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Daily Devotion

Read: Hebrews 11:1–7

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1

There is a difference between belief and faith. Belief is theoretical, whereas faith is practical—it is the difference between “in theory,” and “in practice.” Belief has to do with the activity of our minds and faith has to do with the actions of our lives. The difference between belief and faith can be explain through observing a high wire act. A performer steps onto a platform with a bicycle, preparing to ride across the wire to the opposite platform. Belief is thinking that the performer will succeed in the act...faith is choosing to get on the shoulders of the performer and joining in the ride.

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