Posts Tagged‘Isaac’

There will always be a resurrection

In the book ‘The Dream Giver’ Bruce Wilkinson said, “But the time will come when God asks you to surrender the dream itself; He will ask you to take a very tangible step to seal your decision.  That could be selling or giving something away, signing a contract, moving or even resigning.” braham was asked to take a tangible step to sacrifice Isaac. The fact that Abraham was willing to sacrifice his son showed that he has placed his faith in God.  Abraham said to himself; if it was necessary God would resurrect Isaac from the dead. When Abraham was…

HOLD ON TIGHTLY TO THE GIVER AND LOOSEN YOUR GRIP ON THE GIFT

  The story is told of The Shunammite woman who was very kind to Elisha.  In return for her kindness Elisha asked her what he could do for her.  The Shunammite woman said she desired nothing.  But the truth is she desires nothing because she was contented with her life and I would imagine given up on her hope of having a child.  Elisha knew otherwise and despite her objection he prayed that the Shunammite woman would conceive and surely she did and gave birth to a son. At the age of 12 the boy died.   In bitter distress The…