In Bible times, a king’s word carried tremendous power.
What he decreed would come to pass. It would be done.
For example, if he said, “Raise the taxes,” the taxes would
Do you know that we are kings? The Bible tells us that
Jesus has washed us from our sins with His blood and
made us kings. (Revelation 1:5–6) And as kings in Christ,
our words carry power too.
When we place our hands on a sick person and say, “Be
healed,” the person is healed. When we lay hands on our
children and say, “Be blessed,” our children are blessed.
There is power in our words because they are the words of
When I was a young Christian in my teens, I wanted to
practice what I had learnt about the power of my words.
There was this particular plant near my home and
whenever I passed by it, I would say to it, “Be cursed in
Many days passed. And I will never forget the day when I
noticed that the leaves of the plant had turned brown! You
may want to try this at home with your potted plants, but
bless them instead!
Since our words carry power, can you imagine the harm we
do when we say to our loved ones things like, “You are
always so careless”, “You are good for nothing” or “You are
so stupid”? We are cursing them!
The devil is happy when you use the power of your words
against yourself and your loved ones. He wants to see you
defeated. So instead of saying, “I am always short of
money,” say, “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not
want.” (Psalm 23:1) Instead of saying, “I am so useless. I
can’t do anything,” start saying, “I can do all things through
Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13)
Beloved, remember that as a king, what you say will come
to pass because where the word of a king is, there is
power. So learn to say what God says about you in His
Word and see His promises come to pass in your life!
Thought For The Day
As kings in Christ, our words carry power. When we speak
God’s promises, they will come to pass.