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Now let’s examine ourselves and see how much faith we have.
Hebrews 11:1-13 says, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it elders obtained a good report. Through faith we understand that the worlds were formed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear. By faith, Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain. By faith, Enoch was translated that he should not see death and was not found because God had translated him for before his translation he had this testimony that he pleased God. But without faith it is impossible to please him; for he that cometh to God must believe that he is and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. By faith, Noah prepared an ark and saved his family. By faith, Abraham was called to go into another place where God led him. For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God. Through faith also Sarah herself received strength to conceive seed and was delivered when she was past age because she judged him faithful who had promised. These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off and were persuaded of them and embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on Earth.”
As we look at the 11th chapter of Hebrews we see all these people keeping the promise of faith. What is your promise of faith? I am sure God kept his promise to you. Did you keep your promise to him?
Hebrews 10:23-26 says, “Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering, for he is faithful that promised. And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works. Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another and so the much the more, as ye see the day approaching. For if we sin willfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sin.”
And Hebrews 10:31 says, “It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.”
As we read this, for sure every one of us will fall into his hands one day. My prayer is that we all will be like the saints in chapter 11 of Hebrews and have the faith God requires us to have.