Author: John Great

what is faith according to the bible

30 things that show you what is faith according to the bible

According to the Bible, “faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For us to know what is faith according to the Bible and to know if we have faith, the simplest way is to know what the Bible says are the characteristics of real faith. What is faith according to the bible?   From the story of David and Goliath in 1 Samuel 17, we see the following chara... »

How to get your prayer request answered by not giving up

How to get your prayer request answered by not giving up

In the whole of the New Testament, there is hardly a story that is as amazing as the story of the Syrophenecian woman in Mark chapter 7. It tells us why we should never give up on our prayer request. Mark 7:24 From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he could not escape notice, but a woman whose little daughter ... »

God has given us everything  – The rest is up to us

God has given us everything – The rest is up to us

  Religion has the potential to keep Christians from getting results. Religion tells you all your results in life depend on the Lord. But the Word tells you the Lord has already given every good thing to you; and your results actually depend on how much of them you can get by faith. It says: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with EVERY SPIRITUAL BLESSI... »

He wants to talk to you!

He wants to talk to you!

The Holy Spirit seeks a deep and intimate fellowship and intimacy with us. The Word tells us that we were created in the image and likeness of God – Gen 1:26. In other words, because we are made in God’s own image and likeness, there are some things which we share with Him… For example, our ability to think and be creative is one thing we have because we share His likeness with Him. An... »

Energized by the Word

Energized by the Word

The Bible lets us know that the Gospel of Christ (the Word of God), is the power of God. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. 1 Cor 1:18 In other words, the power, or the energy of God is communicated to our spirits when we listen to, or hear the Word of God. Romans 10:17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing ... »

The Word is your Fighting Equipment

The Word is your Fighting Equipment

God made man to rule and have dominion over the earth and God’s creatures in it. And God saith, ‘Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness, and let them RULE over fish of the sea, and over fowl of the heavens, and over cattle, and OVER ALL THE EARTH, and over every creeping thing that is creeping on the earth.’ Genesis 1:26 YLT You were born to be a king. You ought not to be go... »

Can you know the Level of your Faith?

Can you know the Level of your Faith?

How do you know if I have more or less faith? It takes faith to win in life. So, how can you know if yours is enough? Well, the Word says So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God – Rom10:17 In other words, real faith comes from the Word of God. Any other type could crumble in front of really tough circumstances. But how do you know if the power of your faith is strong e... »

Put action to your confidence

Put action to your confidence

One reason our faith might not be working might be if we are adding the right actions to our faith, or not… The difference between faith and hope is action. Sometimes, as Christians, we say we have faith, when what we actually have is hope. Now there is really nothing wrong with hope. The English word HOPE, according to the dictionary, is a feeling of DESIRE for a thing to happen, or to WANT... »

How To Become a More Strategic Thinker

How To Become a More Strategic Thinker

Being one with a strategic mindset can change the life of anyone, and those who think strategically are usually the ones who become successful in life. It takes strategic thinking and planning to make anything at all hugely successful. It takes strategic planning to become the best student, the best worker, the best businessman or manager, or the owner of an institution or establishment. It takes ... »

You are Heaven’s Representative on Earth

You are Heaven’s Representative on Earth

Phillipians 3:20a NLT But we are citizens of heaven, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives… When people come in contact with you, they come in contact with heaven. You are heaven’s representative on the earth. The Lord has blessed you with His life, His nature, and His Word. When you speak, Words from heaven come out. As you fellowship with the Spirit of God, He shows you deep and hidden t... »