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DAY SEVEN

Cut Off From Grace

. . . miracles . . . by the hearing of faith? (Gal 3:5)

“Does God supply His Spirit and work miracles among you by the works of the law or by the hearing of faith?” (Gala- tians 3:5). This is probably the second most important question in the Bible. [Only “Who do you say I (Jesus) am?” would be more important.] The Apostle Paul asks this penetrating question in the book of Galatians, which is a “must read” and “must study” for the advancing saint. He was re- buking those in Galatia for returning to a performance- based religion instead of keeping a “faith based relation- ship.” It is a strong book with strong words such as, “You who seek to be justified by the law have been cut off from grace” (Galatians 5:4).

Grace is the empowerment to do God’s will. Most people probably think that persistence in sin leads to a cutting off of grace’s flow; but, in reality, we are cut off from God’s power when we believe that God is more concerned with our behavior than He is with our beliefs. Here’s a truth that will keep us in grace: What is believed about something is more important than what is done about it. Good works are important, but they primarily result from a proper belief system in our lives.

Declare: I reject a works-based Christianity. I declare I have faith to receive all of God’s blessings and power to change my life and the world. I now receive a new measure of grace through faith.

Checklist to Ignite Faith: ___ BR ___ RD ___ DD ___OD ___ NF

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