“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”
The men and women whose names are listed in Hebrews 11 were sure of the promises of God. They were sure that God is good, and they were confident that He would be true to His character. The word “assurance” is like having a “title deed.”
By faith, we have the title deed that is signed, sealed and delivered, that the promises of God will be fulfilled. What are some of these? The promise of Heaven, the promise of a new earth, the promise of a new life. We can just “book it” that God will keep His word. We have the title deed, and that comes to us by faith.