to overcome natural Laws. While, with a Gift of Faith, you only believe what is said by the Spirit, with a gift of a miracle you act and bring Divine power to bear upon the situation. Thus for Elijah to believe that fire would fall from Heaven was faith, but for Samson to carry off the gates of Gaza or pull down the Temple of Dagon was an act of supernatural power, as was the calling forth of Lazarus from the Tomb by Our Lord. A miracle is really an act of Divine Power which supersedes the natural laws upon which our world depends. Of themselves the milch kine of the Philistines would never have left their calves behind and taken the road to Bethshemesh; nor would the ravens of Cherith have dropped their daily meal for Elijah! God is able to have His own way with all natural laws and countermand them by His own desires, and, if it seems good to him, enable His servants to do the impossible. So for Elijah to believe that ravens would behave in such a manner, or that the oil and flour would not diminish, was a gift of Faith; while on the other hand for him to raise the dead by lying upon him was a miracle or act of power; yet in both cases natural laws were set aside and the impossible took place. We might think that the Lord's ability to ride an unbroken colt to Jerusalem in the midst of shouting crowds was an outstanding example either of unmiraculous Faith in Zech. 9:9, or of a miraculous Gift of Power. It is at times difficult to decide into which category a gift of the Spirit may fall. But we are exhorted to desire earnestly the greater gifts, since these have the greatest influence upon the unbeliever, and enable him to cast away his doubts as did Naaman, or the crowd at the Gate Beautiful. It is not an