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26 Then the man bowed down and worshiped the LORD, 27
saying, "Praise be to the LORD, the God of my master Abraham, who has
not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness to my master. As for me,
the LORD has led me on the journey to the house of my master's
the time came for Isaac to have a wife, Abraham sent his most trusted
servant to find a wife from among the kinsmen Abraham had left
behind. The servant was extremely faithful to Abraham. On his journey,
he displayed responsibility, focus, honesty, and faith, and he was
continually in prayer. God blessed his way and gave him success.
Response and Action:
want to be a faithful servant—faithful to God and to others. I want
to approach the tasks and responsibilities God has given me with a
whole heart. I need to avoid distractions, pray continually, and be
faithful and honest. I want to approach my days, my tasks, and my
challenges with a prayerful attitude and with eyes ready to see how God
O Lord, help me to
be a good steward of all you have given me. Grant me the wisdom and
the will to guard my heart, feed my spirit, stimulate my mind, and
care for my body. Help me, by faith, to do the good things you've
prepared in advance for me to do. To be fruitful, faithful, and
effective as a husband, father, son, brother, friend, neighbor, and
co-worker. Through Christ, I pray. Amen.
Spiritual Formation Verses:
master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been
faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.
Come and share your master's happiness!'
How To Read Genesis
by Tremper Longman