He gives grace to form the character; gifts to fit for usefulness; wisdom to choose the course; strength to do His will; supplies to complete the design; faith to trust His word; patience to persevere and wait His time; and success to crown our efforts. The result of His thus blessing us is, we are a blessing to others; to sinners and to saints.
We are a blessing by the spirit we breathe, if it is meek, gentle, and lovely; by the example we set, if it is an imitation of Jesus; by our...
Bible Verses: Genesis 12:2
When God first called Abraham to be the head of His chosen earthly people, He promised to bless the friends of that nation and to curse its enemies. In the intervening centuries the Jewish people have suffered untold hostility and discrimination, but the curse of God has never been lifted on anti-Semitism.
Haman plotted the destruction of the Jewish people in Persia. He inveigled the king into signing an unalterable decree. For a while everything seemed to be moving in his favor. But...
Bible Verses: Genesis 12:3Psalms 122:6
The purpose of the Bible is not to give the history of the human race - but to tell the story of redemption. In a sense, this begins with Abraham. No doubt there always were good men in the world, although the number of them at times may have been very small. The Flood left only one...
Bible Verses: Genesis 12:1-10Joshua 24:2Genesis 12:1Genesis 12:6
Get out of your country… to a land that I will show you. I will bless you. (Genesis 12:1,2)
The call of God contains both grace and truth.
Truth is the separating instrument. "Get thee out." Grace is the promise. "I
will bless and make a blessing." Man often grasps at the grace, the "I will
bless" of God, and fails to comply with the demand thereof - "Get thee out." Now...
Bible Verses: Genesis 12:1Genesis 12:2
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