The Doubter - James 1:6

James 1:6 - "He who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind." (James 1:6)
A doubtful person lacks stability and direction; he is indecisive, inconsistent, and inconclusive. He quickly changes his mind, gets confused, and is governed by fears. He needs confirmation and assurance from others and is unable to listen to the invisible God. He walks by sight and not by faith and so is deceived easily. He may get excited at God's Word, but goes out and forgets it; because he cannot retain the Word, nor can the Word retain him. He frequently has ups and downs and comes to think that is normal. He doubts God's power and practices a spirituality that avoids faith in God to take the big steps. He has little faith, so little that God cannot use it at all, so fragmented and inconsistent that it cannot bear fruit. But, the man of God is a man of unshakeable, consistent, absolute, and determined faith in God. Such a man alone can God use, such a man alone can God lead, and such a man of faith alone can bear fruit that remains.

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