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sermons tagged 'Sarah'

Grace Beyond the Grave

Genesis 22.19-23.20
Sep 22nd 2013

Ever had God's plans not line up with your own? Perhaps it was a life-altering event, like the loss of a family member as happens to Abraham in today's passage. It certainly isn't without its tension. God made promises, but now the patriarch's family members are...read >>

Abraham, death, God, Hittites, hope, humility, integrity, retreat, Sarah, testimony, trust
death, faith, Genesis 22

Birth of the Promise

Genesis 21.1-21
Aug 11th 2013

In today's passage, God proves Himself faithful once again: Sarah gives birth to the promised seed, Isaac whose name means laughter.

There's a lot of laughter going on in today's passage, but Ishmael's smells a bit fishy. Momma Sarah spots it and calls for a...read >>

cast out, covenant, Egypt, Hagar, hope, hope, Isaac, new, promise, Promised Land, sanctification, Sarah, sin, transformation
followship, Genesis, sanctification

The Patience & Persistence of God

Genesis 20
Aug 4th 2013

Has the Lord ever faithfully yanked back on your chain? Perhaps He sovereignly let it out just far enough to remind you of your great need of Him, of your sin, bringing you to repentance again.

If that sounds familiar, you're in good company with father...read >>

Abimelech, Abraham, grace, humility, intercession, marriage, ministry, prayer, purity, repentance, Sarah, sin, sovereign
Genesis, grace, sovereignty

Outright Obedience

Genesis 17.15-27
Jun 30th 2013

A 100 year old dad, maturing in the faith has his spine strengthened in the covenant promise that Sarah will carry a son. No joke!

Having been instructed by God to be cut or risk being cut off from His promise earlier in the chapter, Abraham takes action. A shaky...read >>

Abraham, covenant, faith, fathers, hope, Isaac, Ishmael, laughter, promise, Sarah, son
covenant, Genesis 17, Isaac