Walk As Overcomers
Christians need to “walk” in the things of God as a lifestyle rather than having to “change gears” when trouble comes. This is the difference, and you can check yourself out, between acting “religious” and “being” a Christian (like Christ). I’m not saying that we won’t experience difficulties in this life. You know better than that. Jesus said in John 16:33, “In the world you will have tribulation, but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” We have overcome by the blood of Jesus and WALK AS OVERCOMERS! I’ll tell you, there is a large faction of the church that strongly opposes overcoming, walking in victory, and dominion, and being free from the world, the flesh and the devil. Even in Charismatic-Pentecostal circles today we have tempered down the message and now everyone is a victim with God ready to give you a great breakthrough. May I say this to you friends, we have already broke through! Jesus broke through for us! He overcame the world, the flesh, and the devil, gave it to us, and MADE US MORE THAN CONQUERORS! And that’s a lifestyle that we walk in. That’s who we are. I’m not trying to be strong. I am strong in Jesus!
The Scripture says “the just shall live by faith.” Romans 1:17. That means we believe what God has already established and completed in His word through Jesus Christ, and renew our minds to that truth and act like it is so. Talk like it is so. Why? Because it is so! Romans 4:19-21, speaking of Abraham says, “And not being weak in faith, he did not consider his own body, already dead (since he was about a hundred years old) and the deadness of Sarah’s womb. He did not waver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God, and being fully persuaded or convinced that what He had promised He was able to perform.”
Abraham would be much maligned today in our churches. He was maligned during his time as was Moses and Noah or anyone else that took God at His word. They acted like it was so even before they had received the manifestation of the promise. Why? Because they were fully convinced. How about you? Then your actions and words will testify to what you believe.