Only Safe Place

“The only place of security and provision for us is the place of faith and worship. There we must return. There we must remain.” – Pastor Glem Melo

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God’s Faithfulness to Abraham and to Us – Part 4

By Pastor Glem Melo

(Part 1 here, part 2 here and part 3 here)

We can never find security in our fallen world. Abram learned this the hard way.

He turned to Egypt for relief from famine, but that came out to be a greater disaster for him and his wife. He learned that the Egyptians were violent and immoral. He tried to save his life through lying and deception, but his worldly “strategizing” only put him deeper and deeper into the pit. Sarai was taken “into Pharaoh’s house” (Genesis 12:15) to be his “wife” (verse 19), and Abram could do nothing to rescue her.

Thankfully and gloriously, despite of human sin and weaknesses, the LORD faithfully preserves His children and ensures the fulfillment of His promise. Only through His sovereign intervention, Abram came out of Egypt alive with his wife, her purity preserved (Genesis 12:17-20)…

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About New Hope

We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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