Genesis 24 and God's Guidance


This message was designed to apply the issue of God's guidance which was the subject of Genesis 24.

Here are some of the passages referred to in this message: 

  • Proverbs 19:14: “Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.”
  • Matthew 1:20: “But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.’”
  • Hosea 1:2: “When the Lord began to speak through Hosea, the Lord said to him, ‘Go, marry a promiscuous woman and have children with her, for like an adulterous wife this land is guilty of unfaithfulness to the Lord.’”
  • Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 4:3, 7: “It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality…. For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.”
  • Proverbs 15:22: “Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.”