What do we do when your faith is tested?
By Lisa Ross, LisaRossInspiration.com
- STOP! Don’t panic!
- After stopping, begin PRAYING. Prayer is the portal to God.
- FAST. When we need to hear from God quickly and we desire answers directly and expeditiously—we must FAST and pray.
- Surround yourself with PRAYER WARRIORS.
- TAKE CARE OF YOU.
What does God say about our faith?
“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” “And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.” “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
How do you know you’re being tested by God?
Obedience seems to always be a key part of God’s testing. He gives us things to do which make no sense to us and are not particularly appealing, although they are good for us. Then he watches our response to learn exactly how we feel about our relationship with him. If we trust him, we typically obey.
Why does God test our faith?
But the truth is God builds your faith and my faith by testing it. He builds our faith by putting it to the test, by trying it. Faith is like a muscle and when it’s stretched and it’s pulled then it develops. When you test your muscles against weights then your muscles develop. And your faith develops as it is tested.
What is the testing of our faith?
The testing of our faith, the purification or “pruning” of our way of life, is an essential component, therefore, in our advance to spiritual maturity. Testing winnows out many of our flaws and imperfections as we learn to start trusting God more and more, and relying on our own assets less and less.
What is the testing of your faith?
The testing of your faith. The testing or proving is done to find out what you have learned. It is not to prove your level of faith to God but to you. One interesting fact is that the more we know about our Supreme Father the smaller our faith has to be. Our great God requires small-mustard seed faith.
Is your faith being tested?
Here Are 3 Ways to Know Your Faith Is Being Tested: 1. You Encounter Doubts . Eve doubted God’s instruction in the garden. Abraham doubted he would have a son. The Bible is filled with examples of doubt. One example in particular makes me feel a little better about myself for doing the same and it’s found in the Gospel of Matthew.