Posts with the tag “genesis”

Faith Over Frustration
by Ministry Support on December 19th, 2021
“Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had one him no children. But she had an Egyptian slave named Hagar; so she said to Abram, ‘The Lord has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my slave; perhaps I can build a family through her.’” - Genesis 16:1-2  In Genesis 16, we learn that Abram has struggled with the fact that what the Lord has promised him has yet to happen. It is challenging for Abram to wait...  Read More
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Don’t Swing At A Bad Pitch
by Ministry Support on December 18th, 2021
“Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, has borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian slave named Hagar; so she said to Abram, ‘The Lord has kept me from having children. Go, sleep with my slave; perhaps I can build a family through her.” - Genesis 16:1-2  If you are a sports fan, you might recall Michael Jordan’s short-lived stint in baseball. Jordan, the greatest basketball player of all time, decided in...  Read More
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I AM Your Promise Keeper
by Ministry Support on November 16th, 2021
“After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”- Genesis 15:1  When doubt or fear begin to set in, and you do not know what to do, remember whose you are. God told Abram, “You don’t have to be afraid because I’m going to be your shield, I’m your protection." To protect means to keep safe from harm or ...  Read More
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But God… You Promised
by Ministry Support on October 12th, 2021
“When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. And I will make my covenant between me and you, and will make you exceedingly numerous.”  Then Abram fell on his face; and God said to him, “As for me, this is my covenant with you: You shall be the ancestor of a multitude of nations.” - Genesis 17:1-4  There ar...  Read More
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A LOT To Lose
by Ministry Support on October 11th, 2021
“When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan. During the night Abram divided his men to attack them and he routed them, pursuing them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus. He recovered all the goods and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other peopl...  Read More
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So You’re Just Going To Give Up?
by Ministry Support on October 10th, 2021
“When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan. During the night Abram divided his men to attack them and he routed them, pursuing them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus. He recovered all the goods and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other peopl...  Read More
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Get It Back
by Ministry Support on October 9th, 2021
“When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he called out the 318 trained men born in his household and went in pursuit as far as Dan. During the night Abram divided his men to attack them and he routed them, pursuing them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus. He recovered all the goods and brought back his relative Lot and his possessions, together with the women and the other peopl...  Read More
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Building God's Brand, Pt. 2
by No Limits on September 7th, 2021
“So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” – Genesis 1:27 Today, we will continue our discussion of building a personal brand. Do people see Jesus when they see you? An old hymn by B. B. McKinney states: “Let others see Jesus in you. Let others see Jesus in you; Keep telling the story, Be faithful and true. Let others see Jesus in yo...  Read More
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Building God's Brand, Pt. 1
by No Limits on September 6th, 2021
“So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” – Genesis 1:27 In the age of social media, many people have profiles and are building a brand for themselves. Whether you monetize it or not, you are creating a public image and reputation for yourself. A personal brand can be defined simply as building one’s public perception based on the a...  Read More
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Build An Altar In Times Of Trouble
by No Limits on September 5th, 2021
“The Lord said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, “Look around from where you are, to the north and south, to the east and west. All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring forever. I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted. Go, walk through the length and breadth of the land, for I a...  Read More
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Better From A Distance
by No Limits on September 4th, 2021
“So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. The two men parted company.” – Genesis 13:11 I’ll never forget a trip I took to New York one time. I was in Times Square looking for a billboard that a friend of mine purchased. When I got there, I could not see the billboard. So I called my friend and said, “Hey I’m on 42nd street and Broadway and I don’t see you...  Read More
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Find The Win-Win
by No Limits on September 2nd, 2021
“So Abram said to Lot, ‘Let’s not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herders and mine, for we are close relatives. Is not the whole land before you? Let’s part company. If you go to the left, I’ll go to the right; if you go to the right, I’ll go to the left.’” – Genesis 13:8-9 In professional sports, there is a point a little past the midway mark of the season in which a trade...  Read More
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Addressing Your Concerns
by No Limits on September 1st, 2021
“So Abram said to Lot, ‘Let’s not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herders and mine, for we are close relatives. Is not the whole land before you? Let’s part company. If you go to the left, I’ll go to the right; if you go to the right, I’ll go to the left.’” – Genesis 13:8-9 Finish this saying for me, “Where there’s a will, there’s a ______.” I know you were probable going t...  Read More
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What You Conceal… Can’t Be Healed
by Ministry Support on August 20th, 2021
“They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, “Where are you?” He said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.” - Genesis 3:8-10  In G...  Read More
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