Calvary Church
Sarah and Me
November 14, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Genesis 18:1-15

Sarah and Me

November 14, 2021 / Genesis 18:1-15

Abraham is the father of all who believe – Romans 4:16 (NLT)

(God) I will make you a great nation…Abram was seventy-five – Genesis 12:2-4 (NASU)

(God) I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, – Genesis 13:16 (NIV)

(A few years pass) Abram said, “Lord God…I go childless…You have given me no offspring; – Genesis 15:2-3 (NKJV)

(God) took him outside and said, “Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars…”So shall your descendants be”

– Genesis 15:5 (NASU)

After ten years Sarai’s first recorded words:

The Lord has kept me from having children – Genesis 16:2 (NIV)

Genesis 17:5 – Abram: Exalted Father (Easton’s) High Father

Abraham: Father of a great multitude (Easton’s)

…faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word (rhema) of God (Christos) – Romans 10:17 (NKJV)

So then, does He who provides you with the Spirit and works miracles among you, do it by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith? – Galatians 3:5 (NASU)

(v.6) Sarah’s Current Condition:

Sarah is a in the Lord and is the Lord

Okay…just for fun: This meal is (vv.7-8)

(v.11) Humanly speaking this is

(vv.12-15) Sarah’s current spiritual condition is revealed as she laughs at inside

Sarah laughed because she had grown

Paraphrase: God isn’t (v.14)

“Is anything too difficult (pala) for the LORD? – Genesis 18:14 (NASU)

Difficult: pala – great, difficult, wonderful (Strong’s)

Is any thing too wonderful (pala) for Jehovah? – Genesis 18:14 (YLT)

Is [any] matter too wonderful for Jehovah? – Genesis 18:14 (Darby)

Sarah’s Conclusion (and ours):

I don’t typically conclude that something is too for God

I tend to conclude that something is too  for God to do especially as it pertains to

What Changed Everything:

Sarah has to call Abraham “Father of a Great Multitude” ( the )

Sarah had to say about what God

Sarah: Princess (EBD, SBD, FBD)

THE WORD IS NEAR YOU, IN YOUR MOUTH AND IN YOUR HEART” — that is, the word of faith which we are preaching,

– Romans 10:8-9 (NASU)

So Sarah conceived and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, – Genesis 21:2 (NASB)


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