Tag «Faith»

Faith Both Justifies and Sanctifies

“Having purified their hearts by faith.” Acts 15:9 Faith is a heart-purifying grace. Faith is a virgin grace, of a pure and heavenly nature. Faith is in the soul, as medicine in the body, which works out the disease. Faith works out pride, self-love, and hypocrisy. Faith consecrates the heart. That which was before the …

The Withered Fig Tree

Yesterday we briefly mentioned Mark 11:12-14 as Jesus curses the Fig tree. I want to talk about that today Tuesday the 13th of Nisan when the disciples asked how the fig tree withered so quickly. Mark 11:20-26 But before we move on to the withered fig tree it’s important not to leave out Mark 11:18 …