Increase Our Faith

Drifters Heart of Hope, Horse Rescue, Franktown, Colorado

God is Faithful

The Rock! His work is perfect, for all His ways are just. A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He. (Deuteronomy 32:4)

And I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and He who sat on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and wages war. (Revelation 19:11)

Saving Faith.

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God, not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. (Ephesians 2:8-9)

Sanctifying Faith

God has allotted to each a measure of faith. (Romans 12:3)

Christ Prays about ouf Faith

But I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail.. (Luke 22:32)

Levels of Faith

Weak faith. (Romans 14:1)

Little faith. (Matthew 6:30, 8:26, 14:31, 16:8 17:20)

Great faith. (Matthew 8:10, 15:28)

Heroes of faith. (Hebrews 11)

Our Responsibility to Increase our Faith

Pray!

Lord, increase my faith!

Learn.

Faith is built on fact, revealed through God’s word. Faith is based on our belief in Jesus Christ and on the power of God. (1 Corinthians 2:5)

Practice.

Faith reveals itself in action.

the obedience of faith (Romans 1:5)

The work of faith… (1 Thessalonians 1:3)

Be faithful in the little things and the hard things will become easier.

He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much. (Luke 16:10)

God rewards faith

And he said to him, ‘Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.’ (Luke 19:17)

Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life. (Revelation 2:10)

Pray!

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Father, thank You for saving faith and for sanctifying us. It is impossible to please You without faith (Hebrews 11:6), so please increase our faith. Please help us be conscious of You–who You are and what You do–throughout our lives, and to act in steadfast faith.