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Pastor Larry Dela Cruz

The POWER of FAITH,


CONFESSION& WORSHIP

FOREWORD
There was a young man who got born again in a crusade wherein the gospel was
preached. He received the Lord and became part of the church. He grew in the Lord and
became active in the church and in the ministry. In the middle of his journey in the Lord
troubles came in. He was caught unaware and not ready how he would deal with them. He
was shaken. He acted how the world acted- down casted, worried and sometimes faithless.
This may happen to many of us. Why do some believers fail when troubles, worries come in
their lives? What are the things we should know and have and possess before these things
come? It is a lifestyle. Yes it is a spiritual condition you are already in so that when the
enemy comes you are ready for battle 24/7. These things should not overcome us. John
said, I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the
beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I
have written to you, children, because you know the Father. I have written to you, fathers,
because you know Him who has been from the beginning. I have written to you, young
men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome
the evil one 1John 2:13-14 and this is the victory that has overcome the world--our
faith 1Jn 5:4. So therefore it is our knowledge of God and His words- promises and plan
for us. Yes knowing who really God is to us and our faith can overcome any circumstances
in our lives. How can faith rule our lives? How can we walk in faith and in victory? What
does the power of faith and confession has to do with winning in our Christian lives?
The Word of God says, As a man thinketh so is he. Prov 23:7a.You are what you
think and you become what you think. The course and destiny mans life of both the good
and the wicked are affected by the words that come from his mouth. Life and destruction
are in the power of the tongue and what we believe we confess. The tongue though small is
powerful. It is a powerful tool that sends messages. Whatever we believe that comes from
our mouth. What is in us that we speak. If we doubt God doubts and murmurings come
from us. We cannot separate faith and confession. Neither faith can be silent. We always
say what we believe and this affect everything that surrounds us and everybody that is with
us. Jesus said, The good person out of the good treasury of his heart produces good, and
the evil person out of his evil treasury produces evil, for his mouth speaks from what fills
his heart. Lk 6:45.Evil things come from evil and good things from good. If we want good
things in life, good relationships, good outcomes, good business let our mouth speak good
things. Prophesy the Word of God and His Promises to you and your family and to your
entire domain. Things that the Word of God speaks. Speak His Words. Have His faith.
Believe as God believes. Speak as God speaks.
Destroy all lies and deceptions. Fight the enemy. Fight the good fight of faith. Satan
and his demons are spiritual forces of darkness that work, control and dominate the peoplein their lives, their thoughts and their hearts. Believers are not exempted from their lies.
They can throw arrows of lies into our hearts and minds. We are at constant battle and
struggle. We are at war. The danger is present and eminent but we do not fear the enemy
but destroy and put into captive every thought and lies and confession contrary to the
truth. We are not just in the physical world but we are in the spiritual realm seated in the
Heavenlies with Jesus. Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the
things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Col 3:1.For the weapons of
our warfare are not human weapons, but are made powerful by God for tearing down
strongholds. We tear down arguments and every arrogant obstacle that is raised up against
the knowledge of God, and we take every thought captive to make it obey Christ. 2Cor

10:4-5.Jesus said, My Words are spirit and life. Jn 6:63. Speak His Words. Believe His
Promises. Let them come out from our lips and lives. Begin seeing with faith. Acting and
working with faith. Tame your tongue by speaking the truth. Speaking positive spiritual
truths. Destroy the enemies works by confessing the Word and in His Name. Speak in the
power of faith. Prophesy the Word in the Spirit of God. Speak our dreams. Speak our
visions. Speak what is life indeed.
Did you know that on the day of your salvation and Christian life in the Kingdom you
began with the power of faith and confession? You heard the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ
---- the word of Christ and then you believed and confessed. The bible said, But what does
it say? The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart (that is, the word of faith
that we preach),because if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in
your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one
believes and thus has righteousness and with the mouth one confesses and thus has
salvation. Rom 10:8-10. It also said, Obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation
of your souls. 1Pet 1:9. If through our faith and confession we have received the greatest
miracle of our lives- the salvation of our souls why not continue living by faith and confess
it. Believe God in all areas of our lives and confess it and see results. God wants us to live
victoriously. For His Word said, Now without faith it is impossible to please him, for the one
who approaches God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Heb 11:6 and For the righteousness of God is revealed in the gospel from faith to faith,
just as it is written, The righteous by faith will live. Rom 1:17. Therefore, brethren, let us
receive great things from God. Let us please Him. Believe Him. Let us live by the power of
faith and confession. Let it be done according to our faith. DECLARE THE WILL OF GOD IN
YOUR LIFE, FAMILY, MINISTRY, BRETHREN AND BUSINESS. HONOR AND WORSHIP GOD.
Then he touched their eyes saying,
Let it be done for you according to your faith.
Matthew 9:29

He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me;


And to him who orders his way aright
I shall show the salvation of God.
Psalms 50:23

If you want VICTORY in your life this book is for you. God bless.

The POWER of FAITH,


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CONFESSION& WORSHIP
Definition Faith and Confession
FAITH
From the Greek word pistis or pisteo means belief, trust, confidence and conviction. Faith
is the belief that what God said shall happen. It is the conviction, persuasion, trust and
reliability to God, His words and promises. Faith is that you shall receive what you hoped for
without a shadow of doubt. It is the assurance of the things we hoped for and the evidence
and conviction of the things not seen. It is like saying it is there already- ANSWERED.

CONFESSION
From the Greek word homologe which is a derivative of two words: homo and logos.
Homo means the same as and logos means the said word of God. Therefore to confess is
to say the same thing that God has said.To agree with or say the same thing that God
says. It is agreeing with God and saying it- confession.
Faith is the belief that we have received what God said and promised and confession is
speaking it forth through our mouths and manifest and come to pass both in the spiritual
and physical realm.

WORSHIP
From the Greek word sbomai properly, personally esteem; to hold something
(someone) in high respect; showing the reverence or awe (veneration) of someone who is
devout. Worship therefore is giving respect, honor and praise to God. It is a close, intimate,
personal, spiritual and consistent expression from our hearts, lips and spirit who God is as
our Creator, Father, Lord and Savior.

God requires some things from us, things we should know and have so He can work mightily
in and through us:

I.

Know GOD

II.

Know Yourself

III.

Know What God Wants You to Do

I. Know God
It all begins and ends with God. Know our God. Know the goodness of God. Believe in Him.
God said, Be still (cease striving) and know that I am God Ps 46:10.We have a good,
great and Almighty God. There are times the world and its cares and troubles affect us.
Others are weakened by it but to some it is an opportunity for God to work mightily in the
midst of that trouble. He is glorified. If we know and trust our God nothing can shake our
faith for we believed in the Almighty One. The world and everything in them change but the
love of God remains. God works wonders. God works in and through you. Believe His
promises. Believe His words. Say it. Prophesy it. Declare it. We cannot declare nor speak
anything that we dont believe about God. Therefore believe Him for who HE IS. You cannot
confess what you do not know and believe.
Our God is Good, Great and Almighty

Exodus 15:11
Who is like you, O LORD, among the gods? Who is like you? majestic in
holiness, fearful in praises, working wonders?
Psalms 77:11-15
11 I will remember the works of the LORD. Yes, I will remember the amazing
things you did long ago! 12 I will think about all you have done; I will reflect
upon your deeds! 13 O God, your deeds are extraordinary! What god can
compare to our great God? 14 You are the God who does amazing things; you
have revealed your strength among the nations. 15 You delivered your
people by your strength the children of Jacob and Joseph. (Selah)
Psalms 100:4-5
4 Enter His gates with thanksgiving And His courts with praise. Give thanks to
Him, bless His name.
5 For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His
faithfulness to all generations.

James 1:17
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down
from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
Matthew 6:25-33
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25 "For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to
what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you
will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
26 "Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into
barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more
than they?
27 "And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life?
28 "And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field
grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
29 yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one
of these.
30 "But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and
tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you?
You of little faith!
31 "Do not worry then, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or
'What will we wear for clothing?'
32 "For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father
knows that you need all these things.
33 "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these
things will be added to you.

He Fulfills His Promises


Hebrews 6:12-13
12 so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and
perseverance inherit the promises. 13 Now when God made his promise to
Abraham, since he could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself,
Joshua 21:43
So the LORD gave Israel all the land he had solemnly promised to their
ancestors, and they conquered it and lived in it. 44 The LORD made them
secure, in fulfillment of all he had solemnly promised their ancestors.
None of their enemies could resist them. 45 Not one of the LORDs faithful
promises to the family of Israel was left unfulfilled; every one was realized.
2Samuel 22:29-37
29 "For You are my lamp, O LORD; And the LORD illumines my darkness.
30 "For by You I can run upon a troop; By my God I can leap over a wall.
31 "As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tested; He is a
shield to all who take refuge in Him.
32 "For who is God, besides the LORD? And who is a rock, besides our God?
33 "God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way.
34 "He makes my feet like hinds' feet, And sets me on my high places.
35 "He trains my hands for battle, So that my arms can bend a bow of
bronze.
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36 "You have also given me the shield of Your salvation, And Your help
makes me great.
37 "You enlarge my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.
2Corinthians1:18
18 But as God is faithful, our message to you is not Yes and No. 19 For the
Son of God, Jesus Christ, the one who was proclaimed among you by us by me
and Silvanus and Timothy was not Yes and No, but it has always been
Yes in him. 20 For every one of Gods promises are Yes in him;
therefore also through him the Amen is spoken, to the glory we give to God.

Romans 8:31
31 What then shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who can be
against us? 32 Indeed, he who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us
all how will he not also, along with him, freely give us all things?
His Words are Spirit and Life
Ezekiel 37:1-10
1The hand of the LORD was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the
LORD and placed me in the midst of the valley, and it was full of bones. 2 He
made me walk all around among them. I realized there were a great many
bones in the valley and they were very dry. 3 He said to me, Son of man, can
these bones live? I said to him, Sovereign Lord, you know. 4 Then he said
to me, Prophesy over these bones, and tell them: Dry bones, hear the
word of the LORD. 5 This is what the sovereign LORD says to these
bones: Look, I am about to infuse breath into you and you will live. 6 I will put
tendons on you and muscles over you and will cover you with skin; I will put
breath in you and you will live. Then you will know that I am the LORD. 7 So I
prophesied as I was commanded. There was a sound when I
prophesied I heard a rattling, and the bones came together, bone to bone. 8
As I watched, I saw tendons on them, then muscles appeared, and skin covered
over them from above, but there was no breath in them. 9 He said to me,
Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man and say to the breath: This is
what the sovereign LORD says: Come from the four winds, O breath, and
breathe on these corpses so that they may live. 10 So I prophesied as I
was commanded, and the breath came into them; they lived and stood on
their feet, an extremely great army.
John 6:63
"It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have
spoken to you are spirit and are life.
Romans 10:17
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.

Choose to believe and declare the will and plan of God


What is the will and plan of God? What is the desire of God for you and for me? Believers do
fail because they fail to realize and know that God has indeed a plan for each of us. The
world has bombarded us with negative experiences and persuasions before but this is not
what a believer should accept. The question is what is the will of God for you? If His plans
are not to harm us but prosper us, give us hope and a future then we must dwell on this
truth. It begins with a change of mind. It begins with faith. It becomes a life style- a
pattern. If you know that God desires the best for you and me why then worry? Why then
be shaken? We have a good heavenly Father and His desire is to bless His children. His
desire is for our well being and goodness. After knowing His will and plan for us then that
shall be our mindset, our confession and our declaration. We dont declare things which are
not of God nor things which are not His desire for us. Glory to God.
This is where many Christians fail. After being saved we should walk in faith and in power of
the Lord. Faith is the result of knowing the words, the promises and will and plan of God in
our lives. And that should be our confession, our lifestyle. Our declaration. What then should
we believe? What then should we declare?

We declare the truth: the plan of God for His children.

Jeremiah 29:11-13
11 'For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans for welfare
and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
12 'Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.
13 'You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.
John 10:10
10 "The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may
have life, and have it abundantly.
3 John 2
2 Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health,
just as your soul prospers.
Psalms 3:8
8 Salvation belongs to the LORD; Your blessing be upon Your people! Selah.
Psalms 34:1-8
1 I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.
2 My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice.
3 O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together.
4 I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.
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5 They looked to Him and were radiant, And their faces will never be ashamed.
6 This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him And saved him out of all his
troubles.
7 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them.
8 O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who
takes refuge in Him!
Psalms 37: 25-26
25 I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous
forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
26 All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a
blessing.
Psalms 67:6-7
6 The earth has yielded its produce; God, our God, blesses us.
7 God blesses us, That all the ends of the earth may fear Him.
Psalms 115:12-14
12 The LORD has been mindful of us; He will bless us; He will bless the house of
Israel; He will bless the house of Aaron.
13 He will bless those who fear the LORD, The small together with the great.
14 May the LORD give you increase, You and your children.
Psalms 128:4-5
4 Behold, for thus shall the man be blessed Who fears the LORD.
5 The LORD bless you from Zion, And may you see the prosperity of
Jerusalem all the days of your life.
Psalms 132:13-18
13 For the LORD has chosen Zion; He has desired it for His habitation.
14 "This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.
15 "I will abundantly bless her provision; I will satisfy her needy with
bread.
Proverbs 3:33
33 The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the
dwelling of the righteous.

God desires true worship from His People.


John 4:23-24
23 But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship
the Father in spirit and truth;for such people the Father seeks to be His
worshipers. 24 God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit
and truth.
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Exodus 4:22-23
22 Then say to Pharaoh, This is what the Lord says: Israel is my firstborn son, 23
and I told you, Let my son go, so he may worship me.
Psalms 29:1-2
1Ascribe to the LORD, O sons of the mighty,
Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.
2Ascribe to the LORD the glory due to His name;
Worship the LORD in holy array.

II. Know Yourself


We cannot really move in faith and power if you do not know who you are in Gods eyes.
What is your position, condition and status in the spiritual realm? Who you are n Christ and
who Christ is to you? These are found in His written words. You are in the Kingdom of God
and in the Kingdom of Light there is power, righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
You are forgiven, saved and called to proclaim and manifest His glory. You are the
ambassador and extension of Gods righteousness, power, goodness and love on earth. You
are to walk in the Light. In the power of the Lord. In the Word of the Lord. In the promises
of the Lord. You are to show to the world that your God is alive and answers and hears your
prayers. God works wonders with you and through you.

Position in Christ

Ephesians 1:15
15For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your
love for all the saints, 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you when I remember
you in my prayers. 17 I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of
glory, may give you spiritual wisdom and revelation in your growing
knowledge of him, 18 since the eyes of your heart have been
enlightened so that you may know what is the hope of his calling, what
is the wealth of his glorious inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the
incomparable greatness of his power toward us who believe, as displayed in
the exercise of his immense strength.
2Peter 1:2
2May grace and peace be lavished on you as you grow in the rich knowledge
of God and of Jesus our Lord! 3 I can pray this because his divine power has
bestowed on us everything necessary for life and godliness through the
rich knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence.
4Through these things he has bestowed on us his precious and most
magnificent promises, so that by means of what was promised you may
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become partakers of the divine nature, after escaping the worldly corruption
that is produced by evil desire.
Luke 10:18-20
18So He said to them, I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.19 Look, I
have given you authority to tread on snakes and scorpions and on the full
force of the enemy, and nothing will hurt you.20 Nevertheless, do not
rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names stand written
in heaven.

In the Heavenly Realms

Ephesians 1:3
3 Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us
with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in Christ.
Colossians 3:1
1 Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the things
above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Keep thinking about
things above, not things on the earth, 3 for you have died and your life is
hidden with Christ in God.
Psalms 103:19
19 The LORD has established his throne in heaven, and his kingdom rules
over all. 20 Praise the LORD, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his
bidding, who obey his word. 21 Praise the LORD, all his heavenly hosts, you
his servants who do his will. 22 Praise the LORD, all his works everywhere in his
dominion.
Hebrews 12:22
22But you have come to Mount Zion, the city of the living God, the heavenly
Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, to the assembly.
Psalms 91:9
9For you have taken refuge in the LORD, my shelter, the sovereign One. 10
No harm will overtake you; no illness will come near your home. 11 For he will
order his angels to protect you in all you do.
Hebrews 1:13
13 But to which of the angels has he ever said, Sit at my right hand until I
make your enemies a footstool for your feet?

Hebrews 1:14
14Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to serve those who will
inherit salvation? (See Dan 3:28, 6:22, Act 5:17-20, 12:5-10, 10:3-5)
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In the Kingdom of God

Matthew 6:33
33 "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things
will be added to you.
Acts 26:18
18 to open their eyes so that they turn from darkness to light and from the
power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a
share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.
Colossians 1:9-13
9 For this reason we also, from the day we heard about you, have not ceased
praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will in
all spiritual wisdom and understanding, 10 so that you may live worthily of
the Lord and please him in all respects bearing fruit in every good deed,
growing in the knowledge of God, 11 being strengthened with all power
according to his glorious might for the display of all patience and steadfastness,
joyfully12 giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you to share in the
saints inheritance in the light.
13 He delivered us from the power of darkness and transferred us to the
kingdom of the Son he loves,

Called to Righteousness

1Samuel 12:23
As far as I am concerned, far be it from me to sin against the LORD by ceasing to
pray for you! I will instruct you in the way that is good and upright.24
However, fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart. Just
look at the great things he has done for you!
Psalms 84:11
For the LORD God is our sovereign protector. The LORD bestows favor and
honor; he withholds no good thing from those who have integrity.
Psalms 106: 1-3
1 Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His
lovingkindness is everlasting.
2 Who can speak of the mighty deeds of the LORD, Or can show forth all His praise?
3 How blessed are those who keep justice, Who practice righteousness at all
times!
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Proverbs 10:6
6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked
conceals violence.
Proverbs 28:18-20
18 He who walks blamelessly will be delivered, But he who is crooked will fall
all at once.
19 He who tills his land will have plenty of food, But he who follows empty pursuits
will have poverty in plenty.
20 A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be
rich will not go unpunished.
1Peter 3:10-12
10 For the one who wants to love life and see good days must keep his
tongue from evil and his lips from uttering deceit.11 And he must turn
away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.12 For the
eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer.
But the Lords face is against those who do evil.
James 5:15-18
15 And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick and the Lord will raise
him up and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.16 So confess your
sins to one another and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The
prayer of a righteous person has great effectiveness.17 Elijah was a
human being like us, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain and there
was no rain on the land for three years and six months!18 Then he prayed
again, and the sky gave rain and the land sprouted with a harvest.
Called and Made to Worship

Isaiah 43:21
21 The people whom I formed for Myself
Will declare My praise.
Psalms 106: 48
48Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel,
From everlasting even to everlasting.
And let all the people say, Amen.
Praise the LORD!
Psalms 148:11-13
11Kings of the earth and all peoples;
Princes and all judges of the earth;
12Both young men and virgins;
Old men and children.
13Let them praise the name of the LORD,
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For His name alone is exalted;


His glory is above earth and heaven.

III. Know What God Wants You to Do

Think Right
After we have known God- His will and His plans for us and have known ourselves in God
and Christ in the Heavenly realms, in His Kingdom and our calling into righteousness we
can now think right. Whatever is our mind pattern it can shape our character and our
character our destiny. Believe and speak with power and faith and what we believe that
shall we speak. Make our thoughts in tune with the Spirit. With the will of God. With the
Word of God. As we walk in the Spirit and in the Light He reveals Himself more to us. His
plans. His calling. His promises. His power. We begin to think more of His will. His Kingdom
and His righteousness. We think right. And in the right spiritual frame of mind things
around us change. Our character changes, our walk changes then faith comes in. Then we
speak what we believe. Things and the people around us change. Think as God and Christ
think.

Wrong Thoughts, Wrong Confessions

Psalms 19:14
14 May my words and my thoughts be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my
sheltering rock and my redeemer.
Psalms 10:4-7
4 The wicked man is so arrogant he always thinks, God wont hold me
accountable; he doesnt care. 5 He is secure at all times. He has no regard
for your commands; he disdains all his enemies.6 He says to himself, I will
never be upended, because I experience no calamity.7 His mouth is full of
curses and deceptive, harmful words; his tongue injures and destroys.
Mark 2:6
6Now some of the experts in the law were sitting there, turning these things
over in their minds:7 Why does this man speak this way? He is blaspheming!
Who can forgive sins but God alone?8 Now immediately, when Jesus realized in
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his spirit that they were contemplating such thoughts, he said to them,
Why are you thinking such things in your hearts?
Colossians 1:21
21 And you were at one time strangers and enemies in your minds as
expressed through your evil deeds, 22but now he has reconciled you by his
physical body through death to present you holy, without blemish, and
blameless before him
Matthew 16:21
21 From that time on Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to
Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, chief priests, and
experts in the law, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. 22 So Peter
took him aside and began to rebuke him: God forbid, Lord! This must not
happen to you!23 But he turned and said to Peter, Get behind me, Satan!
You are a stumbling block to me, because you are not setting your mind on
Gods interests, but on mans.
Renew Your Minds

Matthew 22:37
37 Jesus said to him, Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all
your soul, and with all your mind.
Matthew 4:4
4But he answered, It is written, Man does not live by bread alone, but by
every word that comes from the mouth of God.
Joshua 1:8
8 This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall
meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all
that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you
will have success.
Hebrews 4:12
12 For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any doubleedged sword, piercing even to the point of dividing soul from spirit, and joints
from marrow; it is able to judge the desires and thoughts of the heart.
Ephesians 6:17
17 And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the
word of God.
Romans 12:1-2
1 Therefore I exhort you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to
present your bodies as a sacrifice alive, holy, and pleasing to God which
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is your reasonable service. 2 Do not be conformed to this present world,


but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test
and approve what is the will of God what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.
Colossians 3:16
16Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one
another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with
grace in your hearts to God.
Ephesians 4:22-23
22 You were taught with reference to your former way of life to lay aside the old
man who is being corrupted in accordance with deceitful desires, 23 to be
renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and to put on the new man who has
been created in Gods image in righteousness and holiness that comes from
truth.

Believe Right
Faith God desires faith and is pleased with faith. We are accepted by faith and all things
work by faith. For without faith it is impossible to please God. Faith is being sure of what we
hope for, being convinced of what we do not see. Faith is now. Faith possesses what we
have asked for. We believe God is able to do His promises. By faith we can do great feats
and works for God. By faith we receive His promises. Things are done according to our
faith. It is by faith and through faith that we are saved, we are healed, we are forgiven,
and things done according to our faith. Faith is the absence of fear. Start believing. Let our
faith start working. Let our faith work for us.

God Desires Faith

Genesis 15:3-6
3 Abram added, Since you have not given me a descendant, then look, one
born in my house will be my heir!4 But look, the word of the LORD came to
him: This man will not be your heir, but instead a son who comes from your own
body will be your heir.5 The LORD took him outside and said, Gaze into the sky
and count the stars if you are able to count them! Then he said to him, So
will your descendants be.6 Abram believed the LORD, and the LORD
considered his response of faith as proof of genuine loyalty.
Romans 4:17-21
17 (as it is written, I have made you the father of many nations). He is
our father in the presence of God whom he believed the God who makes the
dead alive and summons the things that do not yet exist as though they already
do.18 Against hope Abraham believed in hope with the result that he became
the father of many nations according to the pronouncement, so will your
descendants be.19 Without being weak in faith, he considered his own
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body as dead (because he was about one hundred years old) and the deadness
of Sarahs womb.20 He did not waver in unbelief about the promise of
God but was strengthened in faith, giving glory to God.21 He was fully
convinced that what God promised he was also able to do.
2 Corinthians 5:7
7 for we live by faith, not by sight.
Romans 1:17
17 For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that
is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: The righteous will live by
faith.
Hebrews 10:36
36 For you need endurance in order to do Gods will and so receive what
is promised.37 For just a little longer and he who is coming will arrive and not
delay.38 But my righteous one will live by faith, and if he shrinks back, I
take no pleasure in him.
By Faith We Make Exploits for God

Hebrews 11:1
1 Now faith is being sure of what we hope for, being convinced of what we
do not see.2 For by it the people of old received Gods commendation.
Hebrews 11:6
6 Now without faith it is impossible to please him, for the one who approaches
God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Hebrews 11:33-38
33 Through faith they conquered kingdoms, administered justice, gained
what was promised, shut the mouths of lions,34 quenched raging fire,
escaped the edge of the sword, gained strength in weakness, became
mighty in battle, put foreign armies to flight,35 and women received back
their dead raised to life. But others were tortured, not accepting release, to
obtain resurrection to a better life.36 And others experienced mocking and
flogging, and even chains and imprisonment.37 They were stoned, sawed apart,
murdered with the sword; they went about in sheepskins and goatskins; they
were destitute, afflicted, ill-treated38 (the world was not worthy of them); they
wandered in deserts and mountains and caves and openings in the earth.

Faith Works for Us

Matthews 9:29
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29 Then he touched their eyes saying, Let it be done for you according to
your faith.
Luke 7:50
50 He said to the woman, Your faith has saved you; go in peace.
Mark 2:5
5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, Son, your sins are
forgiven.
Mark 10:52
52 Jesus said to him, Go, your faith has healed you. Immediately he
regained his sight and followed him on the road.
Matthew 9:22
22 But when Jesus turned and saw her he said, Have courage, daughter! Your
faith has made you well. And the woman was healed from that hour.

Matthew 15:28
28 Then Jesus answered her, Woman, your faith is great! Let what you
want be done for you. And her daughter was healed from that hour.
Matthew 8:7-13
7 Jesus said to him, I will come and heal him. 8 But the centurion replied,
Lord, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof. Instead, just say the
word and my servant will be healed. 9 For I too am a man under authority,
with soldiers under me. I say to this one, Go and he goes, and to another
Come and he comes, and to my slave Do this and he does it.10 When Jesus
heard this he was amazed and said to those who followed him, I tell you the
truth, I have not found such faith in anyone in Israel! 11 I tell you, many will
come from the east and west to share the banquet with Abraham,
Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven, 12 but the sons of the kingdom
will be thrown out into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and
gnashing of teeth. 13 Then Jesus said to the centurion, Go; just as you
believed, it will be done for you. And the servant was healed at that hour.
Matthew 17:20
20 He told them, It was because of your little faith. I tell you the truth, if
youhave faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, Move
from here to there, and it will move; nothing will be impossible for you.
Matthew 21:21-22
21 Jesus answered them, I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not
doubt, not only will you do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say to
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this mountain, Be lifted up and thrown into the sea, it will happen. 22 And
whatever you ask in prayer, if you believe, you will receive.
1John 5:14
14 And this is the confidence that we have before him: that whenever we
askanything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he
hears us in regard to whatever we ask, then we know that we have the requests
that we have asked from him.

Declare Right
The world was made through the Word of God. God spoke and it was. God wants us to be
His spokesmen. Words are powerful. There is power in the tongue. Through it we destroy
and build. Be not like the wicked that speaks lies and deception. Do not be deceived the
devil speaks lies. Speak the truth. Confess the truth. Believe and declare. Cast out all
doubts and have faith in God. Let it be done according to your spoken faith. Declare what
we have prayed for. Declare the word of God and His promises to you and others. The devil
has no power over us in everything. Let the devil hear that from us. Declare in faith and
power. Let what you confess in the spiritual manifest in the physical. Prophesy. Declare your
dreams and your visions. Prophesy the Word of the Lord. Prophesy in the Spirit the good
things the He has commanded us. Believe what you say and declare and you shall have it.
There is Power in the Tongue

Psalms 50:19
19 You do damage with words, and use your tongue to deceive.
Proverbs 18:20
20From the fruit of a persons mouth his stomach is satisfied, with the
product of his lips is he satisfied.21 Death and life are in the power of the
tongue, and those who love its use will eat its fruit.
Proverbs 12:14
14 A person will be satisfied with good from the fruit of his words, and the
work of his hands will be rendered to him.
Proverbs 13:2-3
2 From the fruit of his speech a person eats good things, but the faithless
desire the fruit of violence.3 The one who guards his words guards his life, but
whoever is talkative will come to ruin.
James 3:4-6
4 Look at ships too: Though they are so large and driven by harsh winds, they
are steered by a tiny rudder wherever the pilots inclination directs.5 So too
the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how
small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.6 And the tongue is a fire! The tongue
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represents the world of wrongdoing among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes
the entire body and sets fire to the course of human existence and is set on
fire by hell.

Do Not Speak as the Wicked Does

Psalms 5:8-9
8LORD, lead me in your righteousness because of those who wait to ambush
me, remove the obstacles in the way in which you are guiding me!9 For they do
not speak the truth; their stomachs are like the place of destruction, their
throats like an open grave, their tongues like a steep slope leading into
it.
Psalms 52:2-4
2Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp
razor, O deceiver.3 You love evil more than good, lies more than speaking the
truth. (Selah)4 You love to use all the words that destroy, and the tongue
that deceives.
Psalms 57:3-4
3May he send help from heaven and deliver me from my enemies who hurl
insults! (Selah) May God send his loyal love and faithfulness!4 I am surrounded
by lions; I lie down among those who want to devour me; men whose teeth are
spears and arrows, whose tongues are a sharp sword.
Proverbs 10:6
6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked
conceals violence.

Believe, Declare, Have it

Mark 11:22
22 Jesus said to them, Have faith in God.

Matthew 17:20-22
20 He told them, It was because of your little faith. I tell you the truth, if you
havefaith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, Move
from here to there, and it will move; nothing will be impossible for you.21
Jesus answered them, I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not
doubt, not only will you do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say
to this mountain, Be lifted up and thrown into the sea, it will happen.22 And
whatever you ask in prayer, if you believe, you will receive.
Matthew 21:21
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21 Jesus answered them, I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not
doubt, not only will you do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say to
this mountain, Be lifted up and thrown into the sea, it will happen.
Mark 11:23-24
23 I tell you the truth, if someone says to this mountain, Be lifted up and
thrown into the sea, and does not doubt in his heart but believes that
what he says will happen, it will be done for him.
24 For this reason I tell you, whatever you pray and ask for, believe that
you have received it, and it will be yours.
Matthew 17:20
20 you will say to this mountain, Move from here to there, and it will
move; nothing will be impossible for you.
Matthew 21:21
21 but even if you say to this mountain, Be lifted up and thrown into
the sea, it will happen

Prophesy the Word of the Lord and His Promises

Amos 3: 7
7 Certainly the sovereign LORD does nothing without first revealing his plan
to his servants the prophets.8 A lion has roared! Who is not afraid? The
sovereign LORD has spoken! Who can refuse to prophesy?
Psalms 51:14-15
14 Rescue me from the guilt of murder, O God, the God who delivers me! Then
my tongue will shout for joy because of your deliverance. 15 O Lord, give me
the words! Then my mouth will praise you.
Joel 2:28-29
28 After all of this I will pour out my Spirit on all kinds of people. Your sons
and daughters will prophesy. Your elderly will have revelatory dreams; your
young men will see prophetic visions.29 Even on male and female servants I
will pour out my Spirit in those days.
Acts 2:16-21
26 But this is what was spoken about through the prophet Joel:17 And in the
last days it will be, God says, that I will pour out my Spirit on all people,
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and your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and your young men will see
visions, and your old men will dream dreams.18 Even on my servants, both
men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will
prophesy.19 And I will perform wonders in the sky above and
miraculous signs on the earth below, blood and fire and clouds of
smoke.20 The sun will be changed to darkness and the moon to blood before
the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.21 And then everyone who calls
on the name of the Lord will be saved.
Acts 19:6
6 and when Paul placed his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and
they began to speak in tongues and to prophesy.
Prophesy in the Spirit of the Lord
(Speak the good things of and from the Lord)

1Samuel 10:5-7
5Afterward you will go to Gibeah of God, where there are Philistine officials.
When you enter the town, you will meet a company of prophets coming down
from the high place. They will have harps, tambourines, flutes, and lyres, and
they will be prophesying.6 Then the Spirit of the LORD will rush upon you
and you will prophesy with them. You will be changed into a different
person.7 When these signs have taken place, do whatever your hand
finds to do, for God will be with you.
1Kings 22:8
8 The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, There is still one man through
whom we can seek the LORDs will. But I despise him because he does not
prophesy prosperity for me, but disaster. His name is Micaiah son of Imlah.
Jehoshaphat said, The king should not say such things.
1Kings 22:12
12 All the prophets were prophesying the same, saying, Attack Ramoth
Gilead! You will succeed; the LORD will hand it over to the king.
Ezra 6:14
14 The elders of the Jews continued building and prospering, while at the
same time Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo continued
prophesying. They built and brought it to completion by the command of
the God of Israel and by the command of Cyrus and Darius and Artaxerxes king
of Persia.

PRAISE and WORSHIP the LORD


Psalms 150
23

1 Praise the LORD!


Praise God in His sanctuary;
Praise Him in His mighty expanse.
2 Praise Him for His mighty deeds;
Praise Him according to His excellent greatness.
3 Praise Him with trumpet sound;
Praise Him with harp and lyre.
4 Praise Him with timbrel and dancing;
Praise Him with stringed instruments and pipe.
5 Praise Him with loud cymbals;
Praise Him with resounding cymbals.
6 Let everything that has breath praise the LORD.
Praise the LORD!
Colossians 3:16-17
16Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and
admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,
singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
17Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving
thanks through Him to God the Father.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE PRAISE AND WORSHIP THE LORD?

He is honored and deliverance comes


Psalms 50:23
He who offers a sacrifice of thanksgiving honors Me;
And to him who orders his way aright
I shall show the salvation of God.
Praise will bring us through
2 Chronicles 20.5-22
See the Faith and Confession
5Then Jehoshaphat stood in the assembly of Judah and Jerusalem, in the house of
the LORD before the new court, 6and he said, O LORD, the God of our fathers,
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are You not God in the heavens? And are You not ruler over all the
kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand so that no one
can stand against You. 7Did You not, O our God, drive out the inhabitants
of this land before Your people Israel and give it to the descendants of
Abraham Your friend forever? 8They have lived in it, and have built You a
sanctuary there for Your name, saying, 9Should evil come upon us, the
sword, or judgment, or pestilence, or famine, we will stand before this
house and before You (for Your name is in this house) and cry to You in our
distress, and You will hear and deliver us. 10Now behold, the sons of Ammon
and Moab and Mount Seir, whom You did not let Israel invade when they came out
of the land of Egypt (they turned aside from them and did not destroy them), 11see
how they are rewarding us by coming to drive us out from Your possession which
You have given us as an inheritance. 12O our God, will You not judge them? For
we are powerless before this great multitude who are coming against us;
nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are on You.
13All Judah was standing before the LORD, with their infants, their wives and their
children.
See the Declaration
14Then in the midst of the assembly the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jahaziel the
son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, the
Levite of the sons of Asaph; 15and he said, Listen, all Judah and the
inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: thus says the LORD to
you, Do not fear or be dismayed because of this great multitude, for the
battle is not yours but Gods. 16Tomorrow go down against them. Behold,
they will come up by the ascent of Ziz, and you will find them at the end of
the valley in front of the wilderness of Jeruel. 17You need not fight in this
battle; station yourselves, stand and see the salvation of the LORD on
your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not fear or be dismayed;
tomorrow go out to face them, for the LORD is with you.

See the Power of Worship and Deliverance


18 Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground, and all Judah
and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell down before the LORD, worshiping
the LORD. 19The Levites, from the sons of the Kohathites and of the sons
of the Korahites, stood up to praise the LORD God of Israel, with a very
loud voice.
20They rose early in the morning and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa; and
when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Listen to me, O Judah and
inhabitants of Jerusalem, put your trust in the LORD your God and you will
be established. Put your trust in His prophets and succeed. 21When he
had consulted with the people, he appointed those who sang to the LORD
and those who praised Him in holy attire, as they went out before the
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army and said, Give thanks to the LORD, for His lovingkindness is
everlasting. 22When they began singing and praising, the LORD set
ambushes against the sons of Ammon, Moab and Mount Seir, who had
come against Judah; so they were routed. 23For the sons of Ammon and Moab
rose up against the inhabitants of Mount Seir destroying them completely; and
when they had finished with the inhabitants of Seir, they helped to destroy one
another.

Act 16.22-31
See the Power of Prayer and Singing Praises
22 The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their
robes off them and proceeded to order them to be beaten with rods. 23When they
had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, commanding the
jailer to guard them securely; 24and he, having received such a command, threw
them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.
25 But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of
praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them; 26and suddenly
there came a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison
house were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and
everyones chains were unfastened. 27When the jailer awoke and saw the
prison doors opened, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing
that the prisoners had escaped. 28But Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, Do
not harm yourself, for we are all here! 29And he called for lights and rushed in,
and trembling with fear he fell down before Paul and Silas, 30and after he brought
them out, he said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
31 They said, Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your
household.

Application of the Power of Faith, Confession& Worship


THINK, BELIEVE, DECLARE & WORSHIP
We declare the truth: the plan of God for His children.

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Start your day, everyday and whole day with authority by believing GOD and prophesying
and speaking and confessing and DECLARING goodness, righteousness, obedience, faith,
honor, favor and blessings to you, your life, your wife, your family, your ministry, your
church and your business. Live by it. Declare it to yourself and to others. Worship Him every
morning with spiritual and gospel songs. Use your gadgets or smart phones for the Lord.
Listen to gospel songs through your headsets or earphones. Sing and worship the Lord
alone in a place where you meet Him always. If you are low in faith- just worship Him and
the word of God in these songs shall bring faith in your spirit. If you feel low to worship- just
worship consistently until you are brought to His presence and fellowship. Then and only
then prayers are answered and you shall be used by God for His glory. Walking in the Spirit
and walking in faith. Glory to God.

The LORD will open for you His good storehouse, the
heavens, to give rain to your land in its season and to bless
all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many
nations, but you shall not borrow. The LORD will make you
the head and not the tail, and you only will be above, and
you will not be underneath, if you listen to the
commandments of the LORD your God, which I charge you
today, to observe them carefully,
Deuteronomy
28:12-13
This requires the steadfast endurance of the saints those
who obey Gods commandments and hold to their faith in
Jesus.
Revelation 14:12

So He said to them, I saw Satan fall like lightning from


heaven. Look, I have given you authority to tread on snakes
and scorpions and on the full force of the enemy, and
nothing will hurt you. Nevertheless, do not rejoice that the
spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names stand
written in heaven.
Luke
10:18-20

Faith is the belief that we have received what God said


and promised
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and confession is speaking it forth through our mouths


and agreeing with God and shall manifest and come to
pass both in the spiritual and physical realm.

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WORD OF GOD ON
BLESSINGS, FAITH, OBEDIENCE
Blessings of the Lord
Genesis 24:1, 31, 35
1 Now Abraham was old, advanced in age; and the LORD had blessed Abraham in
every way.
31 And he said, "Come in, blessed of the LORD! Why do you stand outside since I
have prepared the house, and a place for the camels?"
35 The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become rich; and He
has given him flocks and herds, and silver and gold, and servants and maids, and
camels and donkeys.
Genesis 25:11
11 It came about after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and
Isaac lived by Beer-lahai-roi.
Genesis 35:9
9 Then God appeared to Jacob again when he came from Paddan-aram, and He
blessed him.
Deuteronomy 28:3-4, 6
3 "Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country.
4 "Blessed shall be the offspring of your body and the produce of your ground and
the offspring of your beasts, the increase of your herd and the young of your flock.
6 "Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go
out.
Proverbs 3:9-10
9 Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;
10 So your barns will be filled with plenty And your vats will overflow with new wine.
Proverbs 10:6
6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals
violence.
22 It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.
Proverbs 29:18-20
18 He who walks blamelessly will be delivered, But he who is crooked will fall all at
once.
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19 He who tills his land will have plenty of food, But he who follows empty pursuits
will have poverty in plenty.
20 A faithful man will abound with blessings, But he who makes haste to be rich will
not go unpunished.

Faith
Hebrews 11:1-2
1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
2 For by it the men of old gained approval.
Genesis 32:24-30
24 Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.
25 When he saw that he had not prevailed against him, he touched the socket of his
thigh; so the socket of Jacob's thigh was dislocated while he wrestled with him.
26 Then he said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." But he said, "I will not let
you go unless you bless me."
27 So he said to him, "What is your name?" And he said, "Jacob."
28 He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with
God and with men and have prevailed."
29 Then Jacob asked him and said, "Please tell me your name." But he said, "Why is
it that you ask my name?" And he blessed him there.
30 So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, "I have seen God face to face, yet
my life has been preserved."

Jesus noticed and took note of their faith and they


were answered
Matthew 8:5-13
5 And when Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, imploring Him,
6 and saying, "Lord, my servant is lying paralyzed at home, fearfully tormented."
7 Jesus *said to him, "I will come and heal him."
8 But the centurion said, "Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but
just say the word, and my servant will be healed.
9 "For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this
one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do
this!' and he does it."
10 Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those who were following,
"Truly I say to you, I have not found such great faith with anyone in Israel.
11 "I say to you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table
with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven;
12 but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness; in that
place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
13 And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go; it shall be done for you as you have
believed." And the servant was healed that very moment.

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Matthew 8:23-26
23 When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.
24 And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being
covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep.
25 And they came to Him and woke Him, saying, "Save us, Lord; we are perishing!"
26 He *said to them, "Why are you afraid, you men of little faith?" Then He got up
and rebuked the winds and the sea, and it became perfectly calm.
Matthew 9:1-2, 6
1 Getting into a boat, Jesus crossed over the sea and came to His own city.
2 And they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. Seeing their faith, Jesus said
to the paralytic, "Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven."
6 then He *said to the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your bed and go home."
Matthew 9:20-22
20 And a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years, came
up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak;
21 for she was saying to herself, "If I only touch His garment, I will get well."
22 But Jesus turning and seeing her said, "Daughter, take courage; your faith has
made you well." At once the woman was made well.
Matthew 9:27-29
27 As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed Him, crying out, "Have
mercy on us, Son of David!"
28 When He entered the house, the blind men came up to Him, and Jesus *said to
them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They *said to Him, "Yes, Lord."
29 Then He touched their eyes, saying, "It shall be done to you according to your
faith."
Matthew 14:26-32
26 When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, "It
is a ghost!" And they cried out in fear.
27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, "Take courage, it is I; do not be
afraid."
28 Peter said to Him, "Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water."
29 And He said, "Come!" And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water
and came toward Jesus.
30 But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out,
"Lord, save me!"
31 Immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and took hold of him, and *said to him,
"You of little faith, why did you doubt?"
32 When they got into the boat, the wind stopped.
Matthew 15:22-28
22 And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying,
"Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed."
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23 But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him,
saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."
24 But He answered and said, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of
Israel."
25 But she came and began to bow down before Him, saying, "Lord, help me!"
26 And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw
it to the dogs."
27 But she said, "Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from
their masters' table."
28 Then Jesus said to her, "O woman, your faith is great; it shall be done for you as
you wish." And her daughter was healed at once.
Matthew 16:6-12
6 And Jesus said to them, "Watch out and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and
Sadducees."
7 They began to discuss this among themselves, saying, "He said that because we
did not bring any bread."
8 But Jesus, aware of this, said, "You men of little faith, why do you discuss among
yourselves that you have no bread?
9 "Do you not yet understand or remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and
how many baskets full you picked up?
10 "Or the seven loaves of the four thousand, and how many large baskets full you
picked up?
11 "How is it that you do not understand that I did not speak to you concerning
bread? But beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."
12 Then they understood that He did not say to beware of the leaven of bread, but
of the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
Matthew 17:14-20
14 When they came to the crowd, a man came up to Jesus, falling on his knees
before Him and saying,
15 "Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is a lunatic and is very ill; for he often falls
into the fire and often into the water.
16 "I brought him to Your disciples, and they could not cure him."
17 And Jesus answered and said, "You unbelieving and perverted generation, how
long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."
18 And Jesus rebuked him, and the demon came out of him, and the boy was cured
at once.
19 Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, "Why could we not drive it
out?"
20 And He *said to them, "Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to
you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain,
'Move from here to there,' and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.

Obedience and Righteousness


Genesis 22:18
18 In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have
obeyed My voice."
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Deuteronomy 30:15-16, 19
15 "See, I have set before you today life and prosperity, and death and adversity;
16 in that I command you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in His ways and
to keep His commandments and His statutes and His judgments, that you may live
and multiply, and that the LORD your God may bless you in the land where you are
entering to possess it.
19 "I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you
life and death, the blessing and the curse. So choose life in order that you may live,
you and your descendants,
Matthew 6:33
33 "But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be
added to you.
James 5:16-18
16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that
you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
17 Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would
not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.
18 Then he prayed again, and the sky poured rain and the earth produced its fruit.

Men of God declared Blessings


Genesis 14:18-20
18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; now he was a priest
of God Most High.
19 He blessed him and said, "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, Possessor of
heaven and earth;
20 And blessed be God Most High, Who has delivered your enemies into your hand."
He gave him a tenth of all.
Genesis 27: 21-29
21 Then Isaac said to Jacob, "Please come close, that I may feel you, my son,
whether you are really my son Esau or not."
22 So Jacob came close to Isaac his father, and he felt him and said, "The voice is
the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau."
23 He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like his brother Esau's
hands; so he blessed him.
24 And he said, "Are you really my son Esau?" And he said, "I am."
25 So he said, "Bring it to me, and I will eat of my son's game, that I may bless
you." And he brought it to him, and he ate; he also brought him wine and he drank.
26 Then his father Isaac said to him, "Please come close and kiss me, my son."
27 So he came close and kissed him; and when he smelled the smell of his
garments, he blessed him and said, "See, the smell of my son Is like the smell of a
field which the LORD has blessed;
28 Now may God give you of the dew of heaven, And of the fatness of the earth,
And an abundance of grain and new wine;
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29 May peoples serve you, And nations bow down to you; Be master of your
brothers, And may your mother's sons bow down to you. Cursed be those who curse
you, And blessed be those who bless you."
Genesis 12: 1-3
1 Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives
And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;
2 And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name
great; And so you shall be a blessing;
3 And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse. And
in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."
Genesis 28:1
1 So Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and charged him, and said to him, "You
shall not take a wife from the daughters of Canaan.
Genesis 48:3, 15, 20
3 Then Jacob said to Joseph, "God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of
Canaan and blessed me,
15 He blessed Joseph, and said, "The God before whom my fathers Abraham and
Isaac walked, The God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day,
20 He blessed them that day, saying, "By you Israel will pronounce blessing, saying,
'May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh!'" Thus he put Ephraim before
Manasseh.
Genesis 49:28
28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel, and this is what their father said to them
when he blessed them. He blessed them, every one with the blessing appropriate to
him.
Leviticus 9:22-23
22 Then Aaron lifted up his hands toward the people and blessed them, and he
stepped down after making the sin offering and the burnt offering and the peace
offerings.
23 Moses and Aaron went into the tent of meeting. When they came out and
blessed the people, the glory of the LORD appeared to all the people.
Numbers 22:6, 12
6 Now, therefore, please come, curse this people for me since they are too mighty
for me; perhaps I may be able to defeat them and drive them out of the land. For I
know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed."
12 God said to Balaam, "Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people, for
they are blessed."
Deuteronomy 33:1, 13, 20, 24, 29
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1 Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of
Israel before his death.
13 Of Joseph he said, "Blessed of the LORD be his land, With the choice things of
heaven, with the dew, And from the deep lying beneath,
20 Of Gad he said, "Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad; He lies down as a lion,
And tears the arm, also the crown of the head.
24 Of Asher he said, "More blessed than sons is Asher; May he be favored by his
brothers, And may he dip his foot in oil.
29 "Blessed are you, O Israel; Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD, Who is
the shield of your help And the sword of your majesty! So your enemies will cringe
before you, And you will tread upon their high places."
Joshua 22:6
6 So Joshua blessed them and sent them away, and they went to their tents.
1 Chronicles 16:2
2 When David had finished offering the burnt offering and the peace offerings, he
blessed the people in the name of the LORD.

Prophesy and speak


Ezekiel 37:4-10
4 Again He said to me, "Prophesy over these bones and say to them, 'O dry bones,
hear the word of the LORD.'
5 "Thus says the Lord GOD to these bones, 'Behold, I will cause breath to enter you
that you may come to life.
6 'I will put sinews on you, make flesh grow back on you, cover you with skin and
put breath in you that you may come alive; and you will know that I am the LORD.'"
7 So I prophesied as I was commanded; and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and
behold, a rattling; and the bones came together, bone to its bone.
8 And I looked, and behold, sinews were on them, and flesh grew and skin covered
them; but there was no breath in them.
9 Then He said to me, "Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man, and say to
the breath, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Come from the four winds, O breath, and
breathe on these slain, that they come to life."'"
10 So I prophesied as He commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they
came to life and stood on their feet, an exceedingly great army.
1 Samuel 10:5-6
5 Afterward you will come to the hill of God where the Philistine garrison is; and it
shall be as soon as you have come there to the city, that you will meet a group of
prophets coming down from the high place with harp, tambourine, flute, and a lyre
before them, and they will be prophesying.
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6 Then the Spirit of the LORD will come upon you mightily, and you shall prophesy
with them and be changed into another man.
Psalms 105:1-2
1 Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among
the peoples.
2 Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; Speak of all His wonders.
Psalms 145:6, 11, 21
6 Men shall speak of the power of Your awesome acts, And I will tell of Your
greatness.
11 They shall speak of the glory of Your kingdom And talk of Your power;
21 My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD, And all flesh will bless His holy
name forever and ever.
Proverbs 8:6-8
6 "Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right
things.
7 "For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
8 "All the utterances of my mouth are in righteousness;
Proverbs 12:18
18 There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the
wise brings healing.
Proverbs 18:20-21
20 With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be satisfied; He will be satisfied
with the product of his lips.
21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its
fruit.
Proverbs 23:16
16 And my inmost being will rejoice When your lips speak what is right.
Mark 11:22-24
22 And Jesus answered saying to them, "Have faith in God.
23 "Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be taken up and cast into the
sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says is going to
happen, it will be granted him.
24 "Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you
have received them, and they will be granted you.

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