November 1, 2018.    Pastor Nkechi

27 When she heard about Jesus, she came behind Him in the crowd and touched His garment.
28 For she said, “If only I may touch His clothes, I shall be made well.”
29 Immediately the fountain of her blood was dried up, and she felt in her body that she was healed of the affliction.
Mark 5:27-29

This woman rose up and she went outside and got into the crowd. She was bleeding and could have been stoned to death if she was found out because by Jewish tradition, she was unclean. When she acted, it was all in the realm of faith: she had heard, she was thinking, she was speaking, and she was acting. Then there was a time when she crossed the realm of faith and there was a tangible change. The Word became flesh (John 1:14) and she felt within her body that something had changed.

When you think, speak and act on the Word of God, the Word of God will become flesh (tangibility) in your life. The Word will become flesh in your bank account, in your marriage, in your body, and in whatsoever area of your life you want the Word to be flesh for you.

The woman felt in her body that she was healed of the plague. Once she felt it, she didn’t need her faith anymore. Now she knew it and felt it. It was tangible. The bleeding had stopped. She had crossed over. What took her over into that realm? She realized that the victory doesn’t just come by hearing. The Word you hear is simply equipping you to go and lay hold of what belongs to you.

When God says something and you say it with God, then the Word becomes a two-edged sword (Hebrews 4:12). Then, you have to give life to your faith. You have to rise up and do what you have believed. That is why the Bible says faith without works or corresponding actions is dead (James 2:26). You have to be a doer of the Word. What is that thing you say you believe? I can’t tell you what you believe. Your spouse can’t tell you what you believe. Your pastor can’t tell you either. You’ve got to know what you believe. If you truly believe what you say you believe, then rise up and do it. That is the force of your action.

Confession: I rise up and do what I have believed. I am a doer of the Word. Through my actions on the Word of God, I cross the realm of faith into the realm of tangibility where I experience change. I continually act on God’s Word and it becomes tangible in whatsoever area of my life I want it to be.