Faith is a spiritual force. It is not a natural force: Faith is not found through reason, it is not a product of the mind. It is a product of the newborn human spirit.
Jesus said it so clearly in John 3:3 “Truly, Truly I tell you no one can see the Kingdom of God unless they are born again.” According to Jesus everyone has two births – our natural birth and our spiritual rebirth. The first one determines when you are born on this earth, and the second birth determines where you will spend eternity.
Scripture says we are spirit beings, that man is a spirit and soul that lives in a body.
1Thessalonians 5:23 “May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Biblical faith comes from our newborn human spirit. It is not a product of our mind. It is what the bible calls a Spirit of faith (2 Corinthians 4:13) “It is written: ‘I believed, therefore I have spoken.’ Since we have that same spirit of faith, we also believe and therefore speak.”
What is a spirit of faith? It’s believing with your heart and spirit, and then speaking and declaring it. Christian faith is not a mental evaluation which leads to agreeing. Faith is a spiritual force that grows and develops in our born again spirit and in our heart as we come into agreement with God’s word.
Jesus said his word is life (John 6:63) “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you – they are full of the Spirit and life.”
Roman 10:17 “Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.”
God’s word has the ability to produce a spiritual force in our hearts called faith. As we hear the word, faith is developing inside of us, and as we speak it out it becomes a rhema word to us. In Greek, rhema means “a spoken word.” So the word of God that is spoken in faith becomes a rhema word. It becomes a spiritual force!
We are born again by speaking it out!
Roman 10:9-10 “If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.”
By declaring Jesus as your Lord, a spiritual force was released and faith was produced in your heart as your spirit came alive. You should continue to speak his name, and as you say the name of Jesus faith will rise up and capture your soul.
The natural and the spiritual must function together. We have a threefold nature which is made up of the spirit, the soul (made up of your mind, will, and emotions) and the body! These must work together.
That is why if you are believing for healing and speaking out God’s word and declaring his promises over your life, but in the next breath are speaking words charged with doubt, it will cancel out the spiritual force that was released through God’s word.
Mountain moving faith is in every born again child of God.
Mathew 17:20 Jesus says, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”
The moment you were born again, faith came to reside in you, getting it to align with your soul (your mind, will, and emotions), and your body. That happens as you speak it out.
Notice it says speak to that mountain!
Faith is truly a spiritual force, faith that is the size of a mustard seed – it will move those mountains! It will move it out of the way – that mountain of sickness, that mountain of depression, that mountain of anxiety, that mountain of debt.
Today is the day we can move out and take what is ours by faith. It’s important we remember…
Faith is a spiritual force, it is not a natural force. Faith is not found through reason, it is not a product of the mind. It is a product of the newborn human spirit.