How to Foster Faith In Order To Be Successful
Did you know that it is impossible to remain confident, powerful, and influential without faith? The Word of God says that it is impossible to please God without it. One of the most integral and foundational spiritual and physical elements that propels you to walk in purpose, is faith. Faith is the substance of things hoped for, and the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1). Without faith you will feel fearful and hopeless. But with faith, that is rooted in Christ Jesus, you will have hope, confidence, and therefore, will reside in a state of divine empowerment.
So much of your effectiveness and success as a woman of God, will be a direct reflection of your faith in God. Having faith in God and having faith in what God has said about you is absolutely freeing, and, as such, leads to a more positive attitude and paves the way for your success. In essence, faith, is critical to your role as a powerful leader and efficacious influencer.
Therefore, it is extremely important that you trust that God will never leave you nor forsake you, that He has your best interest in mind, and, as Philippians 1:6 states, being confident of this very thing, that He that has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.
Scriptures to Foster Faith:
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. (Hebrews 11:6)
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. (Mark 11:24)
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. (Psalm 28:7)
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.(Romans 15:13)
Surely the righteous will never be shaken; they will be remembered forever. They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD. (Psalm 112:6-7)
Let Us Pray
How majestic and excellent is your name in all the earth. Every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that you are Lord.
I rejoice in the fact that you are faithful! The Word of God proclaims that Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast. (Psalms 119:90)
Lord, I asked that you eradicate any fear within me and foster great faith within my spirit. With your power, I come against any wiles or tricks of the enemy that tries to create, cultivate, or elevate a spirit of fear within me.
Lord, I thank you for the diversities of the gifts of the Spirit and the various manifestations of the Spirit. In 1 Corinthians 12:9, it pronounces, the gift of faith. So I asked for the gift of faith according to 1 Corinthians 12:9.
So with a victorious heart, I declare that I am a woman of great faith! May I go forth in my calling trusting you and proclaiming your goodness and mercy. I love you and trust that everything that You have declared over my life shall come to pass.
In Jesus name,
This post, Foster Faith For Your Success, is an excerpt from Dr. Shannon Verrett's devotional and prayer book, Becoming A Confident Woman.