Questions of Faith

More Faith?

I have the privilege of training a group of teenagers to lead their own cells, and we meet once a week on Zoom. Recently one of them asked me whether, if we have more faith, our prayers are more likely… Read More »More Faith?

Eyes on the Lord

So what answer did you come up with? You remember that in my last post I asked the question, “Why did Peter sink?” Not a difficult question! He took his eyes off Jesus and started to focus on the waves.… Read More »Eyes on the Lord

Magnifying God

Jehoshaphat is an amazing example of a man who kept his eyes on God. Threatened by hordes of invaders, he acknowledged his helplessness and told God that his eyes were firmly fixed on Him. Not only that, but he sent… Read More »Magnifying God

Seeing the Invisible

One of my wife’s favourite verses was Psalm 16:8. I have set the LORD continually before me; because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. (NASB)                                                                                                              The thought is similar to Hebrews 11:27. This verse,… Read More »Seeing the Invisible

The Gift of Faith

One of the gifts of the Spirit, mentioned in 1 Corinthians 12:8, is the gift of faith. In my understanding this is not saving faith but a special gift of faith to pray for a miracle in a crisis situation.… Read More »The Gift of Faith

Hebrews 11:1

The great chapter on faith in the Bible is Hebrews 11. I have always found the first verse difficult to understand. So I resorted to the most highly rated commentary on “Hebrews”, that by William L. Lane. Now there are… Read More »Hebrews 11:1