We can never please God without faith (Heb. 11:6). And there is no greater faith than God’s own faith in Himself and His word. It is His faith that He has “delivered to” those He has saved (Jude 1:3). And this is where Christ issues another new commandment. “Have the faith of God” (Mark 11:22). Have God’s faith residing in you, by making our hopes real by believing having not seen. That is what faith does. We have to reckon it so (Rom. 6:11).
Since we are now dead and have received the Spirit of Christ that has “raised us to walk in a newness of life,” we now live “by the faith of the Son of God” (Rom. 6:4; Gal. 2:20). We now live by Christ’s belief system. Whatever He believes, we believe through Him.
And He now commands us, “Have the faith of God.” Take it. Walk in…
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