THREE BASIC JOBS OF A CHRISTIAN
Matthew 10:8- Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
If you are a Christian, you should be able to do at least these three things; heal the sick, raise the dead and cast out devils. These are the basic or what you can call elementary level of your Christian life because it is already in you. I say this because if you notice, Jesus Christ had not died for our sins, neither has he resurrected nor has he gone to be with God sitting in the right hand of power when he sent his disciples to carry out these task. Therefore, if the disciples can do all these wonder miracles at that stage of their Christian life, even when the Holy Ghost had not become a resident in their physical being, it is safe to say that every one of us can do it no matter the stage or level of our faith right now in our Christian life. Think about it, believe it and do it. In 1 Thessalonians 1:5 Apostle Paul Speaking to the church reminded them of this; ’ For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake’. What I want you to note here is that the gospel that you received that made you a child of God came with power. When you made that confession and declared on that faithful day the lordship of Jesus over your life, you became a power house. When you got filled with the Holy Ghost, you became like God. Why do I say this? Jesus Christ said Greater works shall we do because he has gone to be with the father, meaning we have the power to do more than what he did on earth (John 14:12). Again in in 1 John 4:17, we have been told that as he is so are we in this world. I say this with all humility, as he is so am I in this world. As he is so are you in this world. As Jesus was able to heal the sick, raise the dead and cast out devils, so are you able to heal the sick in your family and church, raise any dead body or bodies or business or spiritual life or ministry. So are you also able to cast out any devil and his demons in your life, family, friends and businesses/career. This is not a mandate for ministers only but a basic job for all Christians. Believe and act the word.