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Walk of Faith by J-me
11/18/2009 7:38:30 AM    [ Flag as Inappropriate ]

The walk of faith begins with one key ingredient.

Walking with God, the walk of faith, begins with one key ingredient. The desire to know Jesus Christ in his fullness.

Hebrews 11:6, "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."

Diligently seeking Christ is the lifeblood of every Christian. Nothing can replace this desire to know Jesus Christ. Whan a Christian seeks Christ with all his heart Jesus reveals himself in a powerful way.

Jeremiah 29:11-13, "For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, theoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart."

David a man after God's own heart (Acts 13:22) testifies:

Psalms 27:8, "When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seek."

Seeking our God, the Lord Jesus Christ should be the priority of all Christians. Nothing that a Christian does is as important as seeking after the Lord Jesus Christ!

How does a person search for the Lord Jesus Christ? First, knowledge is gained by reading and meditating on the written word of God, the Bible.

Psalms 1:1-3, "Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper."

Only by reading and meditating on the word of God, the Bible, can any Christian grow in faith toward God and grow in fellowship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 10:17, "So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God."

It is only by reading and meditating on God's word that Jesus Christ illuminates the path that every Christian should walk.

Psalms 119:105, "Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path."

But gaining mere knowledge of God is worthless. The second step to walking with God is doing what the word of God says.

Hebrews 5:12-14, "For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. For every one that useth milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil."

It is only by doing the word of God that a true understanding of Christ and his ways are reviealed. Those who are disobedient to God's word will never understand the walk of faith.

I Peter 2:8, "AND A STONE OF STUMBLING, AND A ROCK OF OFFENCE, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed."

It is when a Christian proves God's way by walking according to his word that true fellowship with Jesus Christ begins. When a Christian reads, meditates, and obeys the word of God, then God's word will come to him in remarkable ways.

Jeremiah 1:4, "Then the word of the Lord came unto me saying..."

Just for he did for the prophets of old, Jesus will reveal his word powerfully to all who obey and diligently seek him. But, every revelation must be in accordance with the Bible. Jesus will never give any revelation that does not line up one-hundred percent with the Bible. All revelation is given to enable us to understand his word, not to supersede his word in any way.

In Christ
copyright 2009 J-me

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