By Mark A. Finley
The disciples asked Jesus to increase their _______________________________________ .
Why do you think they made this request?________________________________________
Jesus said that if the disciples’ faith was as small as a ___________________________________ ,
they would see unusual miracles.
A mustard seed is one of the smallest of all seeds. Even the smallest amount of faith is life-changing. When Jesus said that faith the size of a mustard seed was enough to pluck up a mulberry tree by the roots and transplant it into the sea, He was illustrating the incredible power of faith.
Faith is a ________________________________________________________________________
that comes from ________________________________________________________________ .
We are saved by _________________________________________________________________.
We are saved through _____________________________________________________________.
Faith is not our Savior; Jesus is our Savior. Salvation is a gift of grace. When we trust God in an act of faith, we receive His grace. Even the faith we exercise to receive God’s gift of salvation is itself a gift. Our role is to choose to receive the gift God so freely offers us.
5. In addition to being saved by faith, what else does faith accomplish in our lives? How did Jesus describe the role of faith?
We are________________________________________________________________by faith.
6. What is the secret of joyous, guilt-free, victorious Christian living?
We live by ___________________________________________________________________.
7. What counsel did Jesus give His disciples regarding successful Christian living?
Jesus urged His followers to have faith in _____________________________________________.
Faith in God is the secret to dealing with worry, anxiety, guilt, fear, and defeat.