By Steve Backlund
Remember this: Faith is the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1). God’s promises, not our circumstances, are our “evidence” for what is really true. We don’t deny negative facts in our lives, but we choose to focus on the higher reality of God’s truth. Faith indeed comes by hearing (Romans 10:17); therefore, we choose to speak these powerful truths to build our own faith (by doing so, we are believing that our experience will catch up to our beliefs as Romans 12:2 teaches us).
1. I set the course of my life with my words (James 3:2-5; Proverbs 18:21).
2. God is on my side; therefore, I declare that I cannot be defeated (Romans 8:37; Psalm 91; Philippians 4:13).
3. I am the head, not the tail. I have insight. I have wisdom. I have ideas and divine strategies. I have authority (Deuteronomy 8:18; Deuteronomy 28:13; James 1:5-8; Luke 10:19).
4. My family and those connected to us are protected from disasters, disease, divorce, adultery, poverty, false accusation, foolish decisions and all accidents (Psalm 91).
5. As Abraham did, I speak God’s promises over my life so that my faith is strengthened to possess all of God’s promises (Romans 4:17-23).
6. I have a sound mind. I think the right thoughts, say the right words, and make the right decisions in every situation I face (2 Timothy 1:7).
7. I expect to have powerful, divine appointments today to heal the sick, raise the dead, prophesy life, lead people to Christ, bring deliverance, release signs and wonders, and bless every place I go (the book of Acts).
8. I expect that today will be the best day of my life spiritually, emotionally, relationally, and financially in Jesus’ name (Romans 15:13).
* A note on these declarations: We won’t have something just because we say something, but saying something is necessary to having it. Click here for the complete list.
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