Fortifying Your Foundation… Aligning with the Almighty (4)

Genesis 14 and 15                                                               Pastor Todd Harker

February 23, 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.”

 

The walk of faith is as unique as the individual.  It is often full of ups and downs as the person learns to trust the Lord more and more.  As we continue to study Abraham’s life, he teaches us that principle.

  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 PEACE in conflict – Gen. 13
  • At best, Abraham settled for LESS 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