We all want to make a difference and leave a legacy that lasts. When God calls Abraham in Genesis, Abraham responds with trusting faith. God blesses Abraham so that he will be a blessing. God calls him into His mission of redemption and restoration. God promises him...read >>
The page has turned, another chapter in the life of the father of faith. My how quickly things can change!
Sarai is tired of waiting, but who can blame her? It's been a long time since God's promise, and still no child. She, like we, took matters into her own hands...read >>
What is your hope to stand before the all-knowing, all-righteous, all-powerful God? That's heavy!
Abram stands before Him in today's passage... but rather than running from God because of his doubts & concerns, Abe runs to God, confessing them and requesting help....read >>
This one's gonna take two.
Today we'll cover this far-out meeting with Melchy and its impact on Abram. Next week, Lord-willing, we'll cover the character of Melchizedek in greater detail.
For now, we focus on fellowship and the impact God intends it to have on the...read >>
Having run out of time in the previous sermon, this week we will pick up with the last three verses of Abram's first rescue of his knuckle-head nephew.
Today's three points of application are timely for our nation & its people. May the Lord work His Word & the One...read >>
God is transforming Abram the man into Abraham the father of faith & Nations!
There's turmoil in Sodom and that includes Abram's beloved knuckle-head nephew, Lot.
So what is an uncle to do? Perhaps simply allow him to lie in the bed he made himself?
Well, we...read >>
When you work hard for something, it's hard to entrust it to the hands of another. But what when it's a gift? One you didn't deserve, you can't possibly preserve, but will never run out of?
Having learned his lesson in Egypt, we've a different Abram on the scene...read >>
All our pre-Christ lives are spent learning how to live by flesh, not by faith. But then Light breaks into our darkness: death must be unlearned, and Life must be learned!
So, in the process, what happens when flesh meets impossibility, worry and fear? Naturally,...read >>
This genealogy is different. Chapter 10's is a segmented-genealogy: to tell of all the different families were connected (or not). Chapter 5's is a linear-genealogy, like the one in this passage. But there is still one emphatic difference between those two. Genesis...read >>