Tag - Abram

Me FIRST

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 13:11 So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. The two men parted company. O-bservation: Abram had been gracious enough to take his nephew Lot with him to the new land God had promised him. God blessed and prospered Abram, and that blessing spread to Lot. Each of them developed large herds of sheep and employees to watch over them. But in time, Lot’s men began to quarrel with the men of Abram. Abram finally told his nephew they would have to split their...

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It Sounded Good At The Time

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 16:2 So she said to Abram, “The Lord has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my slave; perhaps I can build a family through her.” O-bservation: In the previous chapter, God and Abram had a discussion, and Abram reminded God that although God had promised to build him into a mighty nation, he still didn’t have a son. Undoubtedly, Abram had shared his conversation with the Lord with his wife, Sarai. Now we read that Sarai had an answer to their dilemma. She told Abram to sleep with her servant girl,...

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Believe The Lord Today

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 15:6 Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness. O-bservation: Abram received a promise from the Lord that he would be made a great nation, but he had no children. When he asked the Lord about it, God told him that he indeed would have children. At that point Abram BELIEVED the Lord and immediately God labeled him a righteous man. A-pplication: Nothing matters more to the heart of God than You and me BELIEVING in Him. Our faith is more important than anything we think we may have accomplished for...

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FAITH=RIGHTEOUSNESS

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 15:6 Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness. O-bservation: Abram had no son, but he had a promise from God that his offspring would match the number of stars in the sky. When he believed that promise, God said Abram was a righteous man. "FAITH=RIGHTEOUSNESS." A-pplication: This passage in Genesis is repeated throughout the Bible. Psalms, Romans, Galatians, Hebrews, and James all reference this passage. Why? When a man or woman decides to have FAITH in God, immediately God imputes RIGHTEOUSNESS to them. Yes this is only the beginning of...

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Obedience Changes Everything

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 12:4a So Abram went, as the Lord had told him. O-bservation: Earlier in this chapter, the Lord told Abram to leave his country, leave his fellow countrymen, leave his father's family, and go to a new land that would be revealed to him. The Lord promised Abram that if he did this, The Almighty would make him into a mighty nation, give him a great name, and make him a blessing. Nothing else was said except ... Abram did exactly what the Lord challenged him to do. A-pplication: History for most of us who will...

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