What do you think ‘faith’ is? In this sermon, we continue our Back to Basics series by considering what it means to trust in God for life now and forever. Outline Without grace we are… (vv 1-3) Saved by grace (v 8) Saved through faith (v 8) Not by works, no boasting (v 9) Are you trusting God?
Not all kinds of faith save Belief and Unbelief Unbelief Adam Israelites Saving Faith Its source Its qualities Let us then examine ourselves (Unfortunately, the recording was quiet and the occasional word was inaudible and was lost during editing.)
Justification has always been by faith (4:1-15) …but what is faith? And it’s the same for us! (4:23-25) Always and only by faith
The Complaint: not playing by our rules (vv31-35) John’s Doubt (vv18-23) The Crowd’s Doubt (vv24-30) The Pharisee’s Rejection? (vv36-50) Is Jesus ‘The One’?
How to respond to greatness Humble Faith (vv1-10) …in Jesus’ authority Awe at Jesus’ Power (vv11-17) How do you respond to Jesus’ greatness?
How firm are your foundations? (vv17-20, 46-49) Following Jesus changes… Who we think is blessed (vv20-26) How we love others (vv27-36) How we view others (vv37-42) People will see (vv43-45) How firm are your foundations?