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God regularly blows our finite minds with His infinite power.

He comes through for us with such power and glory; He does incredible works that often leave us incredulous.

Abraham and Sarah, well into their senior years, became parents of their promised child Isaac.

Of course they didn’t just become parents. The process that led to this child was 25 years long. These 25 years were filled with faltering, failing, and faithless actions. The important thing to gain from their experience is that they never disqualified themselves from their destiny by being human.

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This is Part 10 from the Saturday Sermons series:

LOOK FROM THE PLACE WHERE YOU ARE.

 

Text: Genesis 13:14 – and the Lord said unto Abram after that Lot was separated from him, lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward:
Genesis 13:18 – then Abram removed his tent, and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre which is in Hebron, and built there an altar unto the Lord.

SCRIPTURE SETTING.

A. ABRAM HAS LEFT THE KNOWN FOR THE UNKNOWN.

B. OUT OF EGYPT WITH THE FEELINGS OF FAILURE. GOD ISN’T TALKING TO HIM.

C. LOST RELATIONSHIP WITH LOT.

D. LOOK FROM WHERE YOU ARE.

  1. Where you are doesn’t matter.
  2. Look every direction.
  3. Somewhere there is going to be a way out.
  4. Walk as far as you can see – then look again.
  5. Your present position isn’t your final destination.

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