As the mother of four daughters, it is hard for me to think about killing one of them in obedience to God's calling. More importantly, though, was the faith he exhibited for his son. Instead of feeling fear and trepidation at what was to come, then, Isaac only felt peace as his father's faith rubbed off on him.

The heart of God is always leading us to a place of promise, to a place of abundance, and to a place of fulfilment. Do we truly embrace the power that is found within to transform hearts, to guide His sheep, to reveal more of Himself and His ways? Don’t you see how faithfully I serve you?

Maybe it is a job in a far-away place that will mean separation from extended family. He is the Rock, His work is perfect; For all His ways are justice, A God of truth and without injustice; Righteous and upright is He (Deuteronomy 32:4 NKJV).

Or, God might bless others through my willingness to share about a stronghold of sin that troubled me for a time. (Genesis 22:5)  Isaac knew he would return home with his father.

Good and upright is the Lord; Therefore He teaches sinners in the way (Psalm 25:8 NKJV). Job 13:15 Though He slay me, I will trust in Him. By mid-November, I think it is 100% socially acceptable to get into the holiday spirit: listen to those classic and pop Christmas playlists, bust out the snowman socks, hang the lights, and yes, put up the tree. When I speak the vision my faith gives me, all those around me can share in God's mighty acts and will then give Him glory. Trust his heart. Romans 3:23. Just because we don’t see anything, doesn’t mean that inwardly you aren’t changing. Knowing that God is faithful, he chose to believe that he could trust the Lord to bring about His assurance that Abraham would be the father of many nations and that a great blessing would come through his child, Isaac. Caleb and Joshua knew that God would deliver on His promise to guide His people into the promised land. and basically said “challenge accepted!” You see God believes in us more than we believe in ourselves. The mobile game is simple, fun, and easy to play with friends, even from a pandemic-safe distance.

At the end of the trial period God restored Job with a double portion of what he started with.

is why the law was later given.

God’s end result for you never changed. Because of the knowledge of the law, sin consciousness came and sin was I, too, can become a woman like unto Abraham. The place in the wilderness that seems unchanging is the place where God is working all things collectively for your good. When my child is behaving as if he doesn't know Jesus, straying far away,  I can treat him as lovingly as my Father cherishes me despite my waywardness. I hope you can see The ways of operation, was different in each period. by this paper that God is always true to His Word, and He will be thus true to His new and better

For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, Even when things look dismal and beyond hope, I can live in a way that proclaims my faith in a God of integrity.

It could be that He has a plan for me that includes living in poverty for a time.

A man was stoned for picking up sticks on the Sabbath. This prophet of God was used to illustrate the love of God to the unfaithful people of Israel through the circumstances of his life. But now we are under a new and better covenant, Hebrews 8:6

We say things like “Okay God I have been at this for a really long time. If someone told me this election could mean the difference between someone keeping or having their basic human rights taken away, I would think they were absolutely delusional. For the times the bills are piling high and my pay is dwindling, I can live as if my Father owns the cattle on a thousand hills.

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Death loomed, throwing it's oppressive shadow on the happy troupe as they climbed to the spot the Lord had designated as their destination. Later in the Gospel When hard times come, do I boldly live, knowing that God will provide or do I sink into depression, afraid that my life is over?

But how could he not? Some sweet treats that are perfect for the holidays!

And as people created in His image, we ought to be the same.

(, Abraham didn't know how God would fulfill His promise, but he knew without a doubt that somehow, both he and his son would return from Moriah. Jesus rebuked John & James for wanting to call down fire from heaven. He has a future and a hope for us. The thief comes ... "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. When I move forward down the path He laid out for me despite the difficulty it brings, live with the vision of what He has promised as if it were a done deal, and leave a powerful example in my speech, then my life will  express a faith in a God of integrity. Boy could we ever be so wrong. It is with a bittersweet spirit that I write to let you know that this is my final post. God's integrity to His Word, He means what He says.

During the rocky times of my marriage, I can treasure my vows, knowing that God will bring us through. This will mean that I can be easily put upon, easily over-reached, easily ignored; but if I submit to it for His sake, I prevent Jesus Christ being persecuted.".

Whatever God is asking of me, I can be assured that my obedience will bring about great blessing, no matter how bleak my situation may seem. The integrity of God is found in Hebrews 13:8 That God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. He always has our best interest in mind. Like every college student, I love a cup of coffee. During the time of the law, God abided by the law that He gave us, it would have been hypocritical Even when things look dismal and beyond hope, I can live in a way that proclaims my faith in a God of integrity. (, Abraham made a choice that day. The sun gleamed, reflecting off the blade of the knife held high over his head. That blessing cannot be taken These two young men could see the twelve tribes living there as if it were already a done deal. can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers (. He had every intention of taking the life of his beloved, knowing in his heart that God would bring him back to life. Yes, I said it.

Whatever His purpose for you in the situation is how He is going to work it out. The first murder, Cain killed Abel, Though Cain received a curse from the earth, can perfectly keep the law, hence we fall short and we know we have missed the mark.

The place in the wilderness that seems unchanging is the place where God is working all things collectively for your good.