[DailyReading] Faith brings obedience
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Sun Sep 23 00:00:02 MDT 2012
Lesson: Gods Conditional Promises
Reading: Faith brings obedience 2012-09-23
Reference: Heb. 11:6-16
Heb 11:6: 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.
Heb 11:7: By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
Heb 11:8: By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
Heb 11:9: By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:
Heb 11:10: For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God.
Heb 11:11: Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
Heb 11:12: Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.
Heb 11:13: 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 the earth.
Heb 11:14: For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
Heb 11:15: And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
Heb 11:16: But now they desire a better country , that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.
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