Fortifying Your Foundation… Aligning with the Almighty (3)

Genesis 13, 14 and 17                                                                                Pastor Todd Harker

February 9, 2020

Scripture Emphasis:

Gen 17:1 “When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless.”

 

Of all the names, El Shaddai could be the most complete name.  It speaks of nourishment and power.  It is a winning combination that Abraham had to come to grips with in his own life and a combination we need to do so in ours.

  1. The names of God are not given in a VACUUM; they are revealed in REAL-LIFE

 

  1. The name, El Shaddai, appears when all HOPE was gone
  2. This name is for those who STRUGGLE following God’s call – Gen. 11:27-32
  • At best, Abraham DETOURED when he should have followed
  1. This name is for those who MESS up challenges in life – Gen. 12:12-20
  • At best, Abraham DOUBTED when he should have trusted
  1. This name is for those who choose __________ in conflict – Gen. 13
  • At best, Abraham settled for _______ when he could have had “best”
  1. This name is for those who _________ difficult odds – Gen. 14
  • At best, Abraham ______________ when he could have retreated
  1. This name is for those who __________ to live by faith – Gen. 15:1-6
  • At best, Abraham _______________ the word of God when he could have rejected
  1. This name is for those who grow _____________ with God – Gen. 16
  • At best, Abraham ______________ when he should have waited
  1. This name is for those who _________ in a fallen world – Gen. 20
  • At best, Abraham ______________ when he should have remained calm
  • At best, Abraham ______________ when he could have retreated

 

  1. This name is for those who __________ to live by faith – Gen. 15:1-6
  • At best, Abraham _______________ the word of God when he could have rejected
  1. This name is for those who grow _____________ with God – Gen. 16
  • At best, Abraham ______________ when he should have waited
  1. This name is for those who _________ in a fallen world – Gen. 20
  • At best, Abraham ______________ when he should have remained calm