Living Faith in a Nutshell

my life in a nutshellIn the final analysis— to put it in a nutshell, so to speak —to really live by faith is to trust in and rely on the “I Am” presence which IS Christ-in-you. 

But where to begin?  What to do?  As indicated earlier, the proof of the pudding is in the eating!  Learn to feel the I Am presence in the stillness of the present moment—in the space between the out-breath and in-breath, for example, or in the silence between each heartbeat:

  • Be silent and listen (cf. Deuteronomy 27:9).
  • Be still and know that “I Am” God (Psalms 46:10).
  • Open your heart and dine with Him (cf. Revelation 3:20).
  • Taste and see that the Lord is good (Psalms 34:8).
  • Abide in Him as He abides in you (John 15:4).
  • Pray without ceasing (I Thessalonians 5:17).
  • Trust God to work in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure (Philippians 2:13).

And whatever the turn of events, don’t forget:

I Am with you always…

“Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written, ‘For your sake we are being killed all day long; we are accounted as sheep to be slaughtered.’ No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:35-39; cf. Psalm 139).

I Am... With you always!

–> Afterword

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3 Responses to Living Faith in a Nutshell

  1. fiona1968 says:

    I love this Wayne, if you have the time and feel so inclined more posts on contemplation and meditation would be most useful. Actually I love this whole blog!

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