Are You Limiting God?

January 21, 2017

Are You Limiting God?

""And He did not do many miracles there because of their unbelief."" (Matthew 13:58)

All of us, and all of those around us, need to see the miraculous hand of God do miracles among us. There is a sense in which everything God does that involves us could be put into that category, for when God is in the equation it is beyond normality.

But what is it that God is looking for in order to unleash His power? Faith. There are some things that God does in spite of our unbelief. But there are many things He chooses not to do because we will not belief.

THE GENESIS OF UNBELIEF

Jesus was in his hometown. He had grown up there and people had seen him in one context, (hometown boy), and could not imagine him in another, (Messiah). Because it was seemingly illogical, they chose not to believe. In fact, they went farther. ""They took offense at Him"" as He taught with wisdom and exhibited miraculous powers.

In their pride, they thought their knowledge was the sum of all knowledge … their experience the standard for any level of experience. How arrogant.

And, they missed seeing ...

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God has more for us. He always does. Where are you aborting God's activity by your unbelief? Is there an area that you simply will not believe God because it's beyond the realm of your limited knowledge or experience, and you're having a hard time making the stretch to believe?

That's why it's called faith. Remember this: nothing is impossible with God. Absolutely nothing. God is waiting for you to take Him at His Word into the next step of faith ... the step that will show the world the incredible reality of God’s miraculous power.





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