What Does God’s Word Say?
. . . for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name. — PSALM 138:2
So much of the time, we accept the testimony of our physical senses instead of accepting the testimony of God’s Word. What does God’s Word say? Instead of stopping to ask ourselves that question, we let our physical senses dominate us.
Now you can ask that question on any subject. For instance, what does God’s Word say about sickness? Does God’s Word have anything to say about sickness? Certainly it does! Don’t spend all your time talking about how sick you are and what your symptoms are and what the doctor said about it. If you keep talking like that, you’ll die.
In the face of sickness, stop and ask yourself, “What does God’s Word say about this disease?” Matthew 8:17 says, “That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.” What are you going to do with that? Believe it and confess it! And if you really believe it in your heart and confess it with your mouth, the reality of it will be created in your life.
It doesn’t happen overnight. You have to continually practice God’s Word for it to work. You may have to confess some scriptures for a while, but if you continue and don’t give up, you’ll see the reality of it.
Confession: What does God’s Word say about my situation? I search and find out. Then I believe it and confess it. I continually practice God’s Word. I continually give it first place in my life.
Source: Health Food Devotions by Kenneth E. Hagin. Excerpt permission granted by Faith Library Publications. Copyright © 2002, 2007 Rhema Bible Church aka Kenneth Hagin Ministries, Inc. All rights reserved.
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