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DAY 25 TUESDAY: FEBRUARY 2020

 LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE IS BY FAITH!

For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The just shall live by faith” (Romans 1:17).

Anyone who wants to live a spiritual life should live his life by faith in God. It is only through faith a Christian is justified in life. There is absolutely no one that will be justified by his works of righteousness except by faith in life. That is why salvation is by faith and not by works or merits. Faith is purely a gift of righteousness obtained by grace in life. The Bible says in the opening text that for in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The just shall live by faith.” Of course, every Christian should endeavor to take note of the fact that living a spiritual life is by faith in God forever.

The Scriptures made it clear to us vividly that without faith no one can please God in life. In a nutshell, it simply means that without faith no one can be justified before God in life. That is why the Bible says in Hebrews 11:6, “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for He who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” Therefore, it takes absolute faith for one to please God and be justified as a Christian in life. Faith is highly necessary for the justification of a Christian in life forever.

The life of faith is a life of the Spirit of God. Without being filled with the Holy Spirit, one can never live his life by faith in God. Without faith also, one can never be justified before God in life. That is the reason why the Bible says in 2 Corinthians 5:7, “For we walk by faith, not by sight.” In fact, it takes absolute faith in God for a Christian to be successful in his spiritual pilgrimage in life. When a Christian walks by sight, he is walking according to the flesh and he can never be justified before God in life. But when he walks by faith, he is walking in the Spirit and that is the only way he can be justified before God in life forever.

Daily Tip: Every Christian should endeavor to live his life by faith by walking in the Spirit in order to be justified before God in life forever. Shalom!

Golden Text: So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God (Romans 10:17).

PRAYER: TAKE A WORSHIP SONG AS LED

  1. Thank God for today and about the Word of God you have just read.
  2. Humbly acknowledge your weakness and limitation before God.
  3. Oh Lord my Jehovah Elohim! I live my life by faith all the days of my life in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
  4. Holy Spirit! I bind the spirit of walking in the flesh forever in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
  5. Pray generally as led by the Holy Spirit concerning your life, situations and challenges.

For Further Study: Hebrews 11.             RBT: DEUTERONOMY 29-31