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What is it that makes our faith to grow? Hopefully we will discover some truth on today’s journey.

Matthew 17:20 ESV / 15 helpful votes 
He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”

Here are some scriptures (pre-Holy Spirit falling) why is this important?
The gentiles weren’t grafted into the branch of Christ yet, the Kingdom.

 

Roman centurion soldier (a Gentile)

Mat 8:5  And when Jesus had entered into Capernaum, a centurion came to him, beseeching Him,

Mat 8:6  and saying, Lord, my son lies at home paralyzed and grievously tormented.

Mat 8:7  And Jesus says to him, I will come and heal him.

Mat 8:8  The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof; but only speak the word, and my boy will be healed.

Mat 8:9  For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to this one, Go! And he goes; and to another, Come! And he comes; and to my servant, Do this! And he does it.

Mat 8:10  When Jesus heard, He marvelled and said to those who followed, Truly I say to you, I have not found such great faith, no, not in Israel.

 

The Woman of Canaan (descendant of Caanan) with a possessed daughter

Mat 15:22  And behold, a woman of Canaan coming out of these borders cried to Him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is grievously vexed with a demon.

Mat 15:23  But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and begged Him, saying, Send her away, for she cries after us.

Mat 15:24  But He answered and said, I am not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Mat 15:25  Then she came and worshiped Him, saying, Lord, help me!

Mat 15:26  But He answered and said, It is not good to take the children’s bread and to throw it to dogs.

Mat 15:27  And she said, True, O Lord; but even the little dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ tables.

Mat 15:28  Then Jesus answered and said to her, O woman, great is your faith! So be it to you even as you wish. And her daughter was healed from that very hour.

 

Now lets read Post-Holy Spirit falling This is now how we can walk
What has taken place post-Holy Spirit?

Now the kingdom of God is within, The Spirit of Christ Jesus has come inside us, with the Power of Heaven with Him.  Things are different now than before Christ Died and His Spirit came to earth.  Don’t underestimate this..This is very import to the believer!!! 

You’ll pray different, everything is different.

Man at gate beautiful
Act 3:1
  And on the same day Peter and John went up into the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.

Act 3:2  And a certain man, who was lame from his mother’s womb, was being carried. And they laid him daily at that temple gate which is called Beautiful, to ask alms from those who entered into the temple.

Act 3:3  Seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, he asked to receive alms.

Act 3:4  And fastening his eyes on him, Peter with John said, Look on us!

Act 3:5  And he paid heed to them, expecting to receive something from them.

Act 3:6  But Peter said, Silver and gold have I none, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!

Act 3:7  And taking him by the right hand, he lifted him up. And immediately his feet and ankle-bones received strength.

Act 3:8  And leaping up, he stood and walked and entered with them into the temple, walking and leaping and praising God.

Act 3:9  And all the people saw him walking and praising God.

Act 3:10  And they recognized him, that it was him who sat for alms at the Beautiful Gate of the temple. And they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.

 

  1. This is still in the season of Pentecost. I believe there is coming a special day soon where God is going to move
  2. This paraletic man was smart, people in these days loved giving before men and especially in the site of people making them look holy. 😊
  3. Peter and John were going to pray (they weren’t pumped up after prayer, it was how the walked.
  4. They had no money on them, they were living simple
  5. Was the paraletic believing or asking for healing?
  6. Yet He got healing and he wasn’t believing for it
  7. The results were, it built the Kingdom of God
  8. Faith and Kingdom go hand in hand

 

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