The Daily Breath of God
Wednesday, January 16 2013
Everything that does not come from faith is sin. Romans 14:23This statement in the Word of God is not one of condemnation, anxiety or stress. In reality, it is bathed in grace so that we may discover the life that has been given to us in Jesus the Christ. So what is faith? Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. It is not a system or belief, it is the certainty of what God has said is true and his love can be seen in Jesus Christ. It is the gift of God through his grace and it is living. Faith therefore can see and hear. I like to think of it this way, that grace is the river and faith is the channel along which the beauty of grace flows down to renew our souls. Being free from condemnation lets us have thoughts and emotions that are relaxed, experiencing joy and gladness. Today may you experience the life called faith by the grace of our Lord. May your fears, your anxieties and your regrets find no place to express themselves because of the grace and faith of Christ in you. Enjoy!