Rhapsody Of Realities TeeVo Devotional June 11th – The Facts Don’t Matter

(Faith Considers The Word, Not Physical Facts!)

TO THE BIBLE: James 2:17-18 GNB
“So it is with faith: if it is alone and includes no actions, then it is dead. But someone will say, “One person has faith, another has actions.” My answer is, “Show me how anyone can have faith without actions. I will show you my faith by my actions.””

LET’S TALK
When acting in faith, you don’t negotiate God’s instructions; you act on them. Faith doesn’t say, “Well, I know the Word of God says thus-and-thus, but let’s face the facts!”

Faith neither faces nor considers the facts; it considers the Word and acts on it NOW! So, the faith that works is that which doesn’t negotiate the Word but believes it, speaks it, and acts accordingly.

Act on the Word today. Faith is not a leap in the dark, but a leap on the Word. That’s how Abraham got his son Isaac (Romans 4:19).

From the natural standpoint, the facts before Abraham were completely in disagreement with God’s Word to him that he would be the father of many nations.

But Abraham didn’t allow those facts to dissipate his faith and confidence in the Word of God. He held tenaciously to God’s Word, fully persuaded that God’s Word, not the natural facts of life, is absolute reality.

Once you receive the Word concerning any area of your life, act accordingly, for faith in the Word must have corresponding actions. Each time you pray, rejoice like someone that has received.

Notice I didn’t say rejoice so you’ll receive; rather, rejoice, knowing that you’ve received! That’s the faith principle! In as much as faith doesn’t consider natural facts, it doesn’t deny them either!

Rather, what faith does is to deny those facts the ability or authority to control the circumstances of your existence, while depending on the Word of God as the basis and assurance for action!

Go Deeper
Romans 4:17-22; James 2:21-22

Pray:
Dear Father, your Word is my life, and the light by which I live. I receive with gladness, meekness and faith your Word concerning my success, health, victory and prosperity, and I act in consonance with that Word today! I declare that my faith is alive and producing results as a result of what I’ve learnt today, in the Name of Jesus. Amen.

Daily Bible Reading
ONE YEAR
Acts 2:22-47, 2 Chronicles 8-11
TWO YEAR
Luke 1:1-10, Deuteronomy 9

Act:
Put your faith to work today; ignore the present facts and declare whatever it is that you desire.

About the author

Rev. Chris Oyakhilome D.Sc., D.D, the President of LoveWorld Inc. , a dynamic, multifaceted, global ministry, is the author of Rhapsody of Realities, the world’s #1 daily devotional, and more than 30 other books. He’s a dedicated minister of God’s Word whose message has brought the reality of the divine life to the hearts of many.

 

Millions have been affected by his television broadcast, “Atmosphere For Miracles,” which brings God’s divine presence right into people’s homes. The scope of his television ministry extends throughout the world with LoveWorld satellite television networks delivering qualitative Christian programming to a global audience.

 

At the world-renowned Healing School, he manifests the healing works of Jesus Christ and has helped many receive healing through the operation of the gifts of the Spirit.

 

Pastor Chris has a passion to reach the peoples of the world with God’s presence—a divine commission he’s fulfilled for more than 30 years through various outreaches, crusades, as well as several other platforms that have helped millions experience a victorious and purposeful life in God’s Word.

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