How do you grow in faith as a believer? here are 5 Ways To Grow Your Faith As A Christian
Feeding your faith with the Word of God determines its increase from one level to another. The level of your light in God’s Word determines the growth of your faith, but the question for today is, Is it possible to grow in faith as a believer, if possible, What are the practical ways to grow your faith. Here are 5 ways you can grow your faith as a Christian.
What are the 5 ways to grow your faith as a Christian
1. Hear The Word Of God Always
Faith comes by hearing and hearing the word of God. Romans 10:17
To grow your faith in God as a Christian, you need to consistently hear the word of the lord. You need to fill your heart with the word of God. How do you do this, by Listening to the messages of your pastor and other faith preachers.
The more you hear God’s word the more your faith keep on growing as it will cause you to stay focused on the word.
2. Read And Meditate On The Word Of God.
Everything about life is detailed on the bible.
According to Joshua 1:8, ” This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. Joshua 1:8 (KJV)
Meditate on the word of God and keep confessing it. By doing so you’ll receive insight into the word of God. This will help grow your faith. The word will transform and renew your mind. It will make you live by the spirit of God. Let the word of God be sweet to you.
In Ps 119:103, How sweet are Your words to my taste, Sweeter than honey to my mouth! Ps 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.
3. Spend Time With God In Fellowship
Spend time praying, worshipping and praising God. The more you spend time with God, the more your faith will grow as you get to know Him better and understand His ways. Jesus focused on His relationship with the Father as
He spent so much time in prayer. He prayed at night and early dawn.
And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed. Mark 1:35
And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone. Matthew 14:23
Understand that God loves you, this will help you grow in understanding His love. When you spend time with God you’ll know how perfectly He loves you. This will get rid of all your doubts and fears as a result your faith in Him will grow.
In 1 John 4:18, says “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. (NKJV)
4. Exercise your Faith
Another way to grow your faith is to use it. Act on the word of God. Take the authority that God has given you seriously and make use of it. For example, the word of God says; you will
lays hands on the sick and they will recover, act on this word. The next time a friend or a family member falls sick, why not lay your hands on the person believing that he will be healed as scripture says? The more you use your faith the more you grow.
James 1:22-24: But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a
mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. (NKJV)
Philemon 1:6: That the sharing of your faith may become effective by the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. (NKJV)
5. Spread The Gospel
The fifth way to grow your faith is to reach out to others with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Share Jesus to people of other faiths or those with no faith at all. God confirms His word when you share His word with others. As God confirms His word it grows your faith.
Mark 16:20, And they went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming the word through the accompanying signs.
Amen. Mark 16:20 (NKJV)
Philemon 1:6 in God’s WORD Translation says “As you share the faith you have in common with others, I pray that you may come to have a complete knowledge of every blessing we have in Christ.”
Sharing the gospel greatly grows your faith. It will help you to discover your gifts and calling.
I want to encourage you to believe “For with God nothing will be impossible.” Luke 1:37(NKJV) As you continue to seek the Lord and act on His word your faith will grow.
In conclusion to 5 ways to grow your faith as a Christian
, is the knowledge of the truth that fuels your faith and also sets you free, and the Word of God is the truth. So, if
freedom is lacking in any area of your life, it only means there is the lack of the knowledge of God’s Word.
So today, learn to grow your faith by feeding continually on God’s Word.