Love you all, praying for you.
I just love God’s Word. It brings light to the darkness. It dispels darkness with truth, it exposes deception with truth, it overcomes the enemy with truth. It’s commands are not impossible in Christ, just impossible in your own strength and resolve. God’s Word says – Without faith it is impossible to please God. So if faith is how you please God, how do you demonstrate faith? Action. It’s the way to prove your faith. It’s not doing to get something, it’s doing because of what you already have – faith. No one truly has faith without demonstrating it. Noah demonstrated his faith by building an ark. It took a hundred years. That’s a lot of days with no cloud in the sky, in a place that had never seen rain before. Moses demonstrated his faith by going back to Egypt, God said He would go with Him. Abraham demonstrated his faith by leaving his entire life to go to a land God promised to show him. He demonstrated His faith by offering up his son Isaac. David demonstrated his faith by picking up those five smooth stones. Paul demonstrated his faith by going to Rome, knowing what was waiting. The disciples demonstrated their faith by leaving their nets, to follow him. Gideon demonstrated his faith by chopping down his father’s Asherah pole, and sacrificing his breeding ox. Rahab demonstrated her faith by helping the spies escape. You don’t have faith without action. You might not have a son to sacrifice, or spies to hide, but every time you respond to the Holy Spirit’s prompting to do something that God directs, you demonstrate the faith you have. Every time you praise, when you don’t feel like it. Every time you choose His Presence or His Word over those things which compete for your attention. Every time your bring your tithe, every time you give more than what makes sense – if He tells you... Every time you do PiVAT before dinner – you demonstrate your faith. #1 Faith that He will speak and tell you His plans for you for tomorrow – He promised. And #2 That when He speaks, and He will, that you heard him correctly. You’ll only know when you do it. Every time you do PRISM in His Word – you are demonstrating a faith that believes that investment will always bring a return. That His thoughts are better than yours. Every time you take the smallest step of obedience. That is demonstrating faith – that pleases God, that can move mountains. It might start with a molehill, but it will move something. And the more you demonstrate faith, the more it can grow. The more you Ask for His plans, and spend time in His Presence and His Word, the more your faith can grow. The more you speak with your mouth what you will do, the more your faith demonstration is activated. The only kind of faith that’s worth anything is demonstrated faith. If you ask God to show you, the next step to demonstrate faith – He will show you. He longs to give you the fruit that comes from faith. Praying that your faith is the demonstrated kind! An Action Movie! It’s How He makes His Name great – in you! Praying that you will ask Him… “God what do you want me to do today that will demonstrate the faith you have given me?” Praying that you will start with PiVAT before dinner. You’ll hear His voice, He’ll confirm it in your PRISM time. And whatever He tells you to do – praying that you will do it – because your faith is in Him, and whatever He says – you do.
Love you all,
Kelly Kamentz - Jesus follower, husband, father, and friend, helping others surrender time, thoughts, money, and testimony, to fulfill their purpose!