The Blessing of Faith

The Blessing of Faith

By Ed Traverse, April 17, 2022

Life has a way of our faith

John 20:24-25 – 24  Now Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin, [ a ]  was not with them when Jesus came.  25  So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger into the mark of the nails, and place my hand into his side, I will never believe.”

Jesus used His wounds for a greater

John 20:26-27 – 26  Eight days later, his disciples were inside again, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.”  27  Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and see my hands; and put out your hand, and place it in my side. Do not disbelieve, but believe.”

Isaiah 53:5 – But he was pierced for our transgressions;     he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace,     and with his wounds we are healed.

There is nothing more important to God than

John 20:28-29 – 28  Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!”  29  Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”