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How Do You Recognize a Christian? | Part 11 | It All Adds Up – 1 John 5:1-12 | Jon Sprouse



It All Adds Up How Do You Recognize a Christian? August 15, 2021 In an online article titled ‘Why We Believe Things’ David Harding, CEO of Winton, a research-based investment management company, writes, “When we truly believe something it profoundly influences our actions. These actions can then exert a powerful influence on the beliefs of others.” Consider for a minute the things you believe. There are things you believe because of your physical senses, such as it’s hot outside today or that the sky is blue or that something on the stove is burning. Then, there are things that you believe based on past experience: that a chair you’ve never sat in before won’t collapse on you or that your car will start when you get in to go to work or that it will get dark later. There are also more abstract things you believe, because the truth of them has been testified to by a trustworthy source; things such as lying is wrong, that gravity exists, and that the earth is round. Every decision you make, every word you speak