Living the life of faith begins with practice that leads to experience and inevitably a few scrapes and bruises in the process
As Abram’s relationship with God developed over time, Abram learned to trust God even in the most seemingly impossible situations.
Today, as we remember the brave men and women who paid the ultimate price to protect freedom, it is only fitting we intensify our resolve to defend the Judeo-Christian foundations upon which liberty and freedom rest.
Praise the Lord . . . all peoples . . . praise the name of the Lord, for His name alone is exalted; His glory is above the earth and heaven. Praise the Lord!”
Then Joshua set up twelve stones in the midst of the Jordan, in the place where the feet of the priests who bore the Ark of the Covenant stood; and they are there to this day.
In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.
When the sun went down and it was dark, behold, there appeared a smoking oven and a burning torch that passed between those pieces. On the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram . . .
Of the 3,000 some people named in the Bible, only one man is associated with the enviable title, friend of God. That man’s story began over four millennia ago.
While God had promised Abram an abundant progeny, he and Sarah were still childless following his encounter with Melchizedek. Abram offered a solution. According to the custom of the day, he proposed making a servant born in his household the heir of his estate.
“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.” And he (Abram) believed in the Lord, and He accounted it to him for righteousness.