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What is the difference between Belief and Faith? An illustration I heard once was of a tightrope walker who was stetting up for a walk across Niagara Falls. Seeing an onlooker he asked him if he believed he could push a wheelbarrow across the tightrope to the other side. When the man answered yes, he asked him if he was willing to ride in the wheelbarrow. ...


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Are we saved by faith alone or belief + works? If one is considered to have faith, they would be called "faithful". Definition of Faithful 1. loyal, constant, and steadfast. 2 steadfast in affection or allegiance 3 firm in adherence to promises or in observance of duty The word faithful in the dictionary implies ongoing effort (belief + action). But ...


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Thomas, Pascal and CS Lewis are paraphrasing Augustine; You stir us so that praising you may bring us joy, because you have made us and drawn us to yourself, and our heart is unquiet until it rests in you. quia fecisti nos ad te et inquietum est cor nostrum donec requiescat in te --St. Augustine, Confessions 1.1 O'Donnell comments: inquietum . . . ...


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From http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/mokattam.htm The only other real historical aspect of Mokattam Mountain is an early Christian legend, upon which a grand monastery was built. Tradition holds that a now famous saint by the name of Simon the Tanner who lived during the tenth century once miraculously moved the mountain. At that time, Egypt was ...


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Are faith and proof mutually exclusive? Vines definition of "faith" Faith [ 1,,G4102, pistis ] primarily, firm persuasion," a conviction based upon hearing (akin to peitho, "to persuade"), is used in the NT always of "faith in God or Christ, or things spiritual." If the Greek definition is used, then faith is that in which we trust. Most of what we are ...


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Ephesians 4:5 mentions Lord, faith and baptism, but it does not mean that there is only one Lord, only one faith or only one baptism. It is about believers or followers of Christ. Yet there is a lot of teaching going around, for example that there is only one baptism (i.e. water baptism). The word ONE in Eph4:5 refers to ONE AND THE SAME, meaning that ALL ...



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