By faith Enoch was taken from this life, so that he did not experience death: “He could not be found, because God had taken him away.” For before he was taken, he was commended as one who pleased God. Hebrews 11:5 NIV
Enoch was Noah’s great grandfather. He was a man of great faith that pleased God very much. He did not deal with a mortal death like most men. God just took him one day. He had faith and that pleased God very much.
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Hebrews 11:6 NIV
Faith is so important. With the faith the size of a mustard seed, we can do big things and God will do huge things in our life. We will be rewarded. So what is Faith?
Faith is based on spiritual apprehension rather than proof. It is a strong believe that goes beyond talk and right into action. We have our proof though because through Jesus and through the Holy Spirit, He makes himself known to us.
He will reward us earnestly for our Faith. Here is an interesting concept: when we put our Faith in God, he has faith in us. The first step is believing. The second step is living that Faith……..
(to be continued)
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