Living By Faith
Ephesians 6:16 (NKJV)
above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.
Without faith it’s impossible to please God
Hebrews 11:6 (KJV) But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Laying a Foundation of Faith
Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Hebrews 11:1 (ESV)
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 3 By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.
By faith you are saved
Ephesians 2:8 (NKJV) For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God
Faith comes from the Word
Romans 10:17 (NKJV) So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Faith will deflect all the darts of the Enemy.
Ephesians 6:16 (NKJV) above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.
Fear is a dart of the enemy
2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV)
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
Ephesians 6:13 (KJV)
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
We walk by faith not by sight
2 Corinthians 5:7 (NKJV)
For we walk by faith, not by sight.