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Meeting the God of Power...El Shaddai (9 of 14)
Series: The Names of God
Dr. David Davis
Genesis 17:1-3 - ‘‘And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly. And Abram fell on his face; and God talked with him saying,’’
Abraham had reached the ripe old age of 99, but he was not a man without problems. He was not without his faults. He had moments of great faith and victory, but he also had times in his life when he tried to take matters into his own hands instead of trusting completely in God.
There are those who have reached a certain age where they have thought that they were too old to truly have a meeting with God that would cause a fire of spiritual accomplishment to burn deep within their life.
Abraham is 99years old; at an age when most people think that life is about over...however, God reveals Himself in a new a powerful way...and Abraham will never forget this encounter with God. El Shaddai...the God of Power...the Almighty God.
Despite all of his successes and failures, he discovered that his greatest days were yet to come. I believe that in order for you to be greatly used of God - regardless of your age - you must have a meeting with God where you discover the God of Power - El Shaddai.
If you ever meet God as El Shaddai, you will come to this conclusion: My greatest days will be well ahead of me: not behind me.
Perhaps you have lived the better part of your life and you see your best days as being in the past - not in the future. And then again, maybe you have made many mistakes and you can’t see your way clear of realizing that God could possibly use you. Perhaps some lack confidence in yourself and you can’t imagine how that God could possibly use you to accomplish anything that would make an impact for the Kingdom of God. My pr ...
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