Faith is an Invisible Ladder
I. Faith is an invisible latter.
(Heb 11:1 KJV) Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence
of things not seen.
A. It can be seen when it is in action.
(James 2:18 KJV) Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me
thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.
1. I tell people to receive healing to do 3 things. Faith in
a. Ask God, pray.
b. Believe God to do it, faith is
now, do not hope, hope is good, it precedes faith but hope is always for the
future. God is the God of the now!
c. Put your faith in action! Check
II. Like a ladder, faith goes everywhere.
(Rom 1:8 KJV) First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that
your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
The prayer of faith goes everywhere. Ps. 107:20 He sent his word, and healed
them, and delivered them from their destructions.
A. That is why we as people to pray for us. When we pray we
can send God’s Word.
1. There is a strong reason, as we
shall see in point 5.
III. Faith is expandable. It can meet small needs or big needs.
(Phil 4:19 KJV) But my God shall supply all your need according to his
riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
A. In our early ministry we saw 2 babies with blood cancer
healed in Maryland. In September of 1963 in Exeter, England, a whole church it
seemed received healing.
B. Then in South Africa, Pakistan and Nigeria God did a mass
C. Money met our need for ministry in London with giving our
last 10 shillings and God brought a stranger in off the street and gave me 5
pounds. In Australia God gave us over $5,000 through an unexpected means to pay
for our New Guinea crusades.
1. Make it work in your life by
reading what God has given you.
(Rom 10:17 KJV) So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
IV. Faith never Fails.
(1 John 5:4 KJV) For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and
this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.
V. Faith only comes in a full measure.
(Rom 12:3 KJV) For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that
is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to
think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
A. God's faith.
(Gal 2:20 KJV) I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but
Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the
faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
1. Christ is in us. Then our faith
goes everywhere because He goes everywhere in us.
2. Story of thumb on scale when I was
VI. You can know faith. God's Word is God's will.
(Rom 10:17 KJV) So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of
A. The leaper found out by hearing. He knew Christ's ability
and said "I know."
B. Believe and you can receive.
(Mark 9:23 KJV) Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are
possible to him that believeth.
bless you and yours!
On behalf of this generation,
Your friends in the service of Christ,
Tony and Marge Abram
Abundant Life Crusades
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