It is an unhappy thing to be dependent upon another’s faith. In a measure we are all dependent upon others, but in the vital issue of life, no believer should be dependent upon another’s ability to approach the throne of God.
We cannot afford to trust others with vital issues that we ourselves should be able to fact. Faith is measured by our appreciation of our position in our Heavenly Father’s Family. When we know our place as a child, know our rights, know our righteousness, our ability to stand in the Father’s presence without the sense of guilt or inferiority, when we know that we have a good standing before the Father as Jesus had in His earth walk, then the problem of faith is settled.
I Cor. 1:30 should be a prominent scripture in our daily walk. “But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who was made unto us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption”. We need a consciousness of both righteousness and wisdom. We need to know His is now our Righteousness, and that II Corinthians 5:21, “Him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf, that we might become the righteousness of God in him”, has become a reality.
You see, we have absolutely become, by the infilling of the Holy Ghost, by our being partakers of the divine nature, the very righteousness of God in Christ. That is not philosophy nor theology, it is the truth. Just as hunger and thirst are facts, our righteousness and our standing before the Father is a definite, clear-cut reality. Jesus was made unto his Wisdom at the same time He was made unto us righteousness.
We desperately need wisdom to use our righteousness and to use the ability that has been given to us in Christ. Ephesians 4:7 states a fact that has been ignored by the average believer. “But unto each of us was the grace given according to the measure of the gift of Christ”.
Grace means ability. Grace means everything that we need in our earth walk. But we have lacked the wisdom to utilize our abilities, to take advantage of our POSITION in Christ. Now Jesus is made unto us Wisdom. You have Christ’s Wisdom now, to meet every need of today and tomorrow. Live a life of Faith in the “Finish Work” of the cross.
Because He Is – I Am