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What’s so great about Abram’s faith?~~~Genesis 15:6

Posted by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM
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What’s so great about Abram’s faith?

Genesis 15:6

The Bible makes Abram’s faith the model for us all. (See, for example, Ro 4; Gal 3; Heb 11; Jas 2.) The surprising thing is that Abram never saw a Bible, had no church, possessed no creed, took no sacrament, heard not even one of the Ten Commandments and perhaps knew little about life after death.

Yet Abram’s faith shows us what really matters. He heard the voice of God and dared to simply believe he could trust him when he spoke. He risked his life, his security, his reputation, his future and even his son on the word that came from the God whom he could not see but in whom he believed. Can there be anything better to demonstrate that it is by faith, and faith alone, that we are saved?

We now have the Bible, the church, the creeds, the sacraments and the Ten Commandments. But God still looks for the basics—God still looks for hearts that will risk all to trust in him.

by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 11:49 PM
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Thank you for pointing this out about Abraham and why God honored him so much, Steph.
He definitely had a very close and intimate relationship with God to do what he did.   Incredible faith.

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