For I say, through the grace give to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith. - Romans 12:3 Is faith a gift? The short answer is yes, of [...]
What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says they have faith but does not have works? Can faith save him?... faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. - James 2:14 Sometimes I wonder about those around me, if they are truly saved or not. So many people go to church. [...]
What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? - James 2:14 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. - James 2:26 Your faith must be employed. Fish must have water. Birds must have [...]
And not being weak in faith, he did not consider his own body - Romans 4:19 One of the fundamental principals of the Christian faith is to learn how to believe in God despite contrary circumstances or feelings. God is the only source of perfect truth, so to trust Him, even when everything looks completely [...]
Most people believe that the bible is here so we can follow the example of those in it. If that's the truth (and I believe that it is), why don't we pray like they did in the bible? Why you ask? Because we have no faith. We are so heavily baptized in unbelief that we are blind to the fact that we have fallen so far. We need to get back to the bible. We need to get back to prayer and to fasting. And we need to keep doing it until what we are experiencing is similar to what the bible says we should be experiencing.
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 (NIV) Last night I couldn't sleep, so I began my normal routine of things I do when a can't get to sleep: take a shower, get a bowl of cereal, read. Reading usually does the [...]
Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses, and said, "Let us go up at once and take possession, for we are well able to overcome it.” Numbers 13:30 Many people don't understand that faith is not just believing that God can, but believing that YOU can. When the 12 spies can back from spying the [...]
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. For let not [...]