Got Faith?- Part 2

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EXAMINE

* Highlight "by faith" in vv. 8, 9.
* Underline "when called" in v. 8.
* Circle "inheritance" and "heir" in vv. 8 and 9 respectively.
* Circle "promised land" in v. 9.
* Box "like" indicating comparison in v. 9.
* Draw a line from "tents" in v. 9 to "city" in v. 10.
* Box "as" indicating comparison in v. 9.
* Box "for" indicating reason in v. 10.
* Bracket "the city with foundations" in v. 10.
* Circle "architect" and "builder" in v. 10.

EXPLORE
According to verse 8, when he was being called, Abraham "obeyed and went." Explain how the
author can say Abraham did this "by faith."

When did Abraham learn that Canaan would be his inheritance–before or after he arrived there?
Explain

According to verse 9, Abraham "made his home in the promised land." Explain how the author
can say Abraham did this "by faith.

Explain the irony in the comparison in verse 9.

Explain the reason Abraham could patiently live by faith in Canaan.

EMBRACE


journal your thoughts on the passage:
–Write about what God wants you to know . . .
–Write about how God wants you to feel . . .
–Write about what God wants you to do .
 
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Seeing that faith comes only by hearing the Word of God, and that the just shall live by faith; therefore shall the just live by hearing the Word of God: and if we lack faith, then we must more abundantly hear God's Word; otherwise we will be as them which are ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the Truth.