Faith the ACTION word
Faith THE ACTION Word
Table of Contents
The Nature of Faith
Faith and Courage
Trusting God’s Promises
Faith and Obedience
Faith and Perseverance
Faith and Prayer
Faith and Relationships
Leaving and Legacy of Faith
11. Faith in Action
Faith, Vision, and Goals
Subject 1: The Nature of Faith
Scripture focus: Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. KJV
Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. NLT
Key concepts: faith is the assurance of things hoped for, and the conviction of things not seen.
- Faith is _______ in who God is, what He says He will _____, and who He says you _____.
- Faith is like a ______, it must be watered, fed, and placed in an environment where growth can happen.
- Faith is a __________ and a ________.
- Trust, Do, Are
- Gift, Fruit
Subject 2: Faith and courage
Scripture focus : Joshua 1:9
Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest. KJV
This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” NLT
Key concepts: faith, empowers men, to be courageous in the face of challenges and obstacles
The Hebrew word for courageous means: to be strong, alert, courageous, brave, stout, bold, solid, hard
H553 - ‘āmēṣ - aw-mats’
This passage is a command the LORD is giving Joshua before he goes into the promise land and claims the blessed land for the Israelites to dwell within.
We are called to be courageous in our conquering of our old man and his desires, and replacing them with our new man and your divine rights and promises.
- You are not called to _____, but too _________.
- It is _____ because you are not doing it _____.
- This is a _____ _____.
- Sit, Conquer
- Encouraging, alone
- Fixed Fight
Subject 3: Trusting God’s Promises
Scripture focus : Romans 4:20-21
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform. KJV
Abraham never wavered in believing God’s promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God. He was fully convinced that God is able to do whatever he promises. NLT
Key concepts : Faith involves trusting in God’s promises, even when circumstances seem impossible
- If ___ said it we ____ it.
- Our _____ must _____ with His promises.
- He, believe
- Faith, Align
Subject 4: Overcoming Doubt
Scripture focus : James 1:6
But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. KJV
But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind. NLT
Key concepts : addressing doubts, and learning to trust God wholeheartedly
- God is not a _____, it’s about _____ His promises and ______ He wants you to have them.
- Sometimes God will have us _____ to see if are trusting in _____ or _____.
- Genie, loving, trusting
- Wait, Ourselves, Him