The majority defines faith as belief in the existence of God.
In earlier times, that was taken for granted. Rather, faith had to do with one’s relationship to God—whether one trusted in God.
The difference between faith as “belief in something that may or may not exist” and faith as “trusting in God” is enormous. The first a matter of the head, the second a matter of the heart.
The first can leave us unchanged, the second intrinsically brings change.
~ Brennan Manning, The Ragamuffin Gospel
For the month of December we are sharing posts and quotes to help us escape the Cycle of Try Harder, through Believing Better.