I. "Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." Heb. 11:1.

C. There is a natural idea of faith as a part of human relationships.

D. Faith is both believing and intelligent.

II. Faith is given in baptism and naturally leads especially to the practices of adoration, prayer and sacrifice.

III. Especially contrary to faith are various forms of superstition, idolatry, heresy, irreligion, voluntary doubt, and agnosticism.

C. The sin of heresy is the deliberate denial of an article of faith.