Recently I was driving somewhere in my car. A friend of mine came to mind and I started praying for her. I didn’t know any details just that she was going through a tough time. As I prayed for her, still struggling to put into words what I sensed in my spirit, I heard myself praying and declaring this, “Lord, I cut her out of that place with the Jaws of life!” The Jaws of Life are a set of hydraulic power tools used to pry open vehicles involved in an accident when a victim is trapped inside. With this picture the Holy Spirit showed me in a split second that my mouth became the Jaws of life as I used the words He gave me to speak freedom over her and bring her out of the spiritual prison she was in.
Faith rose up in my heart as I continued to boldly pray for her, using my Jaws of life! I felt power released and I knew God was working on her behalf.
I remembered how I had to do this for myself when I was a new Christian and had come out of much darkness. I would take my Bible and just by faith, not because I felt like it, speak His Word over myself, renewing my mind to the truth of who I was and what belonged to me as a child of the living God. As I did this faithfully His Word became the Jaws of life for me, cutting away stubborn obstacles and carving through seemingly impossible situations to bring me into freedom and liberty.
Maybe you face a tough situation yourself or a loved one is trapped in a spiritual prison. You have an amazing set of power tools from God. His Word, released in your mouth, can become the Jaws of life for someone today!
Isaiah 55:11 (ESV) so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty,?but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.
Mark 11:23 (ESV) Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.
© Conny Hubbard 2014