FRUIT OF FAITHSis. Stella Dhinakaran

for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.    (1 John 5:4)

The Dhinakarans Dearly beloved! Those who remain steadfast in their faith towards God, will overcome this world. The Bible says “…And this is the victory that has overcome the world- our faith (I John 5:4). You should have faith in God to lead a successful life. The closer you get to God in your faith, the more will be our victories and that is what happened in the life of Abraham. He was childless but God said to him, “You shall be a father of many nations” (Genesis 17:4). He might have thought “How could this be? My body is lifeless and my wife Sarah’s womb is dead.” But it was the Lord who had given this promise to him and since Abraham knew that nothing was impossible with God, he believed in Him.

When you have this same faith, the Lord will bless you and lift you to great heights this year. The Lord will make your faith abound and do great things to draw many people to Him through you.

In my family life, we went through great hardships for ten years. The Lord led my husband through the valley of the shadow of death. The doctors said, “Your husband will be alive for a month.” I was in a helpless situation but at that time, the Holy Spirit emboldened me saying, ““Don’t be afraid. Your husband will not die.” He also revealed to me all the other blessings that were in store for us. I started to thank God in faith saying, “Lord, You will fulfill your promise.” And everything happened according to the revelation of the Holy Spirit.

The adversary, brought many temptations and trials in our life to make us fall from our faith. At such times, I looked only to the Lord and God gave us victory in our trials. Whenever the darkness of death hovered nearby, the Lord delivered us in a miraculous manner.

Dearly beloved, we get depressed easily and break down at once . But when we cling to the Lord with faith, He will keep you in perfect peace (Isaiah 26:3) and will lift you up through the fruit of faith. We cannot please God without faith because faith is the key to our miracles. God allows you to go through trials and tribulations in order to test your faith. Whenever you go through suffering, you are never alone because God is always with you to open a way for you. Surely your faith will be honoured.

Prayer:

Loving Lord Jesus,

I am going through trials and tribulations but I believe in Your mighty power. I know that You will not forsake me and that You are faithful enough to fulfill Your promise for me. You have said that faith can move mountains. I believe that everything is possible for you as You are God the almighty.
In Your matchless name I pray.

Amen.
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