Faith in God: Trust in God With Your Life Completely

The interesting thing about faith is that faith requires not knowing what will happen next or not seeing what is around the corner. That is the definition of faith-expecting something even if you aren’t sure or haven’t seen it yet. Interestingly enough, people practice faith all the time. When you turned on your tablet or computer to look at this website, you had faith that your device would boot up instead of blow up. When you sat down on the chair you’re using right now to view these letters on a screen, you had faith that the chair was properly constructed and won’t fall apart leading to your injury. The truth is, waking up every single day, people place their faith in the hands of others. Why not have faith on the one power that deserves your faith and won’t let you down? Why not have faith in Jesus? Think about it-products fail and people definitely fail. Yet you have faith in them. Why not have faith in a Power that can produce miracles and changes that humans can only imagine?

Why Faith? Why Now?

The biggest illusion in life is that we have a sense of control over our lives. If we only check the right boxes in the laundry list of life’s decisions, we have faith that things will turn out as expected. But life is what happens when you make other plans. People fail you. Friends betray you. Relatives disappoint you. You get frustrated with your job. The economy tanks. The bank’s foreclosure department knocks on your door. Things can head south very quickly. Yet people would rather place their trust in institutions that fail and people that fail. They would rather build their futures on the promises of things that are bound by mortality and the laws of physics. Ultimately, we have no control since the institutions we have faith in have no control as well. There is only one power that we can have faith in and who has shown again and again that He delivers-Jesus Christ.

Placing Your faith in The Eternal

When you place your faith in God, you are placing your faith in someone who has no limits. He made the laws of physics and he doesn’t have to follow them. He made the laws of logic, and he is above and beyond logical rules’ constrictions. This is how awesome and powerful He is. The creator has no creator. The creator obeys no restrictions since He is the only one who can impose real restrictions. God is infinite. As infinite as his love for us. How else can you explain the raw power of speaking worlds into existence? Or instantly creating tissues or muscle and bones and repairing nerves to heal paralytics, blind people, deaf mutes, and others?

Solid Rock You can Build Your Life on

Jesus’ transforming power has been documented for ages. He has turned murderers into lovers of the Word who suffered martyrdom gladly just so they can preach God’s word. He has turned anger-prone people into evangelists of love. He has liberated countless people from the prisons of addiction, negativity, bad attitudes, unforgiveness, abandonment issues, and a whole host of negative conditions. Jesus’ ability to heal and transform continues unabated to this day. Considering that track record, in light of the fact that many of the people transformed had tried other solutions and failed and had no hope, is there even a viable alternative? No drug, whether prescription or illegal, can give hope. No amount of money can give real security. No amount of sex can provide a real sense of acceptance. Only Jesus. Trust in His powerful Word. The same voice that uttered the world into existence spoke the written words of the Bible. Trust in those words since God himself said that His words don’t come back to Him void.

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Robert Moment is a life coach, speaker and author of several life-changing books including, Christian Youth: Its Cool to Believe in God for Love, Acceptance, Friendship , Protection and Direction. Robert loves people and enjoys helping them. Robert specializes in maximizing human potential for happiness, purpose  and success. Visit http://www.AChristianYouth.com and sign-up for the FREE 5 Day e-Course titled, Christian Youth: Be Inspired to Live for God.

God is Hope : Believe in God Completely

Did you know that the same voice that uttered the words that created the universe  is present in the Bible? Did you know that God’s written word is as powerful as His spoken words? Did you know that God’s word doesn’t come back to Him void and powerless? Make no mistake about it, God’s words have power. They have a life of their own. This might be hard to believe for even many Christians because, let’s face it, life gets really rough,  and it is so easy to give in to the temptation of thinking that we’re alone in this world. God is hope. Life can be so alienating sometimes that it is so easy to feel disconnected from God and His Word. We are tempted, like Thomas, to only believe if there are certain things we can see. However, this is the challenge of hope. We have to continue striving in belief even if things look hopeless and there are no visible signs that our deliverance from whatever challenges we face is forthcoming. Here are two reasons why God is our hope and why we need to believe His promises to carry us through. It is only when we fully trust Him can we have real hope. Believe in God completely to see you through life’s circumstances and challenges.

“Hope and faith in God grows during our times of adversity”
–Robert Moment

God’s Word delivered in the Past

We only need to read through the Bible and its numerous instances of God coming through even when things seemed hopeless and impossible. Take the case of Gideon. This powerful Hebrew judge was introduced to us as a cowering person unsure of himself, his strength, and his place in the world. Sound familiar? Still, the angel of the Lord greeted him with the words ‘mighty man of valor.’ These were God’s words. These words didn’t match Gideon’s view of himself or seeming reality but God had better things planned for Gideon. He went on to lead Israel in an improbably victory against all odds. How much more can God work wonders in your life even if you feel the odds are against you? God did the same for seemingly lowly characters like David (he was the youngest of Jesse’s sons and a mere shepherd), Sarah (she laughed at the possibility of her getting pregnant), Hannah (she endured the bitterness of infertility), and many others. God delivered despite what ‘conventional wisdom’ or ‘reality’ said. Throughout it all, He stuck by His Word and His promises. When He makes a promise He delivered.

God delivers now

Look around you, God continues to deliver. Stop looking for Red Seas parting-although unexplained natural events still do happen-but look at the microcosm of people’s individual lives. Every single day, people who used to grapple with addictions, psychological bondage, bad attitudes, and other personal hindrances shake off their invisible chains when they accept Jesus Christ. Jesus’ saving grace continues to turn prostitutes, addicts, cheaters, fornicators, thieves, and others from their past lives. God continues to deliver on His Word in Second Corinthians when He promised that we will become new creatures if we accept Him. He continues, to this day, change our hearts of stone to hearts of flesh. The same God who spoke the world into being, speaks our new hearts and characters into being because of His written Word. If God can transform others, you can bet He can transform you too. That’s how powerful His Word is. How can you not have anything but hope in His powerful Word?

Logic dictates that God will deliver in the future

Considering that God is so powerful that He delivered in the past and continues to deliver now, it would be illogical to think that we can’t place our hope in Him to deliver us in the future. Regardless of whatever challenges you may be facing now, you only need to look at God’s track record and His existing power and believe in His ability to deliver, transform, and heal. He has His own timetable. He has His own plan and Will. Submit to His Will and place your hope in Him. It isn’t your good works or your merit that will make Him deliver. Only His grace. Place your trust in His unquenchable mercy and Grace and the same power that parted the Red Sea or rained fire down on the altar at Mount Carmel will come through for you.

Trust God to see you through– “For nothing will be impossible with God”(Luke 1:37 NASB).      

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Robert Moment is a life coach, speaker and author of several life-changing books including, Christian Youth: Its Cool to Believe in God for Love, Acceptance, Friendship , Protection and Direction. Robert loves people and enjoys helping them. Robert specializes in maximizing human potential for happiness, purpose  and success. Visit http://www.AChristianYouth.com and sign-up for the FREE 5 Day e-Course titled, Christian Youth: Be Inspired to Live for God.

Christian Youth

Christian youth God has a plan , purpose and bright future for you. God knows your name and He sees your incredible value. God loves YOU !

Do you sometimes wonder what your purpose is in life? As a Christian youth, you may especially worry about your future and the direction of your life. But even when it seems like nothing is clear and that you exist only to exist, God is working you into His grand design. God loves each of us, and He has a plan, a purpose, and a bright future for even the least of us.

A Plan For You

Ever heard the saying, “Everything happens for a reason?” It’s true; everything that happens in our lives works to shape who we are and who we will be. God knows how we will turn out, and even when life seems scary and unstable, we can find peace in the fact that it’s all part of His perfect timing. The good things help to encourage us, and the bad things help us to strengthen our faith. Your life may be completely different in ten years; it may change direction, or shape. But the past is all part of God’s beautiful plan for you.

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

-Romans 8:28 (NIV)

A Purpose For You

Despite what science may say, you are not just a bunch of particles floating around in space. You are not an accident, nor are you a mistake. You were specially made by God to fulfill a unique role on this planet. Don’t ever think that you don’t have purpose, because God gave you the power to impact lives for the better. He set you on this Earth to praise him and to encourage others in your own way. No matter what your circumstances are, God will find a way to work through you and help you find the purpose He has given you.

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

-Psalm 139:14 (NIV)

A Bright Future For You

Life is full of surprises, and sometimes your current situation can be daunting. It can be hard to look forward to a bright future when everything in your past and present is dark. But you must be patient, as you have many years stretching before you, and God’s timing cannot coexist with yours. If you want something now, the chances are that God will make you wait for your own good. He has a vision for all of us, and even before we were born, He knew who we are going to be and what we are supposed to do. So if nothing seems to be going right, just remember that one day all of it will have helped create your bright future in God’s timing.

““For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.””

-Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

God gave us all purpose and a bright future so that we can be part of His awesome plan. We have reason to live because God needs us in His kingdom to praise Him and spread the good news to everyone we meet. Don’t let dark times break you down, for God uses them to make you stronger. Jesus was tempted too, and He went through bad times, especially at the cross. But He endured through it all, and so we should aspire to be like Him and focus on the purpose God has given us.

Christian Youth Be Inspired to Live for God ™ !

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Robert Moment is a life coach, speaker and author of several life-changing books including, Christian Youth: Its Cool to Believe in God for Love, Acceptance, Friendship , Protection and Direction. Robert loves people and enjoys helping them. Robert specializes in maximizing human potential for happiness, purpose  and success. Visit http://www.AChristianYouth.com and sign-up for the FREE 5 Day e-Course titled, Christian Youth: Be Inspired to Live for God.

Christian Faith:Trust in God and Leave the Results to Him

Walking by faith is easy when we get the results we are looking for , isn’t it?  When our prayers are answered the way we want them to be and everything happens the way we want, it’s easy to have faith.

But the real test of Christian faith is in facing the silence of being “on hold” with God.  Faith is a hard teacher. Faith gives us the test before we get the lesson.  Sometimes we pray and pray to God and it seems like He might not be listening because we don’t get an answer right away.  But we aren’t looking at it properly when we think that way.  The truth is, sometimes God’s answer to our prayer is, “No,” or “Not right now.”

Because God is seeing the situations of our lives so much more clearly than we could ever hope to, He can make the right decisions for us, even if we can’t see that clearly sometimes. Remember , too, that faith means we believe in Him and His time table – we have to trust that He knows what is right for us and when it is right – and we must not ask him to prove it ! That’s not faith – that’s doubt.

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”
–  Hebrews 11:1

There’s a country song by popular singer Garth Brooks that was very popular a few years ago that has line in that says, “Sometimes I thank God for unanswered prayers , so remember when you’re talking to the Man upstairs, just because he doesn’t answer , it doesn’t mean He don’t care…”  In the song, the singer sees his old high school sweetheart and recalls that he prayed every night that God would let him marry this girl. Now he looks at his wife and thanks God that He didn’t answer those old prayers – because the Lord knew that the right woman was waiting for him.

Do you have that kind of faith in the Lord?  Can you pray and not be disappointed that sometimes what you are praying for isn’t what you get?  It’s hard, isn’t it?  But the Lord knows that it isn’t good for us to answer everybody’s prayer to win the lottery, or even every prayer to get a particular job.  Why?  Because it’s easy for us to forget that we only see things in the here and now – but God sees a plan for us that stretches far into the future and He’s planning for the rest of our life and into eternity.

Continue to pray, but do so in faith, knowing that God is with you in every moment.  Whether you are seeking employment, healing , new friendships, a renewal of love or a change in your own heart, give it time.  Don’t give in to impatience or demand that God do it “now”.  Trust in God to work in and through every circumstance you face and teach you something in every experience.  Leaving the results – and the timing – to God will enrich your life in ways you can’t foresee but that He has prepared for you out of His great and abiding love for you.

Remember the Powerful Benefits of Christian Faith:

●     Faith is the assurance that there will be answer to all we take to God in prayers.

●     Faith is holding to the blessings we know to be true, even when the world and our lives indicate otherwise.

●     Faith proclaims that nothing is impossible for us if we rely on the power of God to guide us through every situation.

●     Faith in God uplifts us and gives us the courage to move forward.

●     Faith in God will sustain us and bring us successfully through every crisis.

●     Faith in God means you do not doubt yourself.

 “Have faith in God.  Truly I tell you if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and if you do not doubt in your heart, but believe that what you say will come to pass, it will be done for you.”
Mark 11:22-23

So the next time you pray, praise God, ask for His guidance and be willing to ask for what you need.  But remember that true faith requires that asking also meaning resting in the assurance that God will see to the results without your help.  Walk in faith and leave the results to God – He can handle it !  Honor Him by your Faith.

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Robert Moment is a life coach, speaker and author of several life-changing books including, Christian Youth: Its Cool to Believe in God for Love, Acceptance, Friendship , Protection and Direction. Robert loves people and enjoys helping them. Robert specializes in maximizing human potential for happiness, purpose  and success. Visit http://www.AChristianYouth.com and sign-up for the FREE 5 Day e-Course titled, Christian Youth: Be Inspired to Live for God.