Faith is not Understanding, yet Believing

The mind wants to understand, but the heart chooses to believe. Faith is not understanding with the intellect. Faith is believing with the heart.

All too often, we strive to understand…we want to fill in the blanks…we want to know how and why. All too often, we miss out by trying…by wanting to understand.

Faith believes, often with no hint of understanding. Faith is what we hope for without the evidence to see…to understand. Without faith we cannot please God.

His ways and thoughts are far beyond our reach…past finding out. He doesn’t ask us to understand…He asks us to believe…to trust by faith…because He said so.

Enough said.

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6 thoughts on “Faith is not Understanding, yet Believing

  1. This is perfect…. we were just talking about this same topic at Bible Study this morning. Great post! 😀


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  3. Reblogged this on My Daily Musing.


  4. Amen! Amen! And amen!


  5. “He doesn’t ask us to understand…He asks us to believe”Love it!


  6. Like a good parent sometimes it is “because I said so.” blessings to you and Bonnie


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