Author Topic: The Desire of Ages--36--The Touch of Faith  (Read 7945 times)

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Richard Myers

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Re: The Desire of Ages--36--The Touch of Faith
« Reply #60 on: June 08, 2020, 08:08:03 AM »
Amen, amen, and amen!!   There is faith and there is saving faith. God has given to every man a "measure of faith." It is up to us to get "saving faith."  How? Faith cometh by hearing and hearing be the Word of God. It is a revelation of God's character, His character of grace. 

    talk of religion in a casual way, to pray without soul hunger and living faith, avails nothing. A nominal faith in Christ, which accepts Him merely as the Saviour of the world, can never bring healing to the soul. The faith that is unto salvation is not a mere intellectual assent to the truth. He who waits for entire knowledge before he will exercise faith, cannot receive blessing from God. It is not enough to believe about Christ; we must believe in Him. The only faith that will benefit us is that which embraces Him as a personal Saviour; which appropriates His merits to ourselves. Many hold faith as an opinion. Saving faith is a transaction by which those who receive Christ join themselves in covenant relation with God. Genuine faith is life. A living faith means an increase of vigor, a confiding trust, by which the soul becomes a conquering power. 


By spending a thoughtful hour each day contemplating the life of Christ, we shall obtain "saving faith."
Jesus receives His reward when we reflect His character, the fruits of the Spirit......We deny Jesus His reward when we do not.