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Looking For A City - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God" (Hebrews 11:10). Although Christopher Columbus is sometimes criticized today, he did accomplish a great work contributing vitally to the blessings we ourselves now enjoy. Columbus's...
FAT - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... of course, did not. He didn't even know where Canaan was (Hebrews 11:8), let alone understand how God would make of him "a great nation." And yet, he packed up everything and began the journey. Hebrews tells us that Abram followed the...
In The Way - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went” (Hebrews 11:8). God first led him from Ur to Haran, thence to Bethel in the land of Canaan, on to Mamre, and finally, to Beersheba. He had no certain home, but because he was “in...
Abram the Called - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - became the biblical example of the faithful (Galatians 3:6-9; Hebrews 11:8-10). The actual moment of Abram’s “new creation” (2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 4:24) seems to have come somewhat later when he “believes God”...
Hebrews 11:8
... faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he...
Why We Want to Go Home - Article
James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. - ... earthbound pilgrims, we pass through this mortal life (Hebrews 11:13; 1 Peter 2:11), interfacing with an all-too-often hostile culture (Hebrews 11:36-38). We long for a truly secure home—where we really belong. But, as Christians, what...
The Paradox of Faith - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. (Luke 9:62) Hebrews 11:1 records the Bible’s precise definition of faith: “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” The word translated...
1 Corinthians 4:11: no certain dwellingplace - Study Note
... go out into a place…not knowing whither he went” (Hebrews 11:8). They “confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth” (Hebrews 11:13). It is best for those who would be truly used of God not to get their roots...
Eternal Thanksgiving - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... when we look at the heroes of faith listed in Hebrews 11, most of them are unnamed and their hopes were unfulfilled. They were stoned, they were sawn in two, were tempted, were slain with the sword. They wandered about in...
Galatians 4:26: Jerusalem - Study Note
... the “strange country” to which God had led him (Hebrews 11:8-10). In the allegory, Sarah represents that city of freedom in the heavens; thus all her children, with Isaac as the heir of promise representing them, are likewise heirs of...
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