FAITH CAPSULE: God will wait to act for those who wait before Him.
Exodus 33, Psalm 33
RIGHTEOUSNESS IS TO WAIT ON GOD FOR HIS ACT
Righteousness is doing right before God.
Are you doing right before God?
When you are doing right according to God’s word as a required condition to wait on God, you will experience from God’s action.
Doing right before God is the evidence of having fear for God. Acts 10:35 confirms, “But in every nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is accepted by Him”
Are you waiting on God to act on your behalf?
Waiting on God comes with having fear for God.
God will act for those who fear Him to be doing right before Him with the expectation to experience from God’s act. Psalm 33:18-22 speaks about God’s act for those who wait before Him, “Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him, On those who hope in His mercy, to deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine. Our soul waits for the Lord; He is our help and our shield. For our heart shall rejoice in Him, because we have trusted in His holy name. Let Your mercy, O Lord, be upon us, just as we hope in You.” Do the verses above speak to you?
The blessing and condition to receive the blessing of God are in the word of God.
Be righteous before God to experience God’s act in His word.
REMEMBRING GOD’S WAYS IS TO WAIT ON GOD FOR HIS ACT
Moses’ testimonies of his journey of life are the evidence for why he continually waits on God to experience acts of God.
Documentation of Moses in his journey points out that Moses knows God to wait for direction not to be a failure. Exodus 33:12-14 records: “Then Moses said to the Lord, “See, You say to me, ‘Bring up this people.’ But You have not let me know whom You will send with me. Yet You have said, ‘I know you by name, and you have also found grace in My sight.’ 13 Now, therefore, I pray, if I have found grace in Your sight, show me now Your way, that I may know You and that I may find grace in Your sight. And consider that this nation is Your people. And He said, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” God’s way is His word, and His word is His presence. With no doubt, one waiting on God will experience God’s presence to act for one that waits on Him.
Moses, in his leadership of the Israelites to the Promised Land, he was waiting on God, while the Israelites experienced the acts of God in their journey to the Promised Land. Psalm 103:7 testifies for all to know the need of knowing God for waiting on Him as stated, “He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel.”
Remembering God’s way is the direction to arrive at God’s divine assignment.
God will wait to act for those who wait before Him.
Wait before God to act for you by rejoicing, doing right and remembering His ways.
Prayer for today: Ask from God for you doing right before Him.
FAITH CAPSULE: There are God’s required conditions to wait, to experience God’s act.
The word of God encourages waiting on God, “Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!” (Psalm 27:14)
Isaiah 40:10, “But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”
God will act for those who wait on Him.
Are you waiting on God or you are with the desire to be waiting on God?
Isaiah 64:4 testifies to God’s act to those who wait on Him, “For since the beginning of the world men have not heard nor perceived by the ear, nor has the eye seen any God besides You, Who acts for the one who waits for Him.”
How are you waiting on God?
Expecting God to act for those who wait on Him comes with conditions to be diligently engaged.
Isaiah 64:5 Identifies conditions, “You meet him who rejoices and does righteousness, who remembers You in Your ways…” According to the above bible verse, rejoicing, doing righteousness, remembering God’s ways are the conditions to be engaged by one with the expectation to experience God’s act.
REJOICING IS TO WAIT ON GOD FOR HIS ACT
Rejoicing before God is not just by smiling or feeling Good but knowing to trust and hope on God for His acts while waiting on God.
Rejoicing to provoke the act of God while waiting on God is identified through scriptural verses such as:
Psalm 9:2 records, “I will be glad and rejoice in You; I will sing praise to your name, O most High.”
Psalm 16:11, “In Your presence is the fullness of joy…”
Proverbs 8:30, “…I was daily His delight, rejoicing always before Him.” Quotations identified above testifies to the truth that with joy, man is accessible to God that acts for ones who wait on Him.
The Apostle Paul articulates on the need for rejoicing in Philippians 4:4. “Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!” The Apostle Paul’s call for joy is with emphasis and with a shout!
Trusting God for His attention demands joy as Psalm 33:21 testifies, “For our heart shall rejoice in Him because we have trusted in His holy name.”
With understanding about rejoicing while waiting and seeking God to experience God’s act is buttressed in Psalm 70:4 “Let all those who seek You rejoice and be glad in You…”
Rejoicing before God is a way of waiting on God to experience God’s act.
Prayer for today: Ask God for the strength of waiting on Him, for His act without fail.
Other required in the word of God to wait for God’s act are:
RIGHTEOUSNESS IS TO WAIT ON GOD FOR HIS ACT AND REMEMBERING GOD’S WAYS IS TO WAIT ON GOD FOR HIS ACT are To be continue
FAITH CAPSULE: Lack of commitment to God is looking away from God.
Looking away from God’s word is lack of commitment to God.
Commitment to the word of God is not just a religion but living life to the glory of God.
With a commitment to the living word of God is taking the unfailing route in the journey of life.
Are you truthful to yourself living by the word of God?
Anyone with a commitment to God’s word is with an understanding of seeking God diligently.
In the journey of life, a failure not to give self to the promise of God is declining God’s word, the lack of commitment to God’s word.
In the journey to God’s Promised Land, the Israelites constantly disobeyed God the evidence of lack of commitment to God’s word.
Among the Israelites, the children of Gad and the children of Reuben wanted to settle for the East side of the Jordan against God’s word for them to cross the Jordan, and be established into God’s plan for them. The choice of disobedient to God’s word by the children of Gad and children of Reuben was the choice for self-convenience over commitment to God.
Numbers 32:1-7 documents the disobedient of the children of Gad the children of Reuben, “Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of livestock; and when they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, that indeed the region was a place for livestock, the children of Gad and the children of Reuben came and spoke to Moses, to Eleazar the priest, and to the leaders of the congregation, saying, “Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Shebam, Nebo, and Beon, the country which the LORD defeated before the congregation of Israel, is a land for livestock, and your servants have livestock.” Therefore, they said, “If we have found favor in your sight, let this land be given to your servants as a possession. Do not take us over the Jordan.” And Moses said to the children of Gad and to the children of Reuben: “Shall your brethren go to war while you sit here? Now, why will you discourage the heart of the children of Israel from going over into the land which the LORD has given them?”
God promised the land that flows with milk and honey, but the children of Gad and children of Reuben wanted to settle for land with milk. The children of Gad’s great multitude of livestock must have prompted for their settle for milk not considering milk and honey as promised by God.
In the journey of life, replacing commitment to God’s word with self-convince will not arrive at God’s promise.
Commitment is not convenient, but it is self-sacrifice before God.
One that compromises God’s word is not committed to God’s word.
Are you sincerely committed to the word of God?
In the journey of life, be committed to God and remain connected to the promise of God.
Prayer for today: Ask God for His hand to keep you for Him with commitment.
FAITH CAPSULE: Do you have the desire not to be a failure in the journey of life before God?
As an acclaimed believer of God’s word, are you reading to study the word of God; to become one which the word of God can be read in you as a true believer of God without the verbal introduction of self as a believer of God?
The word of God should be approached as a mirror continually to be addressing or re-addressing self and live life according to God’s command.
In this wicked world, the written word of God is also like a compass that is available for all man to engage as instruction and direction to arrive at God’s promises in the journey of life.
Mirror demands from its user to look into it for understanding to dress right while Compass demands learning for understanding to move forward in the journey of life.
The written word of God demands to look and learn to gain understanding.
Romans 15:4 buttresses, “For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.”
Are you giving time to learn from the written word of God to learn and gain in His promise for the journey of life?
Pay attention to instruction and direction in the word of God’s word by following through in the journey of life.
Following the word of God will mark you as His disciple.
Disciple comes with discipline.
Discipline is keeping the word of God to obtain the promise of God.
Discipline is training that corrects, molds, or perfects man before God.
Dedication comes along with discipline.
It is HARD and can be harsh to maintain discipline.
Keeping journey with focus is discipline.
For all man, the journey of life is set to sail not to miss with the written word of God as a compass in place to direct and, as a mirror to be looking into for self-dressing or re-addressing self to be pleasing God.
Through the pages of the Bible, anyone with the desire to learn from documentation about such as Contentment, Covetousness, Complaint, Compromise, Commitment, Conscience, and Continuity will gain direction and be dressed in the written word of God not to become a victim of failure in the journey of life.
With the desire to live life by the word of God in the journey of life is with the evidence of disciplined to be focused on God continually, regardless of challenges of life.
Are you one with the desire to live life by pleasing God?
Do you have the desire not to be a failure and not arrive at the center of God’s divine assignment for your life?
In the journey of life, desire with prayer, to live life for the glory of God.
Prayer for today: Ask God that you will not walk out of His word to miss His mercy that endures forever.
FAITH CAPSULE: Give self to God’s word to live a sacrificial life before God.
Self-satisfaction has taken the place of living life of sacrifice before for God.
Being conformed to the world around you has taken over your commitment unto God.
What is it that is satisfying outside of God?
To be alive thus far in your journey of life is not the evidence that you are doing right before God but the privilege of God.
David testifies that the distance between death and life is a step. (1 Samuel 20:3) You have taken uncountable steps today and yet you are still standing is a reason for living life by God’s grace.
Romans 12:1 speaks clearly to all that will listen to give attention as commanded by God’s word, “I beseech you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.”
The word of God requests from all to present the bodies as a living sacrifice but not as self-satisfied.
Are you living a self-satisfied instead of living a life of sacrifice before God?
Do you have a justified reason not live a sacrificial life before God?
Living self-sacrifice before God is with the understanding that God is righteous in all His ways, Gracious in all His works. (Psalm 145:17)
The identifies standard to serve God is to love Him and seek Him diligently with the evidence of faith.
Proverbs 8:17 records, “I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently will find me.”
Hebrews 11:6, “But without faith, it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” Get to know God by His word to live life sacrificially before Him.
Are you living the life of self-satisfied or you are living a sacrificial life before God?
Among identities of one that lives the life of sacrifice before God will not live in sin, will love the Lord God and have hate for evil. The word of God speaks, “You who love the LORD, hate evil…!” (Psalm 97:10)
“The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way and the perverse mouth I hate.” (Proverbs 8:13)
It is not possible to love God and love evil. Do you?
Living a sacrificial life for God is acceptable before God, it is a reasonable service but not a seasonal service before God.
Living a sacrificial life before God is a testimony of living a life of continual commitment to God’s word, which is acceptable before God. Romans 12:2 admonishes, “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”
Giving self obediently to God’s word is a must with no condition to disobey his command. If the word of God is not possible to obey, God will not have given His word as the command for man’s obedient.
Give self to God’s word to live a sacrificial life before God.
Prayer for today: Ask from God that you want to live a life of sacrifice before Him.