The Blessing of Abraham Part 3

Genesis 12

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

I. The Blessing of Abraham A. Genesis 12

1. (Gen. 12:1-3)

a. (Gen. 11:1-4) Tower of Babel

~Primacy, Identity, Security

~“Let us” vs. “I will”

2.(Gen. 12:4-9)

         a. (Jos. 24:2-3) Terah (delay)

~(Acts 7:2-4) Abram was around 50 yrs. old.

~(Gen. 11:31-32)

  b. Abram did two things everywhere he lived:

~Built altars (worship)

~Pitched his tent (never built a home)

~Bethel – house of God; Ai – heap of ruins

         3.(Gen. 12:10-20)

a. (2 Pet. 3:1-6) God protected Sarai and prospered her family because she submitted to Abram even when though he was wrong.

~Abram hurt for all of his poor choices and decisions – Lot/Hagar/Ishmael

[Pastor Lee Stokes]

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