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Sunday morning: June 19, 2016

Message Title: Abraham: A life of supreme devotion

by: Pastor Gary Yochum
Scripture Reference: Genesis 22
Tags: old testament, genesis

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Central Thought: God tests our faith to determine our devotion. ...

Central Thought: God tests our faith to determine our devotion.

Four indicators of supreme devotion to God

1. Devoted minds discern God’s voice

2. Devoted hearts obey God’s word

Six points about obedience

Prompt

     Complete

          Often Progressive

Grounded in God’s faithfulness

     Can be very costly

                    Acknowledges God is God

3. Devoted faith trusts God’s plan

  • Observations about Faith
  • Learns from God’s past faithfulness
  • Looks for God’s provision
  • Lives by God’s instruction
  • Lingers in obedience
  • Listens for the voice/will of God

4. Devoted love gives what God asks

Encouragements from Abraham

  • God has given examples like Abraham
  • God is worthy of our utmost devotion
  • Abraham/Isaac teach us, only Christ’s sacrifice was sufficient
  • No matter what comes our way, God is there with us