For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation (Romans 10:10, KJV) Believing is right in our name— believers, yet few things are baffling us as the simple idea of believing. The Lord began a journey with me a while ago( I am probably still in the
And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it..And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men (Matthew 28:2,4, KJV) The guards who were charged to protect the Tomb
But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me (Matthew 14:30, KJV) Fear is a universal quality of fallen human nature. There is not a single one of us who has not known what it is. We might have outgrown it or learn to
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him (Hebrews 11:6, KJV) The Lord makes this categorical statement of fact to emphasize the importance of faith in our relationship with Him. He
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? (Galatians 3:2, KJV) Man’s ability to believe is a mystery and a wonder. It is not mystical, but mysterious and an awesome wonder to realize the spiritual power that is hidden behind
My son, attend to my words; Incline thine ear unto my sayings (Proverbs 4:20, KJV) Solomon was speaking as a father to a son. This piece of counsel applies to every one of us today, whether a daughter or a son. Solomon’s counsel was not mere human advice to listen to the wise instructions he
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you (John 15:3, KJV) Jesus made the remarkable statement above that the disciples were clean through the word He had spoken to them. In other words, the words they heard from Jesus had washed them from uncleanliness and made them clean. Remember He
As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were (Rom. 4:17 KJV) Romans 4:17 above teaches us a crucial principle of faith. Faith begins with believing as its foundation.