PIE CRUST PROMISES

Deuteronomy 7:9     Know this: God, your God, is God indeed, a God you can depend upon. He keeps his covenant of loyal love with those who love him and observe his commandments for a thousand generations.

 

Adjoa always helped Mummy in the kitchen; especially when it was a baking day.  Somethings Mummy would even let her do on her own.  There were somethings however that Mummy forbade her to do like touching the hot food that came out of the oven.  Adjoa and Mummy had made an apple pie for dessert and it was cooling on the kitchen counter.  When Mummy left Adjoa in the kitchen alone, she made Adjoa promise not the touch the pie.  Her parting words were, “Don’t make me a pie crust promise now”.  Well that certainly got Adjoa thinking.  What was a pie crust promise?  What did the crust of the pie feel like?  Would it be sweet to taste?  Adjoa leaned over and touched the pie gently with her finger, then again, but this time more firmly.  The pie crust broke…….

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His word is yay and amen, according to 2nd Corinthians 1:20.  What this means is that God is faithful.  He doesn’t say things and not do them.  The Psalmist in chapter 37, verse 25 declares;

“I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken
    or their children begging bread.

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God doesn’t forget His promises even when we are no longer alive.  Our children and grandchildren benefit from the promises God makes to us.  What a blessing!

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Think About This

Are you faithful to the covenant?  God is.

Will your children benefit from the covenant too?

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Prayer

Dear Lord,

I love that You are a faithful God with a long memory.  Teach me to walk in You path of fidelity.  In Jesus name I pray. Amen

 

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