Category Archives: Faith

Steve Hays (1959-2020)

Christian Apologist, Reformed theologian writer at Triablogue has passed away. https://triablogue.blogspot.com/2020/06/steve-hays-1959-2020.html Wow . . . Steve was only a couple of years older than me. I was always amazed at the amount of material Steve wrote at Triablogue, and also … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Death, Eternal Life, Faith, Hope | 3 Comments

Having Biblical faith, prayer, and “speaking to the Mountain”

20 As they were passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots up. 21 Being reminded, Peter *said to Him, “Rabbi, look, the fig tree which You cursed has withered.” 22 And Jesus *answered saying to them, “Have faith in God. 23 Truly … Continue reading

Posted in Exegesis, Faith, Prayer, Spiritual growth, Word of Faith heresies

Pilgrim’s Media on Faith

A good analysis of saving faith in Jesus Christ.  The true faith of conversion that demonstrates the reality in application and change. https://thepilgrimsmedia.wordpress.com/2018/03/30/the-characteristics-of-conversion-what-is-faith/#_ftn1  

Posted in Faith, Gospel Truth, Salvation, Spiritual growth, Theology

The righteous shall live by faith alone!

Romans 1:16-17 Romans 3:28 See James Swan’s excellent and very important article on the issue of Luther’s translation of Romans 3:28: Luther added the word “alone” (sola) to Romans 3:28? Scripture is superior to relics, statues, crucifixes, icons. The words … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Justification, Martin Luther, Reformation, Sola Fide | 4 Comments

Sola Fide: Justification by Faith Alone – John Chrysostom (349-407 AD)

Posted in church history, early church history, Faith, Justification

“It is not the intensity of faith that saves, rather it is object of faith that saves.”

https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/the-ground-of-all-human-assurance-before-god/

Posted in Assurance of Faith, Atonement for sin, Faith, Justification, Salvation, Substitutionary Atonement, The Atonement of Christ

You cannot figure out God

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
“You can’t figure out God. Christianity is not true because it works. In many cases, it does not work. That is to say, it does not solve all of the problems that we think…

Posted in Eternal Life, Faith, God's Sovereignty, Hope, Mystery, Perseverance, Salvation, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, Truth

Faith and Repentance

https://www.ligonier.org/blog/faith-repentance/  

Posted in Faith, Repentance, Salvation, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth

Man’s most basic question: “How can a man be right with God?” Job 9:2

John MacArthur answers that question. http://www.ligonier.org/learn/conferences/next-500-years-2017-national-conference/nonnegotiable-gospel/?format=video

Posted in Faith, Gospel Truth, Justification

The Look of Faith at Christmas time

One of my favorite scenes from my childhood from my favorite Christmas season TV show. (The Little Drummer Boy)  Back then we had to wait once a year to see these.  No videos and no internet, no You Tube. One … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas season, Faith, The Virgin Birth of Christ