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Unstoppable Faith (12 of 12)
Series: Fantastic Faith
Steve N. Wagers
October 12. 2008
1. The Faith that should Consume Us!
A) Important Examples
1) Faith is Defined
2) Faith is Demanded
3) Faith is Demonstrated
B) Inspiring Examples
2. The Focus that should Control Us!
A) Finally Provided
B) Fully Provided
3. The Finish that should Constrain Us!
A) A Pursuit most Glorious
B) A Purpose most Mysterious
I remember reading of a preacher who announced that the next Sunday he was going to preach on Noah and his Ark. The next Sunday he got up to read his text not knowing that some boys had glued some of the pages of his Bible together.
He began to read, "Noah took unto himself a wife and she was," he turned the page and continued to read, "three hundred cubits long, fifty cubits wide, and thirty cubits high." He paused and then read it again. He then looked up and said, "You know, I have been studying the Bible for almost fifty years, but there are still some things in that are hard to believe."
One thing that I have found is that the more I think I know about God's Word, the more I find out that I don't know. And, through the years of studying His Word, there are still some things that are hard to believe.
That's where faith comes into play. In spite of human resistance; faith latches hold with Heavenly acceptance, and believes that God said what He meant, meant what He said; and, He offers no disclaimers at the end.
The African impala is one of the most powerful and graceful animals in Africa. It can jump to a height of more than 10 feet and cover a distance of more than 30 feet in one jump. In spite of its great ability, an impala can be kept in an enclosure with a solid fence no more than three feet high. Impalas will not jump if they can't see where their feet will land. Impalas walk by sight, not by faith.
In spite of all that God has revealed in, through, with, and by His Word, there ...
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