Faith Conquers Fear (Hebrews 11:23-27)

“By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.” (Hebrews 11:27, AV) Over a hundred verses throughout the Bible exhort us to not be afraid and to have courage. True faith is something that takes ordinary people and moves them to great heightsContinue reading “Faith Conquers Fear (Hebrews 11:23-27)”

Faith Forsakes (Hebrews 11:24-27)

“By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect untoContinue reading “Faith Forsakes (Hebrews 11:24-27)”

The Higher Ground (Hebrews 11:23)

“By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king’s commandment.” (Hebrews 11:23, AV) On June 4, 2019, Pastor David Lynn was arrested in Toronto, Canada for preaching the gospel. Apparently, there was a groupContinue reading “The Higher Ground (Hebrews 11:23)”

Steadfast Faith (Hebrews 11:20-22)

“By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.” (Hebrews 11:22, AV) I had a pastor once who passed on this quote to me. “If your faith fizzles out in the end, it was flawed from the beginning.” His point was thatContinue reading “Steadfast Faith (Hebrews 11:20-22)”

Divine Providence (Hebrews 11:17-19)

“By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:” (Hebrews 11:17–18, AV) Sometimes in life we hit situations that make us scratch our heads. These are things thatContinue reading “Divine Providence (Hebrews 11:17-19)”

Holy Pursuits (Hebrews 11:13-16)

“These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.” (Hebrews 11:13, AV) The longer I live and see the moral degradation of our culture, the more I realize howContinue reading “Holy Pursuits (Hebrews 11:13-16)”

All Things are Possible (Hebrews 11:11-12)

“Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.” (Hebrews 11:11, AV) When I was the director of single adult ministries at a church in Savannah Georgia the single adult praise team was having anContinue reading “All Things are Possible (Hebrews 11:11-12)”

The Great Adventure (Hebrews 11:8-10)

“By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.” (Hebrews 11:8, AV) In 1992 Steven Curtis Chapman introduced a song titled, “The Great Adventure.” The lyrics speak of the exciting adventure upon whichContinue reading “The Great Adventure (Hebrews 11:8-10)”

Faith Distinguishes (Hebrews 11:7)

“By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.” (Hebrews 11:7, AV) Shortly after the Lord saved me in 1983, a groupContinue reading “Faith Distinguishes (Hebrews 11:7)”

Pleasing God (Hebrews 11:5-6)

“By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God. But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that heContinue reading “Pleasing God (Hebrews 11:5-6)”