Good morning everyone I was led to this passage and message for everyone to reflect on. Being a Christian means believing in Christ – not because we see Him with our physical eyes, but because we feel Him in our hearts and see evidence of Him in our lives. Once we encounter Christ, our attitude is changed, and our faith renewed. When we are doubting the true existence of Christ, or doubt whether He is involved in our lives, then we have a hard time seeing or hearing Him at all. Believing comes first. Seeing is the reward for believing. Have a wonderful day believing in Him.
“Blessed are they that have not seen and yet have believed.” John 20:29
The real test of faith, believing without seeing, is in our actions. It is easy to say that we believe this or that, but it is harder to live like we do.We all have faith in something. We all put our trust somewhere. The question is if the object we are putting our trust in is worthy of our trust.
There is one object that I am sure is worthy of our trust. It takes believing without seeing, but Christ shows Himself true to those who follow Him. A lot of people fall into the trap of placing their trust in lesser things. To trust in our possessions is easy, because we can see them. They are right there before our eyes. But to trust Christ takes faith and faith in Christ requires believing without seeing.
If you struggle with believing without seeing there are some tangible helps that God has graciously given to us to aid us in our faith. The Bible is a great help to us. Prayer, hearing God’s Word preached, enjoying the fellowship of other believers are all great advantages to us. These make believing without seeing easier. They have been given to us by God for our benefit and He is wise in all He does.
“Faith rises or falls according to the measure in which we remember the things which are unseen. “We learn to trust by trusting.