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5/21/2017 ~ Faith Comes by the Word


  FaithComesByWord.mp3 (35m 40s)


Darkness has no liberation.
Faith is greater than what one can know.

All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction, ... ~ 2nd Timothy 3:16-17


... I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God
to salvation for everyone who believes, ... ~ Romans 1:16


The gospel of Christ is the power of God revealing our path to salvation.

... that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these
to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. ~ 2nd Timothy 2:2


... the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith ... ~ Romans 1:17

... partakers of His promise in Christ through the gospel, ... ~ Ephesians 3:1-6

If one does not believe God had His hand upon what has
been delivered in written form, then one doubts the power of God.
Faith has no question of His clarity which has been once
delivered for all the saints that follow Him.


... the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man.
For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came
through the revelation of Jesus Christ. ~ Galatians 1:11-12


See with what large letters I have written to you with my own hand!
~ Galatians 6:11


... I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly
for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints. ~ Jude 1:3


For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, ...
~ Romans 15:4


Faith by design calls from afar.

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for;
the evidence of things not seen. ~ Hebrews 11:1


He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.
~ Colossians 1:15


... acknowledge that the things which I write to you are
the commandments of the Lord. ~ 1st Corinthians 14:37


His Word is our means to understand His will.

... I now write to you this second epistle (in both of which I stir up your
pure minds by way of reminder), that you may be mindful of the words ...
~ 2nd Peter 3:1-2


... learn in us not to think beyond what is written, ... ~ 1st Corinthians 4:6

"Behold the proud, His soul is not upright in him;
But the just shall live by his faith." ~ Habakkuk 2:4


Instructions are clear not to exalt self above His word.

... when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you
welcomed it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, ...
~ 1st Thessalonians 2:13


So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
~ Romans 10:17


How do we get the faith God wants us to have?

For we walk by faith, not by sight. ~ 2nd Corinthians 5:7

... without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who
comes to God must believe that He is, ... ~ Hebrews 11:6


It comes by believing in what has been written.

... by which, when you read, you may understand my knowledge
in the mystery of Christ), ... ~ Ephesians 3:4


For I have not shunned to declare to you the whole counsel of God.
~ Acts 20:27


He asks us to simply believe.

... receive with meekness the implanted word,
which is able to save your souls. ~ James 1:21


"... blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!" ~ Luke 11:28

His Word delivers what we need to survive
All Scripture is given for instruction in righteousness  
Godís righteousness is revealed from faith to faith
Godís grace gives us understanding & knowledge
The gospel came through the revelation of Christ
Our common salvation is in one faith once delivered
Scripture tones our patience and comforts in hope
Faith is larger than seeing in hope of what is better
Thinking beyond what is written leads to corruption
Godís word effectively works in those who believe
Faith comes by hearing, & hearing by Godís word
Faith in His truth pleases God in a call to seek Him
Paul stated the whole counsel of God for us to read
The implanted word is able to save your soul

Godís Word Reveals True Faith.
Darkness has nothing underneath.


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