Can You Have Faith like Apostle Paul Did?

Apostle Paul Faith

Last updated on November 30th, 2019

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As I continue living my journey with God one day at a time, I found myself reflecting on Apostle Paul today. Here’s why. Apostle Paul was a man that was very instrumental to spreading the Gospel of Christ. He was also very instrumental in the formation of scripture that we have to read today. I’m impressed that he went through a lot of struggles in life, but still managed to keep pushing forward.  He faced opposition from people who didn’t believe his message. Opposition from those in power who had him beaten and jailed. And even believers questioned his apostleship. What faith Apostle Paul must have had. Who knows if any of us could have dealt with that that much and kept moving forward.

He had to condemn his fellow Jewish Christian believers for the actions they were imposing on the Gentiles. He even had to stand up to Apostle Peter for the wrong example he was setting. I wonder about the stress Apostle Paul might have felt in life at times. Was he really anxious in moments, or really depressed with his circumstances? How much frustration did he have with the work he was trying to accomplish? How much frustration with all the pain he was enduring?

Conclusion

But still through everything, Apostle Paul continued to push forward through his faith in God. What an amazing example he sets for all of us to follow as Christians. Can you have a faith like Apostle Paul? So if you’re struggling right now, keep pushing forward in your faith like Paul did. As once written by him in Philippians 4, we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us.

Peace to you all in Christ.

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8 thoughts on “Can You Have Faith like Apostle Paul Did?

  1. Ahh, but the fruit that was produced through him …… I am sure there was joy unspeakable that carried him through to the end. Fruit, that the Father might be glorified. This is why we write.

    1. Hi HisFamilyTable. Thanks for your comment. Indeed, definitely joy in the letters for the people he helped become saved and the great progress that some of the churches were making.

      Peace to you in Christ.

  2. Thank you for this post. It seems like when I post about Paul there are negative comments about him being a false apostle. Bless you and continue to write uplifting posts.

    1. Hi Adam. Thanks for your comment. Yes, it’s odd some have that criticism when Apostle Peter gives an endorsement of Apostle Paul by acknowledging his letters as scripture (2 Peter 3:15-16). Thanks for the encouragement.

      Peace to you in Christ.

  3. Nice post. He also brought us the revelation, “the mystery that was hidden for ages and generations but is now revealed”. “I assume that you have heard of the work God in his grace has given me to do for your benefit,and that it was by a revelation that this secret plan was made known to me. I have already written about it briefly,and if you read what I have written, you will grasp how I understand this secret plan concerning the Messiah. – Ephesians 3:2-4 http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians3:2-4&version=CJB

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