The Secret of the Faith Life: A 30-day Devotional by Andrew Murray
In Abraham we see how God not only asks for faith, and rewards faith, but also how He works faith by the gracious training that He gives. If we are to follow in Abraham's footsteps, we too are to forsake all, to live in the land of spiritual promise with nothing but His word to depend upon, separated unto God. For this we will need a deep and clear insight that the god who is working in us is the Almighty who will work att His good pleasure.
Let's not think that it is a little thing and easy to live the life of faith. It calls for a life that seeks to abide in His presence all the day, to bow before God in humble worship until He speaks to you as He spoke to Abraham.
The Secret of the Faith Life by Andrew Murray searches out both what the power of faith is and what God is willing to work, "according to the exceeding greatness of His power in us who believe." We can go out like Abraham only when we are called to a life of true consecration to God and of the obedience of faith to the very uttermost. It's time to walk in the footsteps of Abraham, hiding deep in our hearts the testimony of God's Word: "He was strong in faith, giving glory to God; being fully persuaded that what He had promised, He was able to perform."
"The deeper we seek to enter into God's will for us, the stronger our faith will be that the Father can be content with nothing less than this: His child walking in the light of His countenance and rejoicing in His name all the day; and the stronger will the assurance come that what the Father has meant for us will be wrought in us through Christ and the Holy Spirit. Let us just hold fast the word—all the day, all the day."
Andrew Murray, The Secret of the Faith Life