Faith for the Family
Turn, please, to Hebrews, Chapter 11, and our verse this morning is Verse 23, as we continue our series in God's Hall of Fame. And, of course, the way to be in God's Hall of Fame is to exercise faith in Him, for their Bible says "but without faith it is impossible to please Him." And Hebrews, Chapter 11 is a listing of the heroes of the faith. And today we come to two that you may not know. How many of you know who Amram is and Jocubed? Now, if you don't know who Amram and Jocubed is, get ready because you're going to learn about them. They were the parents of Moses. But their claim to fame was not that they were the parents of Moses. Their claim to fame was not that they were the parents of a famous man. Their claim to fame was that they believed God! It was their faith that pleased God. And by the way, Dear Friend, if you want to please God, you'd better learn how to believe God, "for without faith it is impossible to please Him." Now, when we greet one another around the church, we frequently say, "Say, how are you feeling?" But I think the more important question is, "How are you faithing," for it's not according to your feeling but according to your faith, be it unto | you; not according to your friends, but according to your faith be it unto you; not according to your fame, but according unto your faith be it unto you; not according to your fortune, but according unto your, uh, your faith be it unto you. Without faith it is impossible to please God. And [today we're going to study the faith of Amrad and Jocubed. And the title of the message is "Faith for the Family." "Faith for the Family." And I'm reading here in Hebrews, Chapter 11 and Verse 23: "By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment." Now, here are two slaves, Amrad and Jocubed, who somehow got in touch with Almighty God by fait ...
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