Scripture Reading: Hebrews 11:23-29
Faith has courage to:
1. Defend the defenseless! verse 23
A. Acknowledge the sanctity of human life
B. Every life is an extraordinary life in the hands of Jesus!
2. Deny the civil authority! verse 23
3. Declare your Identify as a part of the people of God! Verse 24
A. Own your faith!
B. Own your people by standing with them!
4. Desire fellowship with God and his people over the pleasures of sin! Verse 25
A. Reject the identity of evil!
5. Develop the discerning eye of Christ: verse 26-27, 1 Corinthians 2:15-16
A. Disdains Egyptian Treasure: Hebrews 5:14
B. Drawn toward the promised reward
C. Dominion of the unseen King not the visible one: Ephesians 6:12, 2 Kings 6:17
6. Delivered by the blood and through the water: verses 28-29
A. Blood of Christ
B. Baptism of the Holy Spirit
Josh Pilgrim, Pastor