Everlasting Father, thank You for all we are, we are gracious unto You for the gift of life, health of mind and body. We prostrate before Your throne Who reign forever more, glory, honour, adoration be unto Thee Alone in Jesus name. Amen!
Let me first apologize for failing to bring the message I promised on Tuesday our way yesterday because every Wednesday is for prayer, by His grace that message will be gracing your mail on Friday as a wonderful way of rounding off this week. Please accept my apology. Thank you.
Beloved, believing in God and trusting Him I realize in our walk with God must be cultivated, you cannot wake up one morning and said to this mountain be thou remove and it will respond, someone is not agreeing with me.
Beloved, don’t get me wrong, do you know the mountain mover? Have you trusted Him in simple things? You must know and observe the response of God in matters. What you are placing demand on is it according to His will? Is it what He can bless? Will it benefit others or is it out of selfishness? Again, there must be a relationship, you must know the character, principle and the person of God and you can also be guided through the events in the Word of God.
Having settled that, the next is your faith must be unshaking (1 Cor 12:9), I know my God will do it, has He said it, will He not do it? You not only believe but you also have to be ready like the wise virgins or of what benefit will it be for you, if you are like the foolish virgins? Am I making sense to you at all?
We have to believe that all things are possible in Christ Jesus, glory be to God Almighty! You must also know how to wait. Wait! Someone screamed. Yes! Wait. This is a room every child of God must not only go through but also be redefined having gone through it. Amaze! Come along my dear, there are still more to divulge:
“Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.” Mark 9:23
Our unbelief is the greatest hindrance in our way; in fact, there is no other real difficulty as to our spiritual progress and prosperity. The Lord can do everything; but when He makes a rule that according to our faith so shall it be unto us, our unbelief ties the hands of His Omnipotence.
Yes, the confederacies of evil shall be scattered if we can but believe. Despised truth shall lift its head if we will but have confidence in the God of truth. We can bear our load of trouble, or pass uninjured through the waves of distress, if we can gird our loins with the girdle of peace, that girdle which is buckled on by the hands of trust.
What can we not believe? Is everything possible except believing in God? Yet He is always true; why do we not believe Him? He is always faithful to His word; why can we not trust Him? When we are in a right state of heart, faith costs no effort: it is then as natural for us to rely upon God as for a child to trust its father.
The worst of it is, that we can believe God about everything except the present pressing trial. This -is folly. Come, my soul, shake off such sinfulness, and trust thy God with the load, the labor, the longing of this present. This done, all is done.
Listen child of God, no one has it all. The Holy Spirit is helping me daily to build up my faith, but you must call on Him first to help you or else the load will be too much for you to bear (Matt 11:30). So you must know how to wait:
“He that believeth shall not make haste.” Isa. 28:16
He shall make haste to keep the Lord’s commandments; but he shall not make haste in any impatient or improper sense.
He shall not haste to run away, for he shall not be overcome with the fear which causes panic. When others are flying hither and thither as if their wits had failed them, the believer shall be quiet, calm, and deliberate, and so shall be able to act wisely in the hour of trial.
He shall not haste in his expectations, craving his good things at once and on the spot; but he will wait God’s time. Some are in a desperate hurry to have the bird in the hand; for they regard the Lord’s promise as a bird in the bush, not likely to be theirs. Believers know how to wait.
He shall not haste by plunging into wrong or questionable action. Unbelief must be doing something, and thus it works its own undoing; but faith makes no more haste than good speed, and thus it is not forced to go back sorrowfully by the way which it followed heedlessly.
How is it with me? Am I believing, and am I therefore keeping to the believer’s pace, which is walking with God? Peace, fluttering spirit! Oh, rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him! Heart, see that thou do this at once!
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Remain blessed in the Lord.
Evang. Ifeoma Ohondu