I HAVE FAITH
Faith is more than an objective statement. We do not have perfect faith while any subjective contradictions deny the affirmation of our lips. This is what the Bible means when it says we must know in our heart. Heart symbolizes the innermost center of the being. When the intellect is no longer contradicted by our emotional reactions, by unconscious doubts and fears, then the word of our mouth will immediately bear fruit.
Today I have faith that my word shall not return unto me void. Today I surrender myself completely to this faith, for I know that there is a creative Spirit which gives substance to this faith and which will provide the evidence of this substance in actual fact. I expect, then, to meet my good, and I rejoice in the anticipation of this good. I know that my faith operates through an immutable Law and that there is no possibility whatsoever of its failing.
My faith leads me into complete self-expression. It awakens inner spiritual forces that have the power to do anything. My faith transcends the limitations of fear, of physical pain, and of mental depression. My faith leads me into the pathway of righteousness. My faith unites every experience I have with the Eternal. My faith in God reflects itself unto everyone I meet, thereby making practical my faith in man.
Taken from “Richer Living” by Ernest Holmes and Raymond Charles Barker