Jn.14:10 – The Message – Don’t you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I speak to you aren’t mere words. I don’t just make them up on my own. The Father who resides in me crafts each word into a divine act.

The words of God are permeated with infinite power. After all, Jesus is the revelation of God expressed in His words. The works of Jesus were/are just a continuation of that, His words are the creative power of God and the fountainhead of everything that exists. The ministry of Jesus on earth; all of the signs, wonders and miracles – are just the display of the Father living and working in and through His Son. So the words Jesus spoke (and speaks today) are filled with creative power and perform more than any of us can imagine. When we read the Bible, we are literally taking God into our being by faith. We are taking in God’s very life and nature. With that being said, any thing can happen, all things are possible, when we stay saturated with the Word of God. Here is how Albert Barnes describes this verse.

“The Father that dwelleth in me. Literally, “The Father remaining in me.” This denotes most intimate union, so that the works which Jesus did might be said to be done by the Father. It implies a more intimate union than can subsist between a mere man and God. Had Jesus been a mere man, like the prophets, he would have said, “The Father who sent or commissioned me doeth the works;” but here there is reference, doubtless, to that mysterious and peculiar union which subsists between the Father and the Son. He doeth the works. The miracles which had been wrought by Jesus, the Father could be said to do them on account of the intimate union between him and the Son.”

The words that Jesus spoke as a man on earth were flowing out of the intimacy that He enjoyed with His Father. Today, Christ is in us. He speaks through us, prays through us, prophesies through us, and ministers to hurting and broken people all through us. When we abide in Christ the words that we speak are not mere words, they are charged with the very power of God. This intimate connection to the Father was the secret to the ministry of Jesus; the good news is that it is our secret to.

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