Faith is believing what God says. Some people think faith is like taking a leap in the dark, that faith is blind.
But the Bible says it’s the opposite. Away from God we are in the dark. That’s when we are blind, stumbling around.
John Newton was a notorious slave trader—but coming to know Jesus changed him forever. He spent the rest of his life working to free slaves and wrote the hymn “Amazing Grace”:
“I once was blind,” he sang, “but now I see!”
When we come home to God it is not a leap into darkness.
It is a magnificent leap into light—the light of God’s love for us! “Jesus [said], ‘I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.'” — John 8:12 (KJV)
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Excerpted with permission from Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing by Sally-Lloyd Jones, copyright Sally-Lloyd Jones.
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