03 Mar Faith
Faith is foundational.
It’s the catalysis grace needs for Salvation (Eph. 2:8) and without out it, it is impossible to please God (Heb. 11:6).
Active faith brings healing like the woman with the bleeding issue (Mark 5:34) and even a minuscule amount can do big impossible things like move mountains (Matt. 17:20).
Faith is complex.
We cannot see it, but it’s literally the substance and evidence of our life through Christ and our future home with Him. (Heb. 11:1).
Bold faith beacons people to follow Christ, and faith of every size is honored by God and multiplied by His faithfulness.
Lots of days, my faith reflects failure more than hope.
My big and bold looks more like reluctant and unwilling.
But thankfully, God’s faithfulness doesn’t rely on mine.
His work gets done in-spite of me.
But, because our God IS God, people like me can do big things. Look at Hebrews 11 — The Hall of Faith. Biblical legends who were real people. Some of them rocked God’s call, some were like me…reluctant at best.
Their faith was in the very same God we serve today. He has not lessened in power nor changed in His tolerance of sin. And He still loves us and wants us.
Praise His Holy Name!!
“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.”
Hebrews 13:8 (NKJV)
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Susan E. Greenwood is a wife, a mother, and a mother-in-law :D. She has over 28 years experience in youth and children’s ministries. Susan loves to write blogs, articles, devotionals, and curriculum. She has blogged for bible.org, and authors Mary Demuth, Lynn Cowell and Ruth Schwenk. Susan writes regularly for skitguys.com. Her passion is to help people live their Life In Stride with the Word of God