Plead Your Case
Put me in remembrance: let us plead together: declare thou, that thou mayest be justified. — ISAIAH 43:26
“Put me in remembrance . . . .” What does God mean by that? It means that we are to remind God of His promises about prayer.
When you pray, stand before the throne of God and remind Him of His promises. Lay your case legally before Him, and plead it as a lawyer. A lawyer is continually bringing up law and precedent. You bring up God’s Word. Bring up His covenant promises.
The margin of my King James reference Bible says “set forth thy cause” as another meaning of “declare thou” in this verse. God is asking you to bring His Word; to put Him in remembrance, and to plead your covenant rights. This is a challenge from God to lay your case before Him!
If your children are unsaved — find scriptures which cover your case. Then lay the matter before God. Be definite in your requests. Find scriptures that definitely promise you those things you need. When you come to God according to His Word, His Word does not fail.
Confession: I accept the challenge of the covenant-keeping God! I put God in remembrance of His promises. I plead my case. I set forth my cause legally. I find scriptures that cover my case, and I lay the matter before God. I come according to God’s Word, and God’s Word does not fail!
Source: Faith Food Devotions by Kenneth E. Hagin. Excerpt permission granted by Faith Library Publications. Copyright © 1988 RHEMA Bible Church AKA Kenneth Hagin Ministries, Inc. All rights reserved.
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