I believe we all remembered the movie "Ray"; which was a story about the legendary, Ray Charles, but acted by Jamie Foxx. The part in the movie that really got me thinking was when his mother appeared to him, while still struggling with heroin, and told him, although he'd made it to the top of his career, and achieved more that she ever dreamt despite his blindness, but at the peak of his wealth and fame, he still found himself crippled? Not because his inability to see hindered him, but his addiction to heroin crippled him. Then his mom warned him to never allow anything cripple him again. After the intervention from his dead mom, he never had the desire for heroin again.
Success and great wealth doesn't make your mind "un-crippled", or your fame around the globe? It isn't everyone walking on their bare feet that is physically sound. Just because people are walking uprightly, doesn't mean they are walking with an "un-crippled" mind? All body parts may be functioning properly, but some may be walking with a crippled mind. Why? It is because something they feared most has crippled them, or an addiction has taken over their minds, that has caused them to stop dreaming, or caused them to start believing their current state of mind is the maximum they can ever attain.
My question is, who crippled your mind? Was it you or that situation? I believe, Anything that has no mouth or voice, is void of power. Therefore, you must never allow life's situations deaden your ability to believe in the ability of your full potential, despite the circumstances you are in.
I have seen great minds crippled because of the fear of stepping out of their comfort zone. People that get comfortable with the same thing should not wonder why their situation stayed the same for years? A determined mind, will always have tenacity to embrace the unknown despite how "Virgin" the idea may be. "The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination." ~Tommy Lasorda
Therefore we must always remember any "thing" that has no mouth, voice, or mind, has no power to control you. You have been empowered to challenge every situation or addiction with the Word of God. When you feel crippled, open wide your mouth and start speaking. One thing I have realized is, The Word of God, is the Voice of God. So all you are doing when you speak The Word is echoing God's word back to Him. You can be rest assured that God's word can never return void. It must go forth to accomplish that which it was sent forth to do. God has honored His Word above His name. So speak boldly and watch your situation change miraculously. Only God's hands can bring God's word to pass.
I see Christians all the time, praying and fasting hard about their situations, but no boldness to take a step towards that which they'd prayed about. Prayer is good, but faith is greater. If you have no faith, then you are a crippled Christian. Even if you have faith, but never exercise it, you are equally crippled. Faith without works is dead. Meaning you cannot say you have faith, and have no action to back it up. You must walk in that which you believe before you see it manifest.
For single ladies and gentlemen, believing God for a spouse this year, it can still happen. It doesn't take God years to answer prayers. He is a PRESENT help, (a 'NOW' help/today help) in time of trouble, so he can still give you a miracle spouse. Look at the situation in the eye, speak to it, have God lead you, and before the 31st of this month, you will have that which you say, if your faith wavers not.
Remember, if you feel crippled, it is because you allowed it. The Word of God you speak can liberate you, and bring you your heart desires if you faint not. God is committed to His part of perfecting all that concerns you, if you are committed to your part of believing what you say, then results are inevitable. A double minded man can never receive anything from God. I cannot believe and have faith for you, but you must believe that for yourself and walk in the fullness of what you believe.
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