Stepping out in faith sounds simple, but it implies leaving your comfort zone and facing your deepest fears. It is considered one of the most difficult things to do. When the circumstances are stating that there’s little enthusiasm to go around, our souls don’t want to step out in faith. In Lamentations 3:20-21 it said that we need to hold onto our hope and our faith.
I call to mind and so I have hope. God calls us to be still and there are times He wants us to move in faith in a specific direction. This is where our trust in Him comes into play. The definition of trust is having a firm belief in the reliability, ability, or truth of something or someone.
We all need this trust to feed our faith. Remember when Peter stepped out into the water from the fishing boat and then took his concentration off Jesus? He cried out for the Lord to save him. Jesus quickly reached out His hand: “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” We all battle with having the energy to step out in faith.
Stepping out in faith can change your perspective and renovate your mind. Altering your mindset lets you see things from God’s perspective and aids you in getting out of your head. Recalling what worked and what didn’t work won’t bring you joy. All this does is keep you stuck in the past. Not only that, but you are truly wasting your energy.
We are told in Romans: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to approve and test what God’s will is, His pleasing, perfect, good will.” We need to reeducate our thoughts to concentrate on how powerful stepping out in faith is instead of cowering in fear.