The blessing of Abraham


Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. Genesis 12:1-3

God promised Abram (later named Abraham) that He would bless him and make his name great. This was a promise to Abraham and his seed. You may be thinking: “Good for Abraham, but what does that have to do with me?”It has everything to do with you! As a born again Christian, you are the seed of Abraham and therefore share in his inheritance.

That means that everything God promised Abraham belongs to you also.God’s desire is for your name to be great. He does this by putting His grace on it. To have your name graced means that your name carries favour with it and opens doors. Wherever you go, the favour of God prospers your way.

It means that people will go out of their way to do good to you and bless you. Whether it’s at school, work or home, you’ll witness the blessing of Abraham on your life. But there is a condition attached to this promise even to Abraham and the condition is this:

“I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.” (Genesis 17:1)

The implication is obvious. God expects us to live in such a way that His “face” (Person, Character, Presence) is always “before” us so that our “walk” (lifestyle, behavior) is “perfect” (complete, whole, healthy), with nothing inhibiting the relationship  with Him

Prayer for Today: Through the Blood of Jesus Christ, I have entered into the blessings of Abraham in whom God bless with all things. Galatians 3:16

29 thoughts on “The blessing of Abraham”

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