Faith - when you’re “hope so” becomes a “be so.” - Andy Stanley
We are in a new series at church called Fresh Faith. Our pastor shared a scripture I’ve never heard before and it hit me like a ton of bricks. Before I share what that scripture is, let me give you a quick, little backstory:
Abraham is called the Father of many nations and the Father of Faith because when God instructed him to “leave your household, your country and your father’s house to the land I will show you…”, (Gen 12:1) he did. He obeyed and by faith took his family to Canaan, the Promised Land and received all the benefits and promises God had for him.
So here’s the scripture that was shared with us on Sunday:
“Terah took his son Abram (later named Abraham), his grandson Lot, son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, the wife of his son Abram, and together they set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. ...