The Righteousness of Faith Speaks
Romans 10:6 But the righteousness of faith speaks in this way, "Do not say in your heart, `Who will ascend into heaven?' '' that is, to bring Christ down from above
7. or, " `Who will descend into the abyss?' '' that is, to bring Christ up from the dead.
8. But what does it say? "The word is near you, even in your mouth and in your heart'' that is, the word of faith which we preach:
This is probably one of the most known sections of Scripture in the Bible. It has been preached and taught more times than could be counted. There is a reason for this, there is a powerful truth being conveyed here. This is our instruction for being born again. It is also the foundation to receiving all of God's promises. What is faith if not acted upon? As the Word, we just read, and as the title of this lesson indicates, faith must speak. Believing in your heart, and then speaking out of your mouth brings God's promise to pass. What you believe will come out of your mouth and what comes out of your mouth will manifest in the natural. You can have faith in God and His Word or you can have faith in the negative circumstances that come at you. What you truly believe in will eventually come out of your mouth.
As God's Word says, The word is near you, even in your mouth and in your heart. You must speak. This is the way God has ordained things. It is an act of submission and of faith to proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord in your Life. Let's read on.
Romans 10:9. that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.
10. For with the heart one believes to righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made to salvation.
Salvation does not come from believing alone, it comes from believing and then confessing. It is with the mouth confession is made to salvation. This is vital. Confession is an act of our will, and this act is what allows ...
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