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Be the first to have faith, not the last
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Whatever you do; do it with all your might and all your strength; both physically and mentally; even so do it.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. Ecclesiastes 9:10

Let nothing be done half heartedly but with a whole heart, filled with both love and zeal, undertake to do each and every task you do.
I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee. Psalms 138:1

Let nothing be done out of anger and bitterness, but let all things be done with patience and love with the joy of the Lord in your heart with hope abounding and faith astounding.
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Philippians 2:3

Don' wait to see things happen before you believe; believe first then see things happen.
And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet. Luke 11:29

Be the first to have faith, not the last.
The husbandman that labored must be first partaker of the fruits. 2 Timothy 2:6
That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. Ephesians 1:12

A revival in the church is like unto a fire in the forest; they are both ignited by a little spark.
And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you. Luke 17:6

You can be that little spark that sets the world on fire for Jesus.
And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you. Matthew 17:20