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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The Word and words on Faith...

James 2:17-18: So also faith, if it does not have works (deeds and actions of obedience to back it up), by itself is destitute of power (inoperative, dead). But someone will say [to you then], You [say you] have faith, and I have [good] works. Now you show me your [alleged] faith apart from any [good] works [if you can], and I by [good] works [of obedience] will show you my faith. (Amplified)

Faith can move mountains, but don't be surprised if God hands you a shovel.
~Author Unknown

Mark 9:23 - Jesus replied, "Why do you say `if you can'? Anything is possible for someone who has faith!" (Contemporary English Version)

Faith makes things possible, not easy. ~Author Unknown

Without faith a man can do nothing; with it all things are possible. ~ Sir William Osler

Heb 11:1 - Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. (NLT)

Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. ~George Seaton

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
~Martin Luther King Jr.

Faith is daring the soul to go beyond what the eyes can see. ~ William Newton Clark

Heb 4:2 - For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; but the word which they heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it. (NKJV)

Faith isn't the ability to believe long and far into the misty future. It's simply taking God at His Word and taking the next step. ~ Joni Erickson Tada

Childlike faith focuses on our Heavenly Father - not on our fears.
~Author Unknown

Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.
~Author Unknown

Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. And lo, no one was there.
~Author Unknown

Heb 10:38 - And my righteous ones will live by faith. But I will take no pleasure in anyone who turns away.” (NLT)

Life without faith in something is too narrow a space to live. ~George Lancaster Spalding

I would rather err on the side of faith than on the side of doubt. ~ Robert Schuller

Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
~ William James

You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
~ Mary Manin Morrissey

Faith is courage; it is creative while despair is always destructive. ~David S. Muzzey

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