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Monday, July 14, 2008
We received word that Jeff's Uncle Omar passed away. He suffered a stroke several weeks ago & had gone down hill ever since. He was very fond of Jeff and would call occasionally to talk. Since he knew of Jeff's love of electronics he would occasionally give away an old radio or retro TV to us. His wife passed away a few years ago. I pray they are together in Heaven.
Faith is BELIEVING the Word of God and acting on it no matter how I feel, believing that God will bring a good result.
Faith is not a belief that everything will turn out to please us; rather it is the confidence that no matter how things turn out, God will somehow use the events in our days for His glory and for our good.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
Faith is being willing to trust God - turning your hopes and problems over to Him and trusting in His wisdom - and knowing that somehow everything will turn out for the best. No matter how difficult or dark things become, there is always a light.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
Faith is a reasoning trust, a trust which reckons thoughtfully and confidently upon the trustworthiness of God.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.