You Got To Have Faith
Christianity is an interesting thing. We have a God who we cannot see face to face. Many people in the world use this fact against us. How can we believe in a God who we cannot see? You got to have faith. Faith can move mountains. Faith can make the blind man see. Maybe we should go back a couple thousand years to see what people thought about Christianity when they could actually see Jesus face to face.
When Jesus came down to earth, people saw God as a man. Jesus performed numerous miracles in front of people. He told the people He was the Son of God. He preached the word and let people know He was God. What did the people do, they crucified Him. The people saw God’s Son and they crucified Him. You got to have faith. When it comes to Christianity, you got to have faith.
Teenagers in our society need something to believe in. Many of them are on drugs and alcohol. Many of them have sex with multiple partners and they have nothing to believe in. The people they believe in are sports stars, movie stars, and musicians. Our youth need Jesus in their lives. They need direction. We need to teach our children how to have faith in a God they cannot see face to face.
There are many religions in this world willing to give your teenagers another choice. None of these religions have a god that can be seen. People make fun of Christianity because they know they cannot look at God face to face. On the other hand, they uplift other religions. These other religions do not have a god who can be seen. They also have no proof for the existence of their god. Why do people make fun of Christianity? They do not have faith. You got to have faith.
God is real. There is more archaeology evidence for God, The Bible, and Christianity than any other religion in the world. The Bible has more evidence for it than any other ancient writing. The evidence is there. What is the problem? You got to have faith. Faith can move mountains. What are we moving?
There is a growing resistance to God in the world today. Many people do not believe in God because they know God has rules. Teenagers do not like rules. God does not want us to have sex before marriage. God does not want us to be homosexuals. God does not want us to steal. God does not want us to cheat on our spouses. God does not want us to have any other gods before Him. The people in this world do not like rules. They want to live the way they want to live. They want to eat, drink, and be merry. Rules are for squares. Christianity is full of rules. Christianity is for squares. Our youth lack faith. We might as well face it. Our youth lack faith. You got to have faith.
How is it like living in a world without Jesus? A life without Jesus is a life without hope. There is no hope for today. There is no hope for tomorrow. There is no hope for eternal life. Therefore, let’s go out and party. Our youth have no faith in Jesus. Life without faith is empty. If Jesus did not die on the cross and rise from the dead, we would have no hope. The problem in our society is our youth have no hope. They do not have faith. You got to have faith. Jesus did die for you. Jesus did defeat death and rose up from the grave. He is seated at the right hand of God. You got to have faith.
How do we teach our children about a God they cannot see? We can see God through his scripture. We can see God through Biblical evidence through archaeological digs. Nobody has ever proven the Bible to be a false document. Most importantly, we can teach our Children about God through our own faith in God. If you want your children to have faith in God, you got to have faith.
The teenagers I work with