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Don’t Like Your Reality?
Most of us would love to change at least one thing in our lives and even more than one thing at times. What many people don’t realize is that our words and thoughts have a lot to do with what plays out in our real life. I would go so far as to say that our words rule us!
If you read my blog post “Like Attracts Like”, you already understand that we reap what we sow, just like the bible says. The bible also states that our words have the power of life and death in them. Now, that may seem a little strange so let’s break it down a bit.
If you constantly say “I can’t cook”, then you will never be able to cook. If you say “I can learn to cook. It just takes a little practice”, then your subconscious goes to work believing and you learn to cook.
When we feel a cold coming on we usually tell someone “I think I’m coming down with a cold”. For sure you will come down with a cold if you believe you are. Faith is faith and words are active words that work for good or bad. So it’s up to us to either be negative and live in that reality or be positive and see things improve.
Hebrews 11:1 says (NLV) “Now faith is being sure we will get what we hope for. It is being sure of what we cannot see.” This is very clear. We are to believe we have something before we see it with our natural eyes. That is faith!
How God Sees Us
God sees us with totally different eyes than we see ourselves. He sees us prosperous, healthy, and successful in everything we do. His word says that if we follow Him that everything we put our hands to will prosper.
As Christians, we need to confess and remember that we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. There will be battles along the way but with Jesus all things are possible. Don’t let the world or Satan make you feel less than you are.
Maybe you don’t like your job, or a relationship you are in. If you walk the walk and be sure to talk the talk, things will start to change drastically. Stop talking doubt, lack of confidence, lack of skills, or anything else that may be holding you back from achieving your destiny.
I have learned that as we march toward our goals (everyone should have goals) that many times we will be taken on a detour as we travel along. But, as we continue to put God first and confess what the bible says, we will reach our desired destination!
We Truly Possess What We Confess
A major biblical truth is we possess what we confess. This is a very scriptural truth and it works for Christians as well as non-Christians. Many people who are not Christians are very successful and that is because they don’t think or talk negativity. How many boxers or tennis pros do you hear spouting disbelief in themselves? They never get up in an interview and say things like “Well, I may not be as good as my opponent but I’m sure going to try and beat him”.
No, they get up and talk smack about what they are going to do to defeat their foe in the ring or on the court.
The bible tells us to cast down any imaginations that will exalt themselves against God. That means any bad thoughts or things you can imagine you need to stop them before they come out of your mouth like a bad confession!
Here is an example based on my own experience. I was believing God for the healing of my foot and it was improving. Then in one split second, I negated my faith by saying to my husband, “The bottom of my foot hurts so bad I think it’s a nerve problem”.
These words I spoke are like telling God He isn’t enough and even though I prayed for healing it didn’t happen. I had to repent and start believing for healing again. Today my foot is great. I just had to stand on the word and keep my confession lined up with the Word. I did possess what I confessed. A healthy foot!
The main point of this post I want you to take with you today is that what we say can bring forth a reality we love or one we hate. With God’s help and standing on His Word we can build the life we want and one that is a blessing to others. Stay strong and keep your words positive! Be the head and not the tail.