Attributes of Abraham – Pst. David Ibiyeomie

Your greatness cannot emerge until you are connected to God. Abraham obeyed God at every step and his obedience attracted God’s blessings.

Attributes of Abraham:
1. He was a man of obedience – Isaiah 51:2; Genesis 12:1,4.
To enjoy Abraham’s blessing, you must do the things he did. He obeyed God’s instructions at every step.

2. He was a man of faith – Romans 4: 17-21.
God’s Word is the only source of faith.

3. He was a man of love and hospitality – Hebrews 13:1-3.
Hospitality is an act of kindness to people especially when they are in need.

Reasons Why Some People are not Hospitable:
a. Their family background – Genesis 14:14.
b. Wrong orientation and philosophies about giving – Proverbs 11:24.
c. Lack of faith – Kings 17: 12-14.
d. Their environment.
e. Ignorance of the provision of the Word of God on giving – Luke 6:38; Proverbs 10:4.

4. He was a giver – Genesis 12:12, 22 1-8.
God is never in need. Every time He wants you to give, He is about to bless you.
God is never in need. Every time He wants you to give, He is about to bless you.

An exemplary father knows the right way, shows the right way, goes the right way and brings up his family in the fear of God.
An exemplary father refines himself so that the family can also be refined.
To enjoy Abrahamic blessings, you must be totally sold out to God and His Kingdom.

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