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A lot of Christians get discouraged because they feel they are never good enough. Satan tells us we are not worthy of God’s love and that we could do nothing to please Him, so why even try? But our relationship with God is not based on what we do, but WHO God is. When we put our faith in Jesus, we declare we believe He is the Son of God who died for our sins and rose again three days later. His death made us right with God. (2 Corinthians 5:21). So, our relationship with God is not based on our performance, but on what Jesus did.
What is Faith?
Hebrews 11:1 says, “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” So often, we only believe what we see, but God wants us to have faith that He is working behind the scenes. Just because we don’t see anything happening doesn’t mean that God isn’t at work.
In John 20:28, Thomas said to Jesus, “My Lord and my God!” Then Jesus told him in verse 29, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” So even though Thomas saw the resurrected Jesus with his own eyes, Jesus still blessed those who hadn’t seen Him but had believed.
The just shall live by faith (Romans 1:17). This means that our relationship with God is not based on what we do, but on WHO HE IS. We need to purpose in our hearts to keep our relationship with God first. When we make Him our number one priority, everything else falls into place.
If you feel you are never good enough or you can do nothing right, remember that your relationship with God is not based on your performance, but on Jesus. Have faith that even when you don’t see anything happening, God is still at work behind the scenes. Keep Him as your number one priority and watch as everything else falls into place.
Common Questions About Faith in God
How do you show your faith in God?
One way we show our faith in God is by trying to obey Him. We know we are not perfect and will never be, but we try to do what is right because we want to please Him. We also read the Bible and pray, seeking to learn more about God and what He wants from us. And we share our faith with others, telling them about how Jesus has changed our lives.
What does the Bible say about faith in God?
The Bible says that faith in God is the most important thing a person can do. In John 3:16, it says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” When we have faith in God, we receive His love and forgiveness, no matter what we have done.
How do you keep your faith in God?
The best way to keep your faith in God is to remember that our relationship with Him is not based on what we do, but on who He is. When we put our faith in Jesus, we declare we believe He is the Son of God who died for our sins and rose again three days later. His death made us right with God, so our relationship with Him is based on His performance, not ours. We can rely on Him to help us through anything we go through in life, knowing that He will never leave us or forsake us. (Hebrews 13:5)
What is the meaning of true faith?
Faith is believing in something you cannot see. It is trusting that what someone has said is true, even when you don’t understand it. When we have faith in Jesus, we believe He is who He says He is and that what He did on the cross was enough to make us right with God.
Why is faith important?
Faith is important because it allows us to have a relationship with God. We can’t please Him by our own efforts, but through faith in Jesus, His son, it made us right with God.
How do we get faith?
We get faith by hearing the gospel and believing it. (Romans 10:17) When we hear about Jesus and what He did for us, we can trust that He is who He says He is. We can believe that through Him, we have a relationship with God that is based on His love and not on our performance.