This episode addresses a passage that could be confusing if we forget what we know about the rest of scripture or fail to account for the context.
We have access to God through Christ alone. He proved who He was through His resurrection - and we are delivered through Him. But we must have faith.
In John 1:43-50 Philip tells Nathanael what he believes about Jesus. When a question is raised, Philip simply says "come and see."
Proverbs 3:5-6 are two of the most-quoted verses in Christianity. They are well-known because they sum up, in a few words, God's mandate for disciples.
This Take Note highlight is based on the account of Moses in Exodus 5-6. "And God spake unto Moses, and said unto him, I am the LORD:"
This Take Note highlight is based on Romans 10:9b "and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved."
"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you." Matthew 6:33
"And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it." Numbers 13:30
"Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: " Romans 5:1
Pastor Jared Baldwin signs off on the final Live 'til Five. Thank you for listening and for your friendship!
"When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel." Matthew 8:10
The evidence that we can be successful in the face of a challenge may be slim. That's why trusting God is so important.