Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory (1 Peter 1:8, ESV) The Apostle Peter spoke the precious words above to the believers who received his letter. He reminded them that though
How faith works
But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren (Luke 22:32, KJV) Jesus prayed for Peter that his faith would not fail. He had just told him in the preceding verse that Satan had desired to shift Peter like wheat, removing everything of value and
Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be (Rom. 4:18 KJV) It is essential we understand how the spiritual works, especially the process of producing a change in the natural world. The results from the power of
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.
We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak (2 Cor. 4:13 KJV) The spirit of faith believes and then speaks. The term “spirit” here refers to an attitude, though some interpreters think it refers to the Holy Spirit.
… and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing (1 Cor. 13:2 KJV). Your faith moves mountains, and you certainly should pay attention to it. The Apostle Paul speaking above says “though I have all faith so that I old remove mountains”. Though he