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How Faith And Facts And Evidence Affect Your Relationship With God

How does Hebrews 11 develop? What is the author doing?

Does it seem strange that the first example the writer gives is about creation and not about people?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see that the first four words of Genesis are among the most important in the entire Bible.

How does Hebrews 11 develop? What is the author doing?

"where Did We Come From?"

Have you met people that you can't quite figure out? What do you do?

• You ask them some questions.

• What kind of questions?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate what it means to believe that God created both them and the universe.

Have you met people that you can't quite figure out? What do you do?

The Bible Helps Us Answer What It Means To "live By Faith"

God's command, so that what is seen is not made out of what was visible.

Children are often curious about sex and ask questions about where they came from. Why?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see the implications of believing that the universe was formed at God's command, so that what is seen is not made out of what was visible.

Children are often curious about sex and ask questions about where they came from. Why?

The Foundation To Living By Faith

God's command, so that what is seen is not made out of what was visible.

Children are often curious about sex and ask questions about where they came from. Why?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see the implications of believing that the universe was formed at God's command, so that what is seen is not made out of what was visible.

Children are often curious about sex and ask questions about where they came from. Why?

Evidence And Faith

The author of Hebrews 11 writes, "By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible" (11:3).

PURPOSE: To help listeners see that belief in how the universe came into existence is a matter of faith.

The author of Hebrews 11 writes, "By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible" (11:3).

Different Ways People Use The Idea Of "having Faith"

Let's talk about God today. He's a great subject, isn't He? Do you think that announcement will grab a lot of listeners by the ears and get them to listen?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that what they believe about God can make a profound difference in their lives.

Let's talk about God today. He's a great subject, isn't He? Do you think that announcement will grab a lot of listeners by the ears and get them to listen?

The Implications Of Believing That God Created Everything

Let's talk about God today. He's a great subject, isn't He? Do you think that announcement will grab a lot of listeners by the ears and get them to listen?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that what they believe about God can make a profound difference in their lives.

Let's talk about God today. He's a great subject, isn't He? Do you think that announcement will grab a lot of listeners by the ears and get them to listen?

Which Comes First: Belief Or Knowledge?

Imagine that a mature man or woman was suddenly placed into the world and that individual had time to consider the heavens or learn about the world beneath their feet. What could that person know about God?

PURPOSE: To help listeners consider what the creation reveals about God.

Imagine that a mature man or woman was suddenly placed into the world and that individual had time to consider the heavens or learn about the world beneath their feet. What could that person know about God?

Being Open To The Evidence--the Footprints--of God

Imagine that a mature man or woman was suddenly placed into the world and that individual had time to consider the heavens or learn about the world beneath their feet. What could that person know about God?

PURPOSE: To help listeners consider what the creation reveals about God.

Imagine that a mature man or woman was suddenly placed into the world and that individual had time to consider the heavens or learn about the world beneath their feet. What could that person know about God?

The Men And Women On God's Honor Roll Of Faith

Did they have an "honor roll" when you were in school?

What purpose is served in having an honor roll anywhere or at any time?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate the variety of men and women that God honors.

Did they have an "honor roll" when you were in school?

Extraordinary Examples Of Living By Faith

Extraordinary examples of living by faith

Responding To Life's Circumstances

The writer of the letter to the Hebrews writes about Abel and Cain. "By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that the Bible deliberately raises questions that we are forced to think about.

The writer of the letter to the Hebrews writes about Abel and Cain. "By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts; and through it he being dead still speaks" (Hebrews 11:4).

Your Faith Strengthened (part 1)

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that faith isn't merely a confession of propositions but a fundamental stance in life.

Hebrews 11:4 tells about a man named Abel who lived in the ancient world as close to creation as you could get. His mother was Eve and his father was Adam. Hebrews 11:4 says of him, "By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts; and through it he being dead still speaks."

What It Means To Have A Faith That Stands Strong In Times Of Adversity (part 2)

Hebrews 11:4 tells about a man named Abel who lived in the ancient world as close to creation as you could get. His mother was Eve and his father was Adam. Hebrews 11:4 says

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that faith isn't merely a confession of propositions but a fundamental stance in life.

Hebrews 11:4 tells about a man named Abel who lived in the ancient world as close to creation as you could get. His mother was Eve and his father was Adam. Hebrews 11:4 says of him, "By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts; and through it he being dead still speaks."

Biblical Examples Of Those Who Left A Legacy Of Faith (part 1)

Thornton Wilder, in his play Our Town, paints a scene in a cemetery outside Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. The people in the cemetery talk to one another about

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate that we must come to God in His way, not our own.

Thornton Wilder, in his play Our Town, paints a scene in a cemetery outside Grover's Corners, New Hampshire. The people in the cemetery talk to one another about life as they had lived it while they were alive.