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The Importance Of Faith

(Mark 6:5-6) "And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them. And he marvelled because of their unbelief..." Interesting enough in (Mark chp.5) Jesus performed many miracles, but when he went home to Nazareth their unbelief prevented God from being able to do much there. (Heb.11:6) says "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him." The main reason that we as believers do not see the great miracles of God today is simply because we do not believe God when he promises something. 1) God wants us to "prove Him." Proving God means to trust in Him and His Word. Without faith in God's Words, He  cannot do what He promises, for He is bound by His Word. God's Word has been given so that we would have something to trust in and hope for. When we demonstrate belief, and trust in His Word without proof, God is free to do what He promises. Every word of God is truth, and every word is backed up by God's integrity. 2) God wants us to "pursue Him." In (Mark chp.5) The woman healed from an issue of blood fought the crowd to just touch Jesus. Her faith therefore pursued God, but unbelief leads us away from Him. (John 6:37) "and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out."  Proving and Pursuing God, will therefore see the great works of God.
 


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