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A New Start for an Old Soldier, Part 2

September 28, 2011
When God gave Abram another chance, He also changed his name. “Abram” means “exalted father.” His new name, “Abraham,” means “father of a multitude.”

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When Abram was 99 years old, God gave him a new commission. Even after all Abrams’s mistakes and all his disobedience, God still gave him another chance.
September 27, 2011
Abram and Sarah disobeyed God by trying to get a son through her maid, Hagar. This resulted in the conflict between the descendants of Isaac and Ishmael, which we still feel today.
September 26, 2011
Did you ever hear that, “God helps those who help themselves?” Well, that’s not a biblical idea! Abram and Sarah tried to achieve God’s will their own way…and it was a disaster!
September 23, 2011
In Genesis 15, Abram wanted confirmation that God would give him an inheritance. So God required Abram to prepare a very specific type of sacrifice to Him.
September 22, 2011
In God’s covenant with Abram, it was always God who initiated, and Abram who responded in faith. It’s the same with the New Covenant. God made the first move, and we respond to Him.
September 21, 2011
God repeated His promise to Abram, and He expanded upon it. He said that Abram’s descendants would be more numerous than the stars in the sky. And Abram believed.
September 20, 2011
God had promised Abram that He would give him a heritage. But Abram was concerned because he didn’t have an heir. His servant Eliezer would get everything he had.
September 19, 2011
Abram went to war for one reason…to free his nephew Lot from captivity. So he refused to take any reward from the king of Sodom. In this, he showed his integrity.
September 16, 2011
When Abram heard that his nephew was in danger, he acted quickly. This was a new side of Abram. He was a man of faith and a man of peace. But he was also a man of courage.
September 15, 2011
Abram and Lot parted ways, because there wasn’t enough grazing land for all their herds. Lot saw what the world could offer. Abram was concerned with what God wanted.
September 14, 2011
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Study through the Bible verse by verse. Host Skip Heitzig is senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

About Skip Heitzig

Skip Heitzig ministers to over 15,000 people as senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque. He reaches out to thousands across the nation and throughout the world through his multimedia ministry. He is the author of several books including The Bible from 30,000 Feet, Defying Normal, You Can Understand the Book of Revelation, and How to Study the Bible and Enjoy It. He has also published over two dozen booklets in the Lifestyle series, covering aspects of Christian living. He serves on several boards, including Samaritan's Purse and Harvest.

Skip and his wife, Lenya, and son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Janaé, live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Skip and Lenya are the proud grandparents of Seth Nathaniel and Kaydence Joy.

 

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