Faith Is Not Like Sitting In a Chair!
Have you ever heard the illustration that says faith in Christ is like sitting in a chair? That's not faith; that is just doing statistical analysis and realizing...
What does Paul mean when he talks about “one faith”? Is he talking about the subjective faith of individuals or the objective body of truth contained...
Overly Cautious or Full of Faith?
We typically tend to fear presumption and end up being overly cautious; but Scripture warns us the opposite. Jesus is constantly commanding us to trust Him in impossible situations.
Getting Out of the Boat
Jesus calls us to do things that we are not able to do. When He calls us to do impossible things, like step out on to water and walk, are we going to trust and obey Him?
What Does It Mean to Walk by Faith?
What does it mean to walk by faith? We want to know what the Bible says about it. But we also want to see if the Bible describes what the opposite of what walking by faith is.
Obtain a Testimony by Faith, Not Feelings
When I started out, on the Christian faith, I did not have any feelings. I had no flashing lights. I just saw, this is right. The word of God is true.
Miracles of Christ: Multiplication (Feeding the Five Thousand)
Jesus feeding the five thousand was a miracle of multiplication and in it God shows us that He is able to take something little and make it into something big.
What Does It Mean to Believe?
What does it mean to believe? It does not mean a mental assent only, but it means to trust. What does it mean to trust? It means...
Prayer that Tears the Roof Off if Necessary
Here they said we're not going to turn back, we will tear the roof off if necessary. We're going to get him in there to Jesus. And he went home walking...
Is Your Faith Directed Towards Yourself or to Christ?
We are not called to have faith in our faith. There is a different object of faith that the writer of Hebrews is pleading with you here in verse...
Encouragement To Endure to the End
Every true Christian is in the battle of enduring and persevering faith and it is the most strenuous battle on earth. In Hebrews 10:39 it says those...
Pastors: Lead the Church in Faith!
The faith of Scripture is not doing something based upon mathematical probability, which says that it will works out most of the time. Rather God calls us to a faith like Abraham's...
The Life of Faith is Not An Easy Path
You can't walk by faith when you're trying to walk by sight and hold on to where you are and who you are.
The Life of Faith is a Life of Dying
We see that the life of faith is not easy, but one of dying to that which is dear to us and entrusting ourselves to the Lord.
The Just Shall Live by Faith
As we learn to not trust in our own ability, we then constantly live on the reality of Christ living His life in us. That is, the just shall live by faith, as we look unto Jesus.
Ask and You Shall Receive
Jesus says, "I say to you, Ask and you shall receive; seek and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened." What a promise!
Inheriting the Promises
May we by faith and patience be those who are inheriting the promises that God has given to us.
Can You Pass the Test of Faith With Your Money
To resist the love of money is to resist the love of the things that money can get you and what those things promise you.
Behold Now is the Acceptable Time
There will come a day when we will all die. None of us knows when that day will be.
The Mark of True Faith
The mark of true faith is that someone believes God's Word.
By Faith the People Crossed the Red Sea
By faith the people crossed the Red Sea as on dry land, but the Egyptians, when they attempted to do the same, were drowned. - Hebrews 11:29
The Calculations of True Faith
The true Christian is the most logical person in the world because by faith he has done the math right and calculated correctly.
The question that we all ought to ask ourselves is this: Not have I trusted in Jesus, but has Jesus entrusted Himself to me?
The Race of Faith
Hebrews 11 gives some of the most helpful statements made about faith in all of the Bible, as far as identifying where faith is.
Thank God for Sarah
By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised. - Hebrews 11:11
What Saving Faith Looks Like
Faith is building a life on what God says. That's believing. Saving faith does not run from the unknown.
Faith is NOT About Looking at Yourself
Where is it that so many go wrong? Most men boast in themselves and stack up their own credentials in order to try to earn favor with God, yet the truth is they are sinners and need Christ.
Abel Still Speaks, What is He Saying?
There is nothing recorded in the Bible of what Abel actually said. So how does his offering speak to us? We must look at his life and see what it says about faith and imitate it.
Fact, Faith, Feelings
The proper place of feelings in the Christian life. "Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me." John 14:1
How to Define Faith
Faith is the firm assurance and conviction that the invisible God is who He says He is and will do what He has promised to do.
Look Away From Your Feelings and Trust the Savior
Do I love my chains and the bondage that they bring, that I would rather have that in hell for eternity, than have Christ for eternity?
The Just Shall Live by Faith Not by Feelings
Regardless of how we feel, if we have faith in what God says and trust it, we will not fall, we will not fail. The just shall live by faith not by feelings.
What is Faith?
Bob Jennings defines what faith is. Hebrews 11:7 - By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
Tim Conway brings a sermon on repentance and faith, true saving faith.