CARE Group Studies - By Faith (Hebrews 11)

08 The Faith Of Isaac

The following study is based on Hebrews 11:20, “By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.” By this time, Isaac is already married and has had two sons. Those sons are obvious from the Bible text – Jacob and Esau. But what was so significant about this situation when Isaac blessed Jacob […]

07 The Faith Of Abraham, Part 2

~ THE ULTIMATE TEST OF FAITH ~ The following study is based on Hebrews 11:17-18, “17 By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, 18 Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called.” This story […]

06 The Faith Of Sarah

The following study is based on Hebrews 11:11-12, “11 Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised. 12 Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the […]

05 The Faith Of Abraham, Part 1

~ WHEN A BLESSING BECOMES A CURSE ~ The following study is based on Hebrews 11:8-10, “8 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. 9 By faith he sojourned in the […]

04 The Faith Of Noah

The following study is based on Hebrews 11:7, “By 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.” 1. Noah was warned of […]

03 The Faith Of Enoch

The following study is based on Hebrews 11:5-6, “By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God. But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God […]

02 The Faith Of Abel

The following study is based on Hebrews 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.” Notice some important points from this text: Abel offered a more excellent sacrifice […]

01 What Is Faith?

In Hebrews 11:3 we read that “Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.”  The first instance that the Bible points to when speaking about faith is creation. But before that, when we talk about […]