Rhapsody Of Realities TeeVo Devotional September 26th – Grow And Strengthen

(Hear The Word And Put Your Faith To Work)

TO THE BIBLE: Luke 17:5-6 NIV
“The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, “Be uprooted and planted in the sea,” and it will obey you.””

LET’S TALK
The remarkable statement made by the Lord Jesus in this Scripture shows us that we can do a lot even with faith as little as a mustard seed. You can move mountains with your faith, no matter how small you think it is.

The Bible says, “For by the grace given to me I bid every one among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith which God has assigned him” (Romans 12:3 RSV).

Every Christian has faith, but you must understand that God doesn’t give big faith. He gives you little faith and then you grow your faith.

The moment you were born again, God gave you the exact amount of faith you required to effect any change in your life. It’s your responsibility to increase your faith by hearing the Word; “So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” (Romans 10:17).

Apart from your faith being little, it can also be weak. Therefore, you can’t stop at just increasing it, you need to strengthen it as well. The only way to do this is by putting it to work; that is, acting on the Word of God.

God gave you the same amount of faith he gave everybody. We all have the same faith, but what you do with yours is what matters. Your faith grows as you listen to the Word, but it becomes strengthened as you put it to work. When your faith is tested by the crisis of life, it also becomes strengthened.

Whatever your situation is today, you don’t need to cry or beg, rather, talk to the problem. If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, then you can calm the storms of your life.

Go Deeper
1 John 5:4; Romans 4:18-21

Pray:
Father, I thank you for your Word through which I increase my faith and for the situations I face in life through which my faith is strengthened. I thank you for helping me build a world-overcoming faith so I may prevail in any situation I face, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Daily Bible Reading
ONE YEAR
Ephesians 3:1-21, Hosea 7-10
TWO YEAR
John 1:14-23, 1 Kings 1

Act:
Study Faith’s Hall of Faith in Hebrews 11:1, and get inspired by studying in depth the varying accounts of those who put their faith to work.

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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