From Pastor Perry

06/17/2018 Hebrews 11:17-19

Hebrews 11:17–19 (ESV)

By Faith

17 By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son, 18 of whom it was said, “Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.” 19 He considered that God was able even to raise him from the dead, from which, figuratively speaking, he did receive him back.

 

The New Testament sheds light on Abraham taking his son to sacrifice him on the mountain.  I mean… what kind of father would do that to his own son?  Today’s reading tells us that Abraham knew that his promises extended through his son Isaac, so he figured that God would have to raise him from the dead… a resurrection.  God stopped him and offered him a substitute through a ram.  God offered us a substitute through His son Jesus Christ on the cross.  Abraham is considered the father of faith… and he sure is!

 

I pray: O Lord, Abraham’s faith was tremendous.  I know he had moments of lapses like when he told Pharaoh that Sarah was his sister.  She was a half-sister… but a half-truth is still a half lie.  Yet it is through this same man that came back strong in faith.  I repent of my sins and want to do better.  Amen.

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HI this is I Frederick Demond Wilson. I hereby am solemnly here to forebare witnessing of His witness, our Creator.

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Pastor: on my e mails, a note said that you were trying to contact me. Now,
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Look at the Words say they "fell away". The had it, but lost it. Just like the Bible says your name can be blotted out of the Book of Life.

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