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Faith reassures you that everything will happen in God's timing. Faith is not believing that God can, it is knowing that God will.
Faith Extenders "intensify" or "amplify" our weak faith into strong faith.
The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”
Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed,
The Bible Is Full Of Examples Of God Using Faith Extenders As Faith Boosters
Examples in Old Testament:
When God changed a person’s name and gave him a new name, it was usually to establish a new identity.
God changed Abram’s name, meaning "exalted father," to “Abraham,” meaning "Father of Many Nations."
No longer will you be called Abram;
At the same time, God changed Abraham's wife's name from “Sarai,” meaning “my princess,” to “Sarah,” meaning “Mother of Nations.”
God also said to Abraham,
God changed Jacob’s name, which meant "supplanter," to “Israel,” meaning “having power with God.”
Then the man said, “Your name will no longer be Jacob,
*Sand and Stars (For Abraham)
I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous
*A Rod (For Moses)
3 The Lord said, “Throw it on the ground.”
*A Mantle (For Elijah and Elisha)
Elijah took his cloak, rolled it up and struck the water with it.
*Blindman (Jesus applied clay or mud over the man's eyes)
4 As long as it is day, we must do the works of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work. 5 While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.”
*Handkerchiefs and Aprons (Bring miracles of healing upon people during the time of Paul)
11 God did extraordinary miracles through Paul,
Examples in New Testament:
*Paul in the midst of a storm urged sailors to eat.
35 After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to
How To Make Faith Extenders To Work For You. How To Boost Or Extend Our Faith.
Have A Good Night Sleep
*Peter asleep while in prison
The night before Herod was to bring him to trial,
*Jesus sound asleep during a storm
24 Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping. 25 The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!”
Singing Praises To God
*Paul and Silas
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God,
A Proper Self-Image Or Identity
*Knowing who you are in Christ.
Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name,
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come:
God made him who had no sin to be sin for us,
And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory,are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.
Many Christians are having identity problem.
Speak Of Our Desires From God
*All of us have some things we desire from God.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation,
21 So then, no more boasting about human leaders! All things are yours,
*A spoken concept has more substance than unspoken concept.
*Speak in faith on what you believe
14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of Him.
22 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. 23 “Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them.
Giving Is A Faith Extender
38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
*The measure of your giving decides the measure of your receiving.
KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE BLESSER!
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Ralph "Rap" was born and raised in the Philippines. A Financial Literacy Advocate. An I.T. by Profession. An Investor. A Business Minded. An Introvert. A Photography Enthusiast. A Travel and Personal Finance Blogger (Lakbay Diwa and Kuripot Pinoy). A Traveler. An Adventurous. A Mountain Hiker. A Dreamer.
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