By Rev. Juanita Austin
Based on Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 and Luke 12:32-40
The letter to the Hebrews, chapter 11 opens with these words: “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for; the conviction of things unseen.“ We hear of Abraham and Sarah and the wild risk they took in leaving behind supposed security for a promise Abraham feels God has revealed to him.
The writer of Hebrews talks about Abraham going forth in faith, but none of us were there when Abraham lay awake at night, thinking: `What the heck have I done?!’ Continue reading →