Like & Watch Us Live on Facebook!

Visit Our New YouTube Channel!

Download or Purchase Recording #543

Below you will find detailed information about this Christian audio recording, including title, author (photo to the left), date recorded, relevant scripture texts, and more. You may purchase a hard copy as a CD or audio cassette. You may also freely stream/download the message as an MP3 by clicking the button below.

Creative Faith [#3]:
Your Faith Works

MP3 Format
Downloaded: 23 time(s) since 10/28/2008
Length: 30:53 minutes / Size: 7.07 MB
Recording: #543
Series: #34 | Parts [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 ]
Recorded: 1994
Notice: Because of this recording's age, sound quality may not be ideal, due to degradation of the master audio cassette before transferal to digital storage.
Notice: Due to this being a transfer from audio cassette, the message may cut off before the end due to the master cassette's length constraints.
Speaker: Joseph Kostelnik, Ph.D.
Scripture Text(s): Hebrews 12Therefore let us also, seeing we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him who has endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, that you don't grow weary, fainting in your souls. You have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin; and you have forgotten the exhortation which reasons with you as with children, "My son, don't take lightly the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when you are reproved by him; For whom the Lord loves, he chastens, and scourges every son whom he receives."{Proverbs 3:11-12} It is for discipline that you endure. God deals with you as with children, for what son is there whom his father doesn't discipline? But if you are without discipline, of which all have been made partakers, then are you illegitimate, and not children. Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live? For they indeed, for a few days, punished us as seemed good to them; but he for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness. All chastening seems for the present to be not joyous but grievous; yet afterward it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been exercised thereby. Therefore, lift up the hands that hang down and the feeble knees, and make straight paths for your feet,{Proverbs 4:26} so that which is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed. Follow after peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no man will see the Lord, looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it; lest there be any sexually immoral person, or profane person, like Esau, who sold his birthright for one meal. For you know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for a change of mind though he sought it diligently with tears. For you have not come to a mountain that might be touched, and that burned with fire, and to blackness, darkness, storm, the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which those who heard it begged that not one more word should be spoken to them, for they could not stand that which was commanded, "If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned{TR adds "or shot with an arrow" [see Exodus 19:12-13]};"{Exodus 19:12-13} and so fearful was the appearance, that Moses said, "I am terrified and trembling."{Deuteronomy 9:19} But you have come to Mount Zion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable multitudes of angels, to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect, to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better than that of Abel. See that you don't refuse him who speaks. For if they didn't escape when they refused him who warned on the Earth, how much more will we not escape who turn away from him who warns from heaven, whose voice shook the earth then, but now he has promised, saying, "Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the heavens."{Haggai 2:6} This phrase, "Yet once more," signifies the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that have been made, that those things which are not shaken may remain. Therefore, receiving a Kingdom that can't be shaken, let us have grace, through which we serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.{Deuteronomy 4:24} (Hebrews 12, World English Bible [WEB])

US$2 What is PayPal?

Supporting our Ministry

If you appreciate the work we're doing and you'd prefer to download the free recordings but still wish to give in return, you may give electronically via PayPal by clicking the link below.

You may also give via postal mail, whether in return for the free downloads, or to order hard copies. If requesting a hard copy of a recording, simply list the respective recording number(s) and whether you'd like an audio cassette or CD. Make checks payable to "Gospel Truth Ministries" and address your letter to:

Gospel Truth Ministries
P.O. Box 1885
Cincinnati, OH 45201-1885
USA

Each CD (80 min) and each cassette (62 min or 92 min) can usually hold at least two separate messages. Most sermons are between 20 and 40 minutes long. Please include at least US$2 per title to help cover our costs of materials and postage.


When you donate toward a recording, whether by purchasing a hard copy or simply giving in return for free access to the online versions, you are sowing into this ministry so that it may continue to give freely to the Body of Christ around the world.

Any gifts for hard copies above $2 per recording, and all gifts for online versions or our ministry in general, are tax-deductible under U.S. federal law.

Your gifts given in faith will not only increase our outreach but increase fruit to your account as well (Phil. 4:17)!

Apart from your offerings, we will not be able to continue this outreach of freely downloadable recordings. Your thoughtful giving partners you with God and us in this labor of love.

"As you go, preach, saying, 'The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!' Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, and cast out demons. Freely you received, so freely give. Don't take any gold, nor silver, nor brass in your money belts. Take no bag for your journey, neither two coats, nor shoes, nor staff: for the laborer is worthy of his food" (Matthew 10:7-10).

Feedback

After listening to the full message, we encourage you to share your thoughts, questions and testimonies with us.

Name:

E-mail:

Enter Image Text: Verification Image

Please feel free to share my testimony on this web site.

Audio Recording Lookup

Recording ID:

Series ID:

Newest Online Audio

Past 7 Days


Most Played Audio

Top 5


  • 2377: The Key to the Miraculous - 492 downloads
  • 2323: The Manifestations of the Spirit [#1]: Prophecy, Tongues, Interpretation of Tongues - 433 downloads
  • 2939: A Message From Macy's - 305 downloads
  • 2354: The Secret Place [#1]: What is It? - 280 downloads
  • 2374: Speaking Mysteries in the Spirit - 271 downloads

Free Ministry Training

Please also visit our ministry training school, The Prophetic Voice Institute.

Dr. Kostelnik offers three diploma courses, totaling over 600 pages, available free online, or for a small fee through postal mail correspondence.

Your Miracle!

Do you need prayer? Healing? A miracle? God cares about your needs!

Need a Church?

Dr. Kostelnik pastors a Spirit-filled assembly in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. See more about White Oak Chapel!

יהוה, Yahweh, Yahueh, Yahuweh, Yahuah, YHWH, YHVH, IHVH, JHVH, JHWH, Jehovah, Yehovah, Yehowah, Tetragrammaton, אהיה אשׁר אהיה, εγω ειμι ο ων, I AM, I EXIST, I WAS, I WILL BE, I CAUSE TO BECOME, I BECOME, Hayah, Ehyeh, Ehyah, Ego Eimi, O On, AHYH, `HYH, Father, Abba, Avi, πατηρ, Patera, πατερ, πατερα, Patros, πατρος, God, θεος, θεου, Theos, Divine, Divinity, Deity, אלהים, Elohim, אל, El, אלוה, Eloah, Lord, Master, Adonai, Adon, Kyrios, κυριος, κυριου, יהושׁע ,יהושׁוע, Yahushua, ישוע, Yehoshua, Y`hoshua, Y'hoshua, Yahshua, Yeshua, Y`shua, Y'shua, Yeshu, Y'shu, Jesus, ιησουν, ιησουσ, ιησου, Christ, χριστοσ, χριστου, Anointed One, Messiah, Mashiach, Moshiach, Son, υιος, Holy Spirit, רו-, Ruach, הקדש, HaKodesh, πνευμα, αγιος, Spirit of God, Bible, Tanakh, Tanach, Word of God, Hebrew, Greek, discipleship, learning, spirituality, Christian, Christianity, religion, real experiences, wonders, miracles, signs, Truth, Full Gospel, full-gospel, Good News, Good Message, charismatic, non-denominational, pentecostal, meaning of life, prophecy, prophetic, endtimes, end times, last days, five-fold, ministry, training, free, freely available, freely downloadable, free download, stream, streaming audio, online, teaching, preaching, evangelism, discipleship, deaconate, writings, books, publications, courses, audio, MP3, MP3s, audio sermons, audio messages, Gospel Truth Ministries, Prophetic Voice Publications, Prophetic Voice Institute, White Oak Chapel, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, Dr. Joseph Kostelnik, Rev. Joseph Kostelnik