Abide Weekly Devotional: The Benefit of Faith

The Abide team does a group devotional focused on Abide's weekly theme. We read verses, listen to meditations, and reflect on how God is speaking to us. We're publishing these devotionals so you can use them as a resource for a Bible study or in your own quiet time. Enjoy!

TOPIC: The Benefit of Faith

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the benefit of this faith is to see what you believe.” - Saint Augustine

Surprising Links Between Faith and Health: encourages healthy behavior, reduces stress, improves emotional health, increases life satisfaction, allows space for the miraculous

Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed... Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” - Henry David Thoreau

Read and listen for words of God’s applied love.

Scripture Reading

If you're in a group, take turns reading the week's Bible verses. Read the scriptures here

As time permits, listen to the meditations. Everybody can listen to a separate meditation or you can listen collectively as a group. The meditations for the different days are linked below, and the shortest version is 2 minutes long.

To Discuss

  • How do we walk as old vs. new creations in our lives?
  • What are examples of walking by faith as we enter Passion Week?

Share your answers in the comments below.