I have some friends who are experiencing trials in their life. But. You wouldn’t know it from the outside looking in; they appear to have the “perfect” life. In reality, what they have is BIG faith, believing God will move their mountains, refusing to be ruled by circumstances. I’m learning the perfect life occurs when we recognize the BIGNESS of God, trusting Him in all the stuff of the day. The thing is . . . God not only gives us the gift of faith . . . but gives us the opportunities to employ it.
BIG faith comes when huge mountains block our way and we trust God to move them.
Jesus said: Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you” (Matthew 17:20).
In the process of facing a mountain, God clearly told me, “I have made you for this journey.”
No other directions.
I wanted a map of the whole thing–from beginning to end–to know what to expect and how to manage it. Yet, I realize, God calls us to manage life through faith. And. BIG faith requires complete trust, no matter what. The more we trust God, the more we have the awareness of the presence, power, and peace of God, which produces more trust and BIG faith.
There’s nothing easy about BIG faith; however, it’s amazing to experience the power of God as details are shifted to put His plan into place. As we walk in the realm of BIG faith, we’re no longer constrained by our circumstances, but able to see God has so much more for our future than what we could ever ask for, think about, or even imagine.
Put it on your life list: Choose BIG faith.
- Remember God has made you for this journey.
- Trust God as you face each mountain, believing God will move it.
- Keep Jesus’ words in your heart: Nothing will be impossible for you.
Learning to Kickstart the day with BIG faith,
(written by Kerrie Carlisle Palmer © 2012 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED)