Brothers and sisters: Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. Because of it the ancients were well attested.
Faith is believing that God exists when we cannot see or feel him. It is trusting that what we have is given by him for us to live an honest and holy life.
Have we ever hoped for something special from our hearts and received it. When we pray for help, or for someone else because they need it we trust in the realization that it has been answered. We have faith in God in those moments because we don't see him, yet we believe from all the testimony that has been given from the ancient ones about God. That's a long history of believing if you ask me, even though there is a small handful in the world that would put an end to this history.
It's a shame that evil continues in the way of sacrificing life, because God is love and he has gone on to give this to us so we will no longer sacrifice life as the ancient ones did. That is why he gave us back his Son after we put him to death. To show us that life is precious to him.