February 14, 2020
“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” – Hebrews 11:1 (NIV).
Faith is probably one of the most commonly used words in Christian circles. We talk about putting our faith in God. We call ourselves “people of faith” or “believers.” Martin Luther proclaimed loudly enough some 500 ago that salvation is by faith alone that we still hear him loud and clear today. Faith is profoundly important; yet, if we’re not careful in our understanding of faith, it can lose a lot of its power.
A very close synonym of faith is belief. I can say that...