For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith. -Romans 12:3 (NKJV)
How would you like an increase in your faith for this New Year? God has given each one of us a measure of faith: the catalyst that reacts to belief in God’s Word, calling into existence things not yet manifested in the physical world.
This faith that was dealt to us is much like a drop of highly active, highly explosive and extremely valuable substance.
It’s not something you’d want to neglect and imaginably the very thing the enemy would love to get his hands on.
Romans 1:17 in AMPC says, “For in the Gospel a righteousness which God ascribes is revealed, both springing forth from faith and leading to faith [disclosed through the way of faith that arouses to more faith]. As it is written, The man who through faith is just and upright shall live and shall live by faith.”
When we rise up in belief to God’s Word and act on it, counting it as true, we move from faith to faith. We build up our most holy faith each time we stand on His promises. Much like a steam train, forward motion is slow at first but once it gets going, there’s no stopping it! Jesus is called the Author and Finisher of our faith in Hebrews. Since He is the living Word of God in the flesh, His Spirit authors our faith by speaking into us things that are yet to come. As we continually confess it, being fully convinced it will come to pass, the very thing we believed for will manifest. This is the finishing of our faith. With each instance of “finished faith,” we move from faith to faith.
This is how we live by faith!
Declare the Word:
Thank you Father for giving me a measure of Your very own faith! I consider it extremely valuable and I recognize that it is highly active, and explosive when I react in belief to Your Word. I use my faith today, believing your authored Word in me and fully expect You to finish it by bringing what you spoke to pass. I rejoice in it now knowing that You are moving me from faith to faith!