of God that has the capacity of changing any one's life is the one that is known to the person.

 

Reading the word of God simply means paying attention to it. Proverbs 4:20-22 tells us "My son, give attention to my words, incline your ear to my sayings. Do not let them depart from your eyes; keep them in the midst of your heart for they are life to those who find them, and health to all their flesh."

 

Solomon admonished to keep the word of God in the midst of our heart. Why did he say so? Psalms 119:11 tells us "your words I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against you" Many people are there struggling with the hold of sin today, struggling from one form of addiction to the other; trying to break free from them. See, you don't need to struggle any longer. The solution to your challenge is in reading the word of God. Also, in Nehemiah 8:3, the Bible says "Then he read from it in the open square that was in front of the water gate from morning until midday, before the men and women and those who could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive to the books of the law."

 

So, reading the word of God simply means paying attention to it. This is the beginning if we want the word of God to restructure our lives.

 

 

2. Through Meditation

Now, it is not enough to read the word of God. That is the starting point. One must graduate from reading the word of God to meditating on what has been read. It is in the place of meditation that the Holy Spirit interprets what has been read to you. You know, theologians have classified the word of God into what we know as "Logos and Rhema." The Logos they say, is the entire word of God has documented and contained in the Bible. In other words, the logos is the written word of God. The Rhema on the other hand refers to the spoken word of God. For example, each time you read the Scriptures and the Holy Spirits speaks to your heart from it, that becomes rhema!

 

Remember the story of the Ethiopian Eunuch in Acts 8:26-40, the Bible says he was in his chariot reading the book of prophet Isaiah, but didn't understand what the prophet was saying; and the Spirit of God instructed Philip to go near his chariot and help him out. Now, what the eunuch was reading is the logos, but when Philip interpreted the Scripture to him  by the Spirit of God, that interpretation becomes left the realm of logos to becoming rhema to the eunuch.

 

Listen to Podcast: Understanding How The Word of God Can Restructure A Life

 

This is the point I am trying to make here. When you read the word of God, and you meditate on it; that word you have read leaves the realm of logos, and becomes rhema to you, and this is where the transformation starts from. Meditation brings you to the point where the word of God becomes so real to you, and not some abstract thing that does not make sense. The word of God does make sense all the time, both physical sense and spiritual sense. Psalm 119:15-16 tells us "I will meditate on your precepts, and contemplate your ways. I will delight myself in your statutes; I will not forget your word." When you meditate

Articles You May Like:
- Spiritual Gifts
- Spiritual Growth Indicators
- Examining the Modern-day Paradox About Religion
- The EVIL Spirits And Their Endless Search For More Bodies
- Jesus Dependency Model
on God's word, it brings you to a place where you don't forget what you have read.

 

Other Scriptures on the effects of meditation are: Joshua 1:8, Psalms 1:1-3, 2 Corinthians 2:18

 

 

3. Acting on The Word

After reading and meditating on the word of God, the next action is to act on the said word of God. It is believed that during meditation, certain instructions must have been released to you. Deuteronomy 29:29 tells us that "The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law." It is now your responsibility to rise and put into practice the instructions that has come. It is in the place of acting on the word of God that the blessings and the transformation lies. If the word of God tells me "don't do this and that", and I have not yet put it into practice, then I wouldn't be able to tell or understand the reason why He said so, until I have tried it out.

 

In John 13:17, Jesus said "If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them." Acting on the word of God is our responsibility and not God's. To truly enjoy the true transformation, each and every one of us have our parts to play. God has played His own part by giving us His word, our own part is to read the word, meditate upon what we have read and then act on them. In Matthew 7:24-25, Jesus said "Therefore whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock."

 

To simply enjoy a restructured and transformed life, acting on the word of God is of the uttermost. James 1: 25 tells us "But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does."

 

I believe you have been blessed!


Thanks for the gift of your time, I am Obayomi Abiola Benjamin!

Feel free to share your thoughts or testimony with me in the comment box below. I promise to respond to them as soon as possible!


Subscribe to Better & Leading You TODAY!

Word of Confession: (Optional)

Lord Jesus, I confess to you that I have sinned against the LORD God - in the rebellion of my heart, I have disappointed your expectations on my life. I have fallen from Your grace and followed wrong influences around me. Today, I retrace my steps back to you - and I ask that in your mercy you accept me as your son and give to me (again) the promise of the Father - the Holy Spirit. Lord Jesus, please, come and make my heart your home, and from there rule in the affairs of all men. In Jesus Name I have prayed.



Tags:     

       
Restructure Word of God Meditation Studying the Word Acting The Word Spiritual Restructuring U


True spirituality is not in giving alms with the right hand and the left is aware, It is not by standing on the roof top to pray, It is not in wearing a long robe to look sanctimonious. True spirituality is the posture of your heart towards SIN, towards GOD, and towards your NEIGHBOUR.


Published: Apeh Francis Abah | Monday 7th October 2019


1 0
Do You Like This Article? If yes, share it!

True spirituality is not in giving alms with the right
  True spirituality is not in giving alms with the right
  True spirituality is not in giving alms with the right
  True spirituality is not in giving alms with the right
Article Publisher
ObayomiAbiola on CentreNDL
About Obayomi Abiola Benjamin

Obayomi Abiola Benjamin on Facebook Obayomi Abiola Benjamin on TwitterObayomi Abiola Benjamin on Google+Obayomi Abiola Benjamin on YoutubeObayomi Abiola Benjamin BlogSend Email to Obayomi Abiola Benjamin


|Teacher|Author|Christian|Real Estate|Publisher|GreatIfe|OAU


What Do You Think About This Article? Share Your Comment
Leave a reply
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Join the Conversation on Facebook
Join the Conversation with CentreNDL on Facebook
Share Us on Twitter Share Us on Twitter Share Us on Twitter Share Us on Twitter
Deeper Dimensions: An Introduction
My Accounts Assorted Links Useful Links Affiliate Links Follow CentreNDL
CentreNDL founding purpose is to see transformed Nigeria and World led by servant-leaders with Christlike character in all sectors of the society!

Join CentreNDL
Staff SignIn
Members LogIn
Lost Password




Australia Missions
Four-Layer Development Programme™
Cave of Adullam Project™
Leadership Growth Package™
Leadership Network™
CentreNDL MBTI Personality Test™
Podcast
Video Archive
Facebook Live
Youtube Live
Blog
Quotes
Shop
About Us
Our Faculty
Our People
Contact Us
Online Bible Study
Leadership Fellowship
Disciplers Convocation
Evening Bible School (E.B.S)
Forms & Patterns™
Life Treatment™
Leaderview™
Internship at CentreNDL



LeadStra.org
Hubpile
Pay4ebooks
Cordly Video Downloader
kpiBooks
Fridayposts
Cordly
Junkyard
CornerTalk
Livingflow
Flickers of Hope Foundation
CentreNDL on Facebook  Facebook

CentreNDL on Twitter  Twitter

CentreNDL on Google+  Google+

CentreNDL Blog  Blog

Send Email to Hubpile  Email