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“Be Daughters of the Light” by Dr. Jené Walker

Ephesians 5:8-14 “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord. Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. But everything exposed by the light becomes visible—and everything that is illuminated becomes a light. This is why it is said:
“Wake up, sleeper,
rise from the dead,
and Christ will shine on you.”

Single wives, I charge us all to live as daughters of light! How do we know if we’re living as daughters of light? By our fruit: goodness, righteousness, and truth. Are my works (actions, things I say and do each day, deeds) “good” works? Am I walking in righteousness (obedience, holiness, following the instructions in the Word)? Am I walking in truth (the opposite of the realities of this world; spiritual wisdom, the Word of God revealed by the Spirit of God; what is right and just)? This time and season in our lives should be a time for us to seek Jehovah for that which pleases Him. “Lord what do You want for my life and from my life?” Where do You want me live? What career do You want me in? How do You want me to impact the kingdom? Whom do You want me to marry? Where would I be most effective in the fivefold ministry? I want to please You Lord. Living for me, doing what I want to do, being a boss and making me happy, hasn’t made me happy yet. How can I please You?”

In this season, we have to be careful of what we’re talking about, even if it’s wrong and we’re right when we’re discussing it. Jehovah says not to even mention what the disobedient do in secret. He tells us to stay away from the fruitless deeds of darkness. So no more, “Girl let me tell you about…” Let the light in us expose the darkness, not our gossiping lips and tongues. When we illuminate others, then they too will illuminate others. It’s time for us to wake up sleepers. There is so much more to life than this life. It’s the after life that we’re working toward. Make sure you read Ephesians Chapter 5 every day this week – the same chapter over and over for 7 consecutive days.

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“Who Rules the Darkness?” by Dr.J.

Ephesians 6:12 (KJV) “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.”

Against the rulers of the darkness of this world” is worth reflecting upon. Kosmokrator is the Greek term for a “ruler of this world.” Paul reminds us that we wrestle not against flesh and blood but there are demonic forces of darkness that literally “spiritually” rule here on earth (between the earth and the moon; the air; atmosphere). We can’t ignore this. We can’t pretend that we don’t understand this. There are demonic forces that have rule on the earth. They have influence. They have control. They have power. There are “people” who have surrendered to the influence of the rulers of the darkness of this world and they are under demonic influence – people in government, law enforcement, education, the media, hospitals, church and every other institution in the world. The rulers of the darkness of this world answer to and are under the direction of Satan. It’s real. We just need to ask God for revelation first so that we can “see” what’s happening. Then we have to ask God to help us to use our weapons to fight the rulers of the darkness spiritually. We can’t win a spiritual war with flesh. God open our hearts, minds, and EYES to receive what you’re showing us in Jesus’s name. Dr.J.

John 8:47 “Whoever belongs to God hears the words of God. The reason you do not hear is that you do not belong to God.”