The Enigma of Faith
September 14, 2014 Series: Jesus...the anchor of our soul!
Scripture: Hebrews 11:8–11:19
The definition of faith is mystery.
I. By faith - not knowing where! (8-10)
A. Active faith
B. Anticipating faith
II. By faith - not knowing how! (11-12; Genesis 12:1-4, 15:1-6; James 2:23; Genesis 17)
A. Humbled faith
B. Honoring faith (Romans 4:13-25)
III. By faith - not knowing when! (13-16)
A. Steadfast faith (Hebrews 3:6,14; 6:11-12; 10:32-36)
B. Striving faith (14-16)
IV. By faith - not knowing why (17-19)
A. Examined faith (tested - trying to learn the nature of something)
B. Esteeming faith (Abramham believed God was able)
Be reminded that...
> Not knowing reminds us that God is so much OTHER than us!
> Not knowing reminds us of God's grace
> Not knowing points us to the One who does know!
All I Have is Christ!
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