Naturally, no one will believe the existence of things not seen! However the believer has been called to a life of believing in the existence of things not seen. This is a very difficult task ! To worsen the case, the Scripture says it is impossible to please God without faith”! What does a believer have and what is he living for if he cannot and does not please God? This is where the life of faith comes into play! “Faith assures us of things we expect and convinces us of the existence of things we cannot see”[ Hebrews 11:1 God’s Word].Faith is the stepping stone and springboard to pleasing God!

The above Scripture then implies that the life of faith is living with an assurance that what we expect we already have, and with the conviction that although we don’t see what we have been assured that we have, yet we behave just as if we already do have it in our hands, simply because the Scriptures says that [Heb. 11:1]! Jesus said whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have it and you will have it! This implies faith precedes experience!

The life of faith is obeying God’s directives, even when they seem naturally and logically unrealistic and foolish! It is patiently waiting for, on and in God without wavering or doubting until whatever He has promised is experienced [Hebrews 11: 8-9]. It is doing what you just simply can’t, only because He ordered it; like in the case of Peter stepping out of the boat on the waters, or the paralytic rising up and taking his bed to walk, or like the cripple at the Beautiful Gate in Acts of the Apostles rising up to walk at the command of Peter! See Mark 2:11,12;

The life of faith is not allowing anything to stand on your way of reaching or getting in touch with Jesus; it is overcoming every obstacle on your way to making a contact with Jesus and hearing His  Word. It is triumphing over everything that will keep you from presenting yourself in His presence for a present [ Mark 2:2-4], because once a contact is made with Him, your story will never remains the same! Do you Remember the woman with the issue of blood?

The life of faith is giving no regard to your life ; not fearing any other one than Him! It is obeying Him even at the presence of impending loss of your life [Daniel 16;10]. It is being moved and ruled by nothing else than but His Word. It is provoking Him to answer you or respond to your daring moves by “awesome deeds of righteousness”

It is provoking Him to still the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves; to shut the mouth of the lions and to still the tumult of the people by your obedience. There is absolutely nothing that will be impossible for you when you live by faith! He has given you everything on earth!. He has made them all available to you: good health, financial abundance, peace, academic excellence, victory over sin, the world and the devil, all that pertains to life and godliness, are all available to you, just by faith!

This is the life He planned and designed for you! Anything less than this is unideal, unacceptable, and below expectation! Will you rise up today child of God to experience the kind of life He planned for you? Will you rise up today and maximize your potentials! Nothing, absolutely nothing which He has offered in His Word, will be impossible to you if you believe!

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