“The LORD, the Source of all life, has acted to save us. He set us apart for Himself, and we belong to Him. He redeemed us in order to give us ‘an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you’ (1 Peter 1:4). And ‘fully convinced that God [is] able to do what he had promised’ (Romans 4:21), we (like Abram) are to endure all trials and adversities, and persevere in the life of faith as ‘as sojourners and exiles’ (1 Peter 2:11) in a dark and hostile world.” – Pastor Glem Melo
By Pastor Glem Melo
For today’s Gospel feast at Kagay-an Reformed Church:
GOD’S PERSON AND SAVING WORK IS OUR ROCK OF COVENANT ASSURANCE AND SECURITY
“And he said to him, ‘I am the LORD [lit. YAHWEH] who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.’” (Genesis 15:7)
The LORD Himself is the foundation rock of our covenant assurance and security. His name is YAHWEH, the One Who Is (see Exodus 3:14), the Self-Sufficient One, and the Source of all life. Because HE IS, the fulfillment of all His covenant promises is 100% sure. Because HE IS, our safety and perseverance is 100% secure.
God’s word to Abram in Genesis 15:7 is strikingly in parallel with His word to Israel in Exodus 20:2: “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the…
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