Faith

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Faith in the Fire

In looking at the dynamic of faith, it is probable that the saints of God will be tested by fire. It is a way of refining, purifying, and purging the saints. “In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, you have been grieved by various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, […]

Are We Walking in Faith?

Paul exhorts the Corinthian Christians to, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you?“ II Corinthians 13:5 If Jesus Christ is in us, we have access to His grace in which we stand. (Romans 5:2) Are you in a troubling, […]

Genuine Faith

I am awed at the power of God to instill in us an affection for God and a hunger and thirst after righteousness. (Mt. 5:6) I remember how God put into me, at the point of my salvation at 29 years old, an understanding that my old fleshly desires and love of this world was […]

The Quenching of Grace

In reflecting on the failure of many believers floundering recklessly in their faith, I am not surprised at their plight because they have shipwrecked while sailing through reefs, rocks, and routes that the Lord has warned them of in Scripture. Grace has been quenched in their lives because they have left the fountain from where it […]

The Pressures of Life

I have observed in counseling that many are not good at handling the pressures of life. As the apostle Paul writes to the church of Corinth; “We are hard pressed on every side…” II Cor. 4:8. The pressures of life have erupted in various ways. Pressures from personal relationships are a concern to all of […]