A Family of Faith<br />By:Jessica SummersApril 26, 2010<br />
Child-like Faith<br />“Train up a child in the way he should go,<br />and even when he is old he will not depart from it.”<br />Proverbs 22:6<br />
“Faith is God's work in us, that changes us and gives new birth from God. (John 1:13). It kills the Old Adam and makes us completely different people. It changes our hearts, our spirits, our thoughts and all our powers. It brings the Holy Spirit with it. Yes, it is a living, creative, active and powerful thing, this faith.”-Martin Luther<br />What is faith?<br />
86.8 % of American’s believe they have some form of faith.<br />
“And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger;<br />but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”<br />God-fearing Parents<br />
God-fearing Friends<br />Do not be misled: "Bad company corrupts good character.” 1 Corinthians 15:33<br />
Family<br />Parents, brothers, grandparents<br />Their support, friendship and love<br />Friends<br />Their love, friendship and influence<br />God’s love available to me through His Son, Jesus<br />Forgiveness of sins<br />A relationship with the Living God<br />Salvation for all eternity<br />My Faith is Attributed to…<br />
Sources<br />The Holy Bible<br />Martin Luther’s definition of Faith<br />http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/luther/luther-faith.txt <br />PBS.org/NOW/Society/faithstats.html American Faith Statistics <br />
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