Abraham suffered a famine in South Canaan and left for Egypt to survive, he could have complained, however he trusted God and just went on. In addition, in Egypt, they took his wife away from him and then chased him away into the desert. Abraham experienced negative circumstances, but he was confident in his God, and God made him extremely rich and he got his wife back untouched. Moreover, Abraham’s faith in God grew even stronger.
All he had came from God
Now Abraham and Lot came to the Mountain between Ai and Bethel and pitched their tents there and Abraham called on the name of his God, YHWH, in Hebrew written with four consonants, however, Moses says nothing about Lot doing the same. Abraham knew that God looked after him and that all he had obtained came from Him.
God didn’t do it
Many people of today only calls to God when things go wrong, however when things go good they think they did it, a very common remark of today is; “I am so proud of myself, of what I have managed”. Nevertheless, when things are bad they blame God, “How could God do this terrible thing” God didn’t do it, every day you are living by the world’s ideas run by the devil and his future for you is steeling, killing and destroying.
Call on Jesus
Wake up, look to Abraham and call on Jesus your only savour and provider.
- Can God make people rich?
- Lot chose what he saw, what did Abraham choose?
- Do you blame God?
- Who rules this world?