Connecting with God and following His guidance is important for a purposeful life and to receive His blessings.
The call to faith
In the OT Ps 37:3-5 Also See Pr 3:5-6; Isa 26:4; 50:10
In the NT Jn 6:28-29 Also See Mk 1:15; Ac 16:30-31; 19:4; 20:21; Ro 1:5; 1Jn 3:23
God’s self-revelation leaves no excuse for unbelief
Jn 14:8-11; Ro 10:17-18 Also See Ps 19:4; Jn 1:10-12; Ro 1:18-21; 3:1-4; Ps 51:4; Ro 16:25-27
The need for faith in God
The LORD is the only true God Hab 2:18-20 Also See Ps 115:2-11
God alone can be trusted absolutely Ps 9:10 Also See Ps 91:1-4; Isa 12:2; Na 1:7
Faith in God is the basis for peace Isa 26:3 Also See Ps 42:11; Jn 14:1; Ro 15:13; 2Pe 1:1-2
Faith is necessary to receive God’s blessing Heb 11:6 Also See Ps 40:4; Jer 17:7-8; Jn 5:24
Faith is necessary to avoid God’s judgment Jn 3:36 Also See Jn 3:18; 2Th 2:12; 1Pe 2:6-8; Isa 28:16; Ps 118:22; Isa 8:14
Actions not springing from faith are sinful
Ro 14:23 Also See Ro 14:5-8,14
Heb 3:12-18; Ps 95:7-8 comparison with the Israelites in the wilderness; Isa 7:9 Ahaz, king of Judah; Jer 17:5-6 the people of Judah; Mk 16:14 Jesus Christ’s disciples after the resurrection
Give your hearts to Jesus, or renew your commitment today!
Say this prayer: Father in heaven, Thank you for sending your Son Jesus Christ to die on the cross for the forgiveness of my sin. Lord Jesus, please forgive me for all of my sins. Come into my heart, and be my Lord and Savior. Please, help me live for you and fill me with your Holy Spirit. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.