Genesis 4: 25-26

Adam again had relations with his wife, and she gave birth to a son whom she called Seth. “God has granted me more offspring in place of Abel,” she said, “because Cain slew him.”  To Seth, in turn a son was born, and he named him Enosh.  At that time men began to invoke the Lord by Name.

Genesis 12: 7-8

The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your descendants I will give this land.”  So Abram built an altar there to the Lord Who had appeared to him.  From there he moved on to the hill country east of Bethel, pitching his tent with Bethel to the west and Ai to the east.  He built an altar there to the Lord and invoked the Lord by Name.

For eighteen generations from Seth to the Patriarch Abraham, God was invoked. Moreover, in Genesis 14:22 we learn of a blessing that the priest Melchizedek placed on Abram, “Blessed be Abram by God Most High, the creator of heaven and earth; And blessed be God Most High, who delivered your foes into your hand.” God Most High, a beautiful tribute to Our Heavenly Father was given by the priest Melchizedek. When Abram was ninety-nine years old, God spoke to Abram and said in Genesis 17:1, “I am God the Almighty.” Later after God made a covenant with Abram and changed his name to Abraham (father of a host of nations), Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in honor of God the Eternal. Abraham invoked the Lord in Genesis 22:14 as God will provide.
Thus far we have several beautiful attributes of God. He is Most High, Almighty, Eternal, and Provider. Those invocations are powerful in prayer and praise. Remember them and pray them often throughout the day to develop a loving, childlike relationship to God the Father.

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