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Faith, Trust, and Peace
Without peace, we have no power; our faith is not activated. Without trust we have no peace. Trust must first be developed before we obtain peace and peace must be developed before our faith becomes powerful/activated.
Job 22:21 Acquaint (be familiar with) now yourself with him and be at peace, by that good shall come to you. Psalm 8:17 I love those who love me, and those who seek me early and diligently shall find me. The only way to acquaint ourselves with the Lord and allow him to demonstrate His love for us is to read His living word, to pray, and to praise. Fellowship, friendship, and intimacy can only be developed if we spend time with the one we are trying to acquaint ourselves with. With that, a revelation of His love will enter our hearts and it is then that our trust him Him will begin to develop.
Maybe you're already past step one and you have already received the revelation of God's love for you and are in fellowship with Him. Maybe you even solidly trust the Lord with some areas of your life. The areas we don't extend trust in the Lord are the areas where fear and doubt exist. A little bit of fear and doubt don't just weaken your faith, it causes it to cease to exist. II Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (fear), but of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control. Cast out fear and begin to let the Lord work in an area of your life where you lack trust in Him.
When we do all that we can and allow the Lord to do what we cannot and walk in peace there will be power in our faith as we speak the living word over our trials and tribulations.
II Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace Himself grant you His peace at all times and in all ways (under all circumstances and conditions, whatever comes). The Lord be with you all.