Faith

Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

What is faith? “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”

Faith is about being 100% sure about something we haven’t seen yet. Faith is how we first come to God and are saved and it is the basis of our lives as Christians. Let’s read about Peter in Matthew 14:22-33.

Hear God’s Word

In Matthew 14:29, Jesus told Peter to come to Him on the water. Faith is about knowing and believing God’s Word to us from the Bible.

Where does faith come from?

Who and what did Abraham and Sarah put their faith in?

Step Out in Faith

What did Peter do after Jesus told him to come?

Why is it not enough just to know God’s Word?

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Why did Peter begin to sink?

How can what we “see” discourage our faith?

How can we endure in faith?

Don’t Doubt!

How does doubt affect us and our faith?

In Matthew 14:31, Jesus challenged Peter about his faith.

What are some reasons why we shouldn’t doubt?

Ask a Friend

Can you share a story about faith from your experience?

How did you overcome doubt?

Application

Let’s take a moment to think of a verse or promise from the Bible that God has reminded us of recently. Take a hold of that word, stir up your faith and think of a way that you can act on it. Hebrews 11 is about some great people of faith and the great things they did.

 

Prayer Model

Lord Jesus, I thank You that Your Word is powerful and true. I take hold of Your Word and I fix my eyes on You. I believe in You and I thank You for what You will do in my life.

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