EL SHADDAI, GOD ALMIGHTY

EL SHADDAI, GOD ALMIGHTY

Jeremiah 32:27: Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh; is there anything too hard for me?

Meditation: Have you ever been in a situation, a difficult spot, a hard place in your life when you thought that there was no way out, no answer to your problem, no deliverance from your dilemma? I’m sure that Abram felt somewhat like that when God promised to make him a father of many nations at the age of 75. As Abram waited on God to fulfill His promise he wasn’t getting any younger nor was his wife Sarai. Tick, tick, tick, tick…..so the time went. Abram eventually took the matter into his own hands and out of God’s. However, Ishmael was not the son of promise. At the ripe old age of 99, God reveals Himself to Abram as El Shaddai, God Almighty in Genesis 17:1 reaffirming the promise to make Abram the father of many nations and God did fulfill that promise with the birth of Isaac. WOW! Going back to our text, “Is there anything too hard for Almighty God?” Emphatically, unequivocally no! 

Prayer: Thank you Lord for the reassurance that no matter what we face in life, no matter how impossible things may look, we can trust you! Although from our limited perspective our situation appears too hard, it’s not too hard for you! Amen! 

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