It is so easy to settle within our comfort zones and wait a while till it becomes the norm. The Lord wants us to press on towards the goal of His high calling. So let us be on our way.
One day Terah took his son Abram, his daughter-in-law Sarai (his son Abram’s wife), and his grandson Lot (his son Haran’s child) and moved away from Ur of the Chaldeans. He was headed for the land of Canaan, but they stopped at Haran and settled there. (Genesis 11:31)
Relate: The history of the three major religions all hinged on a compromise. Today, Abraham is considered a spiritual father to anyone who calls themselves Jewish, Christian, or Muslim. Abraham is revered for his willingness to pack up his bags and go to the land of Canaan even though he didn’t know where he would settle. For the Jew, he is the first and the greatest of the Patriarchs. For the Christian, he gets more recognition than any two other individuals in the hall of faith (Hebrews 11). For the Muslim, he is the father of…
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