As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations, before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were. (Rom. 4:17)
According to this verse of Scripture, faith calleth those things that be not as though they were. Isn't it wonderful to believe God? I feel so sorry for those who walk by sight. I choose to walk by faith.
Now walking by faith means that you'll have to stand your ground sometimes. Don't be moved by what you see or feel. Rather, be moved only by what you believe.
The Bible never told you that you could have what you see. The Bible never told you that you could have what you feel.
The Bible told you that you could have what you believe. Matthew 9:29 says, "...According to your faith be it unto you."
The Bible doesn't say, "Go thy way and as thou hast felt, so be it done unto you." No!
The Bible doesn't say, "Go thy way and as thou hast seen, so be it done unto you." No! I don't find it expressed like that in any of my Bibles!
But I do find the expression, "...Go thy way; and AS THOU HAST BELIEVED, so be it done unto thee" (Matt. 8:13).
Confession: I'm not moved by what I see. I'm not moved by what I feel. I'm moved only by what I believe!
(Taken by permission from RHEMA Bible Church , aka Kenneth Hagin Ministries , Tulsa, OK , USA. www.rhema.org )