For in him
dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. And ye are complete in him,
which is the head of all principality and power (Colossians 2:9-10).
Jesus, you’ve been perfected in all things; you’re complete; nothing missing,
nothing broken. The life that you’ve received of Him is a balanced life of
glory and excellence; it has no ups and downs; no downsides. Hallelujah!
people who, for example, are doing very well in their jobs, but with ailing
health. Some others may have good health and doing very well in their jobs, but
battling several inner conflicts. God doesn’t want your life to be that way; He
doesn’t want you lacking in any area. He’s given you wholeness in Christ; it’s
part of what it means to be “complete in Christ.”
has received the message of salvation ought to experience this completeness in
Christ, where you prosper in all areas: in your spirit, soul, and body. But if
that hasn’t been your experience, chances are, you’re not yet applying the
mirror principle of the Word of God. That principle is simply to see yourself
to be what God says you are in His Word, and then act accordingly. It simply
means acting the Word.
We read in
our opening scripture that you’re complete in Christ; see yourself that way.
Affirm it always. Christ is in you in all His fullness; there’s nothing more
that needs to be done in you to enhance your divine nature. 2 Peter 1:4 says,
“Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these
ye might be partakers of the divine nature (associate of the God-kind), having
escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”
God has done
everything that He needed to do in you to make you all He ordained you to be.
There’s nothing excellent that’s lacking in your life, just as there’s nothing
bad that shouldn’t be in you that’s in you. You’re complete and perfected in
Him, for as He is, so are you in this world (1 John 4:17).