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Genesis 26: 28 – 29

And they said, “We see plainly that the Lord has been with you; so we said, ‘Let there now be an oath between us, even between you and us, and let us make a covenant with you, that you will do us no harm, just as we have not touched you and have done to you nothing but good, and have sent you away in peace. You are now the blessed of the Lord.’”

Wouldn’t you just love to have people to say about you, “We see plainly that the Lord has been with you” and “You are now the blessed of the Lord?” The story here is that Isaac had settled in the land of Gerar and he prospered there even in the time of famine. The people of that land were, therefore, leery of him so they forced him to move to other lands. As he moved, he opened up wells that his father, Abraham, had dug when he lived there but that the Philistines had filled when Abraham died. Each time Isaac dug a well, though, the people of Gerar would contend with him over the water and he would end up moving on. Finally, though, Abimelech, the king of Gerar, sought out Isaac to make a covenant with him because he saw the hand of God on Isaac. And while he was willing to bully Isaac, he wanted no part of God’s fury.

Would that the world would say those types of things to us today. Would that the hand of God on our lives was so evident that people would decide it is in their best interest to be in our good graces rather than opposed to us. If we will develop our relationship with the Lord to the degree that Abraham and Isaac did, then evangelism will not be a thing we have to give any thought or energy to. People will flock to the God of Abraham, Isaac and you. That, I believe, is supposed to be our living legacy, that we live a life of testimony. When people see the blessing of Abraham flowing in your life, they will want to know your God too. God should receive glory for supernatural miracles happening in our lives every day. We need to seek Him and dedicate ourselves to Him so that He may open the storehouses of heaven and pour out, on His kids, a blessing so great that it will be unrestrained. When that happens, we will be able to take care of many needs in this nation and others. Our God will receive His due glory and the needs of His children will be met. We will get to be the instruments for introducing other people to the loving Father of the blessing. Keep seeking Him with all your heart and with your time so that very soon people will be saying of you, “It is plain to see that you are blessed of the Lord.”

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