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 93

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 93: Jesus fulfilled the old law to make you new. Photo by shraga kopstein on Unsplash In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ, having … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 93

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 92

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 92: God establishes practices for you to align your life with His. Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash And he took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 92

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