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The Gift of Faith

george_muller“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all: for to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, to another the word of knowledge through the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit…” I Corinthians 12:7-9.

The gift of faith mentioned here as one of the Gifts of the Spirit is not specifically defined in Scripture.  This gift is to be distinguished from saving faith given to all believers and is apparently a gift whereby the Spirit provides Christians with extraordinary assurance that God will answer their prayers and allows them to take heroic stands for God’s work in the church.  It is a supernatural capacity for believing God.  Hebrews Chapter 11 lists many examples of