1. Power in what you hear yourself say. A medical doctor once told me that a man's physical balance is determined majorly by three organs. The brain, heart and the inner ear.

He further explained that your outer ear is responsible for hearing sound but the inner ear for balance.
2. The only time you hear with your inner ear is when you speak. When others speak you hear with your outer ear.

This is the reason why if a recording of your speech is played back you may first be surprised at how you sound, it sounds different from the way you heard yourself.
3. The reason is when you speak you hear with the inner ear but when it is played from a recording device you hear yourself with the outer ear.

With this, I found the secret to what Paul termed "Abraham staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief."
4. Abraham maintained a steady walk in the face of all contradiction by constantly hearing in his inner ear the promised outcome. He understood that until he declares something, his inner ear won't pick it up and by that nullify what any external voice said to discourage him.
5. He will not be affected if he only repeated what God had promised him, his walk will be steady and fearless. He controlled what he heard at that level by what came out of his lips.

Your steady walk can, therefore, be guaranteed by continuously hearing with your inner ear.
6. This is determined solely by what you say out of your mouth. What others say, you hear with the outer ear but if you don't repeat it, your inner ear does not pick it up and so cannot affect your walk.

By your own words you are justified or ensnared and by another's.

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