The Bible describes faith as being neither blind nor illogical. True faith involves well-founded confidence and unshakable conviction that is clearly focused on God.
Faith is belief in that which has no tangible proof; trust in God, conveying the thought of confidence, trust, firm persuasion, and at times it can mean “faithfulness” or “fidelity.”
The way of salvation has always been the same. No man has ever been saved by his good works. The way by which the just have lived has always been the way of faith. There has not been the slightest advance upon this truth; it is established and settled, ever the same, like the God who uttered it. The Bible describes faith as being neither blind nor illogical. Faith can give you stability now and a reliable hope for the future.
“Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to him to hear him” (Luke 15:1). The most depraved and despised classes of society formed an inner ring of hearers around our Lord.
We need to give honor to God by the firmness with which we believe his promises. May our conduct be such as to honor God; that is, to show our conviction that God was worthy of implicit confidence and trust. In this way, we will believe in the promises of God, so as to do honor to him. Our faithful actions will bear testimony to him that he is worthy of confidence. We to will become witnesses in his favor; and furnish to our fellow-men evidence that God has a claim on the authority and trust of mankind.
In faith and love which is in Christ Jesus - Hold these truths with sincere faith in the Lord Jesus, and with that love which is the best evidence of attachment to him. Spiritual health is far more important than physical health.
Faithfulness is a quality or attribute applied in the Scripture to both God and man. This article is limited to the consideration of the Scripture teaching concerning the meaning of faithfulness in its application to God. Faithfulness is one of the characteristics of God's ethical nature. It denotes the firmness or constancy of God in... Continue Reading →