BY FAITH

‘Faith is the substance of things hoped for

The evidence of things not seen,’

In its purest form it’s wholesome

And with nothing in between.

Faith gives us eyes to see

That God made everything,

And although He is invisible

He is Lord and King of kings.

Faith gives us reassurance

That the word of God is true,

With an everlasting hope

And in conjunction with peace too.

It was by faith that Abraham

Left his place and lived in tents,

But his children were innumerable

And his blessings were immense.

By faith baby Moses was hidden

Against the king’s command,

And by faith the Israelites passed through the Red Sea

Seeing miracles from God’s hands.

By faith Noah built the ark

Whilst being ridiculed indeed,

But his household it was saved

And where God’s deliverance was seen.

By faith the walls came down

In the land of Jericho,

Having been encircled for the seven days

And where a miracle was shown.

By faith Isaac was to be offered;

Abraham’s only begotten son,

But God saw Abraham’s faithfulness

And ultimately no harm was ever done.

‘Without faith it is impossible’

To please the Lord since we must believe,

That when we seek God He will reward us

And many miracles we’ll see.

(C) P.B. 2022

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”  Hebrews 11:1

“But 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 diligently seek Him.”  Hebrews 11:6

“By faith Noah, divinely warned of things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his household, by which he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.”  Hebrews 11:7

“By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance.  And he went out, not knowing where he was going…dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise;”  Hebrews 11:8-9

“By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, of whom it was said, ‘In Isaac your seed shall be called.’”  Hebrews 11:17-18

“By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s command.”  Hebrews 11:23

“By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after they were encircled for seven days.”  Hebrews 11:30

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