What is the essence of faith?

(Notes from Matthew 8:1-17.) Sounds like a question for a philosophy class, doesn’t it? But faith is a very practical issue. The Bible tells us faith makes a difference for ever – and here Jesus links faith with eternal happiness … or misery (see verses 10-12). But it also makes a difference for today. Jesus changed lives when he was here on earth. The leper, the paralysed servant and the sick woman all experienced this. Christians today claim that, through faith, Jesus is still changing lives in various different ways. So, is Jesus someone we can believe in? Matthew has already … Continue reading What is the essence of faith?