II Corinthians 4:13 ” It is written: ‘I believe; therefore I have spoken.’ With that same Spirit of faith we also believe and therefore speak.”

This Scripture is quoting Psalm 116:10 which can also be translated, “I believed even when I was greatly afflicted.” As long as life is good and we’re sailing along our journey without incident I can dare say that our faith level is pretty high…but it’s when life gets hard and troubles come our way that our trust in God is put into question. To believe in the midst of personal adversity takes courage, perseverance, and others standing in the gap for us. That’s when the Body of Believers, of whom share the same Christian faith and Holy Spirit, need to come together to pray, undergird, and encourage our brother or sister. For there’s no more powerful of a prayer that states, “I believe…”

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