The 12 Blessings Living Faith will Give to You and Others

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Some want to wait until the future to believe, others think they can believe without it affecting their lives, but living faith gives 12 forever blessings. #Faith #Salvation #Jesus #BibleStudy #Hope

For many, it’s easy to hear the message of God’s grace and think, “There’s plenty of time for all that ‘religious’ stuff later.”

Paul wants us all to know that is an eternally dangerous way to think. He pleads with his readers to not reject God’s gift of salvation through Christ Jesus . . .

For [God] says,
“I listened to you at the time of my favor.
And the day when you needed salvation,
I came to your aid.”
So can’t you see? Now is the time to respond to his favor!
Now is the day of salvation!

2 Corinthians 6:2 ((TPT)

Today IS the DAY of SALVATION!

He also knew that there would always be people who talk about believing in Jesus but don’t want His Word to change the way they think and live.

Now, since we are God’s coworkers, we beg you not to take God’s marvelous grace for granted, allowing it to have no effect on your lives.

2 Corinthians 6:1 (TPT)

But faith that is living and active is an incomparable blessing!

Living faith blesses you and me with:

  1. True and lasting peace with God. (Romans 5:1)
  2. Access to His marvelous grace. (Romans 5:2)
  3. Incredible joy. (Romans 5:2)
  4. Unshakable hope. (2 Corinthians 1:7)
  5. Inner strength. (Ephesians 3:16)
  6. Courage and confidence. (Hebrews 3:6)

But the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit within you is divine love in all its varied expressions: joy that overflows, peace that subdues, patience that endures, kindness in action, a life full of virtue, faith that prevails, gentleness of heart, and strength of spirit. Never set the law above these qualities, for they are meant to be limitless.

Galatians 5:22–23 (TPT)

Living faith also blesses other people through us:

7. They see the blessings of the Spirit in us. (Galatians 5:22–23)
8. Blessing of prayer. (Colossians 4:2)
9. Blessing of service. (Romans 12:7)
10. Blessing of encouragement. (Romans 12:8)
11. Blessing of love. (Romans 5:13)

Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying. When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality.

Romans 12:12–13

Paul urged the people of Corinth not to let anything hold them back from trusting and living for Christ. And I think his words are equally important for all of us today.

Some want to wait until the future to believe, others think they can believe without it affecting their lives, but living faith gives 12 forever blessings. #Faith #Salvation #Jesus #BibleStudy #Hope

A Prayer to Know and Experience the Blessings of Living Faith

Father, thank you for loving me and for wanting me to know and love You. Thank you for making it possible for me to know Your promise that Your saving grace is only found in Christ Jesus, my Savior.

You pour Your blessings into my life. You give me peace, joy, strength, hope, and victory. Please forgive me for taking Your love for granted. Forgive me for failing to obey Your commands and follow your will. Please forgive me for failing to share Your blessings with others. Please forgive me for taking your grace for granted.

I pray that You will fill me with Your Spirit. Please give me faith that is living and active. Please bless me that I might be a blessing to others. Please make me a SEEKer of Your truth as I am a recipient of Your love. May loving You and loving others be my heart’s desire. I believe that by Your grace, You will give me everything I need to live for Your glory. I believe that You will help me live with hope in victory. And I will worship You now and forever. Amen.

Some want to wait until the future to believe, others think they can believe without it affecting their lives, but living faith gives 12 forever blessings. #Faith #Salvation #Jesus #BibleStudy #Hope

The best blessing of all is:

12. Victory over sin and death through Jesus. (1 Corinthians 15:57)

When I look around and I see so many people who are frustrated and discouraged. People who are afraid of what the future holds. People who dream of making changes to society to create a utopia…

I am so thankful for the hope, joy, courage, and victory that you and I have in Jesus. May we pour the blessings of God’s love over everyone we meet because . . . today is the day of salvation!

On today’s note write:

The blessings of living faith give me everything I need today, tomorrow, and eternally.

May God bless you with joy and victory today and every day. May He help you be a blessing of His love to everyone around you.

Click here to read the rest of 2 Corinthians 6.

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7 thoughts on “The 12 Blessings Living Faith will Give to You and Others

  1. God is so good and generous to all who acknowledge Him as Lord. Through His son Jesus we have been saved. I have everything I need. He loves me unconditionally and accepts me as I am. Lord you are the light of my life….thank you Lord Jesus, for counting me among those you have chosen and thank you for Deb, who so faithfully shares your words and wisdom with us daily.

    Blessings always!

    Angela – Ireland

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