• The Fruit of Faith

    Romans 1:16-17

    Are you a trustworthy person? As believers have been predestined to be conformed to Christ’s image (Rom. 8:29) and Christ is supremely trustworthy, then evidence of Christian growth comes as we become more trustworthy. As we live by faith, let ...Read More

  • Living According to Faith

    Genesis 22:11-12

    Authentic faith does not trust God only when times are good. It also believes God and acts upon His Word when doing so guarantees great difficulties. Resolve now to trust God even when it is hard, and ask the Lord ...Read More

  • Faith and Death

    1 Corinthians 15:1-58

    It can be easy to see the injustice around us and believe that things will never be set right. However, God’s Word proclaims that a day of perfect justice is coming. Those who live by faith do not lose sight ...Read More

  • Justification From the Just God

    Romans 3:22b-26

    God is both just and the justifier. He shows mercy without compromising His character. Because He is always true to Himself, we know that we can trust Him. He does not tell us that He is one thing and then ...Read More

  • Faithful Through the Ages

    Romans 3:21-22a

    God has revealed Himself throughout history and He has kept the promises that He has made in that revelation. Seeing how the Lord has revealed His plan and fulfilled it gives us confidence that He is a trustworthy God. If ...Read More

  • Our Faithful God

    Genesis 15:1-21

    God has two “choices”: He can keep His promise or He can die. But since God, in fact, cannot die because of His very nature, there is only one real option left to Him when He makes a covenant, and ...Read More

  • Faith and Sanctification

    Acts 26:12-18

    Even our progressive sanctification—our life of growing in holiness that is the necessary fruit of justification—depends on faith. By faith, we grow in Christ, trusting in the promises of God so completely that we actually end up following His commandments. ...Read More

  • Keeping Grace Gracious

    Romans 11:6

    All true Christians have a desire to obey God, but how do we separate that from our trusting in our own works? We know that we are trusting in our righteousness when we begin to think that our standing before ...Read More

  • Justification and Our Good Works

    James 2:20-26

    John Calvin also comments that the doctrine of justification by faith alone does not make good works superfluous, but it only takes “away from them the power of conferring righteousness, because they cannot stand before the tribunal of God.” Our ...Read More

  • What is Saving Faith?

    James 2:14-19

    By placing ourselves in Christ’s hands for salvation, we are not denying that saving faith is essentially something that one receives. That is because when we trust in Christ, we are not saying, “Here we are, and you are lucky ...Read More