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Embracing a Simpler Life in Light of Eternity


Feb 15, 2018

So much of what we invest our time into during this life will not matter eternally.

Every worldly thing we build will ultimately crumble.

Every personal accomplishment will die with us, or shortly there after.

All our work will come undone.

But God, in His grace has breathed purpose back into our living under the sun. He has instilled here some things that will remain after the end. These things can be interwoven into every part of our lives, should we choose to embrace them.

I'm talking about faith, hope and love.

In Episode number 1, we kicked off the podcast talking about the role love plays in adding eternal meaning to our days. I think we've revisited it in some capacity in every episode since (this one is no different).

Now, in Episode 9, we are tackling faith.

Join us as we consider:

  • What does it mean to have faith?
  • How is faith significant eternally?
  • How would our lives look different if we really, truly believed that eternity was coming --if we had faith that every sacrifice for the sake of the Kingdom of God would be rewarded?

 

Scriptures Referenced

1 Corinthians 13:8-13, "These three remain: faith, hope and love, and the greatest of these is love."

Hebrews 11:1, "What is faith? It is the confident It is the confident assurance that what we hope for is going to happen. It is the evidence of things we cannot yet see.”

Hebrews 11:8-10, "It was by faith that Abraham obeyed when God called him to leave home and go to another land... Abraham did this because he was confidently looking forward to a city with eternal foundations, a city designed and built by God.”

Hebrews 11:35-38, "...But others trusted God and were tortured, preferring to die rather than turn from God and be free..."

 

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