Red Letter. HEB 11:3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which … Abel’s sacrifice pleased God, and it endures as a positive testimony of his faith to future generations. By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise: for he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God." Hebrews 11:4 King James Version (KJV) 4 By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh. Abraham's family was originally an idolatrous one; afterwards some beams of light shone in upon the household, and they became worshippers of the true God; but there was much ignorance mingled with their worship, and at least occasionally their old idolatrous habits returned. But now they desire a better country, that is an heavenly...city." NOW FAITH IS WHEN YOU WALK WITH GOD ON A DAILY BASES he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet. A monument or symbol shall convey a meaning which cannot be expressed; and a token of some departed one is more eloquent than words. 6But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. He took "one step," and he did not "ask to see the distant scene." Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. First, let us LOOK AT ABRAHAM. 2 For by it the men of old gained approval.. 3 By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible. The Earthly Holy Place. Hebrews 11:4 Context. (8-19) By Jacob, Joseph, Moses, the Israelites, and Rahab. / Hebrews 11:3: Through It is faith without sight. By faith he was commendedas righteous, when God spoke well of his offerings. 11:5-15] Hebrews 11-12 - Going to Be With Christ Without Dying: Reading Meeting ( Portland Conference: 1951 ) Abel offered a more excellent sacrifice - The firstlings of his flock, implying both a confession of what his own sins deserved, and a desire of sharing in the great atonement. "By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went. Abel has the mind to give God testify of him while cain has bad mind of give he was not remebered. Hebrews 11:5 (King James Version) A.F.V A.S.V. Faith has its reasons. Death: Hebrews 11:4 — Clarence E. Lunden (Creation, Death, Destiny) Various Aspects of the Death of Christ: Abel's Offering — H. Nunnerley ( Scripture Truth ) Faith Drawing Nigh to God — Hamilton Smith ( The Epistle to the Hebrews ) Hebrews 6:18-19. so that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us. / Hebrews 11:3: Through 6-10. Faith is not concerned with the entire chain; its devoted attention is fixed upon the immediate link. Such a man will not have read long until his mind begins to observe certain truths standing out from the page. 11:4 By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh. "According to your faith be it unto you" (Matthew 9:28,29). 12:2 Let us think of our intelligent plain man mentioned in chapter six coming for the first time to the reading of the Scriptures. NKJV New King James Version. Hebrews 12:24 to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. my believe is that Abel's faith in God were much stronger than cain's,because Able give his sacrifice from his heart.where cain didn't.Abel give back what the Lord bless him with his first. 9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. In some way the Lord testified his approval of Abel's sacrifice, and showed his disapproval of Cain's, perhaps by sending fire to consume Abel's. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769. Oh, for obedience! So Cain may not have given a first fruit offering. By faith he was commended as righteous, when God spoke well of his offerings. xi. 7By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith. By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise: for he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God." NIV: By faith Abel brought God a better offering than Cain did. Faith is not knowledge of a moral, My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year, Preached June 9, 1850. --HEBREWS xi. W. Tozer—The Pursuit of God, The Christian FaithScripture references: Hebrews 11; Matthew 9:29; 17:20; Mark 10:52; 11:22; Acts 2:38; 3:16; 10:43; 16:30,31; Romans 1:17; 5:1; 10:17; Galatians 2:20. 11:5-15] Hebrews 11-12 - Going to Be With Christ Without Dying: Reading Meeting ( Portland Conference: 1951 ) By faith Abel offered vnto God a more excellent sacrifice then Kain, by which he obtained witnes that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead, yet speaketh.- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible ScanBy faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying about his gifts, and through faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.- New American Standard Version (1995)By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through which he had witness borne to him that he was righteous, God bearing witness in respect of his gifts: and through it he being dead yet speaketh.- American Standard Version (1901)By faith Abel made a better offering to God than Cain, and he had witness through it of his righteousness, God giving his approval of his offering: and his voice still comes to us through it though he is dead.- Basic English BibleBy faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained testimony of being righteous, God bearing testimony to his gifts, and by it, having died, he yet speaks.- Darby BibleBy faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained testimony that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh. The nature and power of faith described. There is a sort of faith which doth run well for a while, but it is soon ended, and it doth not obey the truth. "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life" (Proverbs 4:23). Hebrews 4:11 Context. Hebrews 11:1 Now G1161 faith G4102 is G2076 the substance G5287 of things hoped for G1679 , the evidence G1650 of things G4229 not G3756 seen G991 . By which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts. Hebrews 11:1: Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. He approaches the Bible without any previous knowledge of what it contains. But now they desire a better country, that is an heavenly...city." 8-10. Hebrews 5:1 Every high priest is appointed from among men to represent them in matters relating to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. 2 For by it the elders obtained a good report. 8). Abel's sacrifice was blood, while Cain sacrifice was without blood. There …Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891, The Call of AbrahamI. Hebrews 11:4 As the Bible records history, Abel is the first human to offer a sacrifice to God. The Apostle tells us, however, that the people of God were …Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 61: 1915, The Gaze of the SoulLooking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith.--Heb. Hebrews 11:4 4 By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet b speaketh. T he 11 th chapter of Hebrews is known as the Hall of Faith in the Bible. --Hebrews 11:15, 16. The common, and the almost universally received opinion is that the Epistle was addressed to the Hebrew Christians in Palestine. 8). The mere presence of a good and holy personage will move us to reverence and admiration, though he may say and do but little. 2 For n a tent 1 was prepared, the first section, in which were o the lampstand and p the table and q the bread of the Presence. [Heb. Hebrews 11. Descend, O sovereign love, descend, And melt that stubborn soul! " --HEBREWS xi. Hebrews 11:4 4 By faith j Abel offered unto God a more excellent k sacrifice than Cain, by which he e obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his k gifts: and by it he l … So is there an impersonal presence of such an one; and, though …E. Last Sunday we touched upon …Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton, The Best Strengthening MedicineTHOSE WHO OUT OF WEAKNESS were made strong are written among the heroes of faith, and are by no means the least of them. 2 It is called the Holy Place. Hebrews 11:4 Tweet Share 4 By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of … FAITH AND PRACTICE Belief Controls Action.--"As the man is, so is his strength" (Judges 8:21), "For as he thinketh in his heart so is he" (Proverbs 23:7). KJV Hebrews 11. Abel's faith was probably shown in offering just such a sacrifice as the Lord demanded, while Cain made an offering according to his own ideas. Hebrews 12:24 to Jesus the mediator of a new covenant, and to the sprinkled blood that speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. Hebrews 11. So in summary Cain 's offering was the work of his hands and Abel 's offering was by faith because it was substitutionary. 12:2 Let us think of our intelligent plain man mentioned in chapter six coming for the first time to the reading of the Scriptures. In particular, this segment of the book of Hebrews focuses on those who heard from God, obeyed, and were blessed. For faith justifies only as it refers to, and depends on, Christ. Hebrews 11:4 (KJV) By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which. Surely, though we have had to mourn our disobedience with many tears and sighs, we now find joy in yielding ourselves as servants of the Lord: our deepest desire is to do the Lord's will in all things. They are the spiritual principles behind, Scripture references: Hebrews 11; Matthew 9:29; 17:20; Mark 10:52; 11:22; Acts 2:38; 3:16; 10:43; 16:30,31; Romans 1:17; 5:1; 10:17; Galatians 2:20. ... Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Hebrews 11:4 ← Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources "BY FAITH ABEL." NLT New Living Translation. {4} By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh. 4:1 Later, Adam had sexual relations with his wife Eve. KJV Hebrews 11. And by it - By this faith. He took "one step," and he did not "ask to see the distant scene." yet...: or, is yet spoken of. The mere presence of a good and holy personage will move us to reverence and admiration, though he may say and do but little. ABRAHAM left his country at God's command, and he never went back again. Verse. He obeyed a noble impulse without any discernment of its consequences. By his faith. In crossing the Atlantic we observed this very principle of faith. Descend, O sovereign love, descend, And melt that stubborn soul! " And that is faith, to do God's will here and now, quietly leaving the results to Him. Heb 11:4 By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh. FAITH AND PRACTICE Belief Controls Action.--"As the man is, so is his strength" (Judges 8:21), "For as he thinketh in his heart so is he" (Proverbs 23:7). "According to your faith be it unto you" (Matthew 9:28,29). Hebrews xi. It is blood that maketh atonement for our soul. speaketh. There is a sort of faith which doth run well for a while, but it is soon ended, and it doth not obey the truth. And by it he being dead yet speaketh. February 3. 2 Peter 2:8 Paragraph. He approaches the Bible without any previous knowledge of what it contains. The proof of faith lies in perseverance. Never! read] [Heb. --Hebrews xi. In Leviticus 17:11 so Cain's offering was not of spoilt things as some people say,but was without blood and that sacrifice could not atone for his sins, and therefore God did not his sacrifice. Hebrews 11 :: King James Version (KJV) Strong's. NLT New Living Translation. Heb 11:4,7 Rom 10:10 See Scofield Note: "Rom 10:10". 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