When we were little children in the faith, we used to sing songs like “When I get to heaven, there will be no more sorrow, no more hunger, no more sadness,” everything was post dated to heaven. We were taught that every good thing was going to be found when you get to heaven. But bit by bit, the mystery of God’s will began to unfold and now the earth is beginning to take on a heavenly identity. That is, by the understanding of His will, you will disarm all principalities and powers, you will make an open show of the devil.
You cannot keep on struggling on the earth. The more light you have, the more heavenly your life. If you appreciate the mystery of His will, you will live a heavenly life on earth. It is just like what has happened concerning physical things like technology. For instance, in the early days of radio communication, you needed to shout “Over! Over!” at the top of your voice. But it is not like that anymore. Now you can talk clearly to somebody in another continent and the person by your side need not hear what you are saying.
Communication has been made easier because of the better understanding of the technology required.
Similarly, the things of the Spirit that once seemed impossible or unattainable have became available for all through the unravelling of the mystery behind them.
Apostle Paul tells us in Ephesians 3:1-5,
“For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles. Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you, that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly. In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ, which was not made known to people in other generations as it has now been revealed by the Spirit to God’s holy apostles and prophets. This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus.”
The apostles and prophets are the custodians of the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven in every generation. Certain things were not known before, but through apostles and prophets they are made known.
The nearer we are to the end, the more of those mysteries will be unfolded and the purpose is to disarm opposition and establish your position in the kingdom.
The communion table or what is called the Lord’s Supper is one of such vital mysteries for your dominion in the affairs of life. When you understand the mystery of the communion table, you gain mastery, you become a master and this puts you in charge! If you can see what I am talking about, it will service your body forever.
You will live like an angel in terms of physical strength, vigour and vitality. That is why I call it the miracle meal!
It is not a Church programme, it is an instrument for signs and wonders. It injects a new order of life into your system when you tap into the miracle virtues it contains, remember the kingdom of God works by revelation knowledge:
Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you. For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed. He that eats my flesh, and drinks my blood, dwells in me, and I in him. John 6:53, 55-56
A combination of the flesh and the blood of Jesus Christ is the highest order of nutrient your body needs. It delivers its mission with all precision. You cannot miss it once you understand what I am talking about. It will guarantee you a new experience every time you partake of the communion and deliver amazing dimensions of undeniable proofs to you.
THE ULTIMATE DIET
As far as God is concerned, the quality of what you eat determines the quality of life you bear; it determines the quality of health and the quality of vigour and vitality that is operational in you. In Psalm 103:1-5, the psalmist said,
“Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgives all thine iniquities; who heals all thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.”
God satisfies your mouth with good things so that your days are renewed like the eagles. The better the food you eat, the better the health you enjoy.
Among the benefits of redemption is the provision of a spiritual menu that guarantees a sound body and flourishing health. When Jesus first introduced this meal, the Bible tells us that,
“And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body. And he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them: and they all drank of it. And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many (Mk.14:22-24). He told them “my flesh is meat indeed and my blood is drink indeed” (Jn.6:55).
That is, “I am giving you the highest form of nutrients you will ever need anywhere in the world.”
BETTER THAN MANNA
In John 6:48-51, Jesus described the value of this meal:
“I am that bread of life. Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead. This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”
The manna God gave Israel to eat in the wilderness was extra-ordinary and strange because the Bible says that there was not one feeble person among them and their legs were not swollen for the 40 years during which they ate the meal (Ps. 105:37). Still it is nothing compared to what He is offering us today.
The health and vitality of those men, women and children walking through the wilderness was supplied from the manna they were eating! That was angel’s food but the miracle meal is of a much higher quality than the one they eat.
Jesus said, “Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness and are dead but I am giving you something superior to what they ate. When a man eats this bread, which came down from heaven, he will not die” (paraphrased).
Something must be supernatural about that bread!
Jesus said my flesh is meat indeed; that means it has no comparison in terms of nutritional value. Saying that His blood is “drink indeed” implies that it is the highest quality drink. When you eat and drink such good things, your strength is renewed as the eagle’s.
Caleb partook of that manna from heaven and drank of the water that came out of the rock and he said to Joshua,
“As yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, both to go out, and to come in.” — Josh 14:11
Forty years before, Caleb was among the spies that came down to Canaan and 40 years after, he was still as strong.
If the inferior meal kept man going from strength to strength for 40 years, then this superior meal will keep you going the remaining days of your life. That is why Jesus said, when you eat of His flesh and drink of His blood, you will live like Him.
When God opened my eyes to the flesh and blood of Jesus, I was so taken with it that I took it virtually everyday. It answered to me in detail. All the weakness and sickness in me died and life became increasingly more buoyant.
This meal is designed for strength, health and longevity. If you take it with the correct spiritual perspective, expect to be strong, healthy and to fulfill the number of your days.
During Communion service in Church, I tell the people, “We are not here to partake
of snacks, we are here to partake of a New Testament mystery that will give you natural mastery over all forms of weakness, all forms of sicknesses and all attacks of death.”
The communion is one of the mysteries of God designed to actualize the flow of eternal life in your system. It is designed to renew the flow of that life that is immune to all forms of sickness and disease.
Taking the miracle meal will only produce a miracle for you if you appreciate the place of understanding. In Psalm 82, verses 5 to 7, the psalmist said,
“They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course. I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High. But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the princes.”
Lack of understanding causes you to walk in darkness and lose control in the affairs of life.
When you know and understand what God is saying, and walk in the light of it, you live in the realm of the miraculous. When you are armed with knowledge of the value of the miracle meal and you have a requisite understanding of how it works you can practically apply yourself to it. Then you shall not die like men or fall like one of the princes.
That is why I will give you what I call the nutritional information about the miracle meal.
Your depth of understanding of this provision ultimately determines your level of this divine benefit from it.
Jesus gave details of the nutritional value of His flesh when He told His disciples:
“This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world”. John 6:50-51
Anyone who eats of that bread, which is His flesh, shall not die? Something must be strange about that bread! I will show you the significance of it using some graphic pictures from the scriptures.
Like The Rod of Moses: Swallows Up ‘Vanities’
Looking at the story of Israel’s release from bondage in Egypt, there was a rod in the hand of Moses called the rod of God. This rod was put down before Pharoah and it turned into a serpent. The magicians put their rods down and all turned to serpents also.
However, the Bible says the rod that Moses put down swallowed up all the rods of the magicians and when Moses took up his rod there was no excess weight of the other rods swallowed up, showing that those rods were vanities; they were non-entities.
From the prophecy of Isaiah, we understand that Jesus is the original rod of God. He is the rod that came out of the stem of Jesse (Isaiah 11:1). The interpretation of this in relation to the miracle meal is that when that “rod” goes into you in form of the flesh in the miracle meal, it swallows up everything that is tying down your system or ravaging your body.
Hey! There’s Death In The Pot!
There is another graphic illustration in 2 Kings 4:38-41. One of the Sons of the prophets went out to gather herbs to add to their pottage for lunch. He came back, added the herbs to the food and all the sons of the prophets sat down to eat. But as they tasted the food, their entire body system turned upside down and they cried out to Elisha, “…there is death in the pot” (verse 40).
“Death in the pot” connotes the presence of poison in the food. Elisha’s response was, “…Then bring meal” (2 Kg4:41) and when he threw the meal in the pot, there was no more harm. What he threw in swallowed up all poison in the pot.
Your stomach can be likened to a biological pot. No matter how much you cook your food before eating, when it gets inside you, it is re-cooked. That is why what you pass out as waste does not look like the kind of food you ate.
When you take food in, it is reprocessed through digestion, absorption and assimilation – that is the recooking in your stomach, your biological pot.
The flesh of Jesus, the bread of life is the covenant meal that neutralises all body-poisons in your biological pot. If the meal in figure could effect instant de-poisoning of the body, then imagine what the original meal (the body of Jesus) will do.
Most sicknesses are virus-based. These viruses are microorganisms, whose presence eat up your strength and diminish your health and vitality.
One may also say that most sicknesses today are purely physiological disorders –imbalance in blood/water content, imbalance in the pressure level etc. The flesh of Jesus serves to normalise all imbalance in your body, making you a sound and strong dweller of the earth.
When you drop the ‘meal’ into your ‘pot’, the harm in it will be neutralised. That is why Jesus said if you eat of me, you have eternal life. My life replaces the death in your pot just as the death in the pot was destroyed in Elisha’s days.
Every dangerous thing that you have mistakenly eaten, which is now ravaging and tearing up or breaking down your body’s defences, will be neutralized by eating the flesh of Jesus. Any form of poison responsible for partial blindness, deafness, stomach disorder, chest problems, heart disease, blocked arteries, every form of body poison including AIDS, which is the breakdown of the immune system, will be swallowed up in victory by the meal of life.
As you partake of the meal see it as waging a total war against death.
Look at whatever has not been planted by God in your life and just picture the rod of Moses and its dramatic manifestation before Pharaoh. Whatever that rod was in the hand of Moses is what the flesh of Jesus is in your stomach – it will swallow up every contrary thing there.
When the meal was cast in the pot, death was terminated. Likewise, when the flesh arrives in to your biological pot, every poison hovering round your entire system is neutralised instantly.
See the flesh go through your lungs, liver, kidney, etc. to establish the Creator’s balance in all your organs.
An Eye Opener
The flesh also serves as an eye opener as we see in the encounter the disciples had after the resurrection of Jesus:
And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them.
And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.
When Jesus gave them His flesh their eyes were opened and they knew Him. As the disciples ate the bread, the rod went round their bodies swallowing up everything holding them down and suddenly, their “partial blindness” disappeared. This is one of the mysteries behind the breaking of bread.
Restores Mental Dignity
Another eye opening dimension of the flesh is that it imparts mental dignity. Jesus Christ is called the wisdom and the power of God. As He blessed the bread, broke it and gave the disciples to eat, the Bible says it affected their mentality. Their eyes were opened and they knew Him. Many people need such opening of eyes because every simple thing appears too difficult for too many people.
Can you imagine that two of the disciples were walking and talking to Jesus about Himself? ‘Do you know what happened in Jerusalem to one man called Jesus of Nazareth?’ they were asking Him. These two disciples had walked with Jesus and eaten with Him for three and a half years but their eyes were closed – they did not know Him until after He gave them His flesh.
All the wonders of life have their root in the wisdom of God so when God opens your eyes in a particular area, His wonders attend to the insight you have received. The miracle meal enhances the opening of the eyes of your understanding.
When you see a spiritually dull Christian (one who does not know the will of God and how to walk in it and is a daily concern), one of the treatments he needs is the miracle meal. Just serve him the communion, his eyes will be opened and he will know what to do, his struggles will end. No matter how impossible any situation seemed, Jesus knew what He was going to do (Jn. 6:6). At every communion table, there is a supernatural opening of your eyes that connects you to the wisdom of God which in turn commands the wonders (miracles) of God.
As you partake of His flesh, every mental degradation, mental blockage, loss of memory and so on will be cured and there will be a resounding restoration of mental dignity.
Every person’s state of being is traceable to the contents of his blood: …The life of the flesh is in the blood… (Leviticus 17:11).
I believe that is why Jesus introduced the mystery of the communion to give you and I mastery over all challenges.
I am told that the white blood corpuscles are the soldiers of the body that help to attack every stranger in the system.
If white connotes righteousness and Christ is the ultimate of righteousness, I see His blood as the spiritual soldier in your body. It launches a divine attack on any satanic manifestation (or what I refer to as “ buying and selling”) in your body.
When Jesus gave the disciples His blood, He said, “This is my blood, as often as you take it, you are doing it in remembrance of me – you will be living like me and whatever could not floor me, will never be found in you or be able to bring you down. Whatever could not resist me will not be able to resist you” (Luke 22:19-20 ; 1 Corinthians 11:25, paraphrased).
Exempts From Satanic Assaults
The blood of Jesus can be likened to the Passover blood in Egypt. Wherever the angel of death saw the blood, he passed over. In that situation, the blood of the lamb was for the exemption of God’s people from the evil befalling others around them.
That blood was put on their door posts, but now we are talking about the blood you are drinking and absorbing into your body. Jesus is the Passover Lamb of the new covenant and drinking His blood is the seal of exemption from the wickedness of the devil (1Corithians 5:7).
Everything was done to bring Israel out of Egypt, yet Pharaoh would not let go until God introduced the blood weapon. Then, Pharaoh was urgent upon them to leave.
The blood of lambs brought them out of Egypt and none of the diseases of Egypt could follow them. After an encounter with the blood of Jesus in the miracle meal, none of the diseases ravaging the world will be able to follow you ever again.
That is the power in the blood of Jesus. It is the seal of our covenant exemption from all satanic assaults.
Another picture of the blood is seen in Zechariah 9, verses 9,11 and 12:
“Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem!
See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey… As for you, because of the blood of my covenant with you, I will free your prisoners from the waterless pit. Return to your fortress, you prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you.”
The blood covenant here is our stronghold or fortress against all satanic assaults.
In the book of Job, we are shown the validity of the blood:
“His flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones that were not seen stick out. Yea, his soul draweth near unto the grave, and his life to the destroyers. If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to show unto man his uprightness: Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom. His flesh shall be fresher than a child’s: he shall return to the days of his youth:” Job 33:21-25.
God has found a ransom for us in the person of Jesus Christ by the blood price He paid. Jesus is the ransom for the entire world and His blood is the ultimate price paid to make you enjoy the ultimate life. He came and shed His blood that all may have life “more abundantly” (John 10:10b).
When He drained His blood on the cross, the earth could not stand it. The earth quaked, the rocks rent, graves were opened and many dead — the saints which slept — arose (Matthew 27:50-52).
Similarly, as that blood gets into your body, everything holding you down will quake; everything trying to pull you to the grave will be destroyed, anything dead in your system will be fully restored to life by the power of the blood.
Every zero sperm count, dead womb, dead ovaries, whatever is called dead will be quickened back to life by the power in the blood contained in this miracle meal.
When the devil waged war in heaven, the Bible says, … they overcame him (Satan) by the blood of the lamb… (Revelation 12:11). Every sickness has the devil as its source and the blood of Jesus is the answer to all satanic uprisings.
Jesus is the blood of the everlasting covenant as we saw in Zechariah 9:9-10, so whatever God has committed Himself to is connected to us by that blood.
The story of redemption in Isaiah 53 tells us among other things that, …surely our sicknesses he carried and as for our pains he bare the burden of them (verse 4). [The Emphasised New Testament; A New Translation (J.B. Rotherham)]. The King James version of the same scripture says, He hath borne our griefs.
Jesus came and “carried” what you should have carried so you don’t have to carry it any longer. When He “carried” the death sentence of Barabas, he (Barabas) did not have to die anymore. Jesus has carried every sickness and every pain that you should have borne in your life, so you don’t have to suffer them again.
Because the life of the flesh is in the blood, the strength, vigour and vitality that Christ exemplified and manifested becomes your portion as you drink His blood. It infuses eternal life into your system.
The mystery of the blood in the miracle meal is the duplication of Christ inside the saints, enabling them to live the God – order of life. Can Christ’s kidney fail? Can His liver malfunction? Can Jesus’ bones be irreparable? Whatever is contrary to the dignity of the life of Jesus cannot survive the power that His blood conveys to your body.
Taking from a book called Miracle meal by Bishop David Oyedepo used by permission.