And Jesus answering said to them, Have faith in God.
I. WHAT FAITH IS.
1. Taking God at His word, about things unknown (Hebrews 11:7), unlikely (Hebrews 11:17-19), untried (Hebrews 11:28).
2. Trusting Jesus at His invitation. Trust your soul to His care; your sins to His cleansing; your life to His keeping.
II. WHENCE FAITH COMES.
1. From God's grace (Ephesians 2:8; Romans 12:3)
2. From God's Word (Romans 10:17; 2 Timothy 3:15).
3. From God's working (1 John 5:1; Colossians 2:12).
4. Out of the heart (Romans 10:10).
III. HOW FAITH WORKS.
1. It overcomes the world (1 John 5:4).
2. It purifies the heart (Acts 15:8, 9).
3. It works by love (Galatians 5:6).
(J. Richardson, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.