Contributed by Scott Spencer on Sep 13, 2013
Faith is the first step you must take to receive mercy from God. Faith is not just believing God exists, it is acting on that belief. Faith=Action. It is staking your entire eternity on the offer God has extended for you to have a personal relationship with Him.
16 For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
17 (as it is written,