How many of you upon getting up through the night; you don’t just start walk quickly through the house? Even though you have walked that same path many times before? You still find yourself moving at a much slower pace because in your mind it’s still too risky to trust what you know to be true.
Well. It’s the same principle in the spirit. Many us can’t seem to accelerate in God because in our mind we just can’t believe the word of God we’ve heard over and over again. We go through the same formality of listening to God’s word, reading our bible, praying, and quoting God’s holy scriptures. And, we still can’t seem to accelerate.
Why? When we learn to see God’s word through the Spirit, then, we’re able to see through the eyes of faith the wonderful things that God has prepared for His chosen people. Psalm 119:18 says, Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.
Many times we don’t obey God because we don’t see the benefit of it. If we really believed that God was going to perform a miracle in our life every time we praised Him, we wouldn’t stop praising Him. We don’t praise God because we don’t see the wonders of why we need to praise. However, if we would just obey God, we would reap the benefits that He’s promised. For example, we don’t pay our tithes, love our neighbors and our enemies because we don’t see the benefit of it. If we could just learn to accelerate toward the things we can not see, God will make sure we reap the benefits He has promised us in the word of God.
Abraham was able to obey God in sacrificing Issac because he saw beyond Issac. Genesis 22:1-2 “Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”
Then, When they reached the place God had told him about, Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it. He bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood. Then, he reached out his hand and took the knife to slay his son. But the angel of the Lord called out to him from heaven, “Abraham! Abraham!”
“Here I am,” he replied. “Do not lay a hand on the boy,” he said. “Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.” Genesis 22:9-12.
Abraham remembered the promises God made to him. “God promised to make Abraham the father of a great people and said that Abraham and his descendants must obey God. But, it wasn’t simply a matter of obeying rules – God wanted them to live their lives in such a way to show the world that God is the all-powerful God, in whom all people should follow and worship.
Abraham was able to see the word of God through the eyes of faith, therefore, he accelerated in God because he believed God. Even when it made no sense.
More importantly, the Bible is full of promises for God’s people. But, if we don’t see the benefit of it. The word of God won’t do us any good. What we don’t see, we can’t accelerate towards it. I’ve learned that every time I obey God’s word. He accelerates me into a new level of believing. I believe God’s word through the eyes of faith. Therefore, I reap the benefits of trusting God’s word.
Psalm 119:05. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. (KJV) The word of God takes us into a realm that we can’t detect with our natural senses. 2 Corinthians 5:7: For we walk by faith, not by sight. We have to walk by what God has said in His word in order to get the results we’re expecting about our situations. The Bible-Isaiah 53:4-5 “Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.”
God has already done the work. It’s written in His word. Now, we just have to see it’s finished through the eyes of faith. In conclusion, the enemy will continue to blind the mind of those that don’t believe. If we continue not seeing the benefits [promises] in believing God’s word. The devil will continue to hide from us what God has already promised through His word.
Once you’re blinded, it’s impossible to see the benefits God has promised through His word. And, God can’t accelerate you where you need to be in Him. So stop stumbling into your wealthy place. There are benefits in believing God’s word through the eyes of faith.