“Our covenant Lord is patient and gentle to us when we struggle in the faith. He is mindful of our weaknesses and limitations. With mercy and grace He responds to our cries for constant reaffirmation. He ensures that we are not overcome by doubts and frustrations. Through His covenant word, He delivers us from despair. Through His covenant word, He strengthens and enables us to persevere in the life of faith.” – Pastor Glem Melo
PATIENT AND GENTLE, GOD STRENGTHENS OUR FAITH
THROUGH HIS COVENANT WORD
A Sunday Message from Genesis 15:2-5
By Pastor Glem Melo
In Genesis 5:1 God promised Abram, “…your reward shall be very great.”
To that Abram responded with honest questions.
But Abram said, “O Lord GOD, what will you give me, for I continue childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?” And Abram said, “Behold, you have given me no offspring, and a member of my household will be my heir.” (verses 2-3)
Instead of rebuking him, the Lord responded back with redoubled promises.
And behold, the word of the LORD came to him: “This man shall not be your heir; your very own son shall be your heir.” And he brought him outside and said, “Look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able to number them.” Then he said to him, “So…
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