Ok, the actual message will be up soon! Here are the notes that were in the worship guides this week, in case you missed them. If you want a hard copy, there are some at the resource center for this weekend.
Be sure to check your worship guide this weekend for part 2’s notes, and let us know how you like having sermon notes for the messages!
What Faith Is Sermon Notes
Hebrews 11:6: without faith. it is impossible to please God.
In the Greek, the word for faith occurs 217 times as a verb and 228 times as a noun in the New Testament!
So, the subject of faith—the concept of faith & use of faith in our lives—is important.
In Hebrews 11:1 the Bible gives us a definition of faith:
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
WHAT IS FAITH?
In its simplest form, faith is movement
It is the concrete steps you take in knowing, relating to, and living for Christ. And faith beings where the will of God is known!
1 John 5:14-15:
This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.
What do we see:
- We can approach God
- We can ask things of Him
- He hears us
- He responds
Faith involves your:
- Thought Life
Proverbs 23: 7 tells us ‘as a man thinks in his heart, so is he.’ So think about what God says, not what you see!
This week, continue to pray and believe that God is working in your life, whatever your ‘faith project’ is…and remember to keep your thoughts on HIS promises, not your circumstances! Be sure to post comments with your testimonies, or email Pastor Devin at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how God is moving in your life, job, family, body, or world!