And Jesus answered "Have faith in God" (Mark 11:22)
In the Greek Original translation, it was stated "Have the faith of God". The Greek word "theou" was used and it means "of God" and not "in God". The same Greek word was used in (Matthew 3:16) "...and he saw the Spirit OF GOD descending like a dove and alighting on him."
Therefore, Jesus was simply saying "Don't you have the faith of God?" because the Greek word for "Have" in that scripture was "Echete" meaning "Have ye?" in terms of a question.
Jesus knew something about himself; He knew he can operate and function just like His father. The faith he had was no where from this world; it was the same stuff in the Father. Then He began to make us know that we too have the same faith in us.
Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground." (Genesis 1:26).
NOTICE:- "...let us make man in our image, after our likeness, so that they may rule (Have dominion)..."
There are two remarkable statement here, (1) "...in our image..." - TO LOOK LIKE GOD (2) "...after our likeness..." - TO FUNCTION AND OPERATE LIKE GOD.
"...so that they may rule..." (Genesis 1:26); You were created to rule over life and not to become a victim. Refuse to live at the mercy of circumstances, instead take charge and start ruling your world.
Remember, there was an incidence that led to that statement "Have the faith of God"; Jesus had cursed a fig tree the other day and when his disciples saw it fulfilled; they were amazed and in response to their question, he began to expound on the teaching of Faith.
When God speaks; He releases an order and that settles it. He does not say "Let there be Light" and then turns around and say "what if the light doesn't show up" No! He speaks and moves ahead to the next agenda. Just like Jesus, he cursed the fig tree and moved ahead, he did not sit down waiting to see how the tree would dry up.
Learn to talk like Jesus; He wasn't doubting His words; No! He knew they had power and ability to produce what has been spoken.
I can vividly remember some years ago; I got fired from a job for absolutely no reason; As I left the premises of that company; I turned around and cursed it "You will cease from existence and no one will be fired again for no reason from this company". In about 1 years later; A friend who was there and heard me cursed that business called me and said "do you know that company you cursed is now shut down". Well I already knew that was going to happen; even though it took a year later that didn't change what has already been spoken.
"Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them." (Mark 11:23).
You can change the status of a mountain from a huge and visible issue into a drown and terminated issue. Because the faith of God speaks to the circumstances and not worry about it.
You have to know that you were created to operate and function just like God; "...in his image and after his likeness..." and the scriptures declares "...as he is even so are we in this world" (1 John 4:17).
You are not ordinary and you are not helpless in life. You are of God and you have the Faith of God at work in you.
"I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the FAITH OF THE SON OF GOD, who loved me and gave himself for me" (Galatians 2:20). The Greek word "theous" of the Son of God.
Get busy using the Faith of God at work in you and start experiencing the realities of the Kingdom today in your life.