Thursday, 12 May 2016

In a land of shifting shadows

Gen 15:5 He took him outside and said, “Look up at the heavens and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”

There was no telescope required for Abram to grasp the purposes & blessings of God as he pondered his childless estate. The naked eye, hearing ear & believing heart was sufficient. The childless & ageing Abram was going to be a father as he walked by faith in the post flood land. We tend to think being young is where it’s at or how much money we accumulate as people seek the shifting shadows, but God is far more considerate than that.

Our God displays His diversity in so many ways across the ages, His wisdom and power to keep us on the path of truth and his grace that we may truly know freedom. In antiquity or the modern techno gizmo gospel era God’s plan remains the same.


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