Saturday, January 13, 2007

How? By Faith

In all areas of life I find myself more frequently asking "how?" How do I set goals? How do I achieve a goal? How do I fit in time for Bible study, devotions, prayer, family, work, and e-mail and the Rebelution Forum?

I keep returning to two principles:
  • "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." (2 Cor. 12:9)
  • "And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God" (Gal. 2:20)
2 Corinthians 12:9 is the principle contained in the song Grace: "
Your will cannot lead me where your grace cannot keep me." No matter what the circumstances may be, God has allowed them and given His grace so that we can pass through. But such grace-filled passage is only attained when we put our faith in that promise. "Live by faith" is not an abstract concept, but utterly practical! Faith is founded on fact: "My grace is sufficient for thee."

So there is the answer to all the "how" questions I have: "How? By faith in the Son of God."

How much easier is that life entrusted to God in every daily detail!


BrittLeigh said...

Faith is founded on fact: "My grace is sufficient for thee."

I really like that! Thanks so much for sharing these encouraging truths!

hannah michelle said...

Great post! Thanks for sharing those thoughts and verses, Ryan! they were really good to be reminded of, as I'm facing a few of those dilemmas myself. :-)