people submit to what is and say, ‘It is what it is.’ People of faith look at what is and say, ‘It can
Now, that is what sometimes being in step with God puts you at odds with others. When you get in step
with Faith, it makes you out of step with people that don’t want change. I’m saying some strong stuff
right here. Faith people get out of step with people who don’t want to live by it.
Faith is not an easy life. Faith is a test. Faith is a struggle. Faith is a fight because you are trying to bring
heavenly things into the earth and the birthing place is YOU! So what God is going to bring from Heaven
into the earth is coming through you to get here.
So in other words when it comes to God, getting pregnant does not have to do with gender. Male or female
– everyone needs to be pregnant with some God seed in this place in order to birth anything. If you don’t
have a Word in you, you have nothing to birth in you. There is no harvest without seed, and you’re not
having anything happen if you have no Word. If His Words abide in you, then you can ask anything, but
you can’t ask anything if you have no Word in you. Okay? So that’s John 15 for those wondering where
that Scripture came from.
So, I want to make sure that we have got firmly in our mind and in our heart the DIFFERENCE between
that two kinds of Word and there’s one of them that, listen now: one of them renews your mind; and the
other one gives you faith. And we’ve got to talk about which one is which. Because if you get them out
of order, you can walk out on things God never told you to walk on. And God is NOT RESPONSIBLE
to give you stuff He never promised.
In Romans chapter 10, verse 8 it says, “But what does it say? ‘The word is near you, in your mouth and
in your heart’ (that is, the word of faith which we preach)”
The Word is always near you. A preacher is not. A prayer partner is not. An intercessor is not. A church
service is not. But the Word is ALWAYS near you. In your mouth.
Okay. What is faith?
It is the substance of what you hoped for. It’s the evidence of what you can’t see.
So, what I CANNOT see and what I am hoping for is in my MOUTH. So that immediately makes you
sound crazy to people who talk about what IS. You’re not talking about what is when you operate in faith.
You’re SPEAKING what you’re hoping for and what you have not seen AS THOUGH IT WERE!!!
Ron Carpenter, Redemption World Outreach Center