Faith Gets Results

  • Matthew 21:22 If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.
  • Acts 14:8-10 In Lystra there sat a man who was lame. He had been that way from birth and had never walked. He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed and called out, “Stand up on your feet!” At that, the man jumped up and began to walk.
  • Matthew 15:22, 25-28 A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly.” …. The woman came and knelt before him. “Lord, help me!” she said. He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.” “Yes, it is Lord,” she said, “Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.” Then Jesus said to her, “Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.” And her daughter was healed at that moment.

Jesus said that everything is possible for him who believes (Mark 9:23). Ponder that statement for a moment. Let it sink in. Everything. Everything. Everything is possible for him who believes. The required element is to believe.

Jesus was astonished at the centurion’s faith (Matthew 8:5-12). The centurion believed that Jesus only had to speak for his servant to be healed. Disciples of Jesus have His Word and His Name. Use the Word and speak it in faith to get results. Hebrews 4:12 tells us: “For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.” The Name of Jesus is powerful. The Holy Spirit is powerful. A believing person who trusts in God, in His Word, in the Name of Jesus, in the partnership of the Holy Spirit and in the power and authority delegated to him, can do what Jesus did (John 14:12).

How to get good results:
  1. Live a life surrendered to God in every aspect. The closeness you’ll have will enable you to trust Him for small things but also for big ones.
  2. Spend time reading or listening to the Word daily to increase your faith (Romans 10:17). You can also listen to biblical teachings to learn more about the Word. When you read or hear the Word, believe what it says.
  3. Meditate on Scripture day and night. Joshua was given those instructions and was told that he would be successful and prosperous (Joshua 1:8). As you meditate on Scripture, the Holy Spirit who lives inside you, if you’ve made Jesus Lord and Savior of your life, will start giving you revelation about it. The Holy Spirit will teach you all things (John 14:26).
  4. Depending on your situation: a) put your request before the Father in the Name of Jesus (John 16:23-24) believing you receive it (Mark 11:24); b) declare the Word and put it to work for you in the Name of Jesus. Hebrews 4:12: says the word of God is alive and active; and c) if the situation requires you to take authority, do so using the Name (Philippians 2:10).
  5. Don’t be moved when adverse circumstances rise up. Come against them in the Name of Jesus and speak scriptures over your situation. Use your shield of faith (Ephesians 6:16).
  6. Stand until the manifestation comes of what you’ve prayed for. Hold firmly to the faith you profess (Hebrews 4:14). Don’t battle with negative thoughts; take them captive and make them obedient to Christ (2 Corinthians 10:5). Renew your mind to the Word (Romans 12:2). Don’t entertain doubt and unbelief; command them to leave in the Name of Jesus.
  7. According to Jude 20, you can build yourself up in your most holy faith by praying in the Holy Spirit. Therefore, pray in the Spirit daily.

Call to action:
Don’t wait for trials and tribulations to occur to put the Word in your heart. Start meditating on scriptures that will make a difference in your life.