God loved Abraham and so did Abraham love God, God enjoyed his fellowship and was much pleased with the life of Abraham.
Even though Abraham may be just a good historical person for us, for God he is one of the best relationships He had ever had and continues to have it in heaven, He had found a true friend in Abraham, He shared His feelings and thoughts with Abraham and thus Abraham was known as God's friend.
God's seeks the same character in us too, He seeks a friend in us, someone whom He can trust, someone who would really love Him more than anything or anyone ever.
"So then those who are of faith are blessed with believing Abraham." Galatians 3:9 (NKJV)
In our daily Christian walk our main priority should be how to please God, to do what He says, to obey Him and to live a life glorifying His name.
How could we please God without having fellowship with Him, how can we know His will without having listened to Him in prayer and the devotion of His Word.
Abraham had all things, yet above all the most precious thing in his life was his relationship with God, thus even though he was constantly on the move with a nomadic lifestyle, the first thing he always did even before setting up his tent was to build an altar and offer praises to God, then he would proceed for the other things, for according to him the other things in life can wait, they are not more important than God.
How about us? Do we do the opposite? Do we think that God can wait and we need to finish the other things first and then if time permits praise God for some time?
Dear One!! All we pursue without God has always been available in God for Jesus said...
"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you." Matthew 6:33 (NKJV)
All we run for, all we try to gather, all we labor for, will come to us if we come to God.
David wonderfully stated his mission of life when he said...
"The LORD is my shepherd;
I shall not want." Psalm 23:1 (NKJV)
and with the Lord leading him always, this was the result...
"Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
All the days of my life;
And I will dwell in the house of the LORD
Forever." Psalms 23:6 (NKJV)
What God had expected and got from Abraham, He expects the same from us too, can we give it to Him? can we make Him the most important person in our life? can we be His friend as He desires?
The Glorious One waits to project Himself through us, and if we humbly submit to His will, He Who has always been Faithful will surely bless us.
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