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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: Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Hebrews 11:6, ESV

Salvation comes through faith in God through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. To deny any of this is to reject God and His salvation.

VerseD: Galatians 5:13

For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Galatians 5:13, ESV

We are truly made free in Christ to choose whether to serve Him or ourselves.

Choose Christ, Redeemed one.

VerseD: Psalm 27:14

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

Psalm 27:14, ESV

Our God is in control.

Be patient. Trust Him. He may not fix all of our problems in this life, but He is coming again for us with eternal life.

Be strong in the Lord.

VerseD: John 14:1

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.”

John 14:1, ESV

God is in control. He sent His Son at just the right time in history to save us, and Jesus is coming back.

Believe and hope.

VerseD: Matthew 6:34

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”

Matthew 6:34, ESV

God is in control. Let Him “worry” about the future. Trust Him for today, one step at a time.

VerseD: Philippians 1:6

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:6, ESV

Our salvation and sanctification is a done deal, but we also await the final perfection that comes in eternity, at Christ’s return.

VerseD: John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

John 14:27, ESV

The world promises lack of conflict (and rarely delivers even that.)

Christ gives us inner peace by His Holy Spirit, peace between each other (as we seek Him), and peace between us and God by His blood.

VerseD: Luke 6:45

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Luke 6:45, ESV

No one is truly good apart from Christ. All we do and say is tainted by our sinful nature.

In Christ, we are made clean and clothed in righteousness, able to do truly good works.

VerseD: 1 Corinthians 13:13

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13, ESV

We have faith in the Faithful One who saves us, hope in His return, and love Him by loving others through compassion and sharing the good news of His saving work and imminent return.