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Genesis Chapter 15 In Need of Reassurance


Lord, I trust you yet. Here I am, standing in an all too familiar place, feeling broken, stuck, and in need of reassurance. In Genesis chapter 15, we meet Abram in a similar place requiring reassurance. One chapter prior, Genesis chapter 14, Abram honored God and walked away from the great worldly riches offered to him by the king of Sodom. Chapter 15 opens with a word from God; verse one states, "After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: Do not be afraid, Abram I am your shield, your very great reward." At this point, it may seem like a strange place to pause. However, I would like to encourage whoever is reading t