AM Bethany : The Same Spirit of Faith

Text: Hebrews 11
1 July 2017


And since we have the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, “I believed therefore I spoke,” We also believe and therefore we speak.  2 Corinthians 4:13


1. A constant refrain in Hebrews 11

2. Heroes of faith

a) By faith Abel (Hebrews 11:4)
b) By faith Enoch (Hebrews 11:5)
c) By faith Noah (Hebrews 11:7)
d) By faith Abraham (Hebrews 11:9)
e) By faith Sarah (Hebrews 11:11)
f) By faith Isaac (Hebrews 11:20)
g) By faith Jacob (Hebrews 11:21)
h) By faith Joseph (Hebrews 11:22)
i) By faith Moses (Hebrews 11:23)
j) By faith Rahab (Hebrews 11:31)


1. According to what is written
Psalm 116 cited by the Apostle Paul

2. Discovering the spirit of faith

a) I love the LORD (Psalm 116:1)
A spirit of love for the Lord
b) I will call upon Him as long as I live (Psalm 116:2)
A desire to be in touch with God
c) I will walk before the LORD (Psalm 116:9)
A determination to live consciously for the Lord
d) I believed and therefore I spoke (Psalm 116:10)
A conscious effort to speak about the Lord
e) I will take up the cup of salvation
and call upon the name of the LORD (Psalm 116:13)
A promise to relate to God
f) I will pay my vows to the LORD (Psalm 116:14)
A promise to fulfil all vows made to the Lord
g) O LORD, truly I am Your servant (Psalm 116:16)
A commitment to serve the Lord
h) I will offer to You the sacrifice of thanksgiving (Psalm 116:17)
A commitment to offer thanksgiving in worship

3. A challenge to cultivate our spirit of faith

a) Same spirit
i) The OT saints
ii) The Apostles
b) A great challenge
i) Great effort
ii) Great consciousness