Do you know the promises of God over your life?
The young corporal took his musket and threw it aside, and walked across the field toward the Emperor’s staff, tearing off his corporal’s stripes as he went. When he took his place among the officers, they asked him what he was doing. I am the captain of the Emperor’s Guards, he replied. “By whose order?” they asked. “By the order of the Emperor himself” he replied.
A man of less faith might have been happy returning back to his ranks as a corporal and boasting for the rest of his life about how the Emperor once called him Captain. But no, He took the Emperor at his word. And He knew his potential and what the Emperor had said.
In the same way, some of us have been happy just hearing about the promises of God without ever laying claim to them. Some of us have never realized the strengths with which God has gifted us. May it not be! We who know the Lord must become aware of our status as sons and daughters of the King! We must believe that God has promised great things to those who love and serve him and we must also recognize the potential God has placed upon us from the beginning of time! Let’s start practicing some faith today! It begins with the mind!
Romans 4:20-21 “He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.”