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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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 ... Continue Reading →
“But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face. And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur. And he said, Hagar, Sarai’s maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of ... Continue Reading →