Lord’s Day 7

K. Davis

God’s Word teaches us the meaning of true faith 

  1. The significance/centrality of true faith
  2. The substance of true faith
  3. The summary of true faith

Scripture reading:  Hebrews 10:19-11:2

Reuben Bredenhof

By true faith we are connected to Christ:

  1. the function of faith
  2. the features of faith
  3. the foundation of faith

Scripture readings:  John 3:1-21, John 15:1-8

What is true faith?

  1. It is the result of the scattered seed
  2. It is worked in suitable ground
  3. It is productive of good fruit

Scripture reading:  Matthew 13:1-32

G. VanPopta

Saved by a true faith

  1. The necessity of faith
  2. The character of faith
  3. The community of faith

Scripture readings:  Romans 4:1-3, 18-25; Hebrews 11:1-2, 9-19; Hebrews 12:-13

C. Bouwman

You need faith to be saved

  1. What is faith?
  2. Why is faith needed?
  3. How do I know whether I have faith?

Scripture reading:  Hebrews 10:35-11:10

C. Stam

The confession that true faith is the only means to be saved by Christ, the perfect Mediator

  1. The necessity of true faith
  2. The activity of true faith
  3. The contents of true faith

Scripture reading:  John 3:16-36

R.H. Bremmer

The dire necessity of believing

  1. I must believe
  2. I may believe
  3. I belief in fellowship with the entire Christian church

Scripture reading:  Luke 13:22-30

B. Holwerda


  1. Faith and church
  2. Faith and Word
  3. Faith and commandment

Scripture reading:  John 3:11-21

J. Kok

Faith in the Mediator

  1. Faith in Christ as the Way
  2. Faith in Christ as the Truth
  3. Faith in Christ as the Life

Scripture reading:  John 14:6

Redemption only through faith

We understand this as we consider:

  1. Adam and Christ
  2. False and true faith
  3. Scripture and Confession

Scripture reading:  John 3:14-15

The mystery of faith

  1. As union with Christ
  2. As a work of the Spirit
  3. As purpose of gospel proclamation
  4. As a mark of the Christian church

Scripture reading:  Matthew 13:11

Wes Bredenhof

To be saved by Christ, a true faith is necessary

  1. The heart of saving faith
  2. The object of saving faith
  3. The origin of saving faith

Scripture reading:  Romans 4

“Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved!”

  1. What makes faith necessary
  2. What faith is (the definition of faith)
  3. What faith believes

Scripture reading:  Acts 16:16-40

True faith is how we take hold of Christ for salvation

  1. What true faith is not
  2. What true faith is

Scripture reading:  Hebrews 11:1-16

S. t’Hart

The Holy Spirit grafts us into Christ with a true faith

True faith consists of:

  1. An assured knowledge
  2. A knowing assurance

Scripture readings:  John 3:1-21, Romans 11:11-36