Tag - Abraham

Take Your Only Son And Sacrifice Him!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 22:2 Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” O-bservation: Abraham was an old man when God asked him to “Take Your Only Son And Sacrifice Him.” Abraham had an older son named Ishmael by his wife Sarah’s handmaiden, Hagar. Ishmael was blessed, but God did not recognize Ishmael as the promised son God would give Abraham. The promised one was Isaac, and now God was asking Abraham to...

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Only Through Faith

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Romans 4:13 It was not through the law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith. O-bservation: When God promised Abraham that he would become the heir of the world, Abraham didn’t accomplish it through work ethic or law-abiding. No! It was “Only Through Faith.” When Abraham believed for a promised son, he moved forward by faith, and God blessed him with a son at one hundred years of age! A-pplication: Now don’t get me wrong, it will require work...

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Faith Brings The Blessing

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Galatians 3:9 So those who rely on faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith. O-bservation: In this passage of scripture, St. Paul told the church at Galatia not to rely on the law to experience peace with God. He said Abraham, the Old Testament Jewish patriarch, had originally stepped out in faith to seek the new land God promised to give him. He did not know where he was going but depended solely on God’s word. Thus he was called “The Man Of Faith.” Paul promised that if they would rely...

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The First Tenth Belongs To God

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 14:20 “And praise be to God Most High, who delivered your enemies into your hand.” Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything. O-bservation: These are the words of Melchizedek, the high priest of what was to be known in history as Jerusalem. Abram and his men had put down an attack directed at the man of God, who was the spiritual leader of Jerusalem. When the victory was accomplished, Melchizedek came out and blessed Abram and praised the God he served. When he finished, this passage tells us that Abram gave the...

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He Blessed Who God Blessed

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 25:5 Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac. O-bservation: The scripture says that before Abraham died, he left everything he had to his son Isaac. Now we know that he blessed his other sons as well (vs. 6), but his total inheritance went to the son God had chosen to bless, and that was the only son, the miracle son whose mother was Sarah. His name was Isaac. A-pplication: Throughout my life, I’ve watched people make big mistakes and then do everything they possibly could to try and make the mistake work throughout the course...

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