Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God,
Romans 4:20 NIV
Representatives of the governments of Mexico, Canada, and the United States met last October 12 in Mexico City to reactivate the Trilateral Working Group on Trafficking in Persons. With the relaunching of this Working Group, Mexico, Canada, and the United States reiterate their unwavering commitment to combat this transnational crime. By joining forces, the three countries seek to collaborate to strengthen strategies to address human trafficking in each nation, with the aim of providing comprehensive support to victims and holding accountable those who profit from human suffering. This renewed effort symbolizes a regional alliance.
There can be no doubt that the patriarch Abraham has had a greater impact on the history of the world than just about everyone else. The conflict in the Middle East can be traced back almost four millennia, to Abraham’s sons Isaac and Ishmael. Through it all, Abraham walked with the Lord, and while he wasn’t a perfect human being, he never wavered in his faith in God. The apostle Paul speaks to Father Abraham’s walk of faith in Romans 4:20: “Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God.” None of us will have the impact on the world that Abraham has had, but we are all called to living a life of unwavering faith, standing on the promises of God as the patriarch did. It wasn’t always easy – God sometimes called him to challenging things. He calls us to challenging times as well. Through it all, we are called to stand on the truth of God’s Word, claiming God’s promises, and walking in faith as He leads us.
These have been words from the heart.