Devotionals for May 2016


#18 Owned and Free


“Oh, my Adonai…” True freedom is experienced only in being owned by the Owner of all. The freedom to become, to discover, and to reign is the fruit of being owned. Outside of absolute ownership is slavery, only slavery.

#17 Moses’ Adonai


Exodus 3:10 NASB “Therefore, come now, and I will send you to Pharaoh, so that you may bring My people, the sons of Israel, out of Egypt.” Moses met Yah Veh Elohim at the burning bush. Before such a sight … Continue reading

#16 Covenant of Adonai


(Reading Genesis 15) Only after Abram called God his Master and Owner did Adonai make a drastic covenant, a seal and promise to the man. God holds His blessings and committed deeds in reserve until we realize His dominion and … Continue reading

#15 Faith and Vision


(Reading Genesis 15) Faith and vision came to Abram after he received Yah Veh as his Master. Owner. His Adonai. How hard we try to drum up faith and manufacture vision without bowing to the One who is Lord of … Continue reading

#14 A Child is Given


Isaiah 9:6a NASB For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us. The child and the land: these were the issues of Abram. The Child and the Land are the great hidden purpose behind … Continue reading

#13 All for the Son of God


Everything God does has its end and fulfillment in His Beloved Son. Centuries in advance the Father was preparing a people and a land for the coming of Yeshua. Abram’s promises were given with that plan hidden in God’s perfect … Continue reading

#12 Promise of a Land


Genesis 15:7 NASB And He said to him, “I am the Lord who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it.” Abram was ever conscious of his desire for a child and … Continue reading

#11 Faith in Adonai


Genesis 15:5, 6 NASB “. . . count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.”  Then he believed in the Lord; and He reckoned it to him as … Continue reading

#10 You Are One


Genesis 15:5 NASB “…count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said, “So shall your descendants be.” Adonai took Abram from the promise of one son to a night-lit vision of descendants in an incalculable number…glittering … Continue reading

#9 Stars of Promise


Genesis 15:5 AMPC And He brought him outside [his tent into the starlight] and said, Look now toward the heavens and count the stars – if you are able to number them. Then He said to him, So shall your descendants be. … Continue reading

#8 Faith in the Master


The Lord promised Abram an heir. Genesis 15:4 NKJV And behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir.” And … Continue reading

#7 Lord of All


Genesis 15:3 NKJV But Abram said, “Lord God, what will You give me, seeing I go childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?” NOG Abram asked, “Adonay Yahweh, what will you give me? Since I’m going to … Continue reading

#6 Adonai Will Make Himself Known


Genesis 15:1 NASB …the Lord came to Abram in a vision… When a follower gives God His place by intimate dependence, then Adonai is able to make Himself known (to appear) as the God who withholds nothing. Ephesians 1:3 NASB … Continue reading

#5 God Is Mine


Genesis 15:1 NASB After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great.” In essence the Lord was saying … Continue reading

#4 Choosing to be Owned


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonay Yah Veh… Adonai is a name with an unusual element in it that implies a responsibility on the part of mankind. While we are owned, we are free to refuse to … Continue reading

#3 Sovereign Owner


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonay… Adonai has another meaning: Master, Lord and OWNER. It is plural but also possessive. Adonai is the Triune God as our Master and Lord. Adon-Adonai: Jehovah our Ruler. A vigorous name … Continue reading

#2 Triune God


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonay Yah Veh… Adonai can be translated as plural, implying the Triune God. Father, Son and Holy Spirit are recognized and then understood only from within, all intimate and personal. We cannot contain … Continue reading

#1 A New Intimacy with God


Genesis 15:2 exegesis Bible And Abram said, Lord GOD Adonay Yah Veh… Jehovah: Holiness and Righteousness of God, and your personal God El Elyon: Most High God The knowledge of God exploded for Abram through the crises of his life. … Continue reading

Discovering My God Anew!


For the last two weeks, Martha Kilpatrick has shown that there’s no truer or deeper way to discover God for ourselves than to meet Him in our daily lives, in complete dependence on Him for every need. Tomorrow is the start … Continue reading

#14 Shield and Reward


Genesis 15:1b NKJV “I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.” When God is your protection, nothing – no one and no power – can really defeat or even affect you. When God is your reward, the universe is at your disposal!