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If You Linger, You Die!

I was reading my Bible today, and the story of Lot in Sodom struck me hard all over again. If you aren’t familiar with the entire story, I’d encourage you to read Genesis 18-19 and get the idea of what is going on. 1,311 more words

Believe God

Romans 4:20-21, No unbelief made waver concerning the promise of God, but heh grew strong in faith as he gave glory to God, fully convinced that God was able to do what He had promised. 319 more words

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'The four seeds of Abraham: natural, national, Christ and "in Christ"' by David Schrock

“And brought him outside and said, “Look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able to number them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” And he believed the LORD, and he counted it to him as righteousness.” 380 more words

The Stars Illustrating God’s Promise to Abraham

Genesis 15:4–5

4 And behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir.” 5 Then He brought him outside and said, “Look now toward heaven, and count the stars if you are able to number them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.” 483 more words

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The Four Seeds of Abraham: Natural, National, Christ, and "In Christ"

Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring.
It does not say, “And to offsprings,” referring to many, but referring to one, … 1,576 more words

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Daily Devotional - Genesis 18:16-33

In this passage that concludes the eighteenth chapter of the Book of Genesis, and brings us ever closer to the halfway point of this book of Scripture, though we are not there quite yet, I find my focus is being drawn not so much to the way Abraham continues to draw God down to a smaller and smaller number of people that would be sufficient to spare Sodom. 462 more words

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Daily Devotional - Genesis 18:1-15

As I read through this passage of Scripture this afternoon there are a few things that jump out at me. First, there is the way that Sarah laughs when it is revealed to her that, in a year’s time, she will have a son of her own. 681 more words

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