She lied, laughed at God, took things in her own hands, yet God chose to honor her in the Bible as an obedient wife. You can find Sarah's story in Genesis 11-23. We won't be covering the whole Genesis account. I now in Genesis 11, you can't find Sarah's name anywhere. That is not a … Continue reading Women Who Fear the Lord – Sarah
Sarah died without seeing Issac getting married or grandkids. God had changed her name to Sarah meaning a princess over many, yet she only had one son. A child she had waited basically her whole life to have. We have seen her trust God for her protection. We have seen her lack of trust and … Continue reading The Death of A Princess
Just as He said, God visited Sarah and opened her womb. So at 90-years-old Sarah had a baby boy and Abraham was 100. I wonder as she was going through childbirth if her focus was on the promise God had given her to get through the pain? Did she get to the point where she … Continue reading It’s A Boy
This is the last week we will be spending with Sarah. Still, don't know her beauty secrets. One thing that we do know is she loved Abraham enough to lie for him. She had become content with her lot in life and being barren. She wasn't perfect and even laughed at the absurdity of the … Continue reading Reading Plan Sarah Week 6
Our actions have a ripple effect on the lives around us. Like a stone, thrown into a calm lake the ripples of our actions spread out to those around us. It is interesting our actions can either increase the effect our cancel out the effect of another. Abraham and Sarah's lie had an effect on King Abimelech … Continue reading The Effects Of Our Actions
One would think Abraham and Sarah had learned their lesson back in Egypt when they got caught in the lie about Sarah being his sister. Well, guess again. As they enter Gerar, Abraham feared for his life this time from King Abimelech. So one more time he asked Sarah to lie again to save his life. OK, … Continue reading Not Again!
Not again! Didn't they learn anything about the lie they told in Egypt? OK, we'll give them a little slack for their age. Yet, Sarah must hide her age well. Wonder what she used?
We laugh for different reasons. Sometimes it is because you live with a teen that loves to make puns. Maybe because of a good comedy or comedian made you laugh. Someone told you about a situation that they were in that you just doubled over in laughter. Then there is that nervous laughter you get … Continue reading Laughter
Back in biblical time, the meaning of the names had a big part of who they were. Just look at Naomi in the book of Ruth. Naomi's name means pleasantness. After her husband and sons died she returned back to her hometown and wanted everyone to call her Mara which means bitter. One of the things … Continue reading What Is In A Name?
God changes their names: Abram to Abraham and Sarai to Sarah. Both Abraham and Sarah laugh that they were to be parents in their old age.