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APRIL 2018: DAILY READINGS/MEDITATIONS.
THEME: THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH
DATE| BIBLE VERSES | REFLECTIONS
Getting any tangible thing from God is predicated on the believe that He exists and that He cares enough to respond to those who seek Him.
Faith without work is dead. If we believe in God, we must show it through our righteous works. If we are not manifesting the good works of Christ, then we don’t have faith.
One conscious awareness of the mighty nature of our God and what is capable of doing increases our faith to get anything from Him.
Having faith in God requires us to let go of what we think we know and let God handle it. He will never leave us or forsake us.
In every trial that comes your way, God looks at your faith, it is your faith that moves God to action, when God sees your faith He grants your heart desire.
1 Peter 5:7
For you to take your situation to God, you have to believe in Him that He cares for you, you must fully trust that He alone can handle your situation.
In faith we know that God’s will is the best for us, even when we don’t understand it. O Lord let your will be done in my life.
When challenges comes your way consider it an opportunity to know Him more, locate the word of God that speaks concerning that situation and pray without doubting and He will surely answer.
Through faith Noah was able to hear God’s warning about thing in the future that he could not see. Remaining obedient to the word of God keeps us safe and place us right in the presence of God.
In humility we stir up God’s interest in our lives. Persistence in faith with a humble spirit brings healing in every sick aspect of our lives and transforms us.
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Despite situations around us, the renewal of our spiritual being directs our attention on the prize that awaits us. Even greater than our minds can conceive.
Prov 10:16, 22
There is a reward for every action. I have chosen to do good, trust in the Lord and reap the reward.
This is the path to true happiness and success. I must choose today to follow this path in life.
1 Peter 1:13-16
I must not allow my life to be shaped by the desires of the flesh. I must be alert and set my hope completely on the blessings of Jesus Christ.
Even though destruction is decreed for the nation, there is hope for individuals who put their confidence in God. Trust in Him always and keep doing good.
It easy to rejoice when things are going our way. But followers of Christ know why they rejoice, not because of their money, position, job etc. but they know that Christ have overcome the world.
Faith is more than mere acceptance of Christ. It implies a lifestyle that is characterized by righteous living through obedience to God. This will attract God’s blessing like that of Abraham.
It is clear in the God’s word that only the person who is put right with God through faith that shall live.
There are many troubles and afflictions in the present day especially in our country that people especially the children are beginning to lose hope. But be assured that God said in all these situations we are more than conqueror through Him that loved us. We will conquer in Jesus name.of Christ.
Waiting upon the Lord is an act of faith that God will hear us and respond positively on our behalf. I pray that whatever you are waiting on God for, He will answer you speedily and your expectations shall not be disappointed in Jesus name.
Most times we pray and hand over our problems to God but in reality we carry the burden of the problem around with us without letting go. Trust God fully because He loves you so much and can do anything required for your good.
Anyone who walks by faith in the light of God’s eternal word goes unperturbed in the midst of storms of life. Faith sustains us when we pass through trial.
For we to prayer effectively we need faith, faith is an important ingredient of prayer, any prayer done without faith is a wasted effort. O lord increase our faith..
The bible let us know that faith can be received by hearing the word of God. How often did you spend time meditating on God’s word?
What are those mountains in your life? Those mountains can only be remove by faith, go to God in prayers, put all your trust Him, He will surely answer.
When blind Bartimaeus heard that Jesus is passing by, he keep on crying out to Jesus, in spite of every effort by many to stop him, but he cried out the more until Jesus answered him. Keep on trusting in God in prayers never be discouraged by what people said about your situation.
Having faith in God involves patience, trusting in His timing, He makes everything beautiful in its time.
One of the things that hinder our faith in God is fear; we set our minds on the winds & waves of our situations and ignore what God can do for us. Put your trust in God for he is the God of all possibilities.
Most times when the pressures of lifer press hard against us, we tend to forget that we have a God that can change every situation. This is exactly what happens to Martha in the bible. We should know that faith can brings about greater manifestation of God’s glory in our lives.
A life of faith is lives of thanksgiving, when we offer thanksgiving to God at all times and in every situation, we enter into the victorious life were the devil cannot control us, we live in dominion