Genesis 15 Devotional Commentary

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Genesis 15:1

Genesis 15:1

Abram is given a wonderful vision from the Lord in this verse, Who promised, "I am a shield to you. Your reward shall be very great." It is in this chapter that Abram enters into the most far-reaching covenant with the Lord. However, to appreciate the greater significance of this verse, it is necessary to understand the context of the whole passage, for we read: "After these things the Word of the LORD came to Abram in a read more...

Genesis 15:6

Genesis 15:6

Abraham is often called the father of faith because: "Abram believed God, and He reckoned it to him as righteousness." Abram had been a pagan man in a heathen land, living in an idolatrous society when God called him. In chapter 12, we read that he immediately left his home and family roots and set out to a land that the Lord would show him... where God would not only bless him but that through him, all the families of the earth would be blessed. And so, read more...