7 Ways to change your Walk of Faith
into a Walk of Faith with Power
by Reverend Alan E Fuller
1. Begin a regular time of intimacy with the Lord.
I cannot stress the importance of spending regular time with the Lord.
If we don't do so, we don't have a full relationship with Him. And
if we don't have a full relationship with Him, then we don't have the
legal right to
expect results from our prayer life. The Word of God says,
"Pray without ceasing," [1 Thessalonians 5:17] and in Luke 18:1,
we read that the Lord gave a parable, illustrating the fact that,
"men ought always to pray."
2. Find your issue in the Word and meditate on those scriptures. One
of my favorite things to do is look up my issue in scripture, then put
post-it notes around me with that scripture on it so that I don't forget
to meditate on it regularly. The Bible declares that happy is the
meditates in the law of the Lord both day and night. This is one way
to start on the track to getting that done. Another scripture for
that is that Jesus Himself said, "If ye abide in Me, and My words
abide in you, then ye shall ask what ye will and it shall be done unto
you." [John 15:7]
3. Speak the Word to the mountains.
Christ told us that, if we had faith as a grain of mustard seed, we could
speak to the mountains and they would have to obey our commands [Matthew
17:20; Luke 17:6]. It's time we as the Church realized the truth of
Word. It doesn't just apply to physical mountains, or the mountains
of the enemy's strategy. This also applies to the mountains of debt,
the mountains of sickness and disease, the mountains of unhealthy
relationships - every
mountain you can think of.
4. Speak the Word to the enemy.
Yes, I said speak the Word to the enemy. I'm not talking about
malicious people at work - I'm talking about Satan himself. If you
really want to stir something up, then stir him up. Take the Sword
of the Spirit, which is the Word of God [Ephesians chapter 6], and thrust
it up under his nose.
Command him to back out, off, and away from all the circumstances in your
life. Tell him to put back what he stole, and get out, because he
has no legal right to be in your life - you're a blood-bought child of the
and Living God, and the enemy has to obey you [James 4:7]!
5. Remind the Lord of His promises.
Reminding the Lord of His own Word is an awesome prayer strategy.
You see, the Lord said in His Word that His Word would not return to Him
void [Isaiah 55:11]. He said that it would accomplish - not might,
but WOULD accomplish - that to which He sent it. In other words,
what God says is
what you get. There are popular computer programs for HTML editing
now called WYSIWYG editors (that stands for 'what you see is what you
get'). I like to say that the Word of God is a WGSIWYG editor for
life (that stands
for 'what God says is what you get').
6. Expect to receive.
In Jeremiah 29:11, we're told, "For I know the thoughts that I think
of you, saith the Lord, Thoughts of good and not of evil; to give you an
expected end." We can't truly think that results are going to
happen if we don't do
what God said - expect. We first have to expect the end to be before
it will actually be.
7. Praise the Lord in advance of the manifestation.
Praising the Lord before you get what you ask for is the most important
step. This, because it demonstrates the faith that you have in His
Word. It demonstrates that you are indeed expecting God to do what He said
would do. It demonstrates to God your trust in His faithfulness.
The Word of God says, in Phillipians 1:6, "Being confident of this
very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform until
the day of Jesus Christ." That means be confident in the Word
of the Lord. And when you are, great things happen.
Reverend Alan E Fuller is the lead vocalist of a southern gospel music
ministry called HimFirst, and is a preacher that some have called,
"an evangelistic instructor." He has preached such
messages as By Faith the Walls Fell Down, The Power of your Words, Blessed
to be a Blessing, and The Power of Prayer and Fasting. For more on
Reverend Alan and his ministry please visit http://free.hostdepartment.com/o/outpouring/new/