INWORKING of RESURRECTION
BY: RAY PRINZING
“Who shall change our vile body that it might be fashioned like unto His glorious body, according to the working whereby He is able even to subdue all things unto Himself.” (Phil. 3:21)
So often when men speak of the “works of God” it is always OVER THERE, in some other part of the country, in some other individual. But we have examined the Word to find that it bespeaks of an INWORKING, that which works IN US. There is a power that can work behind the “iron curtain,” yes. But there is a power that can WORK IN ME, subdue all things in me, until the change is wrought in me. He is able, we are assured, by His working, to subdue ALL THINGS to Himself, collectively, and individually. It will be total redemption in every individual, personal, real, to His glory.
“Buried with Him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with Him through the faith of the operation of God, Who raised Him from the dead.” (Col. 2:12)
From the inworkings of death to the inworkings of His power of resurrection, the SAME GOD working all in all. He is the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. This is not some form of “self-realization” that makes us our own savior and deliverer. The operation, the inworking is all GOD’s. No wonder Paul prayed that we might KNOW “what is the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead, and set Him at His own right hand in the heavenlies.” (Eph. 1:19-20)
According to - harmony with - the same power which wrought in Christ that glorious resurrection from the dead, is the power that in like manner is working in us to transform us, and bring us into His newness of life. Here is power that is able to take us “out from among the dead.” Power that can deliver from the grave. There is no death, physical, mental, spiritual, that can hinder the inworking of His resurrection power. “Now unto Him that is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.” (Eph. 3:20)