Jesus Christ is everything! Therefore, He can be anything we need. In fact, our God already supplied all our needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus, so every need is met from within Christ. Do you believe this? “And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19, NKJV).
What is your need?
Whatever we need is in Christ. Do we need love? Jesus Christ is love. Do we need healing? Jesus Christ is healing. Joy? Peace? Righteousness? Wisdom? Jesus Christ is all this and much, much, more! As it says in Ephesians 3:20, “Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,” Jesus Christ is everything and anything we need, and He is able to supply for our need exceedingly abundantly above and beyond all that we ask or think!
He’s our Filler and Fulfiller
When we practice this in our prayers and praise, we shift from doubt to faith immediately. Why? Because we are not looking at what we see or what we need, but at Jesus Christ’s sufficiency and fulfillment!
Let’s try it. What is the greatest pressing need you are experiencing at this moment? It could be a long-term need, such as healing for a chronic ailment, or momentary, like needing wisdom in a current project or decision. Whatever we are experiencing, Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, the life, the love, the healing, and ALL the help we need.
Now, say out loud, “Jesus Christ is…” and declare His provision. No need to make a long sentence, just one word. Using our earlier example of a long-term or momentary need, we could say, “Jesus Christ is healing”, or “Jesus Christ is wisdom,” or “Jesus Christ is favor”. Of course, we can add “my” and say, “Jesus Christ is my healing.” But it’s not necessary, because the emphasis is on Jesus Christ and His provision.
Say it in Praise!
I have found that most of the time, I have several needs running at once. If this is the case for you as well, after you have found your provision word or words, say them in praise and in conversational prayer. What are we doing? We are declaring the decree the Lord has said to us in Christ (see Psalm 2:7a).
We make declarations in praise and declarations in conversational prayer; we direct our attention and faith into Christ and away from our need. No matter how great or menacing our need may be, it will become peacefully silent inside the glory. This glory resides in our all-sufficient Christ Jesus, who is everything, at all times, always and forever!