Foundations of Faith: Skillful in Faith Righteousness

Understanding Faith’s Foundations Part 5: Resurrection and Eternal Judgment

Resurrection and Eternal Judgment The last two foundations of faith in Hebrews 6:1-2 are the resurrection from the dead and eternal judgment. The resurrection separates Christianity from all other religions. Jesus’s resurrection shows that His substitutionary work was accepted by God (1 Corinthians 15:17-23). The fact that God raised Jesus from the dead is proof…

Foundations of Faith: Skillful in Faith Righteousness

Understanding Faith’s Foundations, Part 4: Laying on of Hands

Laying on of Hands The next foundational truth in Hebrews 6:1-2 is the doctrine of the laying on of hands. The laying on of hands not only focuses on ceremonies—such as baptism or setting in place church officers—it more specifically focuses on personal ministry. Mark 16:17-18, 20 And these signs shall follow them that believe;…

Foundations of Faith: Skillful in Faith Righteousness

Understanding Faith’s Foundations Part 2: Repentance Toward God

Repentance and Faith towards God The Bible reveals two kinds of blessings: (1) Redemptive blessings and (2) blessings for obedience. Redemptive blessings are all the blessings made available to us through a right relationship with God. Redemptive blessings are only accessed by grace through faith (Ephesians 2:8-9). Which is why repentance and faith towards God becomes…

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