Have you ever stepped out to follow God, only to discover when you got to where you were going, that it didn’t look anything like you thought it would? Has your obedience ever been followed by trials and testing? This is exactly what happened to Abram after he obeyed God’s call. It all started out very different than he must have imagined, but at just the right time, God fulfilled every one of His promises. If you are faithfully following God, but your life isn’t what you hoped for, keep trusting Him. He will not steer you wrong.
Our Freedom in Christ
On July 4th we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence which made America a free nation. We owe a great debt of gratitude for the sacrifices that have been made so that we can be free. But we owe a far greater debt to Jesus for the freedom He purchased for us with His own blood! Do we really know all that we have been set free from in Christ? Once we truly begin to understand what His sacrifice has done for us, every day will be a celebration of the Christian’s Declaration of Independence!