Lordís Day 7 Themes and Divisions

 

K. Davis

 

Godís Word teaches us the meaning of true faith.

 

  1. The significance/centrality of true faith
  2. The substance of true faith
  3. The summary of true faith

 

Bible reading:Hebrews 10:19-11:2

 

R. Bredenhof

By true faith we are connected to Christ:

1.      the function of faith

2.      the features of faith

3.      the foundation of faith

Bible readings:John 3:1-21, John 15:1-8

G. VanPopta

 

Saved by a true faith

 

  1. The necessity of faith
  2. The character of faith
  3. The community of faith

 

Bible readings:Romans 4:1-3, 18-25; Hebrews 11:1-2, 9-19; Hebrews 12:-13

 

C. Bouwman

 

You need faith to be saved

 

1.      What is faith?

2.      Why is faith needed?

3.      How do I know whether I have faith?

 

Bible reading:Hebrews 10:35-11:10

 

C. Stam

 

The confession that true faith is the only means to be saved by Christ, the perfect Mediator.

 

  1. The necessity of true faith
  2. The activity of true faith
  3. The contents of true faith

 

Bible reading:John 3:16-36

 

R.H. Bremmer

 

The dire necessity of believing

 

  1. I must believe
  2. I may believe
  3. I belief in fellowship with the entire Christian church

 

Bible reading:Luke 13:22-30

 

B. Holwerda

 

Faith

 

  1. Faith and church
  2. Faith and Word
  3. Faith and commandment

 

Bible reading:John 3:11-21

 

J. Kok

 

Faith in the Mediator

 

  1. Faith in Christ as the Way
  2. Faith in Christ as the Truth
  3. Faith in Christ as the Life

 

Bible reading:John 14:6

 

Redemption only through faith

 

We understand this as we consider:

 

  1. Adam and Christ
  2. False and true faith
  3. Scripture and Confession

 

Bible reading:John 3:14-15

 

The mystery of faith

 

  1. As union with Christ
  2. As a work of the Spirit
  3. As purpose of gospel proclamation
  4. As a mark of the Christian church

 

Bible reading:Matthew 13:11

 

W. Bredenhof

 

To be saved by Christ, a true faith is necessary

 

1.      The heart of saving faith

2.      The object of saving faith

3.      The origin of saving faith

 

Bible reading:Romans 4

 

ďBelieve in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved!Ē

 

1.      What makes faith necessary

2.      What faith is (the definition of faith)

3.      What faith believes

 

Bible reading:Acts 16:16-40

 

True faith is how we take hold of Christ for salvation

 

1.      What true faith is not

2.      What true faith is

 

Bible reading:Hebrews 11:1-16

 

S. tíHart

 

The Holy Spirit grafts us into Christ with a true faith

 

True faith consists of:

 

1.      An assured knowledge

2.      A knowing assurance

 

Bible readings:John 3:1-21, Romans 11:11-36