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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... »

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... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

Focusing on Our Purpose

Focusing on Our Purpose

So I run straight to the goal with purpose in every step. I fight to win. I’m not just shadow-boxing or playing around. Like an athlete I punish my body, treating it roughly, training it to do what it should, not what it wants to. 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Until you find your purpose, you would keep going round wasting your time doing the things that are not important to the reason you were born... »

The Victory You Seek is in the Battle You Fear

The Victory You Seek is in the Battle You Fear

Proverbs 22:13 The lazy person claims, “There’s a lion out there! If I go outside, I might be killed!” Your victory is where your battle is. Our triumph is where our risks are. Our success is not in our comfort zone. It is where we feel uncomfortable. where we know we ought to be, but we struggle in, that holds our destiny. Where the fight is, there is a possibility of victory. W... »

How to be a success in Life – from those who have done it

How to be a success in Life – from those who have done it

There is no better way to succeed than to follow in the footsteps of those who have already done so. Here are 13 success tips from some of the world’s most successful people: 1. Think big. From Michelangelo Buonarroti, Great Renaissance Artist: “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” 2.Find ... »

The Power of Steadfastness

The Power of Steadfastness

Some say patience is a virtue, and some say the patient get nothing. My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. James 1:2‭-‬4 NKJV In the verse above, when the Bible says ‘trials’ what it actually means is ‘... »

The Power of Your Mind

The Power of Your Mind

The mind is a powerful place. It houses our intellect, our will, our emotions, our memories, our habits, our character and the way we do things generally. Contrary to general belief, the way we do things and our general character is not determined by inheritance and largely unchangeable. Actually, researchers have discovered that genetics, or inheritance does not play as large a role in behavior a... »