Faith

The Properties of Faith – Part 3

First article in series… Last month, we investigated the difficult topic of what determines whether we are living with intellectual assent or genuine faith in God. We discussed how our behavior reveals who we truly are and what we truly believe. Faith renders obedience at all times in all circumstances. In contrast, intellectual assent excuses…

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The Properties of Faith – Part 2

First article in series… What Are the Properties of Faith? A person who lives by faith has a life that is part intellectual (knowledge), part spiritual (believing), and part physical (doing right regardless of the consequences). People who have a faith experience with God are happy, filled with peace, and eagerly awaiting the Lord’s return….

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The Properties of Faith – Part 1

Recently, I had a discussion with a friend on the topic of faith. We discussed the relationships between religious paradigms, traditions, culture, knowledge, devotion, behavior, and faith. Near the end of the phone call, he suggested that I create a presentation on the properties of faith. He was convinced that others would also enjoy investigating…

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Man's Beliefs Have No Impact on Reality

Shortly before His death, Jesus had a private talk with His disciples. They wanted to know about the end of the world and the establishment of the kingdom of God. This discussion is recorded in Matthew 24 and 25 (portions are also found in Mark 13 and Luke 21). Please examine four statements given by…

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The Sacrificial Harley

Have you ever wondered why Jesus lived thirty years on Earth before He was crucified? He could have descended from the sky on Thursday, been captured and put to death on Friday, and resurrected and taken to Heaven on Sunday, but the Father had a much bigger plan! He willed that Jesus should come to…