Posts from July 2013

Posts from July 2013

The Greatest Trial of All – Part 2

We will be tested by god (Jeremiah 17:10) And Abraham was not the exception.  Now, what does it mean to be tested by God?  F.B. Meyer once said; “Satan tempts us that he may bring out the evil that is in our hearts; God tests us that He may bring out all the good.”  Tests are unwarned (Genesis 22:2).  What was God really testing?  God tested Abraham’s love.  Love is not…

The Greatest Trial of All – Part 1

We test things to see how good they are.  We test cars, food, clothes, shoes, etc. Today we must know that WE WILL BE TESTED BY GOD (Jeremiah 17:10).  From the get go the Bible tells us that “God tested Abraham”.  What does this mean?  What does it mean to be tested by God?  Doesn’t God know our hearts and whether we are faithful and trustworthy?  F.B. Meyer brings some…

Building Altars – Part 3

To build some landmarks in our life that will lead us to a place of spiritual maturity and confidence, we have followed Abraham in Genesis as he built altars to worship God (Genesis 12:7, 8; 13:18).  An altar represents true worship and involves: SURRENDER, SACRIFICE and SERVICE.  We spoke about building an ALTAR OF SURRENDER.  This is the place in our lives where we…