From a biblical point of view, faithfulness can be described in at least two ways—as an attribute of God and as spiritual fruit of Christian maturity. Faithfulness is being steadfast, unwavering, and reliable.

God’s faithfulness is demonstrated in scripture when He says He will do something and He does it—even the seemingly impossible. Psalms 100:5 tells us, “For the Lord is good, His unfailing love continues forever, and His faithfulness continues to each generation." Remember, God keeps His promises—no matter what! The Bible assures us that not one word of His good promises has failed (1 Kings 8:56).

So what does this mean—it means that we can rely on God! God doesn’t have to work at being trustworthy. He is completely trustworthy and reliable. Have you trusted Jesus, placed your faith in Him, believed that only His sacrifice can save you from your sin? Then know He has accomplished it—that He is faithful to forgive! 1 John 1:9 says, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

After a Christian places their trust in Jesus, an important hallmark of Christian life and maturity is the Fruit of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23). One such fruit is faithfulness. A faithful Christian is one who is growing in their relationship with the Lord, dying to self—one who is demonstrating consistent, humble service to God.

God expects faithfulness from His servants (Matthew 25:14-30). Where is God asking you to be faithful today? Is it with your time, your finances, your talents, your service? Each step of faithfulness will lead the Christian to a deeper relationship with God, so be faithful in what God asks and experience what God can do.
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