Reaching New Levels of Faith

Do I Trust God?

This final class is the summary of our entire series because in the end, this is what it boils down to, “Do I trust God?”   Download Workbook here.

How does Satan Attack our Faith?

This class is a scouting report on our arch enemy, Satan, and his scheme to convince you that something or someone else is more important than your relationship with the Christ. Discussion Questions Have you ever participated in a sport where the scouting report was helpful to you? How has Satan been tempting you lately and what are you doing to counter that temptation? In the area of sexual temptations, what are you doing to keep your mind pure and…

How do I Reach Mature Faith?

Curtis reviews six scriptures to study that will illuminate our path toward Mature Faith. Discussion Questions Without looking back, how many of the six facets for obtaining Mature Faith can you list? Have you ever studied the concept of being fruitful? If so, have you noticed the two-fold manner in which this term is presented in scripture? We are commanded in I John 2:15, “Do not love the world.” How attached are you to this material world? Have you experienced problems…

Can I Reach Mature Faith?

God wants our mustard seed faith to grow into fully developed trees (Matthew 17:14-20). Would a loving God demand of us something which is impossible to attain? This class addresses the issue of whether Mature Faith is attainable for Christians today. Discussion Questions What do you think it means to have Mature Faith? Was there anything mentioned in this chapter that swayed your view of what Mature Faith actually means? Do you believe it is possible to jump from Imitating…

What’s so Great about Abraham?

Despite his weak moments, Abraham was a man of exemplary faith. This class will explore this person, chosen by God to receive His blessing and what set him apart from all the rest. Discussion Questions Do you still remember what your motivation is for wanting to grow in your faith? What do we mean when we refer to Abraham as the father of our faith? The last time you moved, what was the reason for moving? Did you take into…

Up-Again, Down-Again Faith

This study exposes the up and down faith pattern of biblical characters and how we can smooth out the bumps that naturally appear in a life of faith. Discussion Questions Can you think of any other biblical examples of Up-again, Down-again faith? How much do you let circumstances dictate how strong your faith is? Have you ever set yourself up for disappointment by having a false expectation of yourself, others or God? Can you see in your own life how…

How do I Start Solidifying my Faith?

Solidifying Faith is where you piece together the answers to the questions you have been searching out. In a sense you will always be searching and learning new things but you also need to go through the process of solidifying the truths you’re learning. Discussion Questions In your own words, how would you explain the difference between Searching and Solidifying Faith? Do you see why this step is so important on the road to maturity? Is there an unanswered question…

Job and the Practical Struggle

Job is a diagram of the anatomy of the Practical Struggle. A clear path is laid out showing the way closer to that deep relationship with God which we long for. This class answers the question, “Is it practical to be a follower of God?” Discussion Questions Why do we find more information in the Bible about Searching Faith than any of the other four? What was the difference between the way God felt about Job and the way Job…

How did Peter Search out his Faith?

In this session we will be learning about how the faith of Peter grew during his years with Jesus. If you observe closely, you may find that you and Simon Peter have a great deal in common. Discussion Questions Are there any similarities between the way you came to Christ and the way Simon Peter learned about Jesus? Which of the four struggles of Searching Faith did Simon Peter have the hardest time with? Visualize yourself stepping out of a…

The Struggles of Searching Faith

In this study we will learn the four basic struggles of Searching Faith. Discussion Questions Can you name the four basic struggles of searching faith and briefly explain each one? Do you see how struggle can actually be a good thing? Can you think of any other benefits of struggling? A biblical example was given in this chapter for each of the four struggles. Can you think of more biblical examples? The moral struggle is a difficult one because we…

How do I Acquire Searching Faith?

If you have Affiliating Faith and want to mature to Searching Faith this class is for you. Discussion Questions What is your personal motivation for wanting to grow in your faith? How much does your walk with God depend on the spiritual well-being of others? Can you honestly say the things you believe are founded on scripture, the direct Word of God, and not merely the teachings of men (Mark 7:7)? How would reaching out to Non-Christians help you grow…

How do I Recognize Affiliating Faith?

Jesus could see into people’s hearts and know what degree of faith each had. We have to rely on peripheral signs to determine where another disciple is in their walk with God. In this class we are going to learn the external indicators of Affiliating Faith. Discussion Questions How do you know whether you have Affiliating Faith or not? What are the three outward signs that someone you are working with has Affiliating Faith? What kind of faith did the…

How do I Graduate from Imitating Faith?

This class shows how to guide a child or an adult with very little understanding, to a stronger walk with the Lord. Discussion Questions What is the difference between Imitating Faith and Affiliating Faith? Have you recently had an opportunity to teach a child something about your faith? How did you handle it? If you have children, would you say your child learns best by seeing, hearing or experiencing a concept? How can you use this knowledge to help them…

What are the Different Levels of Faith?

This study explains the five basic stages we go through on our faith journey. Five levels of faith with biblical examples for each. Discussion Questions Practice saying the five levels of faith out loud until you can say them all without looking at the book. What level of faith do you believe you are at right now? Have you ever been discouraged from searching out your faith or have you ever discouraged someone else from searching? If you have children,…

What is Faith?

In this lesson, we’ll examine how the Bible defines faith. Discussion Questions Did you have a good biblical concept of what faith truly is before you watched this lesson? If not, do you have any idea how your erroneous concept of faith got started, and can you see any impact it has had on your walk with God? Do you see the connection between faith and conviction? Do you struggle with having faith in something you cannot see or touch?…

Why Should I Work on My Faith?

Strong faith. What difference would rock-solid faith make in your life? Would you be willing to put some effort into developing stronger faith? This course will teach you what strong faith is and how to reach it using the Bible as your guide. You will learn not only how to enrich your faith but also how to develop a stronger faith in others. This first lesson explores six good reasons why you should want to work on having stronger faith.…