MODULE 9 - FAITH: THE SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED
(Foundations of the Faith)
Welcome to week 9 class!
For the student-disciple to gain the understanding that faith is the material or foundation of or upon which our hopes are realized , or brought to pass; and for the student-disciple to gain the understanding that “ without faith, it is impossible to please God” ( Hebrews 11:6)
Things to do on this week:
-Review the correct answers to Week 8’s questions.
-Study this week’s definitions.
-Reading Assignment: Hebrews 11:1-6; Romans 10:6-10; James 2:14-20; James 3:1-6;Mark 2:1-12; Mark 11:20-26; Luke 11:5-13; Luke 18:1-8; Romans 4:16-22
-Watch this week’s video, “ Faith: The Substance of Things Hoped For”.
-Review this week’s Points to Remember.
-Answer this week’s questions; and submit the answers by 12 Noon, EDT. , on Monday, May 24th, 2021.
Sandra Thomas Brown
1. Faith: “ Pistis”- “ Assurance”; “Belief”; “Fidelity”; “ Conviction of the truth of anything”; “ Conviction or belief respecting man’s relationship to God and divine things”.
2. Hope-“ Elpis”:
“Expectation…”; “Joyful and confident expectation”
Hoped: “ Elpizo”- “ Trust”
Points to Remember
-“… Without faith, it is impossible to please Him [ God]…”
-Faith without corresponding, consistent actions is meaningless.
-Our words reflect what is in our hearts in abundance.
-Our words set in motion our results or outcomes.
-Unbelief hinders our receipt of what we want from God.
-Not forgiving others will block our prayers from being answered.