Have you ever felt like you live a blessed life, but some blessings just seem to be out of reach for you? This is the lie that the enemy of our souls wants us to believe. He wants us to become discouraged, hopeless, and to concede. I want to encourage you today to fight against those emotions and to hold onto the promises that God has for you!
As I read from my book this morning, the Lord encouraged me and I hope you will be encouraged as well. At the end of each of my chapters I have what I call "Trail Blazing" questions. I've included them today (even though they pertain to the whole chapter of which this is just an excerpt) to help you rethink how you've been walking out your path in life and to continue in your relationship with Jesus.
Finally in Galatians chapter 3 verse 14, sums up our relationship to Abraham. “He (Jesus) redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit.” Meaning that when we get into relationship with Jesus Christ, we are now recipients of the very same blessings given to Abraham; his blessing of faith in the Lord. Then in Galatians chapter 4, the bible goes on to say that the promises of Abraham came through his seed, resulting in Jesus. When we enter into faith with Jesus, then we all become sons of God and heirs. As a child of God we can receive the inheritance of all that heaven holds.
No matter where your generational path has been in the past, it can start anew with a relationship with Jesus.
Genesis chapter 24, “Now Abraham was now old and well advanced in years, and the Lord had blessed him in EVERY WAY."
Something about Abraham’s character through the mountaintops and the valleys has brought this statement about his life. Notice that he was blessed in every way? That’s pretty amazing! I want that statement to be said about me and I’m sure you do too. What are we doing on our path to receive such an honor? Remember his faith? Remember his relationship with God? I think that’s where we will discover the clues to set us on our way.
Are you living on the mountaintop, in a place of surrender and worship? Is there somet