Tag Archives: Abraham

Jehovah Jireh My Provider

“Abraham called the name of that place The Lord Will Provide, as it is said to this day, ‘In the mount of the Lord it will be provided.’’ (Genesis 22:14) ”The Lord will provide” Abraham said. In Hebrew this is … Continue reading

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“When The Lord Is Your God” (Genesis 28:10-22 sermon)

In our daily Bible reading this week we read one of my favorite passages from the Old Testament. I love it because it shows what happens in the life of a person when the Lord really becomes your God. We … Continue reading

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“Reckoned Righteous” (Genesis 15:6 sermon)

One of the great blessings of reading through the Bible together this year is that in the course of the year we will come across all of the greatest verses in the Bible at one point or another. Our verse … Continue reading

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Living In A Tent

“Now the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, while he was sitting at the tent door in the heat of the day.” (Genesis 18:1) So Abraham literally lived in a “tent.” When angel asked him in :9, … Continue reading

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“Three Things That Won’t Save You” (Matthew 3:9-10 message)

When we went with our church group to the Panthers game against the Redskins in Washington, D.C in December, one of the men told us the story of how he had bought some tickets to a game one time, but … Continue reading

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“The Discipline of Giving” (Genesis 28:20-22 sermon)

(Preached at First Baptist, Pauls Valley, OK, 10-19-14) Cheryl & I love to watch old movies, and one of our favorites is the 1948 classic: “Life With Father” with William Powell & Irene Dunne. There is actually a great lesson … Continue reading

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By Faith He Lived

Hebrews 11:9 says of Abraham: “by faith he LIVED as an alien in the land of promise.” It is one thing to step out initially in faith (as it says in :8 that Abraham did); it is another to LIVE … Continue reading

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