Faith is not just a one-time event but a lifestyle of listening to God and doing what He says. It is a lifestyle of trust in Him and His guidance. Obedience is the ultimate expression of faith, as it demonstrates our trust and confidence in God. It is the primary expression of harmony with God and the ultimate demonstration of our trust in Him.
The Connection Between Obedience and Faith
Many people do not see the connection between obedience and faith. However, obedience is essential for walking in victorious faith. We cannot selectively believe God for one thing and disobey Him in other areas of our lives. Obedience is not just about following specific instructions to solve a particular problem; it is about following God’s will in every aspect of our lives.
Many people fail to make the connection between obedience and faith. However, obedience is a secret to victorious faith. Let’s explore this connection further. In Hebrews 11, we read that faith is the reality of what is hoped for and the proof of what is not seen. Our ancestors won God’s approval through faith. Abel, Enoch, and Abraham are examples of individuals who demonstrated their faith through obedience.Aligning with God's will and purpose is not just about personal comfort. It's about trusting His plan and believing for things that benefit His kingdom. #GodsWill #Faith Click To Tweet
The Importance of Following God’s Will
To understand the significance of obedience, we must first recognize that faith deals exclusively with the will of God. It is about cooperating with God’s purpose and aligning our lives with His plan. When we exercise faith, we open ourselves up to the infinite possibilities that God has for us. It is not about pursuing our own desires, but about seeking God’s will and purpose for our lives.
Trusting God’s Character
Our faith is predicated on our knowledge of God’s character. We must believe that He is good and that He rewards those who seek Him. Our obedience is a reflection of our trust in God. It is through obedience that we demonstrate our alignment with His values, principles, and the dictates of Scripture. It is through obedience that we show our faith in action.
The Role of Obedience in Fulfilling Divine Purpose
Our personal history is intertwined with the purpose of God. We are not separate entities pursuing our own agendas; we are instruments in the hand of God for the fulfilment of His purpose. Our faith must be applied to align with His kingdom and His will. Our obedience is the primary expression of our harmony with God and our trust in Him.Faith requires action. Take the right steps, even when it costs you greatly. Trust that God's promises are on the other side of obedience. #Action #Faith Click To Tweet
Taking the Right Steps in Obedience
Obedience is not just about speaking the word or confessing the word; it is about taking the right steps, even when it costs us greatly to do so. We must act on what we believe by stepping out in faith and taking the necessary actions to fulfil God’s purpose. These actions may challenge us, be uncomfortable, or be difficult, but they are essential for the fulfilment of God’s promises. Obedience triggers a series of reactions that lead us to the fulfilment of God’s purpose. It is through obedience that we experience the fullness of God’s blessings and the manifestation of His will in our lives.
Becoming Mighty Men and Women of Faith
In our generation, we need mighty men and women of faith. We must learn to trust God in everything and for everything, standing against every challenge and opposition. It is through unwavering faith and obedience that we will see God’s promises come to pass in our lives.
Stay tuned for the next part of this series on faith and obedience. Shalom!
Faith is a lifestyle—a lifestyle of listening to God and doing what God says.
It is hard for you to follow God in healing if you don’t follow Him anywhere else.
Faith deals exclusively with the will of God.
Your faith is revealed, or rather, your obedience is that which reveals just how much you trust God.
Faith is a means for us to obtain the performance of the will of God on earth.
Obedience is the ultimate expression of harmony with God.
Our personal history is intertwined with divine purpose.
Obedience is the ultimate expression of our faith.
When we exercise faith, it opens up to us possibilities.
We choose to act on God’s side and trust Him for the performance of what He has on His side.
Make up your mind to obey, even if it costs you greatly.