As a Believer, you have been equipped to walk by faith and not by sight. When you walk by faith, you continually express your confidence in God and His Word. Faith is your victory.

  1. The Christian has been called to continually express his or her confidence in God and His Word.
    1. Living a life of faith pleases God (Hebrews 11:6).
    2. As long as you are alive, you are to walk by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:5-10).
    3. Learn how to develop a lifestyle of faith.

  2. You have been made the righteousness of God by faith in the blood of Jesus (Romans 10:6-17).
    1. Your righteousness is based on what God has done, not your good works.
    2. When you confess your sins and believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, you receive salvation; you are "saved."
      1. Salvation or soteria includes protection, peace, wholeness and soundness.
      2. Your words establish Jesus as the Lord of your life.
      3. You are saved by the grace of God (Ephesians 2:8).
      4. Every Christian has been given the measure of faith
        1. We all start out with the same faith level when we become born again (2 Thessalonians 3:2).
      5. Your confession of faith establishes salvation in your life, but you neglect your salvation when you refuse to confess the Word.
    3. Faith comes by hearing the Word of God as it is preached.
      1. You can't believe the Word unless you first hear it.
      2. You can't have confidence in that of which you have no knowledge.

  3. Your victory is in your faith (1 John 5:1-4).
    1. First, as a child of God, you must walk in love toward others (v. 1, 2).
      1. You will never lose when you love others.
    2. Your faith is your victory.
      1. Even if it appears that you are losing, hold fast to your faith. In the end you will win.
    3. Walk in a practical expression of your confidence in God's Word so that you can be an overcomer.
    4. Satan has no defense against a Christian who chooses to practically express his or her confidence in God's Word.
      1. The enemy wants you to believe what you can see, however, the unseen realm is more real than what you can see.
      2. The spiritual realm is eternal, while the natural realm is temporary.
      3. If you can see it, then it is subject to change.
      4. The things you can't see (spiritual) will stand firm.
    5. Your confidence in God's Word produces victory.

Scripture References:

  • Hebrews 11:6
  • 2 Corinthians 5:5-10
  • Romans 10:6-17
  • Ephesians 2:8
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:2
  • 1 John 5:1-4
Pastor Robert Bagonza
Redeemed Church