The Aspects Of The Blessing

The Aspects of the Blessing
Prov. 10:22

Intro: The word for “blessing” pictured God’s original plan for mankind.

1. We were created for “blessing” – not for a “curse”

Gen. 1: 27-28
Gen. 12: 3

2. The blessing was a time to pull together a group to unite them

Gen. 14: 19-20 – Abram is blessed
Deut. 33: 1-5 – Moses blesses the nation

3. The blessing was a time to call upon God’s protection from harm.

Gen. 28: 1

4. The blessing was to mark a significant milestone in one’s life

Ruth 4: 14-15

Conclusion: The basic relational elements of the blessing provide powerful
tools to communicate:

1. Acceptance

2. Protection

3. Affirmation

4. Prosperity

5. Favor

6. Unity

Pastor Stephen Galvano
Rochester Christian Church Ministries International