10 KEYS - DO YOU BELIEVE ?
LIFE LESSONS FROM THE BOOK OF JOHN 11:40 (Msg)
"Jesus looked her in the eye. “Didn’t I tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?”
1. Your flesh will always fight against what you believe in your spirit .Gal 5:17(HCSB)"For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don't do what you want."
2. What you see with the eyes of your spirit is far more superior ,than what you see with your flesh "earthly" . 1 Cor 15:48(NLT)"Earthly people are like the earthly man, and heavenly people are like the heavenly man."
3. What you believe is revealed to you by the Holy Spirit , that is the reason we need always to be encouraged once the truth has being revealed to us . we become patient and wait for the manifestation. John 16:13(NIV)"But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come."
4.your circumstances does not move God , but when you "BELIEVE GOD" , He swings into action . Mark 9:23(NLT)""What do you mean, 'If I can'?" Jesus asked. "Anything is possible if a person believes."
5.You can only believe what you know , the strength of what you believe , comes from the knowledge of God's word that you know .Prov 24:5(NIV)"The wise prevail through great power, and those who have knowledge muster their strength."
6.What you believe is revealed to you by God and not man .God revealed Jesus to Peter. Matt 16:17(NIV)"Jesus replied, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven."
7.you cannot believe with your flesh , it has to come from your spirit .The spirit of man is the candle of the lord .Prov 20:27(NIV)"The human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one's inmost being."
8.The power inside of you has the ability to turn what you believe into a testimony . It works from the inside outside. That is the reason we get excited with joy . why? The power to change our circumstances lies in us when we refuse to yield to what our flesh is telling us. Eph 3:20(NLT)"Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think."
9.What you believe is connected to your speaking . If you don't believe it , it won't be in your heart to speak it .2 cor 4:13(NIV)"It is written: "I believed; therefore I have spoken." Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak,"
10.Once you believe , the power of God becomes activated in your spirit . 2 Tim 1:7(NLT)"For God has not given us a s