Faith

So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Romans 10:17 (NKJV)


Two things that are good for me Part 2

 

Why is it good for me to be afflicted?

 

  • Trial or affliction reveals the reality of my faith!

  • Trial enables me to see the weakness of human flesh!

  • Trials and afflictions lead me looking to the grace of God for my strength and my help!

  • Trials and afflictions enable me to sympathize with others in the same condition!

  • Trials and afflictions allow me to see the sinfulness of my heart and enable me to rejoice in the righteousness of Jesus Christ!

 

    • Romans 7:15-20

    • Philippians 1:21, 23

    • Hebrews 11:10

    • Romans 8:29

    • Psalm 17:15

    • II Samuel 23:5

      It is good for me to draw near to God. I’ll put my trust in the Lord God.

 

    • Psalm 73:12-13

      Some of the most startling discoveries a Christian will make:

      People do not rejoice over his faith in Christ

 

    • Matthew 10:36

      Your fleshly appetites are still there!

 

    • I John 1:8

      Some of the most startling discoveries a Christian will make

 

  • Your seemingly reasonable prayers are not always answered the way you think they ought to be answered!

 

    • I John 5:14

 

  • Our spiritual growth is so slow!

 

    • Matthew 26:41

    • We are so often disappointed in ourselves and disappointed in others!

 

    • Philippians 3:3

 

    • We see the wicked prosper

 

    • Psalm 73:17

 

    • It is good for me to draw near to God.

 

    • Psalm 73:28

 

How do I draw near to God?

 

I draw near to God by Faith.

 

    • Hebrews 11:6

    • Hebrews 3:13

    • John 14:6

    • Romans 8:34

 

  • Let’s go to Christ and ask how are we to be saved?

 

 

      • Matthew 11:28

 

 

 

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