Faith And Belief Of Faith

1287 Words Sep 24th, 2016 6 Pages
What is faith? Faith can be described in many ways, based on the belief someone has for God. The difficult part when wanting to talk about explaining faith and what we think God brings to our life, is based on what God brought to this world for each of us specifically. Faith can be challenging in an individual’s life, because for some they are never sure where they stand with the word “faith”. From christianity.about.com, faith was defined as belief with strong conviction; firm belief in something for which there may be no tangible proof; complete trust, confidence, reliance or devotion. Faith is the opposite of doubt. I will prove in this paper that faith is not only about what was defined, but more about what one believes and how one acts on their own faith. There is a lot more to faith than just a strong belief. I would argue that belief of faith consists of three key components; commitment, sacrifice, and belief. Before I explain more about commitment, sacrifice, and belief, I want to see what Christian faith is, and from where it comes, how it may be nurtured, and lastly, how can it impact someone’s everyday life. Two versus from 1 John really stand out to me when it comes to Christian faith. In 1 John 5:5 it says, “Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.” Therefore, stating for whomever is gifted the gift of life shall believe in Jesus, and in doing so you are stated as the son of God. 1 John 5:13 says, “I…
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