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Unwavering Faith

Today’s Verse

And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath. ~Joshua 2:11

Rahab is mentioned five times in Scripture. She is mentioned twice in the Book of Joshua, once in the Book of Matthew, once in the Book of James and once in the Book of Hebrews. What stands out about her is her faith. James says that her faith was justified by her works. Hebrews said, “By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not.”

Unwavering faith is decided.

“And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.” Rahab testified that she believed there was only one God. Even though she grew up in a pagan culture and lived a wicked life, she had heard of the great acts of God and decidedly placed her faith in Him. She said, “He is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.” Hebrews 11:6 teaches us that the first step in faith is that we