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God Will Provide Himself

He looked out across the vast valley that lay below them. He could see the green land they had just travelled through stretching for miles and the small streams which ran through the land making the land even more full of life. They had travelled for three days bringing with them all that they needed […]

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Where Do You Pitch Your Tent?

“… and Lot pitched his tent toward Sodom. But the men of Sodom were wicked and sin­ners before the LORD exceedingly” – Gen. 13: 12, 13 It was truly a sad departure on the part of Lot. He separated himself, his house and all his servants and flocks and herds from Abram in the land […]

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Choosing A Wife

I’d suggest you read, before considering this article, the chapter of Genesis 24. There is found that interesting account of Abraham who sent his chief servant to the land of Haran to find a wife for his 40 year old son, Isaac. Of course, questions have been raised concerning the propriety of an elderly father […]

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A Stranger in a Strange Land

“By faith Abram sojourned in the land of promise, as in a. strange country, dwelling in, tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise.”—Hebrews 11:9 The account of Abram’s arriving in the land of Canaan is presented in the 12th chapter of Genesis. God had called Abram from Ur to […]

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Romans 4

  ROMANS 4:1 – 4:25   In order to understand the teaching of the apostle here we must pay due attention to the relationship of this Chapter to the former Chapter, verses 21-31. The relationship is as follows: Man, both Jew and Gentile, is hopelessly lost “under sin.” By the law is the knowledge of […]

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The Eligible Bachelor

Genesis 24:67: And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.” THE ELIGIBLE BACHELOR Forty years old he was and still unmarried. It was likely not as strange then as now that a young man […]

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Genesis 24-26

Genesis 24 This chapter relates God’s faithful fulfilling of His promise to Abraham in His supplying for Isaac a God-fearing wife. God’s promise to Abraham was, centrally, the Christ, including the promises of the land of Canaan (Gen. 13:15), of an innumerable posterity (Gen. 13:16) and of the blessing of the nations of the earth […]

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Genesis 23

Genesis 23 ABRAHAM PURCHASES A BURYING- PLACE FOR HIS DEAD Gen. 23:1-20 1. Sarah’s Sacred Epithet. She was: a. A princess of God. Her name had been intentionally and meaningfully changed. She was no common woman. She, too, shares in the promise with Abraham, Gen. 17:15. She had served the counsel of God in much […]

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Genesis 22, 23

ABRAHAM’S FAITH GIVEN THE ULTIMATE TEST Gen. 22:1-19 1. The Command of God that Abraham Sacrifice Isaac. a. The command as such, vs. 2 1—It was a command! Obedience was the order of the day; the obedience of faith. The God of glory spoke, Acts 7:2. 2—At the same time it was God Almighty, the […]

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Genesis 17-21

III. The gift of a son a demonstration of God’s mercy Soon after this, Abraham journeyed to the country of the Philistines near Gerar after having spent some time in the land between Kadesh and Shur. Gerar was in the land of Canaan to the south and west and was ruled by a man whose […]

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Genesis 17-21

THE FULFILLMENT OF THE PROMISE Introduction: The entire life of the patriarch Abraham centers around the birth of his son. God established His covenant with Abraham (chap. 15), yet this covenant meant nothing to Abraham except the Lord would also give him a son in whom his seed would be continued. Abraham was called to […]

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Genesis 15-16

God Promises Abram a Son 1. The Occasion a. “After these things” (1) The connection between this chapter and the preceding chapter is indicated by this statement. (2) The question here then is; After what things did this vision come to Abram? (a) The most natural antecedent of these things is that which is recorded […]

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Galatians – Lessons 17,18,19,20

Lesson XVII “The Two Sons of Abraham” Galatians 4:21-27   1. It should constantly be borne in mind in studying this Epistle to the Galatians that Paul is in “travail” of soul over these churches, that Christ may be formed in them, that they may walk as those who are under grace and not under […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 14 ABRAHAM SACRIFICES ISAAC BY FAITH 2nd week of January             Hebrews 11:17-19—By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called: Accounting that God was able to […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 10 ABRAM’S SOJOURN IN THE LAND OF PROMISE 2nd week of December Heb. 11: 9, 10- By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise: For he looked for a city which hath foundations, […]

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Hebrews 11

Outline 5 ABEL’S BETTER SACRIFICE 1st week of November Heb. 11:4:- “By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.”  Compare also Gen. 4. As the writer of Hebrews 11 […]

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