Sunday, January 19, 2020

“God, You have heard my vows; You have given a heritage to those who fear Your name.”

‭‭Psalms‬ ‭61:5‬ ‭HCSB‬‬

Maybe you come from a family of Christians living out their faith. If yes, hallelujah! What a gift! If, like many of us, this does not describe your upbringing, be encouraged in this: our Heavenly Father has already provided you with a godly Christian heritage! The moment you asked to receive the gift of forgiveness and set your heart on walking through life in a different way, the Father provided you with your own godly heritage:

Hebrews 11 tells us:

Vs 4 “By faith Abel…”

Vs 5 “By faith Enoch…”

Vs 7 “By faith Noah…”

Vs 8 “By faith Abraham…”

Vs 11 “By faith Sarah…”

Vs 20 “By faith Isaac…”

Vs 21 “By faith Jacob…”

Vs22 “By faith Joseph…”

Vs 23 “By faith Moses…”

Vs 29 “By faith [the Israelites]…”

Vs 31 By faith Rahab…”

Vs 32-38 tells of more amazing feats by men and women of faith who left behind their pasts to seek what is better ahead. Your heritage is the best ever, and many godly men and women who have gone before you are cheering you on in your race!

“Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us, keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame and has sat down at the right hand of God’s throne.”

‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭12:1-2‬ ‭HCSB🚦

#Heritage #FamilyOfGod #RunTheRace #Endurance #CloudOfWitnesses #DevotionalsForWomen #ChristianWomen #Devotionals

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