Calvary Church
A Religion or an Adventure?
January 30, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Genesis 25:

A Religion or an Adventure?

January 30, 2022 / Genesis 25:

Abraham is the father of all who believe – Romans 4:16 (NLT)

(vv.1-4) Keturah: Fragrance (NBD) Incense (EBD)


Abraham dies at Sarah has been gone for years

Abraham has been married to Keturah for over years

Isaac is Abraham’s grandsons Jacob and Esau are

Noah’s son Shem is years old and doesn’t die for years

Abraham followed the Lord for years

Abram went forth as the LORD had spoken to him…Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran. – Genesis 12:4-5

Abram: high father; father of height (Strong’s)

Three Lessons that Change Religion into an Adventure:

Be willing to into the unknown (Chapter 12)

The LORD had said to Abram, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you. I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you. – Genesis 12:1-2 (NIV)

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. – Proverbs 3:5-6 (NASU)

Decide to trust God’s in difficulty (Chapter 12)

Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine was severe. – Genesis 12:10 (NIV)

…we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal. – 2 Corinthians 4:18 (NASU)

Learn to speak the not the

(Jesus)…the One who sent me is true; so I say in the world only what I have heard from him. – John 8:26 (CJB)

(Jesus)”Be it done to you according to your faith. – Matthew 9:29 (NASB)

…faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word (rhema) of God (Christos) – Romans 10:17 (NKJV)

(God) I will make you a great nation, – Genesis 12:2 (NASU)

Abram said, “O Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless – Genesis 15:2 (NIV)

(Sarai) said to Abram, “The Lord has kept me from having children. – Genesis 16:2 (NIV)

Abram had the promise for years with no manifestation.

(God) your name shall be Abraham; For I have made you the father of a multitude of nations. – Genesis 17:5 (NASU)

Abraham: “father of a multitude” (Strong’s)

God changed his name so he would

Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him. – Genesis 21:5 (NIV)

When Abraham began speaking the promise the

began to manifest in less than

Abraham God in for the answer

Without becoming weak in faith he (Abraham) contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb; yet, with respect to the promise of God, he did not waver in unbelief but grew strong in faith, giving glory (Doxa) to God, and being fully assured that what God had promised, He was able also to perform. – Romans 4:16-25 (NIV)

He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we may boldly say: “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” – Hebrews 13:5-6 (NKJV)

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them… And I have more faith in God’s protection than the Devil’s ability – Psalms 34:7 (NASU)

The Lord shall increase you more and more, you and your children. Ye are blessed of the Lord which made heaven and earth. – Psalms 115:14-15 (KJV)


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