Author: Ron Graham

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Word Study: Faith

Word family: Faith, faithful, faithfulness.


Synonyms: Believing, belief, confidence, trust


Related ideas: Trustworthiness, receiving or accepting, assurance of hope,


Greek References: pistis 4102 (Strong) cf 4103


Definitions: Faith is full acceptance of the gospel of Christ --belief in its facts, commitment to its principles, trust in its Author, acknowledgement of his authority, confidence in his promises, obedience to his commandments.


Scripture:

  Faith for all

  Faith for living

  Faith for perfection


Comment: Protestant reformation theology held that faith is entirely a work of God for his chosen who are saved by faith alone. Paul's teaches "the obedience of faith" (Romans 1:5) agreeing with James that one is saved by faith and works together, not by either alone.


Best lesson: Three Principles of a Saving Faith


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