Faith in God enables men and women to make great choices — choices that can affect not only themselves, but all of history. Hebrews chapter 11 is filled with examples of faithful men and women who have gone before us. Here’s just a few:
‘By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family‘ (Heb. 11:7).
‘By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going‘ (Hebrews 11:8).
‘By faith Moses’ parents hid him for three months after he was born, because they saw he was no ordinary child, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict‘ (Hebrews 11:23).
‘By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient‘ (Hebrews 11:31). [Read more…]