The Word Among Us

August 2015 Issue

I Will Never Abandon You

God is teaching me to walk by faith, not by sight

By: Barbara Brophy

I Will Never Abandon You: God is teaching me to walk by faith, not by sight by Barbara Brophy

Have you ever noticed how concepts like sight and blindness, light and darkness seem to be all over the Bible? Many people take these images and verses for granted, but they have an especially powerful hold on me. My favorite one is God’s invitation to “walk by faith, not by sight,” to trust in his love no matter what the external “evidence” may tell us (2 Corinthians 5:7). Here’s why.

The Blind Shall See. My mother noticed something abnormal about my eyes within the first few weeks of my birth. They were unusually...

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