The breath of God is the lifeblood of our bodies.
We live because He is constantly giving us breath.
The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord
of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;
nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything,
since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things.
ACTS 17:24, 25
Living by Faith
“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” “And 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 seek Him.” “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
Listen to the Word of God as much as possible. “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God” (Romans 10:17). Constant attention to the Word of God produces faith, especially if we attend to it with an open heart and mind. The book of Proverbs encourages us to constantly keep the Word in our hearts and to keep our attention on it (Proverbs 4:20-22). Health is one of the benefits promised.
What we listen to affects what we believe. If we listen to the TV more than to the Word, we will believe the lies of the world more than we will believe what God says. Constant attention to lies produces deception. Eventually the mind will accept something if that thing is heard often enough and persuasively enough. That is why we should keep hearing the Word of God, through preaching, Christian Cds, confession of the Word, daily fellowship with godly Christians. This will cause us eventually to believe the truth from our hearts.
Stand in awe of God, and you will be walking in
the most rudimentary form of wisdom.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.