Skip to comments.Abraham the Obedient [Devotional]
Posted on 03/26/2009 3:59:34 AM PDT by tenger
By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going. Hebrews 11:8
Abraham had no guarantees. Like many of us, he didn't know where he was going, when he'd get there, or what he would experience along the way (Genesis 12). It was certainly a faith journey, especially because he was 75 at the time, and many others also accompanied him (Genesis 12:5). It might have been easy for him to ignore the calling God had on him by making excuses. At 75 people tend to get set in their ways.
But Abraham (at the time Abram) was faithful. If God told him it would happen, it was the real deal. Not only had God told him to go to a different land, but God also told him he would be the father of many nations even before he even had one child.
God is leading some of you to do great things for God. He is prodding you to take some first steps. He knows your skills, your strengths, your weaknesses, and your passions. He will use you. God will reward your faithfulness to Him.
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