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may 11

On Sunday we talked about having an “altar-building” lifestyle. Using the life
of Abraham from Genesis 12, 13 and 22 we talked about how altars are
places where:

  • We bow to the will of God.
  • We can claim the promises of God. Before anything can be conquered it must be claimed!
  • We can gain a brand new start.
  • We can worship and thank God for what He has done and what He will do!
  • We can separate ourselves from the world and other things that seek to compete for our obedience and affection that is meant for God.
  • We can seek guidance to make major decisions.
  • We learn to sacrifice what we love in order to receive something even greater as the altar of sacrifice becomes the altar of provision.
  • Let’s be people of the altar and build altars all throughout the week!

Pastor Melissa

God has put it on my heart to address three expressions in our culture that don’t exactly line up with
Matthew 7 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be
I want to challenge this cultural misconception.  “God won’t give you more than you can handle.”  That phrase sounds as