Genuine Faith

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Though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials” (). Although, God Has promised to fulfill one’s needs such trials play along with fear, concern and stress. And for every promise God preconditions His believers trusting Him; nonetheless, believers tend to be skeptical. While, many non-believers wonder why a loving God punishes, preacher Melvin Estrada maintains that God does not punish but disciplines. Many times God tests one to make him and/or her grow spiritually and prove one’s faith genuine; consequently, the testing or trials one encounters come in several ways. One’s faith examination may occur through cancer, financial difficulties, family, spiritual area, a death of a loved one, or even rejection. Such trials may be obstacles blocking from having a relationship with God; nevertheless, God does not test beyond one’s abilities. Understandably, individuals may question why God punishes, Melvin Estrada a preacher at a Pentecostal church—maintains that God does not punish His children (Estrada). The belief is that Christ has already paid f...
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