BLESSINGS AND MIRACLES : THE APPLICATION , THE REALITY OF FAITH (contd.)
“It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.” John 6:63 KJV
A lot has been discussed in this series, starting from capsule 25. The initial point was to compare and contrast Blessings and Miracles with the view of showing that Blessings provide God's best. But knowing that Blessings are spiritual and we live in a physical world we need to know how to bring God's best into manifestation. The first step is the absolute and total commitment to the truth that we are already blessed (Ephesians chapter 1, 2 Peter 1:3-5). The next step is understanding the concept that we are faith beings (Romans 1:17, 2Corinthians 5:7). In this capsule, as promised we would consider that nagging question 'How does one look at the things that are not seen or how do you see the invisible?' (2 Corinthians 4:18). (Remember the different descriptions of faith in capsule 33 and 34).
'........the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.” John 6:63b KJV
The word of God gives you the window into the spiritual, it gives a perfect description of the spiritual world, the source of life. This is the commentary of what Christ said in John 6:63. We have allowed religion to over complicate things. Walking in the spirit means the ability to base your life on the revealed word of God which is the 'window or mirror' of the spirit. The Word of God coveys spiritual truths and with the help of the Holy Spirit it becomes revealed to your spirit, The New Creation (John 14:26, 16:13). You can see the spiritual World with your heart (that is your spirit ) through the word of God (1 Corinthians 2:9-16)
“But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.”
James 1:25 KJV (Context James 1:23-25).
James 1:25, is describing the whole process. It says 'whoso looks into the perfect law of liberty' this suggest two things, that it is a continuous process and there is a dimension that is not superficial, in fact it's a whole world. This is simply describing walking in the spirit, the Word describes the spiritual, you see it with your heart and when you follow through , the spiritual blessings will manifest in your actions. The Natural Laws will yield exponentially for you (capsule 25).
“(As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations), before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were. Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations; according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about a hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's womb: He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.” Romans 4:17-21 KJV
Romans 4:17-21 is the application of James 1:23-25. God by His Word showed Abram what was already done in the spiritual (The stars in the sky and The sands at his feet representing the numerous children, the cutting of the covenant, sealed with a name change from Abram to Abraham confirming his status in the spiritual). This spiritual picture was so real to Abraham, such that he walked in it and within 12 months from the change of name, Sarah had the promised child, Genesis 17:1-5 and Genesis 21:1-5. Once you get this application you can put it into motion in any area of your Christian life, bringing into manifestation any provision from the spirit to the physical. Whether it's Healing (1 Peter 2:24), Freedom from demonic oppression (1 John 4:4), Material prosperity (2 Corinthian 8:9). Whatever it is you need, as long as there is provision for it in the New Covenant.
As we close, remember we have a great edge over Abraham, because the Creator of All, lives on the inside of us by His Spirit, painting a better picture much more than Abraham could have (1 Corinthians 2:10,13).
WITH FAITH WE SEE AND WALK IN THE SPIRIT
In the next capsule we would discuss what to do to be strong in faith. We are all faith beings as long as you are born again! No one can experience the new birth except through faith. I will like to encourage you to keep spreading the word, it's the most power weapon in existence. Link your social media site to God's Pill.