Degrees of Faith…


Blast from the past…

SPEAKZEASY

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There are degrees to faith. 

The first phase believes when there are favourable emotions.  The second believes when there is the absence of feelings and the third form of faith believes when circumstances, emotions, appearances, people and human reason all urge to the contrary.  In the dictionary the meaning of FAITH is given as BELIEF (without proof) and the meaning of TRUST is given as FIRM BELIEF. 

There is a very subtle difference between FAITH and TRUST…

When is the time to trust ?

Is it when all is calm

When waves the victor’s palm

And life is one glad psalm

Of joy and praise ?

The time to trust

Is when the waves beat high

When storm clouds fill the sky

And prayer is one long cry

O help and save. 

When is the time to trust ?

Is it when friends are true ?

Is it when comforts…

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