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Give the Bible
definition of faith.
"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not
seen." Heb. 11:1.
When coming to
God, what is it necessary to believe concerning Him?
"But without faith it is impossible to please Him; for he that cometh
to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of them that
diligently seek Him." Heb. 11:6.
How may we know
that God exists?
"The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament showeth His
handiwork." Ps. 19:1 (Rom. 1:19, 20).
How may we have
faith in Him?
"So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of
God." Rom. 10:17.
Are the promises
of God of any value to those who do not believe them?
"I will therefore put you in remembrance, though ye once knew this, how
that the Lord, having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterward
destroyed them that believed not." Jude 5 (Heb. 3:14).
In whom must we
believe in order to be saved?
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whosoever
believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John
When we believe
on the Son of God, what evidence do we have that our sins are forgiven?
"He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he
that believeth not God hath made Him a liar; because he believeth not the record
that God gave of His Son." 1 John 5:10.
What is the
nature of this witness?
"The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are
the children of God." Rom. 8:16.
When we have
this witness, what does it do for us?
"Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through
our Lord Jesus Christ." Rom. 5:1.
conditions has God promised the forgiveness of sin?
"But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have
fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us
from all sin." "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just
to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." 1 John
Does the Bible
warrant one in believing that he receives what he asks for, before he is
conscious of possessing it?
"Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe
that ye receive them, and ye shall have them." Mark 11:24.
How may one
learn to develop patience in waiting on God?
"My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience." James
affliction, what ought all to believe?
"And we know that all things work together for good to them that
love God." Rom. 8:28.
What kind of
faith is that which is unaccompanied with works?
"For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without
works is dead also."
If one knows the
he is constantly disobeying God, can he have real living faith?
"Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence
toward God. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of Him, because we keep His
commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in His sight." 1 John
How much may one
hope to receive, who asks with a doubtful mind?
"Let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the
Lord." James 1:7.
What was the
cause of Peter's sinking after he had started to meet the Saviour on the stormy
"And immediately Jesus stretched forth His hand, and caught him, and
said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?" Matt.
What may one
constantly have, by growing into the fullness of faith?
"Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in
believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy
Ghost." Rom. 15:13.