For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect – Romans 4:14
Faith is made void by trusting in your works. Some have made their faith void, and the promise of God in their lives of none effect, because they didn’t understand the accurate basis for their faith. For example, there’re those who think that the reason they ought to be living in divine health, or have excellent finances is because of certain things they’ve been “doing” right; but that’s wrong. That’ll mean trusting in your works; and the Bible says, “Not by works of righteousness which we have done…” (Titus 3:5).
The accurate basis for faith is what Christ came to do. That’s what should form the basis for your believing and confession. 2 Corinthians 4:13 says “We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak.” So, it starts with believing; what do you believe? You ought to speak on the basis of your believing.
The reason you say, “I refuse to be sick”; “I refuse to be poor”; “I refuse to fail” isn’t because you want these things to come to pass; rather, your focus is on what He’s done for you. He already gave you health, prosperity, victory, and the good life, and you don’t want to give them up. So, be conscious of who and what He’s made you. Declare these beautiful realities about yourself, because He said you should declare who you are: “…for he hath said…so that we may boldly say…” (Hebrews 13:5-6).
This is the principle of making that which He already consummated real in your life.
Dear Father, I thank you for giving me a beautiful life of dominion, power, and victory through the Word. I experience success and prosperity in all my affairs today because I’m in Christ. My life is the manifestation of the excellence, virtues and perfections of deity, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
Further Study: 2 Corinthians 4:13; Mark 11:23