Genesis 24 – SENSES FOR SERVICE
In order to function well as human beings we have the 5 senses of touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight.
In order to function well as servants of God, it helps if we have certain “senses” illustrated by Abraham’s servant.
SENSE OF AVAILABILITY Vss. 1-10
He was willing to go.
He asked questions to make sure he understood what was expected of him.
He went to do his master’s will.
SENSE OF DEPENDENCY Vss. 11-14
He asked God for help.
SENSE OF GUIDANCE Vss. 15-25
He watched to see how God would guide him.
He waited to make sure that God had indeed guided him to Rebekah.
SENSE OF APPRECIATION Vss. 26-28
He gave praise to God for the guidance he received.
SENSE OF URGENCY Vss. 29-33, 55-60
He would not eat until his business was stated.
He would not stay, but wanted to see the mission completed.
SENSE OF LOYALTY Vss. 61-67
The servant was so committed to Abraham, that he was also committed to Abraham’s son, Isaac. He was loyal to his master.