Faith Is Expecting the Best (4 of 10) by Stan Coffey

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Faith Is Expecting the Best (4 of 10)
Series: Faith Builders
Stan Coffey
Ephesians 3:20


As we look at God's Word, we see a lot of facets to faith. Faith is like a kaleidoscope and as you look it from different perspectives, you see different aspects of faith.

We know how important faith is because the Bible says, Apart from faith, it is impossible to please God." That's in Hebrews 11:6.

Then again and again, we have talked about Matthew 9:29, when Jesus encountered the two blind men and made a dynamic statement. "According to your faith, so be it unto you." The blind men came to Jesus and He said, "What would you that I do for you?" They said, "Lord, that we may receive our sight." Jesus spoke to them and said, "According to your faith, so be it unto you," and these blind men received their sight because they received what they expected, according to their faith. So, faith is expecting the best. I want you to think about that statement, in light of Ephesians 3:20.

Paul is winding up his prayer, which is a lengthy prayer here, to the Lord on behalf of the Ephesians.

Ephesians 3:20 - Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to his mighty power that worketh within us.

If you just knew tonight that God is able. Whatever your situation is tonight, God is able.

A lot of folks think God is not only unable, but God is dead. God certainly, if He is alive, is not able. But this verse says that God is able.

In the Amplified version is says:

…His power is able to do superabundantly, far over and above all that we dare ask or think {infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes, or dreams}

What a tremendous amplification of that verse. God is able to do superabundantly, far over and above all that we dare ask or think, in ...

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