How Can I Grow Stronger in My Faith?


Soaring with Butterfly Wings

What is faith?

My fiancé broke up with me three weeks before our wedding. Devastated at the age of nineteen, I had no other goals except to get married and have children. I depended on God but my trust needed to grow deeper. By spending the next few months focusing on my Heavenly Father through Scripture, prayer, and leaning on other believers, it did strengthen me. He carried me through to the place of praising Him for protecting me from a wrong relationship.

The writer of Hebrews describes faith as, “The assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). In verse six, Hebrews 11 states “Without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.”

It’s not wishful thinking or hoping for the best but rather…

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