You have received an INHERITANCE!

By Peter DeWitt

"And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in  glory by Christ Jesus." (Phil. 4:19)

God’s supply is according to (Greek: kata) His riches. Kata has the  sentiment of “stemming from, coming from, flowing from, according  to.” All of those would be a true expression about God’s supply. His  supply for us flows from His riches - from His resources.  It is also true to say that His supply for us is according to the  standard of His riches. In other words, He doesn’t use our need as  the reference frame for His supply … instead the reference frame of  His supply is HIS RICHES in glory. God’s supply to us on earth is  according to His riches in Heaven.  

There is an old story of a secular ruler who’s entourage passed by a  beggar along the side of the road. As he passed the beggar, the ruler  tossed him a gold coin to which the attendants of the ruler said “why  did you give him gold when copper would have suited him?” The ruler  responded “copper would have suited him, but gold suited me.” God  supplies all our needs according to his riches in glory!

All of the supply of Heaven is ours because of our position in Christ  as believers.

Ephesians 1:11 says we have obtained an inheritance!  Col. 1:12 says the Father has QUALIFIED us to be partakers of of the  inheritance of the saints in the light. Likewise “For all the promises of  God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through  us.” Our YES and AMEN is found in the IN HIM POSITION. It is our  position in Christ that has qualified us as sons of God and therefore  possessors of an inheritance!  

The inheritance we have received is so great that Jesus said we  would need Holy Spirit’s help to comprehend and receive all the  supply that God has for us! Paul knew this and said “Now we have  received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by  God.” (1 Cor. 2:12)  

Jesus prophesied all of this in John 16:12-15 “I still have many things  to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. However, when He, the  Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not  speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and  
He will tell you things to come. He will glorify Me, for He will take of  what is Mine and declare it to you. All things that the Father has are  Mine. Therefore I said that He will take of Mine and declare it to you.”  

Jesus’ inheritance has become your inheritance.

That’s grace! Holy  Spirit says “this is the grace supply available to you.” Faith says “I  receive the grace you’ve supplied to Me!”

Speaking of the New Covenant, Jesus said "And in that day you will  ask (Gr: BEG) Me nothing. Most assuredly, I say to you, whatever you  ask (Gr: demand as something DUE TO YOU) the Father in My name  He will give you.”  

A king threw a gold coin to a beggar who deserved copper at best.  We did not deserve Christ, but God has already delivered His Own  Son over to be crucified for me and you. How will He not - with Him -  also give us all things?!?

We have not because we ask not ... "Ask, and you will receive, that your  joy may be full."