When I jump into the air I expect to come back down. I don’t understand the complexity of it, but I have unwavering faith in it. I wouldn’t call this blind faith, rather, a confidence in what has already happened and what I expect to happen. People have always fallen down, and I expect to fall in the future. Christianity is similar to this because I don’t merely practice a religion or have blind faith in something I don’t understand. I have confidence and faith in something I trust in. I live and walk with a person infinitely greater and wiser than me. Peter writes, “though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls” (1 Peter 1:8-9). I have not physically seen God, but I trust in what Jesus has done for me on the cross, that God is there. 2 Corinthians 5:7 says, “For we walk by faith, not by sight” This verse is not telling us we are walking blindly, but we are being led by faith. We are trusting in God’s promises to guide our lives. Christianity is a call to have a personal walk with the Christ Jesus who is not dead but who rose from the grave and wiped our sins clean. My “faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). I expect Jesus to come and walk the earth again, so I have faith in him. Jesus came not only to heal the physically blind but to heal the spiritually blind, to open the eyes of those who were lost. Only Jesus can fill you, so allow him to open your eyes to see the glories of his kingdom and you will be joyful.
I challenge you today to not settle for believing that faith in God is blind, go and find evidence of God (Romans 1:19-20).
Even though we may get caught up in being accused of having a blind faith, please help us know our faith is guided by you, and help us not be comfortable with knowing little, but grow our hunger to know more about you. Thank you for the bible, your word, to guide us and help us know you. Thank you for the evidence you display all around us in nature and the world that screams your praises Lord.