Introduction: The Lord had aforementioned to Abram, “Go . . . to the land, I’ll show you.” Genesis 12:1. This is the first chapter in the bible. Abraham is the prophet of God. he trusted the Lord.
Description: The Lord told Abraham to leave his country, his people and his father’s household and go to the land that the Lord showed him. Then the Lord promised him by saying I make you a great nation and bless them and make your name great. I will bless the one who blesses you and curse the one who curses you. All the families will be blessed because of you.
God wants to separate him from his people so that he can bless him abundantly. If God blesses, it is the most important thing in our lives. God knows that Abraham will struggle if he calls him, and this struggle may produce faith in him, so he departed him from his family. Abraham didn’t reject the word of God; he respected him and done what God says to him.
In Genesis chapter 12, verse 5 says that he took his wife and lot and the souls he had gathered. In this verse, it clearly says that he is the souls’ winner. Genesis chapter 18:18 the Lord says that Abraham will surely be blessed, and he will become a great nation because of his teachings to his family and the household to walk in the ways of the Lord.
In Genesis chapter 22:2 God said to Abraham to take his only son, whom he loves, and sacrifice him as a burnt offering to him at the mountain. In this circumstance, Abraham trusted God without any hesitation he took his son to give sacrifice to God, but God stopped him. In this situation, God examining Abraham’s faith. So when God examines us, we need to have the patience to bring glorious things out of that.
In Galatians chapter 3:6-8 says that Abraham believed in God, and he became righteous, God said through the faith of Abraham gentiles will be blessed. In the above chapter verses, 26-29 says that we are the children of christ if we have faith in him. When we are children of Christ, then we are heirs of Abraham and the promise given to him will also include to us. So let us pray to fulfill Abraham’s promise in our lives.
In Romans chapter 4:2-3, Abraham was justified by his works; he believed in him and became a righteous man. Verse 13- through the righteousness of Abraham, he became the heir of the world, he is the father of all who believed in Christ. He is not weak in his faith, and he didn’t consider his body dead because at the age of 100 years he had a son through his wife Sarah who is 90years old.he was strong in faith, always giving glory to God. So, for this reason, righteousness was imputed to him.
Conclusion: Christian Music Portal come up with online daily bible verse with the most inspiring Bible verse of the day that will make us grow more spiritually in God. Sometimes God makes us separate from anyone to bless us as he blessed Abraham by separating him from his family. We need to have faith like Abraham. We need to sacrifice anything for god.we should never stagger at the promise of God through unbelief. God always keeps his promises no matter what the situation is, we can trust God in every trouble because his promise has not only kept, but it is fulfilled.
Let us all pray to fulfill Abraham’s blessing in our lives and also the faith he had in the Lord. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, we pray Amen.