They Are Watching
Genesis 21:22-34think about it.
What does Abimelech want from his relationship with Abraham? How does the blessing of God extend to others in your life? How does Abraham resolve his conflict with Abimelech? What are you willing do to make things right in a conflict?
Abimilech is back on the scene today, but this time he is seeking a treaty with Abraham. Why? Abimilech tells Abraham that "God is with you in all you do.'' You see Abimilech has been watching Abraham and he's seen and taken note that Abraham believes in and follows God and that Abraham is being blessed by God. What a great example and reminder that as Christ-followers people are watching, noticing and, yes, assessing what we do and how we live.
So think about your life, maybe a typical week. What are you doing that lets others know that 'God is with you and in all you do'? What might you do to make that statement even stronger? Tami W.
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