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FAITH: tá á|ÅÑÄx tá Pastor Nkechi Ene (Mrs.) (Part 1) Can you read out ABC? Is it hard to do? If reading out ABC is difOicult, then faith is difOicult; but if you found it simple and easy, so also is faith. I trust God that you will learn how to experience miracles as easy as ABC through faith, and not approach faith or miracles with a rigid mindset. It is as simple as ABC. Faith to the believer is what oxygen is to your body. You got faith when you became born again. If you are not born again, I encourage you to accept Jesus into you heart today. Everyone takes in breath because they need oxygen to live. God knows that your body needs oxygen, so He didn’t make it scarce but Olooded the earth with it because He knows you need to take a breath and have life in you. In the same vein, He says the just shall live by faith (Romans 1:17). If He said you should live by faith, it means that He has given you, the believer, the measure of faith because He knows you need faith to live. In this article and the next I will show you how simple it is to have the faith of God and why you should have it.

Faith Confronts Mountains 22 So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God.
 23 For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the

sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. 24 Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.” Mark 11:22-24

Some translations or scholars have told

It further tells me that God cannot be the one who sends the mountains, because He cannot send you a mountain and then send faith to confront it. Faith confronts the mountain; it goes eyeball to eyeball with the mountain. Sadly, many times in our walk of faith we confront God.

us that Jesus’ words in verse 22 literally mean “Have the faith of God.” This is the

Many times we are “waiting on the

strongest possible faith. We all exercise

Lord.” That is an expression Christians

natural human faith like sitting on a

use a lot. But let me ask you: What are

chair. How do I know this? Many times

we really waiting on the Lord to do?

we don’t check to be sure that the chair

Are we waiting for Him to send Jesus to

we are about sitting on will hold our

die a second time? The Lord is waiting

weight before we sit. In the same way,

on you to confront the mountain.

we are to have faith in God or the faith of God. One of the things faith does is

Nobody likes the feeling of responsibility,

that it confronts the mountain.

we normally push it to someone else. It’s always somebody else’s fault or

What is a mountain? A mountain is an

something God or someone else has

obstacle, an opposition or a hindrance

not done. It shouldn’t be so because

to your working in the fullness of God

your faith ought not to be moved by

for your life. If faith confronts the

how big the mountain is.

mountain, it means whenever there is a mountain in your life, you really

Jesus didn’t call it a landmark, because

shouldn’t be thinking of confronting

an anthill is a landmark; He called it a

God Oirst, but rather you should be

mountain. He was teaching symbolically

thinking of confronting it. It also tells

to show that it doesn’t matter how

me that there is an opportunity for

really big the mountain is, you have the

faith to be manifested.

faith to confront it.

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However, when you take your attention off the mountain, it means you are telling God that you are waiting for Him

check each other and if I say something

to do what you ought to do. Faith doesn’t negotiate with the mountain, instead it commands it to be removed and be cast

I come into agreement with you on

into the sea, because there shouldn’t be room for a mountain in the life of a believer. If David in the Old Covenant could confront a bear and a lion, then what are you doing? Do you know who you are in Christ? Let this be the end of tolerating those mountains and waiting for God to do something about it.

that is negative; he would say to me,

that?” Then I’d say, “Oh sorry, I take it back.” You’ve got to have somebody who will check your words for you. Understand that your words work and you create the world you live in with it. You do not know how often you kill yourself with your words. The Bible says, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (Proverbs 18:21). The Bible

Faith Works With Your Words

witnesses the matter shall be established.”

The other thing you need to know about faith is that faith works with words coming from the inside out. It is the working of your words that really makes

(Deuteronomy 19:15b).

accept, believe and walk with the understanding that your own words have power. Sometimes you need to play back the things you’ve said with your mouth and look for a way to kill the harvest that is coming your way, because of the negative things you’ve said with your mouth. You must understand that your words have power even right down to the little

So what makes you a witness? It is what you say! Can one who is deaf and dumb and had seen a crime take place; go to the witness box in a court to testify of

box it or kill it like some churches teach, because you may probably end up killing yourself in the process. It is with your words you speak to any mountain. For instance, if the mountain is the pain you may be feeling in your body and you have been hearing the Word, reading the Word, building your faith and are ready to address the situation of pain, you say, “Father, I thank You for You’ve healed me by the stripes of Jesus Christ. I declare that I am healed from this pain in the Name of Jesus.” Does that sound right? It may have sounded right, but what did Jesus say? Did you just speak to the mountain? No

useless until he can open his mouth to speak.

you don’t belong here. Leave in the

My question to you is this: In all the past

Someone told a man of God that he had

years of your life, whose witness have

been praying for money, but after a

you been? Have you been a witness to

while God told his servant to tell the

death or life? You are a witness, but

man this, “You have been talking to Me

choose to be a witness for life. Open

about money, now start talking to

your mouth and speak life. Say what the

money about Me.”

should say, “Pain, I command you to get out of my leg, from the root I curse you, Name of Jesus.”

Lord has done and what the Word of the

to live in a particular kind of world tomorrow, create it today. There is power in your word! This is one of the

There are different ways words are used. The Oirst way is when you use words to

got this as a revelation, we began to

is with your words. You don’t begin to

you didn’t! Now let’s do it again. You

Lord says, and be a witness for life. Faith

Some years ago when my husband and I

The way to actually confront a mountain

what he saw? If there isn’t a method for him to either write down or explain what he saw, his witnessing is really

things. It’s a law, whether you know it, like it, accept it or not, the truth is you are living in the world today that your words created yesterday. So, if you want

simplest principles of faith. The Word of God works, but your words work too.

Mark 11:23

“Okay, I’ll amen that for you” or, “Should

also says, “...By the mouth of two or three

the Word of God work. Faith works with words. You can never truly live by faith or be victorious, until you understand,

will be done, he will have whatever he says.”

works with your words.

Faith Speaks

speak to the mountain. 23 “For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says

If you want to live in a particular kind of world tomorrow, create it today. There is power in your word!

To Be Continued

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Faith: As Simple As ABC (Part 1)  

Can you read out ABC? Is it hard to do? If reading out ABC is difficult, then faith is difficult; but if you found it simple and easy, so al...

Faith: As Simple As ABC (Part 1)  

Can you read out ABC? Is it hard to do? If reading out ABC is difficult, then faith is difficult; but if you found it simple and easy, so al...