The Greek word for faith also means to trust. Trust is a word that better conveys the meaning of faith, as trust is a word of relationship to another. Faith can be an abstract word as if it is some kind of power or ability unrelated to the God the Father, but possessed by one’s own will and strength.
Jesus had an unbroken trust in His Father. He never doubted. Out of his perfect trust in the Father, his righteousness was revealed.
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The Gates of Hell will not be able to withstand the increase and aggressive advance of the Church, which God is using to establish the Dominion of God on the Earth. Aided by supernatural power, the people of God will be empowered to bring evidence of God’s reality, beauty, and love to the world. The church has been praying for the kingdom of God to COME on the Earth for over 2,000 years. What will that look like?
persecution is promised by Jesus. It refines our character and causes the good news of God’s love to spread by suffering for the lost
Herod murders babies in Jerusalem, Pharoah orders the murder of all the male Hebrew children in Egypt. When God is about to send deliverers, Satan motivates worldly powers to destroy that generation. We are living in a time such as this when the shedding of innocent blood is considered a good thing, and corrupt rulers and perverted courts oppress the people. How should we respond? Praise God (Anyhow).
A different take on the end times: the Great Tribulation happened in 70 AD, and the meaning of the Desolating Sacrilege, & Dispensationalism