Have faith in God. Act and see it come to pass. Amen.
Today’s reading: Genesis 12-15.
Abram believed the LORD, and he credited it to him as righteousness. Genesis 15:6
Abram, later called Abraham, was far from perfect, yet God continued to bless him throughout the ups and downs of his life. Once again God’s grace shines through, and this should encourage all of us who struggle with doubt and disobedience. Most of all in Abram’s life I am encouraged to see that it is not what he does, but in whom he believes, that determines his right standing with God.
Abram’s faith didn’t exist in a vacuum; it led to action. God called him out of his homeland and told him to go to a country he did not know. Abram went. Though surrounded by pagans, he publicly worshipped Jehovah. He dealt selflessly with his nephew Lot by allowing Lot to choose the better portion of land. Abram did not dwell…
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