Faith for Today

As we conclude our study on the faith life we are given a list of more examples of people who have lived the life of faith. The author of Hebrews did not have the time nor the space to record all of the acts of faith seen in the lives of the Old Testament saints.…

Rahab: Faith to Receive

Rahab is one of the most unlikely persons to be found in a list displaying people of great faith. Rahab was a harlot. Though attempts have been made to soften the term ‘harlot’ in the context of scripture, there is no way to get around it. Rahab was a prostitute. She was a person that…

Joseph: Faith Producing Integrity

In verse twenty-two of Hebrews eleven the Bible says, “By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.” The historical account that this verse gives reference to is found in Genesis 50:22-26. In these verses we find Joseph on his death bed.…

Isaac & Jacob: Faith for the Future

We live in a futuristic society. There is constant thought given to the future and planning for the future. Now I know that sometime we can go a little overboard in our focus on the future, however, planning for the future is important. The most wonderful thing concerning the future for believers is the reality…

Abraham: A man of Faith

We come now to one of the most faithful men that have ever lived. Abraham was truly a man of faith. He has left for us an example that we should follow and has given us many principles of faith by which we should live. There are seven characteristics of a man or woman of…

Noah: Faith for Salvation

The story of Noah is one that we have been taught all our lives. We even have Noah’s ark toys and movies. Noah and his ark has become somewhat of a legend. Unfortunately, with all the commercialization of Noah and his ark, many people have lost the reality of what happened. You see, Noah’s ark…