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The book of Acts gives us an easy example to follow:

  1. Repent (Change your mind (perspective, attitudes, values))
  2. Be baptized in water
  3. Be baptized in the Holy Spirit (with evidence of speaking in tongues) 

Now what?

Believe! 

You may ask what am I believing?

That's Jesus is your Lord and that he defeated Satan and the power of death and rose again.

 

What does this mean to me and how I approach life and challenges?

Jesus has given you his unmerited favor (grace) and Jesus has given you his faith. (That's right it's not your faith you're relying on

 

Oh, really where is that?

Galatians 2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

 Romans 12: For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

 

Well, what about the centurion that had great faith?

That was before Jesus went to the cross and rose again. (Old Testament)

 

So what's my part? To believe that Jesus rose from the dead and defeated the powers of sin and death and that you are saved, healed, delivered and made whole if you believe that Jesus rose from the dead and defeated the powers of sin and death.

 

If you believe that Christ rose from the dead and beat the powers of sin and death in your life, you will have what Christ says you should have. We don't even have to rely on our faith. It's His faith.

 

Look here what Paul says in 1 Corinthians 15:

12 Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?

13 But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen:

 

That's a value statement. Its normal for a believer to see dead things come to new life. 

 

If you aren't seeing it, then the only problem you may have is getting out unbelief.

 

How do I get rid of unbelief?

There are a few things you must do to get rid of unbelief:

  1. Seek God with all your heart (Matthew 6:33)
  2. Pray ( for the revelation knowledge of him and what he has already done, Ephesians 1-3)
  3. Pray in tongues
  4. Fast (while seeking him first)
  5. Keep believing that Jesus did it all. It's His grace and His faith and His sacrifice. We just have to believe it.
  6. Acknowledge what he has already given you and assure your self he has.
  7. Meditate on the word

What does a Christian life look like?

  1. Seek God with all your heart (Matthew 6:33)
  2. Continue in His Word
  3. We aren't working for anything, our response is our positive response to what God has already provided.
  4. We command healing, deliverance, and provision to those oppressed by the devil.
  5. We love our neighbors and help those who need help.
  6. We Pray in words (Thanksgiving)
  7. We pray in tongues (hear directly from God)
  8. We act on our authority
  9. Being humble is believing what God believes about you
  10. Deny your self (ego, pride, and self-will)
  11. We praise and worship
  12. We fast to get rid of unbelief
  13. We are Holy (No willful sin)
  14. We fear God (to stay on the straight path)
  15. We see the values in other people and speak life and hope into there lives 
  16. We guard our hearts and are sensitive to the Holy Spirit
  17. We walk with the Holy Spirit and let the Holy Spirit lead us.
  18. Acknowledge what he has already given you and assure your self he has.
  19. Meditate on the word

 

You may ask so what if I mess up?

  1. If its a mistake or God shows you something that you need to change then change it and confess it to him and change your mind about that thing and you are clean before him.
  2. If you're continually in willful sin be careful and seek the fear of God to keep you straight because once saved always saved is not biblical.