We live in a society where most people lack the faith to believe in God. Believe it or not, having true faith will help you make sense out of troubling and confusing world we live in. Faith will give us the confidence we need to move forward with our life despite trials and setbacks. Faith is an essential part of our relationship with God. In addition, faith is a prerequisite to beginning the conversion process, which is a necessary step on the road to salvation and eternal life.
Here’s some important attributes of faith:
• Relationship with God
• Trust or Reliance
• Seek God’s Strength and Encouragement
• Hearing and Studying God’s Word
• Be Motivated to Share the Gospel or Good News
• Strive to Obey God, do God’s Will and Obey God’s Law
• Living Faith Motivates our Actions here on Earth
Growing in faith requires believing in God and maintaining a close relationship with Him. You can have this relationship with God through daily prayer, Bible study and applying what God says in the Scriptures in your personal life. Remember, one good way to grow in faith is to study the examples of faith recorded in the Bible.
Here’s some scriptures to study concerning God’s promises of love, protection and faithfulness: