Two Kinds of Faith
1 . Gift Of Faith
This is the sovereign impartation of a Gift of Faith from God
you. at the time of salvation or faith can come to you in a given
situation, and a great miracle will take place. But when the
situation is past, for which you needed that Gift of Faith, the
faith that took you through it may not reside in you any longer.
God Gives Faith
Paul writes in Romans 12:3: "For I say through the grace given.
God hath dealt to every man the measure [or seed] of faith". Faith
starts with God giving to every one of us the measure of
seed-faith. The word 'measure' comes from the Greek word 'metron',
meaning a limited portion. This seed (limited portion or measure)
is God's gift to every person who believe in Jesus Christ. There
is no believer who can say "I don't have faith", because the word
of God says that God deals to every man the measure, or seed, of
faith. Further support for this is found in Ephesians 2:8-9: "For
by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves:
it [faith] is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should
boast.". If you are a born-again believer, that seed, measure and
gift has been given to you. That's Gift of Faith
2. Developed Faith
In developed faith, if you start out with "5-cent" faith and it
to "75-cent" faith then you can deal with any situation that you
encounter up to 75-cent faith. On the other hand, if your faith
has not progressively grown, but you have only known a sudden gift
or "impartation" of faith on some singular occasion, your faith
development might still be at the 5-cent level.
Developed faith is something that will stay with you and work for
you in any situation in which you find yourself. As long as the
problem does not exceed your level of faith-growth, you will
always be triumphant.