Blind Faith


 


Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23

Christians are sometimes accused of having blind faith. You can see why. We believe in an invisible God who controls the world from His invisible throne and offers salvation through a Man who lived over 2000 years ago. Taken at face value, our faith can sound a bit outlandish. So is it blind faith?

Consider it this way: If you walked up to a man in the middle of the city and handed him your keys, wallet, and social security card and asked him to hold them until tomorrow, that would be blind faith. If you have no history with this man, then you don’t know whether he is a priest or a serial killer. Any faith you place in him is blind faith. However, if that man is your best friend, your faith has a foundation. You have a history with him. Your friend has proven to be trustworthy over and over again. 

So it is with God. We can hold unswervingly to our hope, because of the One in whom we hope. God has demonstrated his faithfulness throughout history, which is His-story. We have only to look in His Book to see thousands of examples of His love, power, and forgiveness throughout the ages. If we have come to know Him, then we also have the evidence of a transformed life. Faith in God is not blind faith; it is solid faith, because He has earned the right to be trusted.

 What evidences do His-story and your story present that prove your faith is not blind?  

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