FAITH SIMPLY MEANS ... HAVING UNWAVERING CONFIDENCE IN GOD

Jesus Did It!

By: Norm Rasmussen 

God has clearly told us that if we WAVER in our confidence in Him, we won’t be getting much or anything at all from Him that we ask Him for. 

Can it be made anymore clear?

If anyone lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. 

But let him ask in faith (unwavering confidence) - which means no doubting (wavering in our confidence) - for he who doubts (wavers in confidence) is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind.

For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord.  (James 1:5-7)

We're talking a lot more than just "wisdom" above, dear reader.  A LOT more.

CRUCIAL:  Faith is NOT a feeling.  It never was - it never will be. Satan will try to deceive you into believing that it isFaith is a DECISION!  It is a decision on our part to honor and obey God's Word, pure and simple!  God’s Word stands above all else created (Of course wisely understood - wisely applied).  God’s Word is to be honored and obeyed above all else if we truly want to please God!  "Heaven and earth will all pass away, but My words will never pass away," God decreed.  (Matthew 24:35). Jesus, who is GOD, made that very stunning - sobering - unshakeable - forever will stand ... declaration.

That’s WHY God's Word is NOT negotiable – not debatable - to those seeking to be wise in God's eyes. It is to be HONORED above all things thought of, written and spoken and subsequently OBEYED!  Jesus – who again also happens to be GOD (along with the Father and the Holy Spirit) and let us never forget it - had this to say, which is His Word:

“Have (unwavering) confidence in God. 

“For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this (his/her) mountain, ‘Be removed and cast into the sea,’ and does not waver (in confidence) in his heart, but (confidently) trusts (believes; has unwavering confidence, confident assurance at all costs in GOD ... not simply because THEY speak it.  It's GOD'S power that moves the mountain(s) - not ours, because we have none) that those things he says will come to pass, he will have whatever he says.

(And the conclusion of the matter?): “Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe (with unwavering confidence) that you receive them, and you will have them.”  (Mark 11:22-24)

JUST AS CRUCIALLY IMPORTANT:  God is not a “genie in a bottle” who just automatically grants us everything we would like Him to give us, which is why we must wisely pour Mark 11:22-24 … each time we apply it … FIRST through God’s “wisdom sifter” of James 4:2-3:

You do not have because you do not ask. 

You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your (selfish) pleasures. 

SUMMARY:  The person who seeks the wisdom of God on every matter before applying – executing - Mark 11:22-24 will be able to testify far more often on just how exciting and thrilling Mark 11:22-24  IS than the person who doesn’t (Praying the “Prayer of faith”, in other words; not just for healing that is spoken of in James 5:14-16 - but in ALL things we ask God for).


PLEASE HELP SHARE THE BEST NEWS GOD HAS FOR EVERY PERSON!

"And this gospel of the kingdom [Jesus died for sinners] shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come." (Quote from Jesus Himself: Matthew 24:14).

Consider how many children in "all the nations" have never heard YET what Jesus accomplished for THEM at the cross? PLEASE HELP SPREAD THE GOOD NEWS TO THE LITTLE CHILDREN!

To help us share the Best News every person needs to hear on this planet, randomly click FOR JESUS on just three (3) of the JESUS DID IT! links below. It will take just a few moments of your time. Please - that’s all you are asked to do. God will reward you! (Of course, be highly encouraged to forward one or more of these video clips to those who may have never heard what Jesus did for them on the cross ... especially young people). Thank you so much!

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JESUS DID IT!  - or -  JESUS DID IT!

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Subnote:  I’ve felt impressed of the Holy Spirit to add in brackets my own words in some of the scriptures given above to help the reader better comprehend.  Let no one think I'm trying to rewrite or twist the intended meaning of the Holy Scriptures.  I'm simply trying to help people better comprehend what God wants His people understanding.  If you feel I've missed the mark in some way, please always feel free to be used of the Lord to correct me by emailing me.  Due to the volume of emails I receive, I can't promise you I'll respond back, but I'll certainty make every attempt to be in tune with the Holy Spirit regarding anything you write, unless I beat you to heaven or because older age has taken its toll.  My email: ptoffice@precious-testimonies.com

I also wish to publicly thank God so much for putting brother Dan Revoir in my life to help me better grasp and try to help communicate to others what God so eagerly desires the Body of Christ to grow up into in accordance with Ephesians 4:13.

Please be sensitive to the Lord about sending us any powerful Praise Reports to publish you personally have where you or someone else who prayed the "Prayer Of Faith" on your behalf, and God so gloriously honored it.  Faith can be so very catchy!  The Holy Spirit can take our Praise Reports that glorify HIM (never US) and pass encouraging faith (unwavering confidence in God) along in some rather AMAZING - GOD GLORIFYING ways to others through our simple testifying ... thank You Lord!


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A Special Message:  http://www.precious-testimonies.com/Exhortations/f-j/HelpingShareTheMessageOfTheCross.htm


Dear Reader - are you at peace with God?  If not, you can be.  Do you know what awaits you when you die?  You can have the assurance from God that heaven will be your home, if you would like to be certain.  Either Jesus Christ died for your sins, or He didn't (He did!).  Are you prepared to stand before God on the Judgment Day and tell Him that you didn't need the shed blood of Jesus Christ on the Cross to have your sins forgiven and get in right-standing with God?  We plead with you...please don't make such a tragic mistake.

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FAITH SIMPLY MEANS ... HAVING UNWAVERING CONFIDENCE IN GOD