We must take to heart this word because in this word is ETERNAL LIFE.
“Now [FAITH] is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1).
Read these words over and over again because we live in world of DECEPTION: DO NOT BE DECEIVED into amassing riches, wealth and possessions in this world because the word of God says:
“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world” (1 John 2:15).
“For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God” (1 Corinthians 3:19).
“If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth forever” (1 John 2:15–17).
Jesus, the only begotten Son of God, the Father, very clearly asks: “Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?” (Luke 18:8).
“Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven” (Matthew 7:21).
“For many are called, but few are chosen” (Matthew 22:14).
“No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him” (John 1:18).
“But without [FAITH] it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him” (Hebrews 11:6).
“So then [FAITH] cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” (Romans 10:17).
Jesus, says: “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away” (Matthew 24:35).
“For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven” (Psalm 119:89).
To have FAITH is to Love the word of God. To Love the word of God is to Love the only begotten Son of God. To Love the only begotten Son of God is to Love God who says:
“I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. That I may cause those that love me to inherit substance; and I will fill their treasures” (Proverbs 8:17–21).
“For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him” (Isaiah 64:4).