“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”
When a young child’s mother leaves the room, and he cannot see, hear, or smell her – she’s gone! Then the crying begins.
We console the child,“Mama will be back!”
But the child wants proof! “Where’s my mother? I want to see her now!”
Things don’t change much as we grow older, do they? Oh, we may think we are more sophisticated and have matured—and in the things of this world perhaps we have, for time does gain us experience.
But when it comes to spiritual matters–to matters of faith–we don’t mature simply because time has passed since we first became Christians.
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