THE TRAINING WHEELS OF FAITH PT. 1

“LOVE ON THE RIGHT”

Mark 11:22 And Jesus answered saying to them, “Have faith in God. 23 “Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt (differ) in his heart, but believes that what he says is going to happen, it shall be granted him. 24 “Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they shall be granted you.

Romans 10:10 that faith is located in the heart.

If you can learn to respond from a heart of faith you will live victoriously.

Joshua 14:7 Caleb, “i brought back word as it was in my heart.

Prov. 16:23 The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
it’s easy to see the connection between the heart and mouth

Matt. 15:8 ‘This people honors Me with their lips, But their heart is far away from Me.

What you put in your heart is going to help determine what you respond too.

2Cor. 4:13 But having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, “I believed, therefore I spoke,” we also believe, therefore also we speak;

Ezek. 33:31 “And they come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people, and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

The training wheels that will help you develop the habit of hooking your mouth up to the word in your heart.

Acts 7:58 And when they had driven him out of the city, they began stoning him, and the witnesses laid aside their robes at the feet of a young man named Saul. 59 And they went on stoning Stephen as he called upon the Lord and said, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!” 60 And falling on his knees, he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them!” And having said this, he fell asleep.

Rom. 5:5 the love of God has been poured out within our hearts

OUR LOVE WALK PLAYS A HUGE ROLE IN OUR SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT

2Th. 1:3 We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater

WE PROBABLY HAVE MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO WALK IN LOVE THAN WE DO FAITH

WE ARE TO RESPOND TO ONE ANOTHER BASED ON WHAT WE BELIEVE NOT WHAT WE FEEL OR HOW THE DAY IS GOING.

Eph. 4:32 And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.

LEARNING THE LOVE WALK TEACHES YOU THE BALANCE OF FAITH.

Rom. 12:10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor

Rom. 13:8 Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.

1Cor. 13:8 Love never fails – you can’t fall down!