By Nathan Washburn
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Greenbrier
Faith is “the assurance of things hoped for” (Hebrews 11:1a). If we’re hoping for something, how can we also be assured of it? Faith. It brings the future reality into the present and lives as if it exists now because it will one day be a present reality.
Faith is “the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1b). If we can’t see the unseen things, how in the world can we have a conviction they exist? Faith. It’s the connection between us and whatever we’re believing. We can’t comprehend the unseen by our senses, but by faith we know it’s there and it’s true. [Read more…]