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Hebrews 11:1

Faith

is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen.
Hebrews 11:1

Context

Hebrews 10 [35.] Therefore don’t throw away your boldness, which has a great reward. For you need endurance so that, having done the will of God, you may receive the promise.

“In a very little while,
he who comes will come, and will not wait.
But the righteous will live by faith.
If he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him.”[f]

Hebrews 10 [39.] But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the saving of the soul.

Hebrews 11 [1.] Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, proof of things not seen. For by this, the elders obtained testimony. By faith, we understand that the universe has been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen has not been made out of things which are visible. By faith, Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he had testimony given to him that he was righteous, God testifying with respect to his gifts; and through it he, being dead, still speaks.

Footnotes:

f. Hebrews 10:38 Habakkuk 2:3-4.

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PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible