The sequel to the bestselling book "Pray What God Says." Christine Brooks Martin has created scripturally-based affirmations to help you develop a deeper relationship with God as you learn the scriptures relative to any circumstance. Speak affirmations over your life that reflect what God says about you, what He says about your access to Him, and your access to His kingdom promises. Living in kingdom privilege and kingdom access demands that you: Speak the Language of Kingdom and Shift from Victim to Victorious. When you do, prepare to enter into God's tangible presence where your heart will readily commit to His love, power, peace and blessings.
The scriptures in my introduction, Deuteronomy, 1Peter and Titus, are some of the many scriptures that tell us who we are. We are a kingdom people who are children of the Creator and joint heirs with Jesus Christ. Romans 8:17— And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
As kingdom people, we study the scriptures for correction, instruction, and reproof. 2Timothy 3:16— All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.
The kingdom of God becomes the first estate to the born again Christian. Through the scriptures we learn how to communicate with Him and each other according to kingdom. You may have heard the expression “native speak” or “mother tongue” which refers to first language. It means a language a person has learned from birth or within the critical period, or that a person speaks the best and so it is often the basis for socio-linguistic identity. In some countries, the terms native language or mother tongue refer to the language of one’s ethnic group rather than one’s first language.
Sometimes, there can be more than one mother tongue, when the child’s parents speak different languages. Those children are usually called bilingual. — Source: Wilkipedia
These definitions refer to the natural. But spiritual application of this definition has relevant significance. The language of kingdom becomes the primary tongue of the believer who studies the scriptures and builds a relationship with God through prayer. What they think, say and do will have its root and foundation in the Word of God. We are in the world but we are of the kingdom of God, so that makes us bilingual.
The Word of God tells us who we are and what access we have to great and precious kingdom promises. We are spiritual kingdom people existing in a natural world. Along with that existence is the reality of natural and spiritual trials, tribulation and afflictions.
John 16:33— These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
1John 4:4— Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
We experience reality—the wonderful and the critical. Reality at times makes us needy, desperate, anxious, beggars who look for people and things to satisfy, approve or validate us. Sometimes out of desperation, kingdom people fail to speak our kingdom language to resolve the negative perception or reality of situations and circumstances. A major weapon the enemy uses against the people of God is affliction.