MFM Daily Devotional 6 October 2023
TOPIC: When You Have Faith (I)
He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES: Your faith can move mountains and your doubt can create them.
PROPHETIC WORD FOR TODAY
Henceforth, your faith shall make the impossible possible in your life, in the name of Jesus.
FIRE SCRIPTURE: Daniel 3:13-18
PRAISE AND WORSHIP: Take praise and worship songs as led by the Holy Spirit.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Jeremiah 11 – 12; John 19 – 20.
MFM Daily Devotional 6 October 2023 MESSAGE
Faith is an indispensable tool in the life and journey of every believer. It is an active trust in God, a belief that what He says is true, resulting in an action. Jesus said, “Have faith in God” (Mark 11:22). In John 14:1, the Bible also says, “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.” Fear is the enemy of faith, but when you feed your faith, you will starve your fear. When you have faith in God, the following benefits will accrue to you.
(1) You will continue to trust God, even when things look hopeless.
Having lost his wealth, family and health, Job said, “Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him’ (Job 13:15). He was a man of faith. In the face of a great trial, Meshack, Shadrack and Abednego demonstrated unusual faith when they declared to King Nebuchadnezzar, “Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king” (Daniel 3:16-18).
God honoured their faith and sent great deliverance to them. Things looked very hopeless for Abraham and Sarah. At 100 and 90 respectively, the couple were still looking up to God for their promised child. The Bible affirms that Abraham, against hope, believed in hope, that he might receive the promise. He also staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief. His faith was rewarded with Isaac!
(2) You will not be unduly shaken or alarmed at bad news.
Faith helps us to be calm and unruffled. When the only child of the Shunammite woman died, her remark to those who asked her what had happened was, “It is well.” Also, when King Hezekiah got a disturbing letter of impending invasion from King Sennacherib, he took it to God’s temple and prayed to the One who is mighty to save. In Psalm 112:7, the Bible says, “He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed trusting in the Lord.” Does that Scripture describe you?
Dearly beloved, always remember that without faith you can do nothing; with faith all things are possible for you. Have faith in God!
MFM Daily Devotional 6 October 2023 PRAYER POINTS
1. Spiritual robbers attacking my faith, die, in the name of Jesus.
2. Any wicked person in my bloodline saying my faith shall never increase, die, in the name of Jesus.
3. O God, arise and increase my faith, in the name of Jesus.
4. I shall mount up with wings as eagles, in the name of Jesus
5. My faith shall never fail, in the name of Jesus.
6. O God, arise and make my faith productive, in the name of Jesus
7. Battles from the pit of hell fighting my faith, be frustrated, in the name of Jesus.