The worst feeling ever is questioning my beliefs and trying to figure out what the actual truth is. How am I to know when the ministers of my fiance and I have different theologies, but both use scripture to support their thinking? I’m just so incredibly torn right now and depressed :’(
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
to have faith and never doubt Him. I’ve started this workbook for Sunday School at my church and the first lesson was on doubt. Then Sunday I was able to hear one of my minister’s messages, which hardly ever happens cause I help teach the kids during preaching. His message was about having faith in God by giving back to Him even if you don’t have a lot of financial resources. In return God will bless you with so much more than you gave Him. Later yesterday, I was watching tv, which hardly ever happens either and I stumbled upon CBN. Conveniently there was a segment on two people tithing even when they had little. By trusting in God they were able to meet their needs and were blessed two times over. These examples are oh so encouraging to me because I’ve been in a bit of a financial bind. I’ve been worried about trivial things in my life, when instead I should be allowing God to take care of my burdens.
This may sound crazy, but I’m looking forward to these next four years. My faith is going to be tested much further than I can imagine. Can’t wait to see how God uses me to glorify Him through this chaos. That is the only hope that is keeping me going right now.
Honestly, I am truly concerned for the future of America. My faith does not rest in the president of the United States, it rests in God. He is king and ruler over all. Have faith and keep Him first.
In modern day evangelism, this precious doctrine [of regeneration] has been reduced to nothing more than a human decision to raise one’s hand, walk an aisle, or pray a “sinner’s prayer.” As a result, the majority of Americans believe that they’ve been “born again” (i.e., regenerated) even though their thoughts, words, and deeds are a continual contradiction to the nature and will of God.