Faith is not a feeling.
The definition of faith is: “complete trust or confidence in someone or something.”
Hebrews 11 defines faith this way: “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”
Assurance. Conviction. Confidence. Complete.
Those words are absolute. They are based on facts. Either true or untrue.
And the same is true of our faith. We either have it or we don’t.
Faith is Not a Feeling
Yet far too often, I find myself crying out with the father in Mark 9, “I believe, help my unbelief!”
I know deep down all things are possible for those who believe, yet I get distracted by feelings. By the things of the world. By the enemies lies…
Have you ever found yourself there?
At a point where your faith says all things are possible, but you just can’t see it happening? You don’t dare to hope?
If so, I encourage you to head over to Inspiring Passion for Jesus Christ and read the post Amanda linked up last week. It’s short, but oh so sweet.Have you ever found yourself at a point where your faith says all things are possible, but you don't dare to hope? Click To Tweet
Now For This Week’s Link Up!
Let’s bless and encourage one another in our walk with the Lord…
We hope this link-up will be a source of encouragement each week. If you are a Christian blogger, we invite you to link up and meet new friends within the Christian blogging community. If you’re a reader, we encourage you to visit new bloggers and discover women who love Jesus as much as you do. Whoever you are, we hope you’ll meet Jesus here.
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