#27: FAITH AND PRAYER,
Whatever is born of God overcomes the world,
and it is faith that brings us victory!
(I John 5:4-5)
The energetic, on-fire prayers of a righteous believer
are productive and accomplish much.
Yes, tremendous is the power available
to those who believe God’s Word and pray according to it.
(James 5:16b, Ephesians 1:19, Hebrews 4:12)
By faith a woman spoke her faith and acted upon her faith.
Jesus healed her, saying, “Your faith has made you whole.”
By faith two blind men asked Jesus for sight,
and by their faith they began to see!
By his faith, a leper was healed
and he glorified God with a loud voice and gave Him thanks.
By faith, a centurion received healing for his servant,
who had been paralyzed and tormented.
By the faith of a man and his four friends,
the man received forgiveness and a miraculous healing.
By faith a blind man persevered in calling out
to the Lord for healing and Jesus healed him,
saying, “Your faith has made you whole.”
By faith a Gentile woman worshiped Jesus
and called on Him as Lord
and received deliverance for her demon-oppressed daughter.
By faith a synagogue ruler resisted fear
and believed in Jesus’ power to heal
and received life and health for his daughter.
(Mark 5:22-24, 35-42)
By faith in Jesus’ name a lame man was made strong
and God’s power flowed in and through him
and made him whole.
(Acts 3:16, John 15:5)
By faith, deliverance comes
and situations are turned around through prayer
and the supply of the Spirit of Christ.
Note: this devotional is from Proverbs of Faith, Hope, and Love, Volume 1, and from Day 81, pages 182-183.