Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Heb 11:1, NKJV

The word “substance” in ancient Bible Greek is ὑπόστασις. This word means “hypostasis“. The  word was used in old Greek philosophy to mean, “things as they really are and not as they appear to be…

Faith, even though it is an abstract element just like love or joy, gives you a “substance” in your heart of God’s alternative reality. You can be sure that not all things are as they appear to be. Faith makes you trust God’s reality, capacities and solutions… Faith opens up the eyes of your heart to see things as they really are and not just as they appear to be…

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