From this time many of his disciples turned back and no longer followed him. “You do not want to leave too, do you?” Jesus asked the Twelve. Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We believe and know that you are the Holy One of God.” John 6:66–69
Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith… Hebrews 12:2
For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:11
Jesus is the center of our faith. • Jesus is followed in daily life. “No one can truly know Christ unless he follows after him in daily life.” -- Hans Denck “We believe in nothing other than what Christ taught and did, which the Apostles write about.” – Hans Landis
Jesus is the center of our faith. • Jesus is followed in daily life. • The Bible is interpreted from a Christ-centered point of view.
In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he made the universe. The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. Hebrews 1:1–3
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” Matthew 5:17
Jesus is the center of our faith. • Jesus is followed in daily life. • The Bible is interpreted from a Christ-centered point of view. • Jesus is accepted as Savior and Lord.
Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than men! Acts 5:29