But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him (Hebrews 11:6, KJV) The Lord makes this categorical statement of fact to emphasize the importance of faith in our relationship with Him. He
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? (Galatians 3:2, KJV) Man’s ability to believe is a mystery and a wonder. It is not mystical, but mysterious and an awesome wonder to realize the spiritual power that is hidden behind
My son, attend to my words; Incline thine ear unto my sayings (Proverbs 4:20, KJV) Solomon was speaking as a father to a son. This piece of counsel applies to every one of us today, whether a daughter or a son. Solomon’s counsel was not mere human advice to listen to the wise instructions he
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you (John 15:3, KJV) Jesus made the remarkable statement above that the disciples were clean through the word He had spoken to them. In other words, the words they heard from Jesus had washed them from uncleanliness and made them clean. Remember He
As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were (Rom. 4:17 KJV) Romans 4:17 above teaches us a crucial principle of faith. Faith begins with believing as its foundation.
He came to His own, and those who were His own did not receive Him. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name, (Jn. 1:11-12 NAS) Jesus came to His own people, the jews, and they did not receive
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge… (Hos. 4:6 KJV) Many believers have slumbered into the deception that what happens to their lives is completely up to God. They think whether they get blessed, healed, prosperous, etc is still God’s choice, and therefore they go ahead trying to impress God with their good performance