“The Basics of Faith”

“The Basics of Faith”

2 Corinthians 5:1-8

I. What is faith?

II. What is walking by faith?

  1. Dependence on the Lord’s guidance
  2. Thoughts dominated by Jeus Christ
  3. Submission to God
  4. Learning to keep our eyes on Jesus
  5. Growth of trust in God

• To put our full trust in God we must believe three things:

  1. God loves us perfectly
  2. He has all wisdom and He knows us completely
  3. The Lord is sovereign and has absolute control

III. How do we learn to walk by faith?

  1. By prayer
  2. By reading God’s Word
  3. Through failure
  4. Through trouble