How to Have Childlike Faith

Earlier today, I preached at one of our local churches. At the end of the service and as everyone was leaving, a lady walked up front to me and asked, “How do you get childlike faith?” I was somewhat taken aback by her question because that’s not what I had been preaching on today. On the […]

How to Keep the Faith

It’s one thing for us to reach the point in life where we believe that Jesus died for our sins and we accept Him as our Savior. It’s something else to keep the faith for a lifetime. Sometimes in church we witness a person who starts his Christian walk with deep passion only to lose […]

Is it Faith or Is It Presumption?

Faith lies at the heart of Christian living. That’s not to say that God does not bless us even when we are in doubt or in error. In many respects, He blesses the unjust as well as the just. But the point I am making is that we have no sound basis for positively expecting a […]

Faith Does Not Preclude the Need for Wisdom

We can never put too much emphasis on the importance of faith in the life of a Christian. I think it’s safe to say that no one can live the Christian life if he is not willing to exercise faith in God. We can’t see God, we can’t see Jesus, and we can’t see the Holy […]

The Power of Unbelief

The Bible says a lot about the importance of having faith in God. Throughout the Old and New Testaments, people accomplished the humanly impossible through their faith. The eleventh chapter of the book of Hebrews tells of many of God’s servants who did great things through their faith. One way to grasp the importance of […]

Can Your Faith Support Your Dream?

Many people want to go places in life that their faith can’t take them. The driving fuel for life does not come from the things we say or even dream about but from what we believe. That’s why it’s so important that we cultivate our faith in God. “If you can believe, all things are […]

Getting Serious About Our Faith in God

Sometimes, simple experiences in life trigger deep meditations. I had such an encounter a few days ago heading to the office. It underscored the need for us to get serious about our faith in God. The weather that day was gloomy. It looked as if it would rain any minute. As I arrived at the […]