By Faith Alone


To know God and enter the Kingdom of God you must believe!  Hebrews 11:6 “…  he that cometh to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him.” Faith is the path to the Kingdom. Faith is relying on God when looking to the future and obeying even when we don’t fully understand. As the Anglican Prayer Book has us repeat every Communion. “The Lord our God is one Lord; and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.”  In Romans 3:28 we read that “The righteous shall live by faith.”  Justification by faith alone, distinguishes most Protestant denominations from the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches. What is “Loving the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul” if not having true Faith? Through Faith all water flows to the sea.

About thebows99krug

Hi, I am Eric, a retired librarian. I was born in St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto and raised in the downtown area north of the Art Gallery, south of the University of Toronto. I went to Orde Street Public School, Harbord C.I., University College at the UofT and the UofT's Faculty of Library and Information Science. I meet my wife Patricia at FLIS; our first date was on November 15, 1968. We were engaged February 14, 1969 and married on June 21, 1969. Our family includes son, James; daughter-in-law, Erin; (both writers), grand-daughters, Vivian and Eleanor; and Sonic, a very friendly ginger tabby. My beloved wife died January 7, 2017 and our 19 year old cat Pooka died January 8, 2017. I would like to hear from any other class of '63 alumni of Harbord C.I. and class of '67 alumni of UofT's University College.
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