Faith’s Source

The Bible says, "faith works by love" (Gal. 5:6). Think about that for a moment. Faith is activated, operated, energized—by love. It doesn't work by adhering to a set of religious rules, or performing well enough for God to notice you. Faith declares, "You love me, Jesus. You truly love me, and I receive it." …

The Heart of Faith

Before asking God for more faith to deal with what’s ahead of you, remember what you’re looking for isn’t some transient, mystical force. Faith is the confidence God is truly and always good, and the conviction he loves you, and through you, completely. Faith is the overflow of your intimacy with Jesus. It’s the extraordinary …

“God will never give you a spirit of fear. His Holy Spirit constantly provides you with the power to accomplish everything in front of you, the love to sustain and encourage you, and the wisdom and peace to make good choices” (2 Timothy 1:7, paraphrase).

Forever

“These will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13). Faith is your certainty God is so good, no one around you can escape being blessed. Hope is your heavenly mindset that transforms earthly cities, nations, and mirrors. Love is your transferable DNA, which overwrites every strand of hate, …