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Category Archives: Faith-Filled Fridays
Faith Filled Friday – You Are The Blessed Of The Lord
“When Abimelech went to him from Gerar with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of his army, Isaac said to them, “Why have you come to me, seeing that you hate me and have sent me away from you?” … Continue reading
Faith Filled Friday – Blessed Because Of Another
“From there he went up to Beersheba. And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will bless you and multiply your … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Sins of the Father
“So Isaac settled in Gerar. When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – The Path of Life!
“Now there was a famine in the land, besides the former famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Gerar to Abimelech king of the Philistines. And the Lord appeared to him and said, “Do not … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – When God Answers!
“The children struggled together within her, and she said, “If it is thus, why is this happening to me?” So she went to inquire of the Lord. And the Lord said to her, “Two nations are in your womb, and … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Ask For BIG Things!
“These are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham fathered Isaac, and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife. And … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Do Not Delay!
“And he and the men who were with him ate and drank, and they spent the night there. When they arose in the morning, he said, “Send me away to my master.” Her brother and her mother said, “Let the … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Recognizing God’s Hand In The Matter
“Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, “The thing has come from the Lord; we cannot speak to you bad or good. Behold, Rebekah is before you; take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master’s … Continue reading
Faith Filled Friday – Never Forsaken!
“The man bowed his head and worshiped the Lord and said, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his steadfast love and his faithfulness toward my master. As for me, the Lord has … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Believing While Watching!
“Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah, who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham’s brother, came out with her water jar on her shoulder. She said, “Drink, my lord.” And she quickly let … Continue reading