Behavior- Reflecting True Faith, or a Mirage?

Our inward and outward behavior is a determining factor of whether we are fully living a truly faithful life, that ripples toward others or if we are inward bent. (Selfish, proud, so forth and so on.) Faith is actionable and each instance of every day has the potential to positively affect others. If His Spirit is in us. This outward flow eventually becomes a natural result of our inner being. A mirage, though seemingly flowing and real is a trick of the senses. True faith binds us in unity with not only other brothers and sisters in Christ, but to our God and to all those He loves. (Humanity) 

A Mirage? (Or does your intent reflect true faith?)

Faith inside, viewed outside,
A reflection pool of inner self.

A mirage?

Moments cast rivulets
Other eyes see.
Faith awaits
From a once dormant state,
Inside you, inside me.

Our outward flow must stem
From His Spirit living.
A perpetual knowledge
His increase to us, ever giving.

His all-seeing gaze,
Views our meandering,
From within, from above.
Faith sets her feet in the sand,
Making ready to sail towards love.

We find ourselves,
The ebb to His flow.
A mustard seed finds a pod,
Hope rows.

No longer tumultuous
After moon pining.
Peace dawns in us anew,
Towards Him glorifying.

His current sweeps us,
We join together – one body, free!
That dormant mirage
Made swollen stream,
Now turned sea.

Small pool of water

© Kari L. Greenaway

Scripture references:
1Corinthians 12:13-14 For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink in one Spirit.
Ephesians 1:3-4 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

(Teaching Christian Poetry / Christian Poems)

It’s important to be attentive to our behavior. It’s important to glorify God in all that we do. And if we aren’t intentional, thoughtful and loving in our actions it tends to dishonor versus glorify. Let’s decide to operate at our full potential.

This poem can be found in the book, “He Had You at Belief: A Collection of Christian Poetry”

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