I read a short article this past week that got me thinking. God has made so many promises. When the Lord Jesus was on earth, He showed us how to live and walk in those promises. Plus Jesus gave us so many more promises such as: “I am with you even to the end of the age”; and “whatever you ask in my name, I will do it.”
It really boils down to belief. Do I believe the Father and Son and Holy Spirit really can do what they say in the Scriptures? Does the Word really mean what it says? Can I trust God to do what He promises?
The alternative is to disbelieve. This means that I am calling God a liar. I am saying that He really won’t or can’t do something. It means he really is not trustworthy.
When put this way, my actions and belief alternately call God a liar if I don’t believe and act on His promises or I call Him my Lord and Savior if I do believe and act on His promises.
I want to live a life of belief and obedience to His Word. My prayer for you and I is summarized in Hebrews: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. (Heb. 12:1-2).