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Gift of Faith

The bible is filled with many promises of God. These promises are made to his people. In order to be blessed by these promises, faith must be present in the believerís life. Faith is a Gift from God that must be given. There is a way to grow your faith.

The enemy can take your blessing. Genesis 27:35 And he said, Thy brother came with subtlety, and hath taken away thy blessing. Jesus made many promises throughout the bible. There is an adversary that is attempting to accomplish the opposite of what God is doing in your life. Exodus 15:9 says The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

The enemy comes to steal, to kill, and to destroy. The enemy is already a defeated foe. As you begin to operate in your gift of Faith, you will be able to shift your focus away from the situation. A gift is something that is given freely by God. Situations will always come. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. The battle is always spiritual.

According to Hebrews 4:2, It is possible to hear the Word of God, but lack faith in that Word. For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it. In order for faith to increase, the Word of God must be heard. According to Romans 10:17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Without faith, it is impossible to please God.

Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Faith is a gift given by God. According to Hebrews 4:8-9 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same spirit.

Faith will be challenged. When we look at faith in another lens, our gift of faith from God will be challenged by the enemy. Challenges in life can come in many ways. Each test will strengthen your faith. Faith without works is dead. It does not good to have faith to receive something that you already have. If you already have it, then faith is not needed. Each trial and test in your life strengthens your faith. Without faith, it is impossible to please God.

As you develop a closer walk with Jesus, you will realize that you are who God says you are. You are not your situation. You are not your financial status. You are not even what other people say about you. You are a child of the Most High God. You are more than a conqueror. You are blessed. You are healed. You are prosperous. You are who God says you are. You are a designed transformation. You were made in his image.

Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God. The bible says Ask and it shall be given unto you, seek and ye shall find, knock and the door shall be opened unto you.
Faith is a gift that can be given freely by God. If your faith is lacking, ask and it will be given to you. It is just as simple as that. Just ask. You will be blessed generously with the Gift of Faith.


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