Results of standing firm in faith
Many times the Devil intimidates us to cause fear in our lives. The best solution for such intimidation is to stand firm in your faith in God. The first thing to know about surviving a lion attack is to not run. Stand still, and you will see God‘s deliverance. Below I list 7 results of standing firm in faith.
You will attract God’s attention.
“Do not lay a hand on the boy,” he said. “Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son.” Genesis 22:12
Your faith will please God.
The angel of the Lord called to Abraham from heaven a second time and said, “I swear by myself, declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies, and through your offspring[a] all nations on earth will be blessed,[b] because you have obeyed me.” Genesis 22:15-18
God will deliver you from dangers.
‘So Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego came out of the fire, and the satraps, prefects, governors and royal advisers crowded around them. They saw that the fire had not harmed their bodies, nor was a hair of their heads singed; their robes were not scorched, and there was no smell of fire on them’. Daniel 3:26
Faith in God will crush your enemies.
‘At the king’s command, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought in and thrown into the lions’ den, along with their wives and children. And before they reached the floor of the den, the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones‘. Daniel 6:24
Your faith will cause the name of God to be praised.
‘Then Nebuchadnezzar said, “Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king’s command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God’. Daniel 3:28
You will do impossible things and amazing projects.
‘This is how you are to build it: The ark is to be three hundred cubits long, fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high.[d] Make a roof for it, leaving below the roof an opening one cubit[e] high all around.[f] Put a door in the side of the ark and make lower, middle and upper decks‘. Genesis 6:15
Your faith will drive away diseases.
‘She said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed.” Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith has healed you.” And the woman was healed at that moment.’ Mathew 9:21-22
You will attract God’s angels.
Then he reached out his hand and took the knife to slay his son. But the angel of the Lord called out to him from heaven, “Abraham! Abraham!” Genesis 22:10-11