Faith Thoughts

In Luke 8, the disciples were on a boat, while a terrible storm raged. Jesus slept as water began to fill up the boat. Peter cried out in fear, “Master, we are going to perish!” Peter’s lack of faith exposed him in the midst of the storm. He panicked.

God will always expose a person’s heart through the storms in his life. He reveals the nature and characteristics of our faith by what he has ordained to happen in the plan. God’s people must be careful not to give into negativism when difficult times come along. Negativism challenges the record of God’s kindness, it is clearly displayed in His Word. There is no need to analyze the past or question the future. Storms are a time for faith thoughts.

The boat was rocking and ready to go under, but Jesus merely stood up and said, “Be still.” Or, as the original Greek brings out, “Be muzzled.” In His rest, Jesus lived in faith thoughts toward His Father. He said to the disciples, “O, ye of little faith.”

All believers face situations, personal problems and difficulties at certain points in their lives. They are not to analyze the storm. Rather, storms are times to think on things that are pure, lovely, kind, and virtuous. They are a time to speak faith thoughts.

Carl H. Stevens

Carl H. Stevens

(1929-2008) pastored and established thriving churches and Bible colleges in Maine, Massachusetts, and Maryland. He also helped pioneer Christian talk radio through Telephone Time and the Grace Hour and authored nearly 500 books and booklets. See also the Carl H Stevens Memorial Site
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    this is very sound doctrine and to the point with so little accurate doctrine thank You Sincerely Fortune and JP GGWO MONTREAL

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    We want to say this is very sound doctrine and with so little accurate doctrine out there thank you God Bless !
    Jp and Fortune
    GGWO Montreal

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