Real Faith Makes The Difference In Religion
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Delivered By
Dr Tom Hover
Delivered On
July 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Central Passage
Hebrews 11:4
Subject
Real Faith Makes The Difference In Religion
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Real Faith Makes The Difference In Religion

Faith Sermon # 2

I. FAITH MAKES A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN RELIGION.     

Hebrews 11:4

False religion is salvation by self, works, and merit. 

True religion is salvation by Jesus Christ only. 

 Hebrews 11:4

A.) The Religion Of Cain        

Genesis 4:1-3,  Cain was a farmer. Jude 11

1. The religion of Cain was a religion of his own imagination, ingenuity,  and self-effort.  Ephesians 2:8-10

2. The religion of Cain was a bloodless religion. Hebrews 9:22

B.) The Religion Of Abel

1. Abel followed God’s plan for his religion. 

Genesis 3:15, Romans 16:20Galatians 4:4-5

Abel believed and understood the first gospel illustration given in the Bible in: Genesis 3:21

2. Abel’s religion was God’s religion of Blood Redemption.  

Hebrews 9:22,Acts 10:43John 14:6

II. FAITH MAKES A PRACTICAL DIFFERENCE IN RESULTS. 

Hebrews 11:4Romans 3:23-28 

These verses tell us faith makes positive and practical difference.

III. FAITH MAKES A PERMANENT DIFFERENCE IN THE RECORD. 

Hebrews 11:4, “...and by it he being dead yet speaketh.”    John 3:36

Invitation: Faith makes the difference. 

(Ephesians 2:8-9) 

Grace is God reaching down from Heaven saying I love you! I want to save you! Faith is the hand that reaches up and takes hold of God’s hand of grace!  

John 3:16  You know Ephesians 2:8-9

"For by grace." What is grace? 

G-r-a-c-e: God's Riches At Christ's Expense.

"For by grace are ye saved through faith." 

What is faith? 

F-a-i-t-h: Forsaking All, I trust Him

There are only two kinds of religions - True Religion or False Religion. Which one do you have?  

 

Real Faith Makes The Difference In Religion An Eternal Difference!