Joel Osteen 3 January 2022 Daily Devotional | Today’s Word for Monday
Topic: Believe First
“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” (Mark 11:24, NIV)
Joel Osteen 3 January 2022 Daily Devotional Message
In Mark 11, Jesus was hungry and walked over to a fig tree only to discover that it was barren. After He said, “May no one ever eat fruit from you again,” there was no evidence that what He said had happened. But the next morning “the disciples saw the fig tree had withered from the roots.” When Jesus spoke to the tree, the source was cut off in the roots. It had still looked alive, but it was just a matter of time before the outside caught up with the inside.
When you pray, Jesus says you have to believe that God put the miracle in motion. You can’t wait for the evidence, and then you’ll start believing; you have to believe first. Whether it’s for freedom from an addiction, the healing of a sickness, or a breakthrough in your finances, the prayer of faith says, “When I pray according to God’s Word, I believe it happens right when I pray.” It’s just a matter of time, and you’ll see what God promised.
A Prayer for Today
“Father, thank You that my life is in Your hands, and Your Spirit leads me. Thank You for the silent seasons, for the times of testing when I don’t always understand where You’re taking me. I trust You to take me through the desert into something bigger for my future. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.”
Joel Osteen 3 January 2022 Daily Devotional Message | Today’s Word with Joel & Victoria Osteen Message. Joel Scott Osteen is an American pastor, televangelist, and author, based in Houston, Texas. Osteen has been called the “most popular preacher on the planet” and is often listed as one of the most influential religious leaders in the world.