Faith: Is it in you? Mar 2, 2008

Faith: Is it in you?

Do I have confidence in the Word of God? It’s the Word of God that will not change.

Heb. 11:6 – Faith is an act of trust
v.1-10 – The hall of faith
 – God has given us something and expects us to use it
 – our faith/assurance rests on God’s promises

4 Ways to Activate Your Faith:
1. Hear (Rom. 10:17)
  – it’s the Word of God that awakens me
  – Gal. 3:1-6
  – I need to hear the Word of God and do something about it
  – Ps. 119:5 – beam of light in a dark place

2. Believe
  – Heb. 11:6 – God is impartial, it’s for everyone who seeks Him
  – James 1:2-6 – God is waiting for me to ask to provide solutions to my problems
  – because of the cross, I’m qualified to receive a breakthrough
  – Matt. 8:5-13

3. Do something with it
  – James 2:14-26 – love on someone

4. Speak a word of faith – to those in our world and ourselves
  – Prov. 25:11
  – words can create life, or bring death
  – Ps. 19:14, Col. 3:16
  – if God’s done something for me, I should share it with others
  – Matt. 17:20 – power of our words, with the faith of a mustard seed.