Aug 13, 2012
Why is faith in Christ so important?
Faith in Christ is the means by which we are justified (Rom 5:1).
Without faith in Christ it is impossible to please God (Heb 11:6).
Faith in Christ produces love for others (Gal 5:6).
By faith in Christ we overcome the sinful pull of the world (1 John 5:4).
Faith in Christ produces joy and peace (Rom 15:13).
It is through faith in Christ that God provides us with the work of the Spirit (Gal 3:5).
Faith in Christ is the shield by which we can extinguish every flaming dart of the evil one (Eph 6:16).
So — since faith in Christ is so crucial — I thought I’d collect my most important posts on faith — so you can read or review them —
My five most important posts on faith
George Michael says he’s got faith. So does Oprah — and Dr. Phil. But what does it really mean to have faith? Here are three essentials — summed up in 12 words — that can change your life.
Lacking joy, love, or obedience? These come through faith in Christ. But don’t let that be a cliche — here’s how it really works.
God’s Word says faith produces peace, love, and obedience. So if I am trusting Christ, why am I still fearful, angry, or gossiping? And what can I do about it?
Here are two questions that help us see when we are trusting Christ — and when we are trusting something else. This is a crucial step in fighting the fight of faith.
“Just have more faith.” OK — but how? What can I do? What steps can I take? Here’s what I have learned about fighting the fight of faith.
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