Faith For Your Purpose
Because of Christ, we are now subject to the meter of faith. Though we be above the law of sin and death, the more we believe in the holiness of God and therefore strive to be like Him, the more “lawful” things will not be committed though they be not unlawful. Because they are not expedient – they have no good value to edify or improve the Body of Christ; they will not bring us closer to the will of our Heavenly Father; therefore they are not considered among those acts to which we lend our members (our mind, body, soul, finances, all our strength).
Keeping The Faith When God Says, “Wait”
Have you ever sought an answer from God and heard total silence? How did you feel? How long did you wait before you had an answer? Are you still waiting? The longer you wait to hear from God, the more time the enemy spends plotting against your belief. When you are waiting for anything from God, it may sound like “lag” time. Actually, waiting on God is a state of action. There is something for you to do.
You’ve got to learn how to keep the faith when the Lord says, “wait.”
They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings of Eagles. They shall run and not be weary. They shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31
Refresh The Page
If you think in terms of an internet browser, the result of refreshing is a reload of data and images. Even if you are seeing the images or reading text for the first time, they were there (or called by an external function) before you experienced them. Refreshing the page spiritually, is resetting your thought process. The purpose is to reload the data from God’s own server.
Each of your experiences is stored in God’s master plan. While you may not recall every day from birth unto this moment, God knows every second you have ever lived – from the moment you were conceived (Jeremiah 1:5). What’s more, He holds the future.
There is no RDA on renewing your mind. It is not a daily vitamin. You can not max-out on syncronizing your mind with Christ. When you feel mentally drained, restore vitality by centering your thought process on the mind of Christ (Phillippians 2:5). Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8 KJV
Download God’s Faith Podcast
Now that your mind is renewed, install a good anti-virus program to guard your mind from doubt. There is no shortage of testimony where God’s victory is concerned. So while you are waiting, download God’s faith podcast for doubt-spam blockers. His faith podcast is available in two formats: audio and transcript. God’s audio faith podcast includes: praise and worship music; oral testimony. God’s faith podcast transcripts include: The Holy Bible; letters from missionaries, blogs on His goodness.