This Month's Checkpoint: Authentic Faith
Principle: God can be trusted. He will do what He has promised He will do.
Authentic diamonds can cut glass. Authentic diamonds are formed by massive amounts of time and pressure. Authentic diamonds sometimes bear unique marks of the circumstances in which they were formed.
While both may sparkle, only one is really worth having: the authentic diamond.
Some people have a lab-created faith. It might look okay from a distance, but put it under pressure, study it under a microscope, try to cut your way out of a glass box, and it will crumble. It’s not worth much.
This month we want to give your family the chance to polish your faith. Gather everyone up for the following…
Pop Quiz (no groaning of eye-rolling!)
Mark which one of the statements is true for each topic. Discuss why.
Good Christians don’t have pain or disappointment.
God uses our pain and disappointment to make us better Christians.
- God wants to make us into the image of Jesus.
- God wants to make us happy.
How have you seen these truths in your own lives?
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