Believe in the Face of Doubt

But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. -James 1:6 NIV

One of the most important lessons Jesus taught while on earth was about the importance of faith, but it is easy to forget faith is just half of the equation. Choosing to get rid of doubt is the other half.

When Peter stepped out of the boat, into the raging sea, he believed he would walk on the water towards Jesus- this seems like a great act of faith! But when he focused on his surroundings and became overcome by doubt, he began to sink. Having faith and refusing to doubt can be a battle when you focus on what you see in front of you.

But focusing on Jesus brings faith that can walk on water! God has so many amazing things for you to conquer and it begins by fixing your eyes on Him and not the waves.  So today as you focus on Jesus, be filled with contagious joy, unmovable peace, and bold faith.  May you have a faith filled day!

Prayer Focus

  • Ask God to fix your eyes on Him so that no circumstance can deter your faith.
  • Thank God for perseverance and the increase of your faith today.
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