Facts of Faith

Below are some pertinent facts concerning faith that we would do well to commit to memory. Faith works by love (Galatians 5:6). All people do not have faith (2 Thessalonians 3:2). Faith without works is dead (James 2:14-26). Without faith we cannot please God (Hebrews 11:6). Only charity is greater than faith (1 Corinthians 13:13). […]

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We initially acquire righteousness, which is closely connected to sanctification and justification, by the new birth experience (John 3:1-8). It is then maintained in the believer’s life through faith in God and obedience to His Word. “Our righteousnesses are as filthy rags” in God’s eyes (Isaiah 64:6). Our goal is to have the righteousness of

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The path of the Christian is often obscure; his or her only sense of direction is found through faith in God and His Word. Nothing more is needed; we just need to be aware of the type of circumstances under which we must travel. “For we walk by faith, not by sight” (2 Corinthians 5:7).

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Justification is another benefit of being born again. Justification means being declared just, innocent, and righteous in the eyes of God. We receive and stand in this blessed state through faith in God. “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1). “Knowing that a man is

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We acquire initial sanctification when we are born again. Through faith, we retain and grow in this state of purification, holiness, and consecration. Other factors are involved, but faith remains the foundation upon which they stand. “That they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in

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Though the things of God are inexplicable by us, there is an abiding comprehension of the things of God. We accept them by faith; therefore, many things baffling to theologians are readily understood by the believer. How great is the peace afforded to believers! “Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the

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Success in living for God, along with the conquest of besetting sins, can only come through faith. To avoid defeat in our Christian walk, we must keep our faith strong. “This is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith” (1 John 5:4). We should study the things that constitute the world, with the

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Pleasing God

Every born again Christian is filled with a basic desire to please the One who saved him from sin. This desire will bring discipline to our lives, with the resulting blessings of God upon us. Again, this can only be accomplished by faith toward God. “But without faith it is impossible to please him” (Hebrews

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Healing, along with the seven other topics mentioned here, are really extensions to the subject of salvation. Since each of these has faith as its activator, we mention them here. “And the prayer of the faith shall save the sick” (James 5:15). To the woman with the issue of blood, Jesus said, “Daughter, be of

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Unbelief will stop us from receiving salvation for our souls. We must not allow the devil to confuse our minds by telling us that we doubt when the problem is a lack of understanding of God’s Word. There is a vast difference between the two. Unbelievers have their part in the lake of fire (Revelation

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