He Walked Faithfully

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“This is the account of Noah and his family.

Noah was a righteous man,

blameless among the people

of his time, and he walked faithfully

with God.”

Genesis 6: 9

The reason Noah was chosen to build the ark, was because he was righteous, and he walked faithfully with God!

Noah and the ark is one of my favorite accounts of Bible history.

Now the word blameless does not mean he was without sin. It does mean though, that his relationship with God was right on target!

I can see him getting angry with his sons, as they were making the ark, (No not there! It goes over here!) but in his relationship with God he did what was right.

And walking faithfully is what God expects of us. We may not be perfect, but our hearts should continue to focus on Him!!

Are we walking faithfully?

Heavenly Father, help us to have our minds focused, and faithful to You! We trust in You Lord God. Amen.

     

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quote from the NIV Bible

 

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The Breath of Life

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You were created, made, shaped, formed, and breathed into – with the breath of life. You were never a random chance.

You were always a great idea from God, and your lineage is ancient, going back to the first people, ever made.

And your lineage includes a line of faith walkers. Father Abraham blazed a trail for you to follow. Keep walking…….seeking His light.

 

Have a blessed, healthy and faith filled, 2018!

I wish you peace.

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Each of One of Our Lives

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“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”

Genesis 1:1

It all began with God. Before there was ever a world, He was.

And we are not the summation of chance and matter, coming together randomly.

To be honest that takes more faith to believe, than simply God made each of us.

Did God know us before the world was ever made? I believe He did, and I am sure He rejoiced when he saw the beautiful mosaic of each one of our lives. Each one a masterpiece.

Lord God we thank You and praise You! Amen.

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quote from the NIV Bible

 

I Am Your Shield

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“…Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.”

Genesis 15: 1

Abram was not perfect and yet he was a follower of God. He loved God and had great faith.

These verses are just before God promises him that his descendants will be as numerous as the stars!

Later his name is changed to Abraham, and he walks even more closely with the God of the universe. And further on, in the New Testament, we see that Abraham was so blessed, because of his faith.

In many ways Abraham is an example to us all, a father to us, because of his great love for Adonai (the Lord).

Help us to love you Lord God, to have a great faith in You, for the big things, and for the little things! Amen.

   

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quote from the NIV Bible

In the Beginning

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“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” 

Genesis 1: 1

Yes, it was God from the very beginning. Even before there was a world, God was here on the scene.

And yes He made us all. The reason that’s important is, that if we don’t believe that He made us, then we can choose not to follow or accept Him.

Much of the world has this mindset now. They have chosen to say “no” to God being in charge.

But you know what? That’s where we come in. Have you been the light today?

Heavenly Father, please help us to be examples of who You are, and that You are the One in charge. Amen.

     

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quote from the NIV Bible

 

The Day of Rest

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Genesis 2: 1-3

“Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.

By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.

And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating he had done.”

(We were always given at least one day a week to rest, simply as a gift)

       

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quote from the NIV Bible, italics mine

The Sixth Day – Creation Ending

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Genesis 1:30-31

“And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground – everything that has the breath of life in it – I give every green plant for food.” And it was so.

God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning – the sixth day.

     

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quote from the NIV Bible

The Sixth Day – Part II

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Genesis 1:26-27

The God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the creatures that move along the ground.”

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

      

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quote from the NIV Bible

The Fifth Day

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Genesis 1:20, 22-23

And God said, “Let the water team with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of sky.” And God saw that it was good.

God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and increase in number and fill the water in the seas, and let the birds increase on the earth.”

And there was evening, and there was morning – the fifth day.

      

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quote from the NIV Bible

The Fourth Day

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Genesis 1: 16-19

God made two great lights – the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night. He also made the stars.

God set them in the expanse of the sky to give light on the earth, to govern the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness.

And God saw that it was good. And there was evening, and there was morning – the fourth day.

       

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quote from the NIV Bible