Friday, March 18, 2011

Stubborn Problems Requires Stubborn Faith

“…a woman of Canaan came out of the same region and cried unto Him, saying, "Have mercy on me, O Lord, Thou Son of David! My daughter is grievously vexed with a devil." But He answered her not a word…But He answered and said, "I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel." Then she came and worshiped Him, saying, "Lord help me." But He answered and said, "It is not meet to take children's bread and cast it to dogs." And she said, "Truth, Lord; yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table." Then Jesus answered and said unto her, "O woman, great is thy faith. Be it unto thee even as thou wilt." And her daughter was made whole from that very hour…” © Job 15:22-28, KJ21 italics and emphasis mine

A man went to his friend to ask for bread ‘in the middle of the night’ as he had unexpected guests (sounds like pastors’ house), this other man in bed refused to wake up as he was comfy in the duvet. His friend outside nevertheless ‘refused’ to leave until indeed he had what he came for, said Jesus Christ (Luke 11:5-8)...NIV says he had ‘shameless audacity’ for he refused to take No for an answer.

Many of us are passive, gullible Christians who take NO from anyone and everyone feeling sorry for ourselves, weak and pitiful. If you have stubborn and persistent problem, you need to resort to stubborn and persistent faith like this gentile woman—she would not take no, not even from God…c’mon beloved, be stubborn in your faith for what you desire from the Lord and see if God will not change His mind for you.

“I believe in prosperity for I believe in God, for He gives me power to get wealth” © TJ Kyara

Tim J Kyara
Virtual Pastor www.virtualchurch.webs.com www.sermon.net/crcm (NEW)
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Church Minister www.christianrevivalcentreministry.org
Educator/Writer www.centre4excellence.com www.c4eresourceshop.co.uk
Financial Freedom Fighter www.timjaykay.wordpress.com

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