Posts Tagged 'Ishmael'

Sin Is Serious and Often Has Lingering Consequences

January 18th 2016

Sin Is Serious and Often Has Lingering Consequences

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham’s sight because of his son. (Genesis 21:11 KJV)

The Bible is very clear throughout the cannon of scripture that man reaps exactly what he sows in life.  Abraham’s life was greatly affected because of his liaison with Hagar, who by the way his wife’s handmaiden.  Not only was Abraham’s life affected, but so were the lives of his wife Sarah, Hagar, and Ishmael.

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The Flesh of Ishmael The Promise of Isaac

Abraham was elderly, in his eighties and still yearning for a son, for an heir to carry on His namesake.  Sara was still barren these many years and Abraham had not yet received the son God had promised to provide.  The only child to have grown up in their household was Eliezer, who was born to a servant, not of Abraham’s loins.

Both he and Sara became impatient, living by sight, losing all faith in this promise of God ...

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