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The Lord not only sees our needs, but He has the power to meet our needs.
The Lord Sees our needs and provides for them. He is our Provider.
As we come to Genesis chapter 14, we find that Abram’s faith is once again put to the test. In order to rescue his nephew from captivity, Abram would have to overpower a much larger army with his servants, who were not trained soldiers. The second test will come at the end of the chapter, when Abram is tested to accept the riches and accolades of the world. This is perhaps the hardest test of all.
Much of Abram’s blessing was stored up for the future and he had to rely on God’s word alone. That is certainly the case with the text before us, as this man of faith faced trouble in paradise. The first trouble that he faced was with outward circumstances and foreigners. The second trouble that confronted Abram was a family issue.
Grace is always at work. Even one of the most revered figure in all of religious history, the man called Father Abraham, needed the grace of God. Today, we see how God's grace comes to us and changes us for his glory and our good.
In the text before us, we see Abraham going out by faith to the place that he was to receive, the City of God. This section can be divided into two parts: the first is the covenant that God begins to make with Abram by which he calls him to a new land, and the second is Abram’s faithful response.
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