If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.
I have always been a firm believer in this scripture. It kind of goes along with the saying "If you don't stand for anything you will fall for everything." Sometimes in my fleshly ways I take this scripture a little to far. I can be somewhat stubborn and headstrong about certain things. Hard to believe, I know. It's not always a bad thing. If it is something I believe in, I will fight for it, stand by it, and defiantly not waiver. It is one of my wonderful character traits. Actually this one isn't bad if it is focused on the right things. Godly things. Belief in Him.
You are my witnesses, declares the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me.
Do you believe God? Not just believe in God, believe God. There is a major difference. You see any Christian can believe in God. It is pretty easy. The actual only requirements to being a Christian include this action. Believe in God. Believe in Jesus. Believe God raised Jesus from the dead. Confess Jesus is Lord. Pretty easy.
If you declare with your mouth "Jesus is Lord," and believe with your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
But, do you believe Him. This is a harder task. One that takes faith, and time, and even practice.
Without faith it is impossible to please God.
God has promised so many things in the Word of God. Promise after promise. Big promises and promises to get you through your day. Promises to give you peace and rest. Promises for you to be successful. Promises of eternal life. Promises of healing. They are all yours. Do you believe Him. Do you believe He can and will fulfill His word.
The Lord said to me, "You have seen correctly, for I am watching to see that my word is fulfilled.
I encourage you today to start not just believing in God but believing God. Know that he is capable and willing. Know that he wants you to succed in your faith.
Keep this book of Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.
Choose something to stand up for today. Hold tight to a promise of God. Stand firm. Find the scripture that coincides with what you are believing for. Keep it close to your heart and circling in your mind. Believe God. He is more than capable. He won't fail you.
Thanks for reading! I pray for those reading this that God will do something amazing in your life today. Opening doors and creating divine appointments for you. Through Him anything is possible. As long as you believe.
Inspiration from this post came through God through Beth Morre, Believing God.