Your Belief Base
Are all your beliefs based on a solid Christian biblical base – the Bible? Or has your thinking evolved, more like “de-volved” into a mishmash (hodgepodge, jumble) quagmire of personal preferences and contrived thought?
Five times the Apostle Paul emphasized that His “beliefs” were “faithful and trustworthy”.
Can you say that about what you claim as your truth? Is your “truth” Bible based? If not, it’s probably not taught by Jesus.
“This is a faithful
Five times we find this clause in the New Testament: “This is a faithful and trustworthy saying…” 1
- 1 Timothy 1:15
- 1 Timothy 3:1
- 1 Timothy 4:9 (*verses 7-10)
- 2 Timothy 2:11
- Titus 3:8
15 [a]This is a faithful and trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance and approval, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost. – 1 Timothy 1:15
8 This is a faithful and trustworthy saying; and concerning these things I want you to speak with great confidence, so that those who have believed God [that is, those who have trusted in, relied on, and accepted Christ Jesus as Savior,] will be careful to participate in doing good and honorable things. These things are excellent [in themselves] and profitable for the people. – Titus 3:8
- Growing into our natural new life in Christ
- Every believer’s new life in Christ [Part One]
- Explaining the Basic Christian Experience [Part Two]
God as man – the short version
God forgives all wrongdoings of all repentant sinners – no exception
Jesus declares He is God in 7 “I am” Statements
- “This is a faithful and trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance and approval….”
BibleGateway Footnote: 1 Timothy 1:15 An unusual clause used only five times in the NT. See also 3:1; 4:9; 2 Tim 2:11; Titus 3:8.
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