Of God And God Essay

1717 Words Jun 30th, 2016 7 Pages
2 Peter 1: 3-5 - Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith…

Raising the bar that God wants means that we have must start with Faith. Christ is the One upon which our entire life is to be based. Faith begins as saving faith. Saving Faith is a COMPLETE TRUST or CONFIDENCE in Jesus Christ as the ONLY Savior Who can and is willing to save me from MY SIN. Have you ever spent minutes looking at a chair and its individual legs, seat, and backing, just to be sure it will hold you up? Most likely, we don’t. The reason we don’t is that we have sat in many chairs without ever falling and as a result, we place our trust in any chair to keep us from falling when we sit down. Faith is only as good as the object it is placed in. Faith must have an object. This object may either be a person, such as a relative, or a friend, or it may be an inanimate thing. However, Jesus Christ is the only TRUSTWORTHY OBJECT for our Faith to be placed on to save us from our sin (Reference Acts 20:21).

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