What About Those Blessings


“What about those blessings, Abram?” Hopefully, as he and Sarai are stuffing their travel bags to accommodate their Pharaoh-purchased one way ticket out of Egypt (Genesis 12:20), these blessings were exactly what consumed his heart and mind. In any event, God will remind him again… and again.

And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “In you shall all the nations be blessed.” Galatians 3:8

Look at the promise that Paul reiterates in his letter to the believers in Galatia. He declares to his readers that the gospel was presented to Abraham with the words, “In you shall all the nations be blessed.”

By the time these words were written by Paul, it seems Israel had much forgotten them. How do you forget a promise like that? The Apostle doesn’t leave us wondering. He insists they misread the meaning…

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Seeking the rest that is only promised and found in Christ Jesus, along with my treasured wife of more than twenty-five years, we seek to grow in our relationship with our Heavenly Father, walk with the Holy Spirit as He moves our hearts, loving others always as Jesus loves us, and carry the news of His glory, the wonderful gospel, that gives light and life where there once was only darkness.
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1 Response to What About Those Blessings

  1. granbee says:

    ALL true blessings come from The Father, never mind the vehicle that delivers them.

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