I have been pondering the thought… “no risk requires no faith”
I’m confronted with my own reality in this at times and wonder if maybe I have redefined “risk” to make myself feel better when in reality I have not really taken much of a risk.
Here are some questions I’m pondering….
Is our faith in direct proportion to our level of risk?
Is faith a trust issue attached to our jumping in with both feet when the outcome is left in the hands of God?
If my decision is based on my “doing the math” and knowing I have the ability before I take action is the act an act of risk which requires faith?
Definitions attached to the word risk include “a chance of loss, injury, hazard, or danger”. The very nature of risk taking is intentionally putting one’s self in the possibility of a harmful or negative outcome.
If risk and faith are attached then what does the text in Hebrews 11:6 mean when it says, “without faith it is impossible to please God”?
How are you living a life of faith that pleases God?
Are there areas in your life where you need to take a risk?
Is it possible to have faith in one area but need to grow in another area?
Think about it. Would love to know your thoughts.