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Experiencing God as El Elyon (4 of 14)
Series: The Names of God
Dr. David Davis
Genesis 14:11-24 is our text to learn how to experience God as El Elyon. The first person to meet God as El Elyon was Abram. I did not say Abraham because Abraham was originally Abram before he met God as
El Elyon - the Most High God.
Discovering God as El Elyon -we discovered several things.
His Position is Supreme Over You
His Power is Sovereign Over You
His Plan is Simple For You
Acknowledge His Sovereignty
Admit Your Sin
Accept His Salvation
How could Abram have known about this? God brought Abram to Canaan. This was the crossroad of the world with one message on his heart. There is one God and the only way to experience God is by faith. This passage in Genesis 14 reflects one of the many conflicts that Abram faced in his life. You need to look at this from the viewpoint of:
THE FORGOTTEN DIMENSION OF YOUR SUCCESS
All across our nation - there are seminars being held on the subject - Success. If you want to write a best seller...write a book on ‘‘How To Be Successful.’’ This is the hot topic of the day. Why? Because everyone wants to be successful in life.
There’s nothing wrong with being successful. Unfortunately, what many people are hearing is - not that the key to success is finding God’s plan and cooperating with it by faith - but that the key is determined by what you believe are the marks of success and then going for it in every possible way that you can. Ethics is not on the top of the list and most success schemes are very humanistic and God has no place in the plan.
Abram faced the possibility of falling for some of Satan’s most sinister ploys at the very height of his success. He has just finished defeating four of the greatest forces known to the people of that day. Almost overnight...he has gone from being an unknown to the greatest leader and victor in that time of history.
It is at this time that he is faced w ...
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