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"Faith in a Faithful God"

Abraham believed God and it was counted to him as righteousness. We are told that Abraham not only believed, but grew strong in faith glorifying God while awaiting the promised son. What exactly did Abraham believe about God? What must we believe in order to grow strong in faith while we await the return of our Lord? As we follow the life of Abraham, the friend of God, we discover some precious insights into the life of faith that every Christian is called to. 

Before sin entered the universe the very concept of faith was foreign. Once God's love was questioned, however, faith became a way of life for all created beings. The fallen angels chose to believe without concrete evidence that God was self-seeking. The rest of the angelic host chose to believe, without conclusive evidence, God's word to be true and faithful. This is faith in its most basic form, it all comes down to what we choose to believe about the heart of God.

Genesis chapter 15 shares a wonderful dialogue between …