Building on Faith

June 2014
America;6/23/2014, Vol. 210 Issue 20, p37
An essay on building one's faith in God is presented, reflecting on four readings from four books in the Christian Bible. Topics discussed include the problem for today's Christian might be how to make sense of the Jewish leader and prophet Jesus Christ's humanity in the context of his true divinity. Also mentioned are the profession of faith of Simon Peter, one of Jesus' twelve apostles, and the faith of Paul, who planted Christian churches throughout the Roman Empire.


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