What Is Faith?

By (author)R.C. Sproul


Dr. R.C. Sproul navigates the often-misunderstood concept of faith in this engaging booklet, drawing from the Bible to define it as belief in God and living by His Word. Using examples from the lives of historical figures, he demonstrates how trusting in God in times of uncertainty is essential for Christians today. This installment in the Crucial Questions series provides clear and concise answers to common inquiries about faith.


We often hear people say, “Just have a little faith.” But what is faith? Is it a blind leap into the dark? Believing something without evidence? How does the Bible define faith?In this booklet, Dr. R.C. Sproul looks to Hebrews 11 for a biblical definition of faith: believing God and living by His Word. Exploring the lives of God’s people in history, he shows how they trusted God when they didn’t know the future. Like them, when we face the struggles of life, we too must trust God.The Crucial Questions booklet series by Dr. R.C. Sproul offers succinct answers to important questions often asked by Christians and thoughtful inquirers.