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Obedience and Blessings

By Angelina · Apr 27, 2020 ·
  1. Back in the old testament, God the father spoke to Israel through his prophets. He is a Holy and Righteous God who does not tolerate sin. You can see that when he deals with Israel in the wilderness and also reflected in the law which came through Moses.

    He promised Abraham blessings, not only for Israel and his descendants but also for the world [gentiles].
    These promises were given because of his obedience. After his faith had been tested. Genesis 22.

    God said:
    By myself have I sworn, said Jehovah, for because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son: That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is on the sea shore; and your seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; And in your seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because you have obeyed my voice.

    And in hindsight, we know who that promised seed was Galatians 3:16, Galatians 3:29

    Jesus had to understand man and what temptations men face to be a good high priest for the people, in the order of Melchizedek... so God sent him to be born of a woman but also born of God. [The Son of Man, the Son of God]

    This man Jesus understands our needs, our hurts and our struggles because he lived as a man. Now he sits as an obedient and glorified son, on God the Father’s right hand, interceding on our behalf. Basically asking God for mercy toward us because Jesus knows our every struggle. He knows our heart, he knows our pain. All things have been given to him by his Father.



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