Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations; according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be.
And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's womb:
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;
And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
Abraham believed, that he might become.
According to that which was spoken.
The blessing of God comes not according to reports, social media, the news or people’s opinion.
The blessing of God rises and falls on what God has said.
Even when there was no reason for Hope, Abraham kept hoping.
The NLT says even when there was no reason for hope, Abraham kept hoping- believing that he would become.
New Living Translation
-there was no reason for hope,
-Abraham kept hoping—believing that he would become the father of many nations. For God had said to him, “That’s how many descendants you will have!”
There may be no reason for you to keep hoping for things to turn around in that situation. But keep hoping in what God says.
Abraham was confident in God’s word.
God promised Abraham a blessing.
And when it all seemed hopeless, Abraham still had faith in God...and became.
Abraham did not become because the circumstances changed, he became because he believed.
Your circumstances may remain the same, but your believing will guarantee you the blessing.
Hold on to God’s promise, and you will become.
Contemporary English Version
God promised Abraham a lot of descendants. And
-when it all seemed hopeless,
-Abraham still had faith in God
and became the ancestor of many nations.
Father you have given me a promise
I stand on your word, and like Abraham I Hope even against Hope
I believe I receive the blessing in Jesus name!