Doubt is thus an integral part of each person’s belief system, since it is impossible for anyone to believe or disbelieve with complete certainty all propositions of which he or she is aware. Yet in spite of the natural occurrence of doubt in human cognition, many people view doubt as a negative mindset to be avoided if at all possible.
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.
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.
From the moment that you have become a Christian, your spiritual progress has been mostly a joy to you! Yet, you want to remain as Paul said to the Christians in Colossae, "as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you... Continue Reading →