Faith in a word…

Manton Mondays — Insights on the Word from puritan Thomas Manton1206351_romans-1

What sort of basis does faith need to exist? Puritan Thomas Manton observed that God’s Word alone was a sufficient foundation for the exercise of our faith:

“It is the nature of faith to subscribe to [believe in] a revelation in the word, though reason give little assistance and aid. The word is enough to faith, though the thing seem unlikely to reason; it stands not upon appearance or probabilities. When we have a doctrine laid down in the word, we must not mind whether it be probable, otherwise we should never believe a creation, which is the making of all things out of nothing.”

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