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VerseD: Ephesians 2:8-9

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
Ephesians 2:8‭-‬9, ESV

We can not earn or work our way to God. We either remain under God’s wrath or we accept His grace and forgiveness offered through Christ’s atoning work on the cross.

VerseD: Romans 10:17

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
Romans 10:17, ESV

We learn of Christ through His Word, the Bible, and those who have believed the Eternal Word must share it and Him with others.

VerseD: Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
Hebrews 11:1, ESV

We do not “merely believe” something. We show others that we do not follow a blind faith. We have an assurance of our hope as revealed in the Gospel and a peace given through the Word and the Holy Spirit.

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

We either push God away or draw near to Him.
How do we draw near? By faith in Him, through reading the Bible, and through fellowship with other believers.

VerseD: Romans 1:12

that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.
Romans 1:12, ESV

We all have moments of doubt, weakness, and misunderstandings, so let us encourage each other in faith by the Word of God and through action by the power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 5:7

for we walk by faith, not by sight.
2 Corinthians 5:7, ESV

We show our trust that God knows what He is doing by living in the hope of eternity, even during hard and difficult times, and sharing the Gospel of Hope and Peace with the world.

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

As our faith deepens, our hope rises.
Love both deepens faith and raises hope while growing itself through them.
Turn to God. Trust Him. Find hope. Love Him.

VerseD: Psalm 46:1-2

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea
Psalm 46:1‭-‬2, ESV

Our God is always with us. The very same God who told us the tiniest faith could move those mountains we fear the moving of. (Matthew 17:20; 21:21)

VerseD: John 3:16

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”
John 3:16, ESV

To be saved from sin and God’s wrath, we must believe that Jesus is the perfect Son of God who died for our sins and rose again to life.
There is no other way to eternal life.

VerseD: Acts 2:21

“‘And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.'”
Acts 2:21, ESV

It does not say “everyone shall be saved.” It says “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”

It is not enough to just go to church.

Believe for yourself. Today.