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Our Daily Bread 24th September 2022 Devotional || ODB For Today

Our Daily Bread 24th September 2022 Devotional || ODB For Today

Our Daily Bread 24th September 2022 Devotional || ODB For Today

Our Daily Bread 24th September 2022 Devotional || ODB For Today

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Our Daily Bread 24 September 2022 Devotional For Today, Saturday: Message Written By  Amy Boucher Pye (Our Daily Bread Ministries) || ODB  Daily Reading Now  || The Power of a Name

TOPIC: The Power of a Name

KEY VERSE: Your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations. Genesis 17:5

BIBLE IN A YEAR:  Song of Songs 4–5, , Galatians 3

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: Genesis 17:1–8,15–16

17 When Abram was ninety-nine years old,t the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty walk before me faithfully and be blameless.

 2 Then I will make my covenant between me and youx and will greatly increase your numbers.”

3 Abram fell facedown,z and God said to him, 4 “As for me, this is my covenant with you:a You will be the father of many nations.

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5 No longer will you be called Abram; your name will be Abraham, c for I have made you a father of many nations.

Our Daily Bread 24th September 2022 Devotional || ODB For Today

6 I will make you very fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.

7 I will establish my covenant as an everlasting covenanth between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your Godi and the God of your descendants after you.

8 The whole land of Canaan, where you now reside as a foreigner I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God.”

15 God also said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you are no longer to call her Sarai; her name will be Sarah. 16 I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations kings of peoples will come from her.”

SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 – ODB FOR TODAY’S INSIGHT:  At age seventy-five, God promised Abram he would be the father of “a great nation” and his descendants would possess Canaan (Genesis 12:27). In Genesis 13:15–16, God elaborated on these two promises. Responding to his doubts, God assured Abram that his heir would come from his own body (15:3–5). God then incorporated these two promises into the Abrahamic covenant: “On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram” (v. 18). This is the first time the word covenant was used of God’s promises to Abram. Thirteen years later, He enlarged the posterity blessing, making Abram “the father of many nations” and changing his name from Abram to Abraham (17:4–5).

OUR DAILY BREAD || SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2022 || SATURDAY – ODB DEVOTIONAL FOR TODAY

MESSAGE

Seeking to affirm some children who live on the streets in Mumbai, India, Ranjit created a song of their names. Coming up with a unique melody for each name, he taught them the tune, hoping to give them a positive memory related to what they’re called. For children who don’t regularly hear their name spoken in love, he bestowed on them a gift of respect.

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Names are important in the Bible, often reflecting a person’s character traits or new role. For instance, God changed the names of Abram and Sarai when He made a covenant of love with them, promising that He would be their God and they would be His people. Abram, which means “exalted father,” became Abraham, which means “father of many.” And Sarai, which means “princess,” became Sarah, which means “princess of many” (see Genesis 17:515).

God’s new names included the gracious promise that they would no longer be childless. When Sarah gave birth to their son, they were overjoyed and named him Isaac, which means “he laughs”: “Sarah said, ‘God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me’ ” (Genesis 21:6).

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Our Daily Bread 24th September 2022 Devotional || ODB For Today

We show honor and respect to people when we call them by name and affirm who God has created them to be. A loving nickname that affirms someone’s unique qualities as one created in the image of God can do the same.

REFLECT: How do you feel about your name? When have you been able to name something in a friend or family member that reflects who they are?

PRAY: God of all names, You made me in Your image and love me. Shape me and mold me to be more like You.

Our Daily Bread 24 September 2022 || ODB Today’s Devotional. Our Daily Bread Ministries  (ODB) is a Christian organization founded by Dr Martin De Haan in 1938. It is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with over 600 employees. It produces several devotional publications, including Our Daily Bread.

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