Genuiness of Faith Must Be Tested

“We don’t know ourselves; our hearts are easily deceived about our own true condition. God tests us in order that we may know what is our true condition. God does not need information about what is in our hearts; we do. We will not be sure if our faith is genuine if we do not go through trials. Without these tests, we cannot know our true state.” –Notes by Michael Stohlmeyer on “Jonathan Edwards — Religious Affections” p. 327

About Maureen Stohlmeyer

Grateful to have been married to my wonderful husband Michael for nearly 35 years who is now with the Lord, I would like to share from writers from the past who have strengthened our faith and walk with Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer. His walk with God was deeply enriched by the writings of authors from the past and I dedicate this blog to him and to them.
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