What is Faith?
Faith is NOT wishful thinking or believing in things that do not exist.
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. (Hebrews 11:1)
Simply put, this biblical definition means having trust in God and His promises.
What are His promises?
– Supply All Our Needs
– Wisdom and Guidance
I really could stop at the first one because it’s all encompassing YET there are thousands of promises that could -and do- fill a book!
Does this mean a life of no difficulties? Absolutely not!
God is concerned about what we go through, but I believe He is more concerned about how we respond to what we go through.
We will have difficulties in our lives but they are opportunities to strengthen our faith.
So if you’re experiencing difficulties in life you have two choices:
1. You can respond by trusting your feelings and life experiences -or-
2. Taking Him at His word.
Faith is only as strong as something to which it is anchored.
It is believing that what God says is true even if your emotions and reasonings do not compel the action.
Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.