Faith Is At The Heart Of Christianity

Recently I was talking with a person who is a non-believer. We were talking about creation. I explained that I believed creation took place over periods of time. Then, I said, “I know in science, everything must be proven… I understand that… But you can”t PROVE that God created the world. There is no scientific formula for that.”
Then, my friend said, “you believe it by faith.”
They were right… Christianity is built on faith.
Hebrews 11:1 says, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”
Faith is what leads a person to believe in a person (Jesus) they have never seen.
Faith is what leads a person to believe a book (the Bible) that is 2,000 years old.
Faith is what leads a person to give believing God is going to provide for their needs.
But, lots of people can’t seem to act on faith. They want proof in advance.
If you are like that, I encourage you to be willing to put your skepticism aside and act on faith.
Blaise Pascal, a French philosopher, developed what was known as “Pascal’s wager.” Pascal argued that a rational person should live as though God exists and seek to believe in God. If God does not actually exist, such a person will have only a finite loss (some pleasures, luxury, etc.), whereas he stands to receive infinite gains (as represented by eternity in Heaven) and avoid infinite losses (eternity in Hell).(cf Wikipedia)
So, you can’t live the Christian life without faith. In order for you to believe in Jesus, you must do so by faith.
There is an acrostic that the word “FAITH” is used for. It is;
I encourage you to trust Christ by faith.

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