Function on the behalf of the believer
to perform something impossible by ordinary human efforts. God intervenes with
His sovereignity and glory to work this miracle for us.
While in Pharaoh's court, Moses laid down his and it turned into an adder and then
changed back into a staff.
Healing of a man afflicted with leprosy (Matthew 8:1-3)
Healing of the crippled man by the Pool of Bethesda (John 5:2-9).
Judgment upon a sorcerer
The gift of faith is the supernatural ability to believe God without doubt,
combat unbelief, and visualize what God wants to accomplish.
It is not only an inner conviction impelled by an urgent and higher calling, but also a
supernatural ability to meet adverse circumstances with trust in God's
The Bible speaks of several different types of faith which increase from faith
to faith (Romans 1:17):
- Saving faith - faith which gets you into Heaven
- Fruit of faith - faith which gets Heaven into you
(Galatians 5:22-23) .
- Gift of faith - stems from saving faith and the fruit of faith;
It is the ability to believe for the miraculous
(II Thessalonians 1:3).
This gift not only operates in healings and in miracles, but in the realm of the
impossible as well. Saving faith produces the active faith of the fruit of the Spirit which,
in turn, produces the gift of faith. When the gift of faith is empowered, the results
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