Crumbs
August 14, 2020
3. First Week in Advent - Tuesday
In your offspring all the nations of the earth shall be blessed.
          In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed.   Genesis 22:18
          When God blesses a poor sinful man, must not every curse vanish; must not all sin be forgiven, death become life, damnation be turned into salvation? Most certainly. Now, bearing in mind yesterday's meditation, listen to something of olden times.- Men had multiplied on earth. But nearly all had cast the prophecy of the Seed of Woman, The Saviour, to the winds, and had become wicked. The doom of the Flood had come upon them. Only Noah, and his family, had been spared. Even the descendants of Noah soon became wicked. Then, about 2000 years after the creation of man, God chose for Himself Abraham, the descendant of Shem, the son of Noah. Out of Abraham's descendants He wanted to raise up a people for Himself. To this people He desired to give His Word. From this people as concerning the flesh, the promised Saviour should come. And He said to Abraham: "In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed." By the Seed of Abraham, Christ is meant. Through Christ, God's blessing was to come to all men.
          Christ has come, and the blessing has come with Him. You know this, O Christian. Now bow before Christ in faith, O sinner, O poor and lost sinner, and receive His blessing, that every curse may be taken from you, your sins be forgiven, death turned into life, and damnation into salvation. God wants to bless you. Don't you desire to be blessed?
          PRAYER: - Lord I indeed desire to be blessed. I bow down before You, Lord Jesus Christ, my Saviour. Grant me Your blessing. Make every curse vanish. Forgive me all my sins, turn death into life for me, grant me eternal life for Your own sake. Carry out for me Your old unchanging promise. I know You will do it. I thank You; I desire to give thanks to You in all eternity for Your blessing. Amen.

First Part : Festival Season
August 14, 2020