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"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." (Hebrews 11:1).

  • by Scott Ashley
Martin Luther was correct in rejecting Catholic teaching and practice that one could essentially “buy” salvation through donations to the church or physical acts. But his belief in “faith alone” is a serious theological error with lasting impact to this day.
  • by United Church of God
Jesus made it clear that no one can come to Him unless God the Father draws him (John 6:44; John 6:65). And the apostle James later told us that as we draw near to God, He will draw near to us (James 4:8). The apostle Paul pointed out that we are called by the gospel—the good news of the Kingdom of God (2 Thessalonians 2:14).
  • by United Church of God
The short answer is that the world is currently under the influence and power of Satan, and that God does not promise His followers that they will escape trials during their mortal life. On the contrary, God allows His people to endure hardship in order to build and perfect our faith, promising a future glory that will totally eclipse the present sufferings of this age (Romans 8:18).
  • by United Church of God
God desires good health for His people, but if healing does not appear to come, we must understand God has a much bigger perspective of our lives. He is concerned with our ultimate healing, and may allow illness now for a greater purpose that we might not understand at this point.
  • by Robin Webber
With the indwelling presence of God the Father and Jesus Christ, Christians must proceed forward with diligence, faith and virtue—pursuing God’s will above their own.
  • by Kayleen Schreiber
We may have heard it said that science and God are incompatible. But that isn’t the case, as this scientist shows how studying her chosen field has helped develop a deeper relationship with God.
  • by Steve Myers
Discover the amazing benefits of observing God’s seventh-day Sabbath. You might be surprised at just how much it could change your life for the better!
  • by United Church of God
An excellent way to understand the meaning of faith is to consider the examples of the Bible - men and women who trusted and obeyed God, placing their lives in His hands. Who were they, and what can we learn from them?
  • by United Church of God
Have you ever wondered why we don't see more evidence of faith?
I don’t want to accept the Bible’s claim that God exists at face value. Is there any way I can prove God’s existence?
  • by United Church of God
The concept of faith appears many times throughout the Bible. What is faith, and what does it mean for us?
  • by United Church of God
Some call fasting a spiritual discipline. It is often connected with prayer, Bible study and meditation. What is fasting and why does the Bible encourage us to fast?
  • by Lewis VanAusdle
Many who say they’re Christians don’t really follow the teachings of Jesus Christ presented in Scripture. How does your life align with what God’s Word instructs?
  • by Gary Petty

When you feel discouraged, remembering God's promises can help you turn a...