Come look through the eyes of faith


One of our most popular songs is “Faith”. This song speaks about how God knows all, and He can do anything, even the impossible!
At times, it is hard to look at life through the eyes of Faith. However, let’s consider a child. Children have faith in those who care for them. They automaticly believe they will be cared for. If you were to ask most children, “Will your mother feed you dinner tonight?” The child may stare blankly at you, or they may laugh. They’d probably respond by saying, “Yes”. Of course they would! Most parents wouldn’t think twice about feeding their children, and most children wouldn’t think twice about the possibility that their meal will not be there.
In the same way, we should have that kind of Faith in Christ.

What is faith anyways? “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1)
As I continue to read Hebrews Chapter 11, I am struck with awe of how faithful many in the Bible were.
“By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.” (Hebrews 11:3)
Wow, could you imagine trying in your own human strength to make something out of things you did not have? This is one example of how God is all-powerful.
If we read verses 5 and 6, they say: “By faith Enoch was taken from this life, so that he did not experience death; he could not be found, because God had taken him away. For before he was taken, he was commended as one who pleased God. And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”
This passage of Scripture points out that there is much more to faith than just saying “I believe”. You Must Earnestly seek God. We can earnestly seek him through prayer and the study of His word.

Just as with those commended for their faith in Hebrews 11, we may not always see the things we ask for come to pass. But, take one more look at the meaning of faith in verse 1: “Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” This verse never states that we should only have faith for those things that we know we will see come to pass. We must have the faith of a child. We also must have the faith of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and the many others in the Bible who did not see their promises come to pass.

There are many things I could say on the subject of faith. If you would like for me to expand on this topic, feel free to say as such!
In the meantime, I encourage you to have true, honest faith in Christ!
If someone was to ask you, “Will God do what you ask him to?” What will your response be? Will you be able to honestly say like the child who is asked about their dinner provisions, “Yes!”?
If you don’t feel you are strong enough to respond with a child-like faith, please feel free to ask us to pray for you. Whatever your need is, God cares about it and so do we!

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February 27, 2008. The Monday Meal.

3 Comments

  1. Jerome Clam replied:

    Faith must be the foundation of what we believe in. I like the postings on this blog. Looking forward to hearing more from you soon.

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  2. B.Selasky replied:

    Many Folks Would Like to Know Info about Your Music CDs-And How & Where Do You Order Them ? It’s Nice to hear you Care About How Many Lives Have Been Touched Or Blessed By the LORD Through Your Ministry-I can’t wait to Know Who You Might Interview, NEXT ! And I will Keep Reading You on Twitter, Besides Your Blog-Thanks For Caring For People- Like You Do ! Love-In Jesus- Bonnie

  3. In Him replied:

    Hi Bonnie,
    Thanks to you and the many others who have such love, interest, and support for our ministry!
    For those who are wondering, we have not yet completed our self-titled debut CD. Please keep reading here and on other places such as Twitter to stay up-tu-date with the latest on this and all others things related to In Him!
    We are currently working on the next two episodes of the InHimCast, and we will have visits from a special guest in each!
    Stay in touch, and have a blessed week!

    Love,
    Andy and Miranda – In Him

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