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  1. Hebrews 11 What is faith?

  2. 11:6 Without faith it is impossible to please God...

  3. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.

  4. What is Faith? Current Definitions 3. An Emotional State - taking emotional temperature - faith when I feel doubtful? 2Cor. 5:7 “We live by faith, not by sight.” - God gives confirmation - Not the norm!

  5. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.

  6. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. The nature of faith

  7. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. The object of faith

  8. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Expectation

  9. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Col. 1:4,5 we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints; because of the hope laid up for you in heaven Expectation

  10. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.

  11. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Convinced the unseen portion of the universe is real

  12. This momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison, while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal. 2Cor. 4:17 -18 What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Convinced the unseen portion of the universe is real

  13. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Thomas Convinced the unseen portion of the universe is real

  14. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.

  15. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Sure enough to act

  16. What is Faith? 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we anticipate will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. NASB “Conviction”

  17. What is Faith? 2 God gave his approval to people in days of old because of their faith. 3 By faith we understand that the entire universe was formed at God’s command, that what we now see did not come from anything that can be seen.

  18. What is Faith? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

  19. What is Faith? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

  20. What is Faith? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. That God is real That he is who he says he is

  21. What is Faith? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

  22. What is Faith? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. = personal trust That God is good

  23. What is Faith? Considering how central faith is, how seriously do we view the issue of unbelief in our lives? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

  24. What is Faith? Considering how central faith is, how seriously do we view the issue of unbelief in our lives? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. Stealing, assault, prostitution, etc.

  25. What is Faith? Considering how central faith is, how seriously do we view the issue of unbelief in our lives? 6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. • Stewing in anxiety • feeling sorry for ourselves • non-action

  26. What is Faith? Christ

  27. What is Faith? Faith Christ

  28. What is Faith? Faith Feelings Christ

  29. What is Faith? Ways to think about faith: • A willful decision to accept God’s interpretation of reality • Should include both mental affirmation of the truth… and personal trust expressed in action

  30. What is Faith? - Faith is a denial of pride-putting my views, my feelings aside to accept his view - Dependence and trust is the furthest thing from autonomy • Why does God pick faith as His requirement rather than something else?

  31. What is Faith? - If a minimum moral standard was required, some might have trouble meeting it, - but faith is something we all can do • Why does God pick faith as His requirement rather than something else?

  32. What is Faith? - Faith is the basis for personal relationship • Why does God pick faith as His requirement rather than something else?

  33. Next Week Applying this abstract understanding of faith through Old Testament stories