The Conditional Nature of Forgiveness:
Mr 11:25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.
Mr 11:26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses
What would my first reaction to sickness be? Well, it is pretty silly to deny that there are symptoms of sickness when everyone in the world can see them. I know people who are “sick as a dog” but deny that they are experiencing the symptoms. However, just because something is taking place doesn’t mean that it is right or that I have to remain subject to it. When, not if, I present with symptoms I immediately turn to the Word regarding my rights as a Believer.
As far as the Sowing and Reaping principle… Jesus said, “Lest a corn of Wheat fall to the ground and die it abideth alone… but if it die it bringeth forth much fruit”. In this we understand that Prosperity in God’s Kingdom is viewed with the Perception of Great Wisdom. In the natural the key to Prosperity is obtaining and maintaining or Gathering. However, in God’s Kingdom it is not in the holding on to but in the releasing that we see the Exponential Power that a Seed Possesses. Yet, we must be careful to not turn this principle into a Works based Religion.
Well from where does our Hope come from? His Word... but what is Hope really? It is a vision of our Future revealed by God before you arrive... it is the X on the map of our lives... the place that we are to arrive at, the person we are to become, the mountain we are to move or the giant we are to slay... It is God's Word about our Future... and ... when we embrace that Word given to us by God concerning our future it literally changes everything...
WORRY: The word for Worry comes from the Anglo Saxon to "Choke"... which makes me think of Mr 4:18 And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word, Mr 4:19 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful...