Step out in faith. Jesus has gone before you to open doors for you to use your gifts.

Step out in faith. Jesus has gone before you to open doors for you to use your gifts.

“this is to be given immediately to these men, so that they are not hindered.” (Ezra 6:8)

“No weapon formed against you shall prosper” (Isa 54:17)

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.” (2Cor 5:7)

“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us.” (2Cor 4:7)

“Now faith is the substance [hupostatis] of things hoped [elpizo] for, the evidence [elegchos] of things not seen [blepo].” (Heb 11:1)

“And Peter answered Him and said, Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water. So He said, Come. Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” (Matt 14:28,29,31)

“Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.” (1Cor 2:9)

“Now to Him who is able [dunamai] to do exceedingly abundantly [huper perissos] above all that we ask or think, according to the power [dunamis] that works [energeo] in us” (Eph 3:20)

“Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” (Rom 8:37)

“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1Cor 15:57)

“Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.” (2Cor 2:14)

“For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.” (1Jn 5:4)

“casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ” (2Cor 10:5)

“Behold, I give you the authority [exousia] to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power [dunamis] of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.” (Lk 10:19)

“buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised [sunegeiro] with Him through faith in the working [energeia] of God, who raised [egeiro] Him from the dead.” (Col 2:12)

“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father.” (Jn 14:12)

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works [agathos ergon], which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” (Eph 2:10)

“As each one has received a gift [charisma], minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace [charis] of God.” (1Pet 4:10)

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” (Matt 5:16)

Reading: Ezra 4-6; Acts 2