Faith is a mysterious concept, something we often feel but can’t quite define. For Christians, making sense of God and His role in the universe is often a challenging issue. Christians spend their entire lives focusing on these questions without settling on a definitive answer. In fact, Christians have spent two thousand years grappling with a familiar set of questions. If there’s one thing smart Christians can agree on, however, it’s that faith in Christ is the most valuable aspect of a religious life. Here’s how Christians can remember to value their faith.

Remember How Christ Loves You

People without faith have to suffer through life without accepting that there’s a higher power looking after them. As a Christian, you can rest assured that Jesus loves you and wants you to be happy. The existence of this love gives you the power to tackle each and every day. Whenever you sense you haven’t adequately valued your faith, it’s worth remembering just how crucial Christ’s love is to your well-being.

Set Your Sights on Life After Death

As a faithful Christian, you know that your soul will survive even after your death. You can live your entire life with the knowledge that you have even more bliss to look forward to in the afterlife. This gives you an ability to confront every challenge and hardship with a tranquility that an atheist could only dream of.

Think of Faith and Works as Two Sides of the Same Coin

While church leaders of the past have squabbled about the relationship between faith and good works, you can simply recognize that both are important. The Bible makes it abundantly clear that faith in Christ is a prerequisite to admission to the Kingdom of God, while good works are the hallmark of a decent person.

Let Faith Fill You With Love

Having faith allows you to bask constantly in the love of Christ. Not only do you know that Jesus loves you, but you can use the power of his love to love all your brothers and sisters on Earth. There’s nothing in this world that compares with the profound joy that such limitless love can give you.

Smart Christians know that they should never take their faith for granted. It’s faith that allows you to live a solid Christian life. Without faith, your life would be a dark tunnel with only more blackness at the end. That’s why you should never forget to value the importance of your belief.

Author's Bio: 

Rachelle Wilber is a freelance writer living in the San Diego, California area. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Media Studies. She tries to find an interest in all topics and themes, which prompts her writing. When she isn't on her porch writing in the sun, you can find her shopping, at the beach, or at the gym. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook: @RachelleWilber;