Faith of the Saints: Noah

Hebrews 11:7, “By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of righteousness that comes by faith.” Noah’s example follows the theme of faith—”the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction…

Faith of the Saints: Enoch

Hebrews 11:5, “By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God.” Enoch’s faith is the segue into the hub of Hebrews 11 in verse 6, “And without faith it is impossible…

Faith of the Saints: Abel

Hebrews 11:4, By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. Why was Abel’s sacrifice more acceptable to God than Cain’s? This is the biggest question in the “story”…

Faith of the Saints: What is Faith?

Faith Defined Hebrews 11 is known as the “faith chapter” of the Bible, for in it we find the definition of faith and it lists several characters from Scripture who exemplified faith. It says, “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received…