Faith vs. Faithfulness


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These two are different and they pose vastly different points of theology. For one is the very notion of what it takes to enter and last in a relationship with God and the other is a description of one who is reliable, dependable, and consistent. In some theological circles some have adopted the idea of the faith of Christ rather than the faith of us as the primary import of the salvation transaction, so to speak. Now while all believers would agree that Christ was completely faithful and lived a live worth modeling as such I think it is a bit far to say that these verses are talking about Christ’s faith as key to our salvation. Let me explain.

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.For by it the people of old received their commendation.By faith we understand…

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