The word ‘faith” occurs frequently in the Bible and in hymns, but it is frequently misunderstood and mis-used. It is the cause of much confusion in religion and life, particularly in Biblical interpretation. All too often it is used as a synonym for “belief”. Many people seem to confuse the two words and use them interchangeably. Although belief is a pre-requisite for faith, to believe something and to have faith in something involve quite different approaches to it. What do we mean when we use the word ‘faith”?
This is a talk by the Rev Geoff Usher and can be read here.