2020: The Start of a Big Year For You!
Genesis 15:1-4 NIV
After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” (2) But Abram said, “Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?” (3) And Abram said, “You have given me no children; so a servant in my household will be my heir.” (4) Then the word of the Lord came to him: “This man will not be your heir, but a son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.”
Genesis 15:5-6 NIV
He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.”Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” (6) Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
God Speaks of the Future
Isaiah 43:18-19 NIV
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. (19) See, I am doing a new thing!Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.
Not Seeing It Yet? God is Working Behind the Scenes
Genesis 17:1-6 NIV
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me faithfully and be blameless. (2) Then I will make my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.” (3) Abram fell facedown, and God said to him, (4) “As for me, this is my covenant with you: You will be the father of many nations. (5) No longer will you be called Abram (meaning "exalted father"); your name will be Abraham (meaning "father of many"), for I have madeyou a father of many nations. (6) I will make you very fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you.
It Will Happen! Lean Into God's Voice!
Colossians 3:15 NIV
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
Habakkuk 2:2-3 NIV
Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it. (3) For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.
Genesis 21:1-3 NIV
Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised. (2)Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him. (3) Abraham gave the name Isaac (meaning "he will laugh/rejoice") to the son Sarah bore him.