Faith is…

blogDSCN8268“Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.”  ~Voltaire

Faith is a young woman believing an angel’s unbelievable message.  ~ Luke 1: 26-38

Faith is a man, taking that young woman who was with child – a child not biologically his – as his wife anyway.  ~ Matthew 1:18-25

Faith is taking a journey away from home to a different village and finding no room to stay when a baby is due to be born.   ~ Luke 2:4-7

Faith is shepherds hearing an astonishing message from a host of heavenly beings and then seeking a newborn child.  ~ Luke 2:8-20

Faith is waiting for years to behold a long-promised Messiah. ~ Luke 2:25-35

Faith is following a star.  ~ Matthew 2:1-12

Faith is believing a tiny babe came to earth to save us all. ~ John 3:16-21

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” ~ Isaiah 9:6

And faith is knowing He is coming again.  ~ Matthew 24:30-31

In my year-long book called Opportunity, Chapter 12, Page 23,  I pray for all of you to have the most blessed Christmas season – one full of faith.

“A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.” ~  Victor Hugo

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