I have a saying: “I’m going around the same tree.” I say this when I trip over the same bad habit for the umpteenth time.
In today’s reading in Genesis 13, God promises to give Abram (later called Abraham) an inheritance of both land and offspring. But years will pass before the promise is fulfilled.
Fast forward to Jeremiah 29:11. God gives another promise to the descendants of Abraham:
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Oh, we love to quote this verse. But remember: . . .
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