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The Devil is After Your Faith
How often do we hear people say that they are trusting God to do a new thing, to do exactly what he says he’s going to do or to even quote the scripture, “God will do exceedingly abundantly above all that we can ask or think”? We have probably all said it or sang it but how many of us know that it is not always that simple. We believe that because God said it, it is definitely going to coming to past. But along with the promises also come some stipulations. We have to live holy lives and live a life that is pleasing in God’s sight. Also, the word of God will stand but you have to continue to stand on those same promises when troubles and trials come your way. It’s easy to believe it when everything is going right, when all your bills are paid and your children are acting right and everything is fine in the home. But when death comes and unemployment comes or drug abuse or physical abuse or alcoholism comes, where is your faith? Do you still believe the word of God for your life? Do you still believe that God will do exceedingly abundantly above all you can ask or think? Well, understand that it is not your dedication that the devil wants to steal but your faith in God. If he can get you to believe that God has forgotten you or convince you not to trust God, he has stopped everything that God has promised you. If you don’t have the faith to believe that God will do it, then why would He do it? Hebrews 11:6 says “without faith it is impossible to please God”. So, when trials and temptations come, stand firm on the faith and believe and know that whatever God has said, regardless of how it looks, he will stand by his word. Keep the faith and hold on, you are closer to your breakthrough than you think.