KEY SCRIPTURE: 1 Corinthians 12:10. To another the working of miracles …”
We now consider the gift of the working of miracles as the last of the supernatural gifts to look at. It is also the last but not the least of the power gifts for us to consider.
The working of miracles is always linked up to the gift of faith. In actual fact the gift of working of miracles is a product of the gift of faith.
Miracles are the intervention of the supernatural God in the affairs of men. Miracles are the normal happening of the supernatural, and faith is always the trigger for the supernatural to manifest. Galatians 3:5 “He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law or by the hearing of faith”.
Miracles always publicized the gospel. Everywhere in the world, even among the atheist, people would throng wherever miracles are occurring. Acts 8:6 “And people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did”. Every church and every pastor must desire and pray for the manifestations of the miraculous. It always brings Christianity alive.
When the gift of working of miracles is in operation, it does impossible things. By this gift, the dead is brought to life again, short people are made taller, and even some people can have certain organs which has been removed medically from their bodies restored.
Miracles are always wrought by doing something in line with the word. When Lazarus was in the grave, the Lord began declaring he would rise up again. John 11:23 “Jesus said unto her,thy brother shall rise again”. Inspire of all the statements of unbelief that went on around Him, Jesus kept assuring them that they only needed to believe and they would see the glory of God. Faith for miracles persist even in the midst of contrary situations. The Lord asked them to role away the Stone.This was the climax of the acts of faith leading to the miracle. (John 11:39).At that instant they were unbelieving, yet he kept declaring that if they were to believe they would definitely see the glory of God.. The stone was rolled away and then he finally commanded the dead man to rise up. You cannot see miracles if you do not put actions to your faith. Miracles are always worked out.
Do you want to see a miracle in any area of your life, start acting or working it out by your faith. As your faith goes into operation miracles would be the result.
Thank you heavenly Father for the revelation of your word. I pray that the Holy Spirit would stir the hearts of all believers to desire and also take actions to see the manifestation of these gifts in their lives and respective ministries.
John 2:5. His mother saith unto the servants, whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.
Acts 3:7. And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.