The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 107

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 107: Your prayers reveal your trust in Him. Photo by Chris Nemeth on Unsplash For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Matthew 6:13 NKJV The last line of the Lord's Prayer is not in every ancient manuscript, and most translations insert … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 107

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 104

107 truths about God, the world, and you.  104: By prayer, you acknowledge your daily need for God’s grace. Photo by montatip lilitsanong on Unsplash “Give us this day our daily bread...” Matthew 6:11 ESV The prayer Jesus teaches consists of six requests in two parts. The first three concern God and His place in … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 104

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 101

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 101: Order your life aright, pray first for God to be glorified. Photo by Rainier Ridao on Unsplash “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.” Matthew 6:9 ESV At the top of our prayer list is seeking God’s honor and glory, for this is our primary … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 101

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 100

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 100: God is our Father, talk to Him as your Dad. Photo by Tim Cooper on Unsplash Pray then like this: Our Father in heaven... Matthew 6:9 ESV We address God as Father in prayer, recognizing Him as Creator and Keeper of all things, but for those … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 100

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 95

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 95: Be baptized if you believe and receive the good news of Jesus. Photo by Tammy Chan on Unsplash Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 95

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 91

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 91: Only faith in Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit enable religious practices to bless you. Photo by Waldemar Brandt on Unsplash For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Romans 10:13 ESV The Greek word translated as “calls on” … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 91

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 90

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 90: Being attentive to God’s Word blesses you. Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Every word you give me is a miracle word – how could I help but obey? Break open your words, let the light shine out, let ordinary people see the meaning. Psalm 119:129-130 … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 90

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 88

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 88: Jesus communicates His blessings to you through practices of grace. Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash All the believers devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s Supper), and to prayer. A deep sense of awe came … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 88

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 87

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 87: Seeing your sin opens the door to life. Photo by valérie faiola on Unsplash Then I said, “It’s all over! I am doomed, for I am a sinful man. I have filthy lips, and I live among a people with filthy lips, yet I have seen … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 87

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 86

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 86: Saving faith in Jesus leaves no part of your life untouched. Photo by Suzanne D. Williams on Unsplash Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him. John 3:36 … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 86