“Abram kept himself separated from the idolatrous and rebellious world of Canaan. In a land of sin and darkness, he remained pure and loyal to God and worshiped Him alone. In the same way, as Christian believers, we are to be separated from sin and the world (Romans 12:1-2; James 4:4; 1 John 2:15). To cling to God, we must forsake sin and the world. Conversely, to cling to sin and the world is to forsake God.” – Pastor Glem Melo
God’s Faithfulness to Abraham and to Us – Part 2
By Pastor Glem Melo
(Part 1 here.)
The Bible gives us Abraham as an example of faith. And it teaches us that true believers are marked by a life of obedience to God’s word.
So Abram went, as the LORD had told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran. And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother’s son, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and the people that they had acquired in Haran, and they set out to go to the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan, Abram passed through the land to the place at Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land. Then the LORD appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring…
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