Daily In Christ

Month: June 2012

Looking to JESUS The Author & Finisher of Your Faith

In four critical places in the Bible we read the towering truth:

THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH
(Hab 2:4, Rom 1:17, Gal 3:11, Heb 10:38)

It doesn’t say (as most Christians think) that “the just shall live by try”, or “struggle” or “striving”. It says FAITH.

THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH

The antithesis of this is the ultimate definition of sin, found in Romans 14:23b:

for whatever is not from faith is sin.

Yet how often in Christian circles do we hear endless sermons about US, our performance, our failures, our sins, how we are falling short. Most sermons end with the dreaded “application”, where the focus is completely on us and “what we have to do”. (more…)