“So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” Romans 10:17.
LIGHT FOR NOW: You can only have faith when the gospel of Christ is preached.
The hearing of the gospel is the hearing of faith (Galatians 3:2). The believer in Christ does nothave a faith problem. A man can only come into salvation through faith (Ephesians 2:8). You can only have faith when the gospel (the message of Christ) is preached. The message of Christ supplies faith to a believer. This is the reason it is called the Word of Faith. The gospel is not a gospel of sin but that of the forgiveness of sins (Acts 13:38-39). Forgiveness of sins is not a prayer, it is a preaching. When you hear and believe; your sins are forgiven (Luke 24:46-47). There is no prayer that can bring forgiveness of sins. Forgiveness of sins is not based on emotional acts. Sin is a legal matter and in legality, sentiments and emotions do not matter. This is the reason there is a legality to the framework of redemption (Romans 6:23). The death of a sinner does not have a legal conviction to free the sinner. It only takes the death of a sinless man to deal with the matter of sin.
There was nothing on earth that could pay for sin. Man was too broke and helpless to pay for the sin of men. But the love of God towards man propelled God to pay for the sin of man. God had to step out of God and take upon humanity in order to redeem man. The earth did not have what it takes to accommodate God in His totality. Divinity had to take on humanity to pay the price of sin. God had to put deity aside and take on mortality for the purpose of death even the death on the cross. Jesus is the price for sin. The wrath of sin was satisfied on the cross. Sin has been paid for therefore; sin no longer has the power to judge man. This is what the gospel supplies to bring faith to the believer.
INSTRUCTION:Believe in the gospel of Christ.
PRAYER: Father, I thank you for making me a partaker of the glorious gospel of Christ in Jesus Name. Amen
QUOTE: There is no sentimentality in legality.
DAILY BIBLE READING: MORNING:NUMBERS CHAPTER 36; EVENING: 1 TIMOTHY CHAPTER 2