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April 9, 2013

Let Faith Move to Action

Let Faith Move to Action

Recently at bedtime my boys and I read through Hebrews 11 which is known as the “faith chapter”.  Essentially the writer of Hebrews defines faith as “the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (ESV) and then gives examples of men and women in the bible that had faith and their faith produced some sort of action.  I’ve read this many times, but this time was struck by the variance of actions that the different characters did.  Not a complete list, some of the actions were:  offering a sacrifice, building a boat, moving to an unknown land, offering a son as a sacrifice, blessing of sons, giving directions for burial, hiding a child, refusing to live in riches, and on and on.

And although the act that was prompted by faith was different for each man or women, they were all commended by God because their hope in God moved them to action.  Faith resulted in action…

It is a very basic equation:  if what God has said is true then I….(fill in the blank)

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