15 January: Inheriting the Global Blessing
Today’s chapter bridges the Creator God’s Epic Play from Abraham to the third generation – showing His Global Promise passed down the line…
READ GENESIS 25 Make notes, if you’d like, of what stands out for you. Feel free to use the “Leave a Comment” box below to also write some of your thoughts.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
As I look at the British Royal family today, I often wonder how different things would be today had the Queen’s Uncle not abdicated.
Likewise, if the Creator is indeed sovereign and in firm control of everything (as He is shown to be throughout His story: history), then I can’t sit here picking what bits I want to read, or agree with, in His Epic Play. With so many question marks that are out there today over people’s claims to Abraham, whatever happens from here, I have to make a decision. I need to decide that, for whatever reasons that He alone knows, the Creator God used His own authority to choose Abraham.
After Abraham’s death, the Lord appeared in person to Isaac to confirm on oath the inheritance of His global blessing.[a] This chapter today, is the birthplace of an epic saga with international consequences, and it’s being played out on the global stage even today.
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But what about your thoughts – can you tell me what today’s “breadcrumb” is? Leave a note in the “Comments” box below to tell me what you think of today’s chapter.
Wanting to also speak directly with the Creator God? The rest of this webpage uses Jesus’ own prayer to help…
THE LORD’S PRAYER:
1. Praise: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your Name. Your Kingdom come! Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven …”
There is no one holy like the Lord. Indeed, there’s no one besides You, Lord God Almighty, nor is there any rock like our God. [1 Samuel 2:2]
2. Ask: “…Give us today our daily bread…”
The World: Use the link to pray for Africa[b]
Your Country: Gospel Literature ministry
Yourself: Greater Discipline
Your concerns for today
Father, help me to remember that the end of all things is near so that I’m sound in judgment and sober in spirit for the purpose of prayer. [1 Peter 4:7]
3. Admit: “…Forgive us our sin as we forgive those who sin against us…”
Please listen, Lord, to the supplications of Your servant and of Your people. Hear from Your dwelling place, from heaven. Please hear and forgive. [2 Chronicles 6:21]
4. Protect: “…Lead us not into temptation but delivers us from evil.”
Rescue me, O Lord, from those who are evil. Preserve me from the violence of those who devise wickedness in their hearts and continually stir up wars. [Psalm 140:1-2]
“For Yours Lord is the Kingdom, the Power and the Glory now and forever. Amen!”
THIS WEEK’S MEMORY VERSE: Topic = The Creator God’s Salvation Plan
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” [John 3:16]
[a] Genesis 26:2-5