It is sinful to pray, “If it be thy will” concerning anything that God has promised to men. This kind of praying is a prayer of unbelief and it will never be answered. It does not take God at His Word.
Continue reading When Should Men Pray, “If It Be Thy Will?” – Finis Dake
John Cunningham Geikie – (1824 – 1906)
F.B. Meyer, in Light on Life’s Duties, highly recommended this author with the following statement:
We can never know too much of that literature which throws side-lights on the Bible, and which unfolds the customs of the people, difficult allusions, historical coincidences, geographical details. Geikie’s Hours with the Bible; Kitto’s Daily Illustrations, edited by Dr. Porter; Dr. Smith’s Bible Dictionary; books like these are invaluable….
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Faith must be followed with actions that are consistent with what is believed. With His voice comes the faith and with obedience to what He says comes the victory.
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Henry Barclay Swete – (1835-1917)
Henry Barclay Swete was educated at King’s College London and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and in 1858 was ordained. After some years of work in various country curacies and livings he became in 1869 theological lecturer and tutor at Caius College.
In 1881 he was appointed professor of pastoral theology at King’s College London.. In 1890 he succeeded Brooke Foss Westcott as regius professor at Cambridge, and retained this
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When it comes to changing things and receiving something from God according to His Word, we do not pray, “If it be Your will.”
Continue reading The Prayer of Consecration vs. The Prayer of Faith – Kenneth E. Hagin
Abraham and Sarah were beyond natural childbearing years and could not conceive. However, God gave Abraham a promise, that he and Sarah would have descendants.
Continue reading Abraham – Natural Hope Verses God’s Promised Hope
Jesus spoke to a fig tree. He then told His disciples that they could speak to the mountain. Just as the fig tree obeyed Him the mountain would obey them.
Continue reading Speaking To the Fig Tree and To the Mountain
In the first chapter in Ephesians, Paul describes the three main things that he prays for when he prays for the believers there. They are:
Continue reading Man’s Part – God’s Part – Faith’s Part
by A.W. Tozer
My heart was hot within me; while I was musing, the fire burned. Then I spoke with my tongue…. –Psalm 39:3
Prayer among evangelical Christians is always in danger of degenerating into a glorified gold rush. Almost every book on prayer deals with the “get” element mainly. How to get things we want from God occupies most of the space. Now, we gladly admit that we may ask for and
Continue reading A Closed Mouth and Silent Heart – A. W. Tozer
Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the (spoken) word of Christ. Roman 10:17
Okay, if faith comes by hearing then what does faith sound like? If we don’t know what it sounds like how will be know when we hear it? What is the sound of faith? What is the sound of God’s blessing?
It is simply the sound of someone speaking a word. It is the word of God being spoken
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Persecution is actually one of the best things for the true Church of God. It is the mysterious element that fans the flames of church growth and revival.
Continue reading We Feel at Peace and Fearless When We Are With Our God
This whole faith walk thing would be a lot easier if one didn’t have to actually believe. We could just turn everything over to God and take whatever comes.
Continue reading Walking By Faith Is a Hassle
by A.W. Tozer
The truth is that faith and obedience are two sides of the same coin and are always found together in the Scriptures. As well try to pry apart the two sides of a half-dollar as to separate obedience from faith. The two sides, while they remain together and are taken as one, represent good sound currency and constitute legal tender everywhere in the United States. Separate them and they are valueless. Insistence
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It takes faith to walk on water and faith comes by hearing His voice. Good fruits and a submissive spirit can never make the water become solid under our feet.
Continue reading Good Fruits and Submission Cannot Walk on Water
His faith produced his fear: his faith and his fear produced his obedience – “By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear..”
Continue reading Faith and the Fear of the Lord – Charles Spurgeon