It was not through the law that the promise was made to Abraham and his descendants that he would inherit the world, but through the righteousness that comes from faith. Romans 4:13

Wig’s Word of God Today 3-19-2012

It was not through the law that the promise was made to Abraham and his descendants that he would inherit the world, but through the righteousness that comes from faith. Romans 4:13

 

2 Samuel 7:4-16, Psalm 89, Romans 4:13-22  & Matthew 1:16-24

 

By faith we are recognized as co-heirs to the Promise God made Abraham that we would inherit the world. By our righteousness in faith we are afforded the same opportunity as all descendants shows how justification through faith introduces one to the gift of a new life in Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. Abraham never doubted God’s Promise for “He did not doubt God’s promise in unbelief; rather, he was empowered by faith and gave glory to God.” Romans 4:20 Abraham’s belief empowered him to never doubt God’s promise in unbelief. Abraham was able to resolve any doubts in his commitment to living God’s promise.

 

We are afforded further explanation of this in Hebrews 11:8–12, which emphasizes the faith of Abraham and Sarah. “By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to a place that he was to receive as an inheritance; he went out, not knowing where he was to go. By faith he sojourned in the promised land as in a foreign country, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, heirs of the same promise; for he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and maker is God. By faith he received power to generate, even though he was past the normal age—and Sarah herself was sterile—for he thought that the One who had made the promise was trustworthy.”

 

By faith we subdue our lives to conform to the Promise of Everlasting Life in Heaven with our Savior Jesus Christ. It is by our faith we can see the Truth in His Word and believe as Joseph did when he was told by an Angel to wed Mary and name his child Jesus. Today we celebrate this faith of Joseph and continue our lives led by faith, charity and love. For we act, live and breathe our faith in Christ as written in Hebrews 11:1: “Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen.”

 

Dear God, we pray to realize our faith in Your Promise each and every day. We pray prayers of peace and guidance LORD. Renew our mind for Your Purpose. We pray for anyone who is hurting and lonely. In Jesus Name we pray. Amen.

 

God Bless His Truth for America,

Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins

Romans 8:28

Spirit led God inspired Christ fed

 

Your faith rests in God alone- Romans 4:13-22

 

Our sights are set on Truth

By faith we see the unknown

In His Son we live forever

Our faith rests in God alone

 

How will you live your faith?

Do you understand the Truth shown?

Practice your faith in every way

Make His love forever known

 

We see Truth in faith we live

By faith we see the unknown

His Promise of joy and peace

Your faith rests in God alone

 

© Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins March 19, 2012 @ 5:39 AM EST

About Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins

My name is Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins. I first recognize Christ as my Savior in all things. I am married to my best friend and Soul-Mate in Christ, Antonia Cruz-Wiggins. I am a University of Florida graduate of Public Relations, a US Navy Veteran and a Montessori Elementary School Teacher. I love life and God's help of living it! I follow the Light of Christ in everything I do! I love writing poetry about the Lord and I create a new poem from each Scripture I discern in my daily mediations. You can almost follow the poem by looking at the readings for each day. I started sharing this small yet personal scripture study four years ago when one day I was reading the bible and the Holy Spirit moved me to share the verse with a group of about 40 Christian Men in my Emmaus Ministry who get together weekly to celebrate the Lord and talk about His Truth. Since then the number of people I share my study with has grown to over 650. I enjoy an open loving dialog about anything I write and I have strived to write what I know the Lord wants me to share steering clear of offending anyone’s spiritual beliefs because I share my work with people I meet in public when I strike up a conversation about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It took almost 2 years to begin writing what the Holy Spirit leads me to say. I believe that all Christians must unite as One Body of Christ’s Love to accomplish the joy of living with love, honor and respect. I reach out to Humanity to share His Salvation be it Baptist, Catholic, Protestant, Episcopal or any other religion or belief. I seek to mirror His Compassion, His Simpleness, His Charity and His Love. While I am Catholic, I believe we must all unite in the Lord to become One Body in Christ to bring our children back to The Church. I am humbled to share my study with you. Please feel free to comment any time. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is my Joy because I am a Disciple of His Truth. I am honored to share my Bible study with anyone you may recommend. As always, I remain, Yours in Christ, Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins
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