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May Devotions
  1. Faith, not Sight
  2. Definition of Faith
  3. Faith is Unseen
  4. Faith of Abel
  5. Faith Pleases God
  6. Faith of Noah
  7. Faith of Abraham
  8. Faith Credited as Righteousness
  9. Power of Faith
  10. Blessings through Faith
  11. Faith Leads to Salvation
  12. Family of Faith
  13. Faith Excludes Boasting
  14. Justification by Faith
  15. The Shield of Faith
  16. Stand Firm in Faith
  17. Righteous Live by Faith
  18. Faith of the Centurion
  19. Little Faith
  20. Faith of a Mustard Seed
  21. Righteousness through Faith
  22. Weak Faith
  23. Faith isn't Blind
  24. Abandoning the Faith
  25. Worthless without Faith
  26. Worth More than Gold
  27. Faith is Resistance
  28. Faith Develops Perseverance
  29. Rich in Faith
  30. Faith and Deeds
  31. Our Deeds, Love, & Faith
2 Corinthians 5:7

We live by faith, not by sight.


May 1

Faith, Not Sight

Most Christians are familiar with the story of Thomas, forever known as Doubting Thomas.  He refused to believe in Jesus' resurrection until he saw the scars in Jesus' hands and side.

Jesus commends future Christians who will believe without the benefit of actually seeing Jesus.  We follow a man based on events that happened 2,000 years ago.  We choose to believe the testimony of those who have written about the life of Jesus.

This doesn't mean that our faith is without reason.  Faith without reason is believing something like that trees get up and walk around at night and return to their spot just before anyone sees them.  There is reason to believe in everything that is recorded in the Bible and there is reason to trust in Jesus.

While we have evidence to believe what we believe - the lives that have been changed by Jesus are our biggest proof - we will never have completely concrete evidence.  We don't have the benefit of seeing Jesus after His resurrection.  And so we must have faith and believe the accounts that are handed down to us in the Bible.

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