Apostle Grace Lubega
1 Peter 1:8(KJV); Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
It is a fact that many Christians in their walk of salvation have not seen Christ in the flesh. He has not appeared to them in visions or spoken to them in dreams. Nonetheless, they believe, trust and rely on Him as the risen Lord.
The Message Version of our theme scripture relates, “You never saw him, yet you love him. You still don’t see him, yet you trust him–with laughter and singing.”
It is this same expression of faith that God expects us to have in all areas of our lives.
For example, take the issue of health. If you receive the prayer of faith for your healing, do you need a machine to re-check you and confirm that you are truly healed? That is for the immature. When a mature spirit truly believes that he is healed, he does not even need a doctor’s report as a stamp of confirmation of the report of the Lord.
If you have not seen Christ in the body but still believe, in the same way, you don’t need to be put through a machine again to know that you are healed.
A mature spirit does not need evidence. He has not seen, but nevertheless rejoices with joy unspeakable.
This applies to your finances, to your ministry, to your marriage and relationships and to any aspect of your life.
Faith is all the evidence that you need. As long as you have believed, rejoice like one in possession of what you desire. Don’t wait for what you see, hear or feel to move you, let faith move you.
FURTHER STUDY: Hebrews 11:1, 2 Corinthians 5:7
GOLDEN NUGGET: Faith is all the evidence that you need. As long as you have believed, rejoice like one in possession of what you desire.
PRAYER: Father, I thank You for this Word. I am built up and strong in faith, giving glory to God. I carry the material of faith in my spirit and with it I live every detail of my life. In this understanding, I walk in perpetual victory. To the glory of Your name, Amen.