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Words Faith Promises
October 10, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Genesis 15:1-6

Words Faith Promises

October 10, 2021 / Genesis 15:1-6

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

For we all stumble in many ways; if someone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature man who can bridle his whole body. If we put a bit into a horse’s mouth to make it obey us, we control its whole body as well. And think of a ship — although it is huge and is driven by strong winds, yet the pilot can steer it wherever he wants with just a small rudder. – James 3:2-4 (CJB)

Genesis 12:1-4 Abram: from OT:48; high father

OT:48; Abiyram: father of height, i.e., lofty (Strong’s)

I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth – Genesis 13:16 (NASB95)

Genesis 15:1-5

Abram spoke the not the

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











Not speaking the cost Israel

It would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!” – Exodus 14:12 (NIV)

“Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the desert? There is no bread! There is no water! And we detest this miserable food!” – Numbers 21:5 (NIV)

(40 years later to Joshua) Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate (hagah) on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful…” – Joshua 1:8 (NIV)

Hagah: meditate, mutter, roar, speak, talk, utter (Strong’s)











Being right with God doesn’t activate God’s Promises (v.6)

And he hath believed (Aman) in Jehovah (ba-Yahweh), and He reckoneth it to him — righteousness. – Genesis 15:6 (YLT, NASU, NKJV, CJV, KJV, ASV, BBE, NWB, WEB)

So then, does He who provides you with the Spirit and works miracles among you, do it by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith ? – Galatians 3:5 (NASU)

Genesis 17:1-5 Abram is

Abram had the promise for 24 years with

God changed his name so he would speak

Abraham began calling himself

Abraham: “father of a multitude” from OT:1

Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application (Strong’s)

…faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word (rhema) of God (Christos).

– Romans 10:17 (NKJV)

When Abraham began speaking the promise the began to manifest in

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

As Abraham spoke the promise his

Abraham God in advance for the

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 (NASU)











You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. – Psalms 23:5 (NIV)

They spoke against God, saying, “Can God spread a table in the desert? – Psalms 78:19 (NIV)

No evil will befall you, Nor will any plague come near your tent. – Psalms 91:10 (NASU)

…who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, – Psalms 103:3 (NIV)











 

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