3. A Belief in Justification by Faith
"But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known.... This righteousness [justification] from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe" (Romans 4:21, 22).
5. A Belief in the Sovereignty of God
"The Most High is sovereign over the kingdoms of men" (Daniel 4:25).
God "works everything out in conformity with the purpose of His will" (Ephesians 1:11).
7. A Belief in the Covenant Life of Church
"...The Scriptures looked forward to this time when God would save the Gentiles also, through their faith. God told Abraham about this long ago when He said, 'I will bless those in every nation who trust in me as you do.' And so it is: all who trust in Christ share the same blessing Abraham received" (Galatians 3:8-9, LB).
"Now God can bless the Gentiles, too, with this same blessing He promised to Abraham; and all of us as Christians can have the promised Holy Spirit through this faith" (Galatians 3:14, LB).
"And now that we are Christ's we are the true descendants of Abraham, and all of God's promises to him belong to us" (Galatians 3:29, LB).
10. A Belief in Obedience
Jesus said, "If you love me, you will obey what I command" (John 14:15).