This past Sunday I was so honored to do a church service in Waco, TX at the USTRC Regionals. The message God laid on my heart to share was about Faith! I talk a lot about faith when I speak, in a way we all talk about faith a lot. We will say just keep the faith or have faith you will get through this or that. Faith is what keeps most of us going, but to some they hear this word but yet they do not know how to get faith. Sometimes we may even forget from time to time how to put our full trust and faith in Him! In Romans 10:17 it simply says “So then faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God”. So here is an example of a man who had faith to be healed. In Acts 14:7-10
“And they were preaching the gospel there. And in Lystra a certain man without strength in his feet was sitting a cripple from his mother’s womb, who had never walked. This man heard Paul speaking. Paul, observing him intently and seeing that he had the faith to be healed, said with a loud voice, “Stand up straight on your feet.” And he leaped and walked”
Wow is all I have to say! So take this in some people may say Paul healed the man. But that isn’t correct the man’s faith healed him, because he heard the gospel! (Faith comes by hearing!)
So Paul did 3 things
1. Preached the gospel
2. He saw the man that had faith to be healed
3. He told the man to rise up and walk.
In return the man did 3 things
1. Heard Paul preach the gospel
2. He had the faith to be healed
3. He leaped up and walked
I wanted to share this with you because whatever it is that you are needing faith for today you need to know how to get it. Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God. We need to be digging into His word and spending time with Him. I was so blessed to be around an amazing man of Faith! My dad! Watching him as I grew up and the faith he had from digging into the word has helped build my faith. I now know that My God shall supply all my needs according to His riches and glory by Christ Jesus. (Phil. 4:19) I know He will because I know His promises! We gotta dig in and start hanging out with Him. The more we do the more He will rub off on us! So we won’t have to stop and think what would Jesus do we will act more like Him. Because we have spent the time with Him and we will the faith and 100% trust in Him and His word. I know there are many people around me struggling in areas personally. Just know I am praying for all of you! I wanted to give you a small reminder today of how to help get and keep that faith! I want to you to be prosper in all you do and all your relationships! I want to encourage you today not to give up you can do this! God’s got your back! Hebrews 11:1 “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen.” So rock what you got with some grace and style!!!
Psm. 138:8 The Lord will perfect those things, that concerns you.