“God sent His Son Jesus to save us and to establish ‘the new covenant in his blood’ (Luke 22:20). Through His sufferings and death, Christ paid for sins, and God bound Himself to us with His solemn oath. His gracious, sacred commitment to us (gloriously manifested and displayed on the cross) guarantees the consummate fulfillment of all the promises of salvation and inheritance that He has given us in His word… Expel all doubts, fears and worries… Believe… Persevere…” – Pastor Glem Melo
By Pastor Glem Melo
The Lord is merciful and gracious to His children. After confirming and reassuring Abram of His covenant promise, He set out to comfort and strengthen His child through a covenant ceremony.
And he said to him, “I am the LORD who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.” But he said, “O Lord GOD, how am I to know that I shall possess it?” He said to him, “Bring me a heifer three years old, a female goat three years old, a ram three years old, a turtledove, and a young pigeon.” And he brought him all these, cut them in half, and laid each half over against the other. But he did not cut the birds in half. And when birds of prey came down on the carcasses, Abram drove them away. As the sun was going…
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