Does God expect us to have blind faith?
Question: “Does God expect us to have blind faith?”
Answer: The phrase “blind faith” means different things to different people, and, sadly, many people use it as a negative, disparaging term to describe anyone who believes in God. A dictionary definition of blind faith is “belief without true understanding, perception, or discrimination.” But is this the kind of faith God desires us to have? More to the point, is the kind of faith God gives us a blind faith (Ephesians 2:8-9)? Is our faith really to be blind, without true understanding?
To answer this, we will start by looking at one of the greatest examples of faith found in the Old Testament…