Dark before the Dawn: Sarah and Abraham
The be is to believe. John Ortberg
“That there’s good in the world. And it’s worth fighting for.”
This is true…
The need to believe is planted in our souls by God
Doubt is the ambient air we breath in the West. John Mark Comer
“Secularism is a cultural framework that works against belief and undermines anything supernatural. Secularism is built on doubting. Secularism is set up to make you doubt.” (Mark Sayers).
Confronted by “New knowledge”
I don’t like Christianity
Slow drift of faith not working
At the end of this series, I want you to doubt your doubt
Matt. 28:16-17 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
Jude 22 Be merciful to those who doubt.
The Dark before the Dawn
Sarah: lost all hope
Doubt is not the same as disowning
Disowning is dangerous
2 Tim. 2:12 If we disown him, he will also disown us
Doubt questions truth and trust
Doubt is something we work through together
Jude 22 Be merciful to those who doubt
Doubt is not the end of faith.
Doubt is not always a sign that a person was wrong. It may be a sign that they are thinking. Oswald Chambers
Heb. 11:11 And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age, was enabled to bear children because she considered him faithful who had made the promise.
Keep walking in the dark