Eternal Approach


September 2017

Beyond Gooey Religion

Misty DockWhat is true, biblical faith?

Here are a few random ideas worth considering.

Faith only comes by the word of God. By reading it. By hearing it.

Faith is confidence in a specific object or person:

  • Is it faith in one’s good works?
  • Is it faith in one’s religious observance?
  • Is it faith in one’s “love” or acts of love?
  • Is it faith in one’s “tolerance” for others and their beliefs?
  • Is it faith in one’s work toward “social justice” or other humanitarian causes?
  • Is it faith in one’s tithes or offerings or other sacrifices?
  • Is it faith in popular scientific theory?
  • Is it faith in one’s own sincerity and honesty?
  • Is it faith in one’s intellect or wisdom?
  • Is it faith in one’s own morality and purity?
  • Is it faith in one’s own faith?

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The Gospel: The Scriptures Forseeing

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“And the scripture, forseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.” (Galatians 3:8) 

In discussing what the gospel is, we first need to establish the accuracy of scripture.

Because, after all is said and done, the scriptures are our only certain authority for what the gospel really is. All else is just tradition and the opinions of men.

The above verse uses an unusual phrase. It tells us that “the scriptures” knew that something specific would happen thousands of years later.

It tell us that God, would write specific scriptural words meant for not only Adam, but also for you and me — 6000 years later!

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