October 14, 2020

Offensive Faith

“Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, ‘So shall your offspring be.’” – Romans 4:18 Yesterday, I introduced the concept of chutzpah, or the kind of bold, audacious, and forward faith that characterized Old Testament Jewish culture, and to which we should still aspire today. While describing something can be helpful, there’s nothing quite like a story to illustrate the power of a word, so that’s what I want to share with you in this devotion. Author and speaker Lois Tverberg describes an account in one of her writings of a bus driver and a passenger in Jerusalem. To offer some background, Israel has lots of traffic and many impatient motorists. In fact, I once heard a tour guide say that, “One of the great things about Jerusalem is all of the lights come

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