There are two types of faith, one is more self centered and is very unstable, while the other is God centered and as stable as the rock of Gibraltar.

Having FAITH FOR something has many pitfalls or possibilities of failure.  A single doubt can block it.  Fear can stop it.  Other people’s unbelief can cancel it.  Asking with the wrong motive defeats it, James 4:3.  Certain sins stop it, James 5:16.  Impatience can cut it off Romans 8:25.

Now if you have faith for something and you turn against Me when you don’t get it, you only thought you had faith, but instead you had presumption.  Presumption is a counterfeit of faith and is most of the reason things don’t happen when you pray.  Presumption is unbelief because it has no trust in it, presumption lacks an intimate love relationship and without love there can be no trust.

Presumption just assumes things are going to happen!  Every one of My promises are conditional.  It is impossible for Me to lie, so look in the mirror whenever something you were having faith for, doesn’t happen.  One person may have faith and another can cancel it out with presumption, because of a lack of relationship. My faith was badly hindered by other’s presumptions, Matthew 13:58.

Now FAITH IN, is a whole different story. In order to have true faith IN My Father, you must be intimately in love with Him.  It is impossible to truly trust without unconditional love.

Having faith in My Father means that your love for Him transcends anything He might or might not do for you.  Having faith IN My Father means if His answer is no, your loving trust says, “Father knows best”.

Faith IN My Father will carry you through the worst of times, even death itself.  Faith for something you want from Him, will fail you when you fail to get what you want.

Faith IN answers Father’s denial with, “You know best Father”.

Faith FOR something answers His denial with, “God you failed or lied.”

I AM telling you to, “have faith IN God.  [23] then you can, say unto this mountain, Be removed, and be cast into the sea; and if you don’t doubt in your heart, it will obey the sound of your voice, as if it were My Father’s,” Mark 11:22-23.

If you want that kind of power, dedicate your life to spending time with Me, until all you want is Me and My will and not to have faith for what you want, when you want it.


Jim Hammerle

Jim HammerleJim Hammerle  (1941-2017) began ministry working with David Wilkerson and Nicky Cruz, founding Teen Challenge Philadelphia. 6 times in the mission field pastoring a mission ship, 15 years with TV and radio, teaching, and preaching.  As a retired businessman, Jim helped to feed widows and orphans in Uganda, helping Muslims find the Jesus who fed them. He became His banker and was privileged to give His money away, wherever He decided, so he also helping to build an orphanage in Haiti and investing in lives in the USA. Totally in love with his Lord, at age 73 he served in ministry at Victory Christian Church and lived every hour listening for his Heavenly Father’s voice.  Jim passed away on May 23, 2017 to be with the LORD.


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