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May Devotions
  1. Faith, not Sight
  2. Definition of Faith
  3. Faith is Unseen
  4. Faith of Abel
  5. Faith Pleases God
  6. Faith of Noah
  7. Faith of Abraham
  8. Faith Credited as Righteousness
  9. Power of Faith
  10. Blessings through Faith
  11. Faith Leads to Salvation
  12. Family of Faith
  13. Faith Excludes Boasting
  14. Justification by Faith
  15. The Shield of Faith
  16. Stand Firm in Faith
  17. Righteous Live by Faith
  18. Faith of the Centurion
  19. Little Faith
  20. Faith of a Mustard Seed
  21. Righteousness through Faith
  22. Weak Faith
  23. Faith isn't Blind
  24. Abandoning the Faith
  25. Worthless without Faith
  26. Worth More than Gold
  27. Faith is Resistance
  28. Faith Develops Perseverance
  29. Rich in Faith
  30. Faith and Deeds
  31. Our Deeds, Love, & Faith
Isaiah 7:9

The head of Ephraim is Samaria,
and the head of Samaria is only Remaliah's son.
If you do not stand firm in your faith,
you will not stand at all.' "

May 16

Stand Firm in Faith

Any builder knows that a firm foundation is key to a sound and solid structure.  Jesus even told a parable about two men, one who built their house upon the rock and another who built their house upon the sand.  The sand was not a firm foundation and when storms arose, the house crumbled.

Faith is what allows us to stand on a firm foundation.  Our foundation is the rock, Jesus Christ.  Faith is what connects us to Jesus.  There is no other way that we can approach God than through faith.

Faith shouldn't and can't be a once in a while thing.  We can't choose to have faith when it is convenient and then turn our faith off when it seems convenient.  Such faith is not real faith at all.

We don't know when the storms of life will appear.  Therefore we don't know when we will need our faith most of all.  Many people run to God when things get tough but they nothing about God.  They can't hold of to God's promises in faith because they never learned them.  They know nothing of the character of God and can't truly trust Him so their faith is pointless.

True faith holds on to God at all times.  It is grounded in truth and understand of who God is and what He has promised.  This kind of faith will stand strong in the worst of circumstances because God is stronger than all things.

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