Presentation on theme: "What is Faith. The Meaning of Saving Faith The Components of Saving faith – The Intellectual Component = Knowledge about the facts about Jesus the Messiah."— Presentation transcript:
What is Faith
The Meaning of Saving Faith The Components of Saving faith – The Intellectual Component = Knowledge about the facts about Jesus the Messiah. 1 Cor 15:1-8 Rom 10:9 1 John 4:2 Content about the essential facts about Jesus the Messiah
The Meaning of Saving Faith The Components of Saving faith – The Emotional Component = Convinced about the truth of the facts about Jesus Romans 10:9 HEART = Conviction of the truth about Jesus the Messiah – The Volitional Component = A Decision to follow Jesus the Messiah John 10:27 WILL = Commitment to follow Jesus the Messiah
The Illustration of Saving Three Components Mind HeartWill
The Meaning of Repentance The Definition of Repentance = change of mind; turn The Distinctions in Repentance – It is not sorrow. Acts 2:37-38 Jewish people called upon to change their minds about who Jesus really is. 2 Cor 7:9-10 Sorrow may or may not lead to repentance; e.g. Judas, Matt 27:3-5 Rom 2:4 Sorrow is not essential. “The sinner is not to seek sorrow but the Savior.” – It is not forsaking sin.
The Meaning of Repentance The Content of Repentance – The Meaning is determined by the context. – Examine these passages and determine what is changing Acts 20:21 Acts 2:37-38 Rev 9:21
The Relation of Faith and Repentance – The Meaning – Faith and repentance are complementary sides of one act; two sides of the same coin. – The Example – 1 Thess 1:8-9 Turned from idols to serve the living God