Posts Tagged ‘ Belief ’

VerseD: John 1:12

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
John 1:12, ESV

We are adopted children of God by faith in Christ. We are siblings by Blood.

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: John 11:25-26

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”
John 11:25‭-‬26, ESV

Not everyone will die physically: those of us who believe Jesus, the Son of God, physically came to live, to die for our sins, and rose again, will inherit eternal life through Him; and some will be taken up with Him at His return having never physically died.

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: Matthew 6:7-8

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.”
Matthew 6:7‭-‬8, ESV

God does not need long prayers, but He does enjoy speaking with us. We can ask over and over, but He does know our hearts and requests as well as what we need.
He wants our devotion and to give us what we need.

VerseD: John 1:5

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
John 1:5, ESV

Our Lord is indefatigable and undefeatable. Evil tried to take Him down, but He proved greater than evil and death.
We can trust our God.

VerseD: Romans 10:10

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.
Romans 10:10, ESV

You cannot be made right with God without heart-change, without the way you think and act changing. With few exceptions, you are not a Christian if you never tell others of the faith in the One who changes you.

VerseD: John 14:1

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.”
John 14:1, ESV

Do you focus more on your problems or on Christ and His promises? Do you believe God is greater than your problems? Do you trust Christ?

VerseD: Isaiah 26:3

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.
Isaiah 26:3, ESV

Do you trust God in every circumstance? Do you truly believe is near at all times? There is peace in knowing God is omnipresent.

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

Calling on the name of the Lord is not merely praying or saying you understand or want something.
It is realizing you have been wrong and that Christ is the only way to be made right with God, believing He died for your sins, and trusting that He has indeed saved you and brought you into a saving, loving relationship.