Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah.
And Abraham gave all that he had unto Isaac. But unto the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country. And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived, an hundred threescore and fifteen years. Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.
And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that GOD blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahairoi. (Gen 25:1, 5-8, 11)
As one man passes from the pages of Scripture and GOD's plans for the ages, the next steps into the spotlight. But, not a spotlight of what and who the man is, but what GOD is doing in and for him. Isaac is now the leader and patriarch, and the account of his life and what GOD is doing reveals more of Him to us.
We must continue to tell our story, and His story, the account of what GOD has and is doing in our lives. We bless others lives as we recount the providence, promises, and peace that GOD brings into our lives because of our faith in His finished and perfect work on the Cross of Calvary. We glorify GOD when we live His life, and He in us, as a testimony to who He is, and who we are in Him.
We are to be obedient to Him as we tell others of Him, proclaim His Word in love, and minister to all as He provides. We must be His hands and feet to minister to those who are in need, not to earn anything, but because of Him and what He has done for us, and as He blesses us to be a blessing to others in His Name. We must love one another and disciple those whom He puts in our care in the Word and through His Spirit to grow in Christ. We must go to this lost and dying world, and as we go, share His message of grace and mercy, and judgement too, to all who will hear and believe in Him.
For GOD is not willing that any should perish, but that all would come to repentance and the knowledge of the Truth. Jesus loves you and wants to establish a covenant relationship with you that is real and personal. Surrender to Him on His terms and He will give you a brand new life of discipleship and fellowship with Him that is abundant and everlasting. Turn away from your sIn and unrighteousness and trust what He has already done on that cruel Roman cross. GOD, the Father has provided forgiveness and Salvation through Jesus Christ, the Son of GOD who is GOD the Son, and is our Life. Turn away from yourself and your sIn and turn to Him alone for eternal Life.