Seeing Through Blind Faith
By Brock Anderson
“Leap of faith.”
“Just have faith.”
We’ve all heard expressions like these, but do they align with how the Bible talks about faith? Let’s take a closer look.
Most of these modern expressions, and especially “blind faith,” stem from 2 Corinthians 5:7. In that verse, Paul tells the Corinthians, “Therefore, we walk by faith, not by sight”. That seems pretty straightforward, right? We are supposed to walk by what we feel through faith, and not by what we’re able to see in front of us. Well, not so fast.
I think the Bible issues three clear challenges to this understanding of faith. We’ll take a look at each one…