What would you say to someone who reads about a man like Abraham in the Bible and understands that Abraham was a person of faith, but dismisses what the Bible says by saying, "I don't have faith like that"?
Change is difficult. It usually involves leaving our comfort zone and moving into uncharted territory. At times God calls us to leave our secure environment so that we learn to place our security in Him.
Matthew 17:20 says, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed . . . nothing will be impossible for you.” A mustard plant starts out as a tiny seed . . . but grows into a flourishing tree. Faith can do the same.
When you hear the word courage, what comes to mind? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines courage as “mental or moral strength to persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.” Sometimes the call to faith is one that takes tenacity.
Following Christ is an adventure! When your journey with Christ begins, you don’t always know where He will take you. God often reveals His plan only one step at a time.
What happens when the beliefs we’ve professed don’t seem to make sense once we’re knee deep in life? Let's examine the tough decisions we have to make when God calls us to move forward in faith.
Genesis 17 verse 1, says “God came to Abraham and said, ‘I am Almighty God. Walk before Me and be blameless.’” Does that mean we need to live perfect lives? If so, it seems that perfection isn’t happening any time soon!
When you’re going through a tough time, are there particular Bible verses that come to your rescue? Promises from Scripture that carry you through the darkness?
Living by faith. It’s not an easy road to travel. We aren’t given a road map showing exactly which choices to make and which paths to follow.
Ever feel as though the tests of your faith just keep coming? Just as soon as you leap over one hurdle, there’s another one . . . and another one. Having trouble seeing the finish line?
Many people think of faith as an ethereal concept . . . nothing more than wishful thinking . . . with little or no tangible proof. Would you like a fresh perspective on faith?