Romans 4:3 For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
faith reposed on GOD Himself. He knew the GOD he was dealing with. It
was a personal confidence in one whom he could utterly trust.
real secret of Abraham's whole life was that he was the friend of GOD,
and knew GOD to be his great, good and faithful Friend, and, taking Him
at His word, he had stepped out from all that he knew and loved, and
gone forth upon an unknown pathway with none but GOD.
are we trusting not only in the word of GOD, but have we learned to
lean our whole weight upon Himself, the GOD of infinite love and power,
our covenant GOD and everlasting Friend?
We are told
that Abraham glorified GOD by this life of faith.
The true way to
glorify GOD is to let the world see what He is, and what He can do.
does not want us so much to do things, as to let people see what He can
God is not looking for extraordinary characters as His instruments,
but He is looking for humble instruments through whom He can be honored
throughout the ages.
~A. B. Simpson~