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 99

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 99: The Word teaches you to pray. Photo by Olivia Snow on Unsplash One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray...” Luke 11:1 NIV Prayer doesn’t come naturally to people because … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 99

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 97: Before you take Communion, take time to examine your life. Photo by Firmbee.com on Unsplash Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 96

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 96: In Communion you agree to receive His life. Photo by David Weber on Unsplash While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Then he … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 96

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 94

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 94: Jesus baptizes you with the Holy Spirit. Photo by Sven on Unsplash “... I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” –John the Baptizer teaching about the coming Messiah. Mark 1:8 NIV The Greek translated as baptize means to dip … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 94

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 89

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 89: God speaks to you through His Word. Photo by Olivia Snow on Unsplash Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and useful one way or another – showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training us to live God’s way. Through the Word we are … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 89

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 51

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 51: Nothing compares to God. Photo by Jake Weirick on Unsplash Who can fathom the Spirit of the Lord, or instruct the Lord as his counselor? ... With whom, then, will you compare God? To what image will you liken him? Isaiah 40:13, 18 NIV Unfathomable. Unimaginable. … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 51