Sunday sermon: “Kingdom faith is to trust the Source and not the resource. Ask your self how much do I really trust God?
“Sir,” they said, “from now on give us this bread.” Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me will never go hungry, and he who believes in Me will never be thirsty. But as I told you, you have seen Me and still you do not believe” (John 6:34-36).
In the Kingdom of God the issue is not how much faith you have, but where your faith is placed. Are you following Jesus Christ, or are you following signs and wonders and prosperity? Is your faith in Jesus Christ the “bread of life,” or are you satisfied with the bread of blessing? Are you seeking to satisfy your spirit or merely trying to fill your belly? Are you trusting in things that never truly satisfy or in the One who satisfies forever? Most people I have met focus their faith on the bread and not the Baker. The principle of “Kingdom faith is to trust the Source and not the resource.
Make no mistake about it: the Kingdom of God will meet our every need, absolutely. But it is for this very reason that we are not to trust in those things that will meet our needs but in the King who provides them. As Kingdom citizens, our business is to trust, obey, and serve the king; His business is to take care of us. This is what Jesus meant when He said,
So do not worry, saying, “What shall we eat?” or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?” For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well (Matthew 6:31-33).”
“We don’t follow God for what we can get from Him. Kingdom faith is faith in the king, not the king’s favor. It is faith in Him, not His gifts.”
vision, purpose, destiny,