Open Hostility

by | Jan 11, 2021 | Love

Ishmael’s descendants occupied the region from Havilah to Shur, which is east of Egypt in the direction of Asshur. There they lived in open hostility toward all their relatives. – Genesis 25:18 NLT

Transcript:

Welcome to another day with Jesus!

We need to pursue and stay rooted in God, His character, His mind and His heart. We need to stay rooted and grow in Christ everyday. We are not ordinary people but we are children of God and therefore we need to portray the character of God to those around us.

If you would notice, Ishmael’s descendants followed Ishmael’s character and heart. The Bible says they remained in open hostility with Issac and his descendants. When Abraham died, Ishmael and Issac came together but again after Abraham’s funeral was over they went back to their old ways and remained in open hostility with each other.

Today, we can find ourselves there too. We may be fighting and engaging in hostility with one another. What truly matters is that we are rooted in God’s percepts. The Word says when people see your love, unity and submission to one another, they will see God in us.

This morning, cross check your character, examine yourself and pull out those areas where you are in hostility and may I ask you to repent and ask God for forgiveness and grace in those areas.

Let us prepare each day for the return of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. May you be found like a tree replanted in Eden, bearing fresh fruit every month, never dropping a leaf, always in blossom.

Stay Rooted!

 Get This Episode

Related Episodes

The Biblical Leadership

In today’s Leadership talk, Pastor Priji enlightens us on the difference between our perspective of leadership and the biblical perspective. Tune in to understand leadership the biblical way and grow in it.

read more

Understanding to Revelation

Realizing how much the man understood, Jesus said to him, “You are not far from the Kingdom of God.” And after that, no one dared to ask him any more questions.- Mark 12:34 (NLT)

read more

Partner with us in our dream for revival. Your generosity goes towards supporting our initiatives to reach out, serve & transform lives.

If you’d like to be a monthly partner & would like to contribute towards missions trips in India and Africa, please write to us here.

Subscribe to

Another Day with Jesus!

If you would like to receive this podcasts right into your phones, you could subscribe to it on a regular feed reader like feedly, or on a podcasting app like iTunes or easier still you could receive it by WhatsApp. Click on the links below to subscribe!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
X
Read previous post:
The Pride Killer

In the journey of marriage, there are challenges we face in which we are unable to connect with our spouse....

Close