Ephesians 5:1 Therefore be imitators of God (copy Him and follow His example), as well-beloved children (imitate their father.
Abraham believed something he couldn't see. Thomas refused to believe something he couldn't see. Thomas' name isn't listed in the gallery of the heroes of faith in Hebrews chapter 11.
But Abraham's name is.
Faith is believing you have what you prayed for for before you see it or have it.
It would be all right for God to call those things which be not as though they were, because He's God. But it would be wrong for me to do that????
If it's wrong for you to do it, it's wrong for God to do it! Children of the devil act like the devil. Children of God are to act like God. God is a faith God. And we are faith children of a faith God. Because we are faith children of a faith God, we are to act in faith. And faith calls those things which be not as though they were!
Confession: I am the faith child of a faith God. I imitate God, my Father. I follow His example as His well-beloved child. I act in faith. I call those things which be not as though they were. And they become.
The Daily Bread
A devotional to equip, exhort, motivate and feed your spirit.
Pastor Larry Smoot is Senior Pastor of Church on the Rock in Stafford County, Virginia.