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What is faith?

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Your Word for 12 July 2024

Genesis 17:1
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, ‘I am God Almighty; walk before Me faithfully and be blameless.’

active faith
Faith is something that God has planted within each one of us. Our faith was meant to be active.  This means that our faith should be operational. We were never meant to be passive Christians. Faith is a journey that our hearts have to take. Faith is not some strange value.  It is something alive within us that propels us into what God has for us.

1 Timothy 1:19 Cling tightly to your faith in Christ.

We need to understand this vital aspect of faith. The Bible gives us a definition.

Hebrews 11:1 What is faith? It is the confident assurance that something we want is going to happen. It is the certainty that what we hope for is waiting for us, even though we cannot see it up ahead.
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. (NKJV)

It is that confident assurance within us that allows us to trust God and to be expectant of Him.

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