By Charles R. Swindoll
When we rewind background again to Abraham's period, we come upon those that concocted fake superstitions to provide an explanation for the unexplainable. robust kings claimed to be gods, development significant pyramids to accomplish immortality. Out of this mass of misunderstandings, one guy emerged. the fellow we all know this present day as Abraham not just claimed that one precise author existed but additionally staked his complete existence in this trust. Why, millions of years later, are we nonetheless discussing the religion of this barren region nomad? one in every of America's most well liked Bible lecturers, Pastor Chuck Swindoll, solutions that query and plenty of extra during this compelling and insightful biography that might motivate your individual religion.
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You’re hoping to find a way to obey without having to face hardship and sacrifice. You don’t like risk, and you’re hoping that God will change His mind if you delay making the decision long enough. You’re hoping that by talking and waiting, you’ll feel good about the decision before having to commit. You haven’t yet accepted that there’s no such thing as a decision without at least some negative consequences. If you know what God wants you to do, obedience isn’t complicated. It may be difficult, but it’s not complicated.
I will bless you and make you famous” (verse 2). “I will bless those who bless you and curse those who treat you with contempt” (verse 3). “All the families on earth will be blessed through you” (verse 3). Note also that the covenant includes three major areas of blessing: a national blessing a personal blessing an international blessing God promised a national unconditional blessing. Abram’s descendants would be numerous enough to form a large nation. Let us not overlook the fact that God made this pledge to a man in his midseventies!
Abraham : one nomad’s amazing journey of faith / Charles R. Swindoll. pages cm Includes bibliographical references. Abraham (Biblical patriarch) I. Title. 11092—dc23 2014014348 ISBN 978-1-4964-0106-9 (International Trade Paper Edition) ISBN 978-1-4964-0043-7 (ePub); ISBN 978-1-4143-8473-3 (Kindle); ISBN 978-1-4964-0044-4 (Apple) Build: 2014-11-20 15:50:33 One of the greatest joys and fulfillments of my life is serving as the senior pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, which I founded back in October 1998.
Abraham. One Nomad's Amazing Journey of Faith by Charles R. Swindoll