Can people of this generation still live “by faith” in God (Part Two)?

In an earlier post, I invited people, who are unconvinced about faith in God, to consider what Hebrews 11 and the book of Genesis have to say to us about living by faith. Here’s a link to that post.

Can people of this generation still live “by faith” in God?

After I completed that post, which highlights what Hebrews 11 says to us about the stories that are told in the book of Genesis, I thought I would share a few more verses from Hebrews 11. This time, these verses are based on the book of Exodus.

By faith Moses’ parents hid him for three months after he was born, because they saw he was no ordinary child, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict. By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward. By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the king’s anger; he persevered because he saw him who is invisible. By faith he kept the Passover and the application of blood, so that the destroyer of the firstborn would not touch the firstborn of Israel. By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as on dry land; but when the Egyptians tried to do so, they were drowned (verses 23-29).

Again, I am asking the question, “Can people of this generation still live by faith in God? As I said in the earlier post, I am addressing people, who tell us that believing in God is believing a load of rubbish. If this is the way you feel about the question, “Does God exist?”, I’m not trying to present an “argument” for the existence of God. I’m just inviting you to read the book of Exodus with an open mind, willing to consider the possibility that this may be more than a human story, which we can leave in the past and forget about. If you’re interested in reading the book of Exodus with a heart that is willing to receive, with faith, what it has to say to us about the God of Israel, I’m posting this link to notes which, I hope, you may find helpful.

Search The Scriptures: Exodus

Can a voice from the ancient past be more than a voice from long, long ago? Can it be the voice of the living God, who is still inviting us, in today’s world, to put our trust in him and walk through life with him as our guide? No-one can answer these questions for someone else. Is the answer of faith still a real option for us, in today’s world? Each one of us must give our own answer to this question.


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