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VerseD: Romans 10:17

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 10:17, ESV

Saving faith comes from knowing the Gospel: we are all sinners, yet Jesus – God in the flesh – came to live a perfect life and die for our forgiveness and then arose again to life.

Hire can we be saved if we are never told the Gospel?

Share it with all.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 10:5

We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ

2 Corinthians 10:5, ESV

True wisdom and knowledge come from God, so everything that denies or contradicts God is clearly false.

Christ proved His deity through His death and resurrection, and we therefore focus on Him.

VerseD: John 15:7

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

John 15:7, ESV

Our Lord wants give us good things, and as we seek His will He answers yes and gives more and more. Especially of those things go that conform us to Jesus.

VerseD: Mark 9:23

And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”

Mark 9:23, ESV

Our God is one who can heal and save to the uttermost.

Have faith in Christ, our Savior and healer of our souls.

VerseD: Romans 12:1

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Romans 12:1, ESV

We are not our own, bought with the blood of Christ. We ought to be laying our lives down to serve others in the love and Name of Christ.

VerseD: Isaiah 12:2

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

Isaiah 12:2, ESV

In Christ, we can move beyond fear and shame to hope and joy, for He has saved us from our sin and God’s wrath.

Does that not make you want to sing for joy?

The joy of the Lord is my strength.

VerseD: Matthew 7:24

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”

Matthew 7:24, ESV

Our hope is built on nothing less than Jesus’ blood and righteousness. As revealed in Scripture.

Hear and obey.

VerseD: Romans 8:38-39

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:38‭-‬39, ESV

If you are found in Christ, you are His, sealed with the Holy Spirit, and unable to be plucked from His hand.

It is a done deal.

VerseD: Hebrews 4:16

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 4:16, ESV

We know we have a God who completely understands us, because He became and lived as one of us, without sin, and died on our behalf and rise again to glory.

So we know He listens when we call, and we can ask anything anytime without fear or shame.

VerseD: Matthew 5:44

“But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you”

Matthew 5:44, ESV

Retaliation belongs to the Lord. We should do as Jesus did when He walked this earth: pray for others and be willing to be hurt and even killed for them that they may see His faithfulness and love.