Friday 24 July 2020
GoodNews Bible Church
Apostle George Amadi
SCRIPTURE: We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly… 2 Thessalonians 1:3.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Faith that is not fed must die.
The Scripture makes it clear that faith is in levels; there are different levels of faith. There is a level of no faith; Jesus said, “why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?” (Mark 4:40). There is also a level of little faith; Jesus said,”…O ye of little faith” (Luke 12:28). And there is a level of great faith; Jesus said,”O woman, great is thy faith…”(Matthew 15:28).
So, faith is in levels, and it grows (2 Thessalonians 1:3).
Now, it takes healthy nutrition and concrete exercise to grow physically; it takes eating and exercising adequately to live healthily. Healthy nutrition and exercise regimen is the prescription for body builders and weight lifters for the guarantee of their physical fitness. In the same manner, if you want to build your faith, you need the following:
i. Revelational (Word) Nutrition
Like someone who has refused to eat would die with time,”faith that is not fed must also die. And if the just shall live by faith, it is critical to grow our faith.
To grow your faith, you need to feed on revelation (The Word of God) which is the food of faith (Romans 10″:17).
ii. Spiritual Exercise
This is putting your faith to work by doing what God says you should do consistently, not occasionally. And if you were a midget in faith before, as you keep growing your faith, you would become a giant in faith (James 2:26).
Remember this: Faith that is not fed must die.
i. Feed on the Word of God daily.
ii. Exercise your faith; carry out Scriptural responsibilities, pray in the Holy Ghost abundantly.
PRAYER: Father, I receive the grace to grow my faith. My faith can never remain at the level it is now. Thank You for the grace Lord, in Jesus’ Name.