Faith: Eleven Sermons with a Preface

Faith: Eleven Sermons with a Preface

By The Rev. H.C. Beeching


I. The Object of Faith

“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.”—2 Cor. xiii. 14.

II. The Worship of Faith

“Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judæain the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, Where is He that is born King of the Jews? …And they fell down and worshipped Him; and opening their treasures they offered unto Him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.”—S. Matt. ii.1, 2, 11.

III. The Righteousness of Faith

“Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen of them.”—S. Matt. vi. 1 (R.V.).

IV. The Food of Faith

“Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.”—S. John iv. 48.

V. National Faith

“I am the true Vine.”—S. John xv. 1.

VI. The Eye of Faith

“We look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.”—2 Cor. iv. 18.

VII. The Ear of Faith

“There are, it may be, so many kinds of voices in the world, and none of them is without signification. Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarianand he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.”—I Cor. xiv. 10, 11.

VIII. The Activity of Faith

“Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and sojourners, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul… Be subject to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake.”—I Pet. ii. 11, 13.

IX. The Gentleness of Faith

“Let your moderation be known unto all men.”—Phil. iv. 5.

“I beseech you by the gentleness of Christ.”—2 Cor. x. 1.

X. The Discipline of Faith

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the proving of things not seen.”—Heb. xi. 1.

XI. Faith in Man

“But now we see not yet all things put under him. But we see Jesus.”—Heb. ii. 8.