The Man of Faith

November 5, 2017 Preacher: Scott Hollingshead Series: Faith Alone

Topic: Faith Scripture: Hebrews 11:8–11:19

The Man of Faith

Hebrews 11:8-19

 

Gal 3:9 “So then, those who are of faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.” 

Gen 15:6 “Abraham believed the LORD and he counted it to him as righteousness.” 

 

1. Faith prefers God in the unknown over security in what is known (v. 8)  

 

2. Faith patiently waits for a better future (vv. 9-10)

Acts 7:5  “Yet he gave him no in heritance in it, not even a foot’s length, but promised to give it to him as a possession and to his offspring, though he had no child.” 

James 1:4 let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. 

Col 3:2 Set your minds on things above, not on things that are on earth.

 

3. Faith believes God has power to do what He promises (vv. 11-12)   

 

4. Faith desires the life to come more than the life that is (vv. 13-16)

Phil 3:20 “But our citizenship is in heaven and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.” 

 

5. Faith obeys even when command and promise seem to clash (vv. 17-19)  

 

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